Marylhurst alumni and faculty in the music therapy program took an active role in the planning and presentation of the 2014 Western Regional American Music Therapy Association conference in Portland.
Daeh Christensen-Carney, a graduate student in the education department, is the only student in Oregon awarded a national American Association of University Women career development grant for 2013 - 2014.
Christensen-Carney works with children and community outreach. She plans to further empower Oregon girls through her career in education.
In addition to the national award, Christensen-Carney also received an AAUW Lake Oswego branch scholarship. The two awards total more than $10,000.
The American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. AAUW assists women in their professional and academic careers. The Lake Oswego AAUW branch is open to anyone with a college degree and includes members from throughout Clackamas County.