About the Event

Hear the stories of current Marymount students and alumni; the twists and turns, motivations and challenges that have impacted their journey towards career success in the business and technology sector.

Take advantage of an opportunity to speak directly with faculty from the School of Business Administration about your program of interest and learn about the application process from our Admissions representatives.

This event is for:

  • High school students interested in business
  • College students interested in transferring to a 4-year college or university
  • College students or working professionals interested in graduate school
  • Adult professionals currently working in the field
  • Anyone interested in seeing the new Ballston Center or learning what MU's business students/alumni are doing

Event Details:

Saturday, January 27, 2018
1 :00- 5:00 PM (view schedule below)

Marymount University, Ballston Center
1000 N. Glebe, Arlington, VA, 22201


Reserve your spot at My University Journey:

Keynote Speaker

General Douglas Fraser

General Douglas Fraser

Principal of Doug Fraser, LLC

General Douglas Fraser retired from the U.S. Air Force in January 2013 after a 37-year career. Since retiring, General Fraser has worked as a global security consultant with several U.S. defense companies and is the Principal of Doug Fraser, LLC.

His last assignment in the U.S. armed forces was as the Commander, U.S. Southern Command, responsible for U.S. military operations in Central and South America and the Caribbean. In this capacity, General Fraser was responsible for leading Department of Defense relief efforts following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Prior to commanding U.S. Southern Command, he served as the Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command from 2008-2009.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a master's degree in Political Science from Auburn University at Montgomery. He is also a graduate of the USAF Weapons School, Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and the National War College.

He is a command pilot with more than 3,300 flying hours, in the F-15, F-15E, F-16 and C-37.


Arrival, Check-in: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Welcome and Keynote Address: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Dr. Marianne Ward-Peradoza, Dean, School of Business Administration
  • General Douglas Fraser, Keynote Speaker

Ballston Center Tour: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Student and Alumni Poster Session

Program-Specific Breakout Sessions: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Program-Specific Panel Sessions: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

High Schoolers

My University Journey: Pathways to Business + Tech Careers is an event designed for you to discover both the programs and career opportunities available in the business and technological field.

Join us at this event and:

  • Get a live preview of our undergraduate programs
  • Meet our award-winning faculty
  • Chat with representatives from Financial Aid and Admissions
  • Interact with other students
  • Connect with professors who can guide you in your journey through understanding the business and technological sector

Reserve Your Spot

Additional Resources

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College Students & Recent Grads

Are you interested in pursuing a career in business and technology? Join us for My University Journey and find out more about programs and careers that will allow you to dive into the world of business and technology. 

You'll also have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with our award-winning faculty
  • Talk to representatives from Financial Aid and Admissions
  • Experience a live preview of our graduate programs
  • Chat with successful students and alumni in the business and technology sector

Reserve Your Spot

Additional Resources

Read our Blog


Working Professionals

My University Journey will provide you with the opportunity to explore the careers and graduate programs offered in the sector of business and technology.

Don't miss your chance to:

  • Network with industry professionals
  • Get an in depth understanding of how students and alumni in the industry were able to achieve success
  • Learn how you can forge your own pathway in the field
  • Chat with our award-winning faculty who can help provide you with the tools and knowledge to have a rewarding career in the business and technology sector

Reserve Your Spot

Additional Resources

Read our Blog