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…

One Credit Wonders

It is always said that one of the most exciting aspects of collegiate life is getting to explore all of your new interests and hobbies, and luckily, Marist provides students with an abundance of opportunities to do this. Did you know that Marist students have the opportunity to take a variety of one credit courses?…

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.…

All the world’s a stage…

If you happened to be meandering about the boathouse this past Friday April 22, attempting to shuffle off all your mortal coils, you probably encountered a rare and glorious sight. Picture this: a throwback to Elizabethan England–food, drink, and chairs encircling a grand center stage–all in celebration of one monumental man: William Shakespeare. He is…

Marist Celebrates National Poetry Month

Original post courtesy of Marist Public Affairs Members of the Marist community share their favorite poems  A poem can be a powerful thing. Archibald MacLeish once wrote, “A poem should be motionless in time,” and while it’s true most of us might not think about the power of poetry on a daily basis, it seems everyone…

The Five Stages of Studying Abroad

Marist College provides its students with many excellent opportunities, but perhaps the most popular is the school’s extensive study abroad options. Within the past few years it has become a veritable coin toss for Marist students, as roughly 50 percent of them study abroad at some point during their college career. Marist ranks 13th in…