Activate Talent! Student Spotlight: Allen Gavilanes

Marist College has joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI) in an effort to work with other colleges and universities to expand opportunities for higher education. Just 4% of students from lower-income families access the colleges and universities with the best graduation rates. That’s why ATI’s goal is to graduate an additional 50,000 lower-income, higher-achieving students in…

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…

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…