Thanks for an Amazing Weekend, Marist!

Ciao from Florence! I am here sitting in a little café excited to share an amazing experience that Marist was able to offer us abroad students as an excursion trip. So what is an excursion trip? This summer, the abroad office sent out a list of weekend trips that included activities, hotel accommodations, and a…

Red Foxes Reunited: Family Weekend

This past weekend, Marist welcomed hundreds of parents, siblings, grandparents, and relatives to campus for Family Weekend. As an annual Marist tradition, students were able to enjoy a fun-filled weekend with their families, while mingling with other families and members of the Marist community. This year, activities included a scenic boat cruise of the Hudson…

To Marist, With Love

Florence, Italy Dear New York, “Grazie.” I said as I accepted my sandwich from these men behind the counter.  “You’re welcome!” If there’s one way to describe my first week as an official study abroad student, it’s this. Trying out the bare minimum of Italian only to be rebutted with empathetic English. I’ve never had…

Message from the President: Remembering 9/11

This Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  As a college community, we traditionally pause to remember that terrible day and the thousands of lives that were senselessly lost in New York City, the Pentagon, and in rural Pennsylvania.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who lost loved…

Red Fox Rumble!

Marist hosts a Welcome Week for Freshman every Fall to get them excited about joining the Red Fox Family! One of the biggest events is the Red Fox Rumble, a fun competition between the Freshman dorms that includes games like dizzy bat and tug-of-war. Check it out below!

Message from the President: Welcome Back

I hope you all had an enjoyable summer.  I’d like to welcome all of our returning students back to campus and extend a warm welcome to the members of the Class of 2021.  I believe this will be a great year for all of us at Marist.  I would, however, like to note the difficult…

Why The Beginning Of The School Year Is The Best

Originally posted on The Odyssey.  Say whatever you’d like about beginnings, but I personally love them, especially when it’s beginning a new school year. (Beginning statistics homework? Not quite as exciting.) There’s something in the air when you get out of the car on the first day of school that makes the day seem different,…