Students Building Future Careers: Worthwhile Networking Experience

Marist’s American Advertising Federation (AAF) took a group of advertising students to Foote, Cone, & Belding (FCB) in New York City on March 28 to meet alumni and other employees working at the advertising agency. At FCB, students were presented with information about the different departments within the company through a series of presentations and…

Fashion Friday: New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week occurs semiannually in the city and is the most highly anticipated event in the industry. Taking place in February and September of each year, NYFW is a week where top designers showcase their collections through runway shows and presentations to press, buyers, celebrities, and public alike. Because of Marist’s close proximity…

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…