MBU In The News: Feb. 2023

A selection of the latest news stories and media mentions featuring the #MBUfamily — including alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

Music Offerings Touted By Virginia Living

Travel writer Amy Brecount White came to Staunton in search of great food and culture. She was delighted to discover a thriving music scene — one flagshipped by Mary Baldwin’s incredible partnership with the world-class Heifetz International Music Institute.

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Occupational Therapy Program Alum Offers Culinary Tips

College of Health Sciences doctor of occupational therapy program alum, Danica Mazique ’20, recently talked with Washington Post food and health writer Diana Michele Yap about creative cooking workarounds for people with physical limitations.

Mazique currently works as a certified brain injury specialist and occupational therapist at Inova Rehabilitation Center in Alexandria.

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Alumna Wins National Fire Service Leadership Award

James City County Battalion Chief Kerry Henderson ’02 took first place in this year’s national Darley Fire Leadership Essay Contest. She subsequently gave a talk at the annual Texas A&M Leadership Development Symposium.

Henderson was praised as a 25-year “fire service veteran working to shake up the traditional fire service leadership model and hoping to change hearts and minds about what leadership classes and development should look like in the future.”

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Art Program Alumna Exhibits in Charlottesville

Award-winning visual arts program alumna Suzanna Fields ’97 has a new solo exhibition at the Quirk Gallery in downtown Charlottesville.

The Virginia Center for the Arts Fellow maintains studios in Richmond and Afton. The exhibition will run through April 16

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Equestrian Club Gets Nod

The bucolic, 227-acre historical home of Mary Baldwin University’s resident equestrian club, Grey Gables Farm, was highlighted in a story about great Virginia horseback riding destinations in a recent edition of Elite Equestrian Magazine .

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