Message from the President: American Talent Initiative

I am pleased to announce that Marist is joining the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a consortium of top colleges and universities committed to expanding opportunity and access to higher education. The goal of ATI is to enroll and graduate 50,000 additional highly talented, low- and moderate-income students by 2025.    The invitation to join ATI…

Did I Get Accepted?

In the coming weeks, Marist will be sending out nearly 11,000 decision letters.  The sheer volume shocks me as I know each applicant will receive a letter from me conveying the Admission Committee’s decision.  I know this is a stressful time and I hope that this will give you a little insight into our decision-making process.…

Message from the President: Veterans Day

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, the day our country sets aside to thank and honor all those who have served honorably in the military.  Veterans Day provides us with an opportunity to thank veterans for their service, to acknowledge and appreciate their contributions to our national security, and to recognize their sacrifices.  Veterans Day began as…

Finding Your Place at Marist

Finding the Fit: Transfer Students Feel Welcome They May Have Started College Elsewhere, but Marist is Now Called Home According to the Marist College Mission Statement, “Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Through the…

Meet the Yellens

Meet the Yellens: 6 things you didn’t know about the president-elect and his wife Following the big announcement that David Yellen would succeed President Murray, the thought on everyone’s mind has been, “Who is David Yellen?” We spoke with the president-elect and his wife, Leslie Richards-Yellen, to get better acquainted with Marist’s newest president and his…