So You’ve Committed…Now What?

First of all, congratulations, and welcome to the Marist Class of 2021!!  We are so excited that you’ve chosen to join our Red Fox Family next fall!   Now that you’ve committed to Marist, you might be wondering, “What’s next? 1. Take a moment.   The past few months (maybe even years, if you started…

Top Tips for Making Your Final College Decision

Dear High School Seniors, This isn’t going to be your stereotypical “open letter.”  I’m not going to talk about how you’re probably feeling nostalgic towards high school, but don’t worry, because “college is a new, exciting chapter of your life!”  You’ve heard all that before.  Instead, I want to give you some advice if you’re having…

Lights, Camera, Action! Media Studies Program Attends Taping of ‘Harry’

As a Media Studies and Production student, Marist’s proximity to New York City is invaluable.  Being only about an hour-and-a-half drive from the center of Manhattan, Marist takes full advantage of the opportunities in NYC to enrich the Media Studies Program, with day trips to give students like myself a glimpse into the real world…

Opportunity of a Lifetime: Interning Abroad

When people find out I’ve just returned from studying abroad (ten weeks, five days, and nineteen hours ago, to be precise) the first question they always ask is, “What was your favorite part?” They’re expecting the typical answers: weekend trips, meeting new people, or being exposed to a different culture. What they’re not expecting to…

The Game of Life – James Brown Comes to Marist

Last Monday, Marist students were treated to a campus visit by the legendary James Brown, Emmy award-winning sports broadcaster and host of The NFL Today and Thursday Night Football on CBS. … Well, to call it a “treat” is an understatement, really. Whether or not you were happy about Super Bowl 51’s results (me being on the…

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…