Family-Friendly Science Activities Abound at Marymount Reston’s FREE STEAM Day on April 18

Your family is invited to participate in hands-on science activities during our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day at Marymount University’s Reston Center. Join us for this free event on Saturday, April 18 from 10am to 12pm.

Stomp Rockets

Parents and children can take part in a wide array of fun scientific projects and experiments from “Stomp Rockets” to “Vanishing Water”. The kids are hands-on scientists in our Reston Center laboratories, learning various STEAM principles as they visit each activity station.

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Vanishing Water

The event is hosted by Marymount University’s student chapter of the International Association for STEM Leaders (IASL). Members include current Marymount students seeking degrees in K-12 Education. These students will be on-hand to advise and supervise young scientists.

Marymount Reston is adjacent to Metro’s Wiehle Reston East Station on the Silver Line. For directions to the Center, visit: http://www.marymount.edu/Home/Contact-Us/Locate-us

Reston Center Offers Praxis Core Math Workshops

 -Discounts for Marymount students, alums, applicants and employees-

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Marymount is pleased to offer a 12-hour PRAXIS CORE MATH WORKSHOP program at the university’s Reston Center location. Discounts are available for Marymount stakeholders!

WHAT: Preparation for Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5732)
WHERE: Marymount University Reston Center, Reston, VA
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Lynn Gardner, MGM Tutoring
WHEN: Program Meeting Dates (Registrants will attend all sessions)
Friday, April 17, 6-9PM
Friday, April 24, 6-9PM
Friday, May 8, 6-9PM
Saturday, May 9, 9am-12pm.

The Praxis Series® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. In Virginia, qualifying scores on the Praxis (as well as other tests) are required to gain teaching licensure in the state. For more information visit: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/teaching/educator_preparation/college_programs/entry_assessment.pdf

Registration Fee Per Participant
Standard Rate                                             $200
Marymount Student/Alumnus                      $150
Marymount applicant                                   $150
Marymount employee                                  $150

Required Additional Materials
Core Math Made Easy purchased at www.mgmtutoring.com/core-math/. Choose from the electronic version ($35) or hard copy ($50). This cost is in addition to the registration fee. Must be purchased no later than April 16th.

To register and submit payment, select your option below.
Questions? Contact Stephanie Hinnenkamp,
stephanieh@marymount.edu, (703) 284-5770

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Gain Admission to Marymount Reston’s Business Program on March 17

On-Site Admissions for Marymount BBA Students

Schedule an appointment to meet with a representative from Marymount University and walk away with an admissions decision!

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  • NVCC – Loudoun Campus
  • 1-3 p.m. in LR 256A

Interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and transferring to Marymount University?  Then this event is for you!

To participate, please submit a completed application packet to Hugh Miller or Rita Snyder-Furr, Transfer Counselors, Suite LR253, by 5:00, Friday, March 13, 2015.  After all required materials are submitted, students will be contacted to schedule an appointment.  Marymount will waive the $40 application fee for all participants.

A complete packet includes:

  1. Completed Transfer Admission Application (paper or online submission accepted) For online submission, please provide a copy of the application and the email confirmation.
  2. Official transcripts from NVCC and any other college or university attended.
  3. Letter of Recommendation from dean of students, college professor or employer.

Questions?  Contact Stephanie Hinnenkamp, stephanieh@marymount.edu or 703-284-5772