Marist Valentines: Mark and Barbara, Class of ’89

Written by Barbara Rahikka, Class of 1989 It was 1989, our senior year. We met in Dr. Hefferon’s “Women and Madness” literature class. Only a few brave men were enrolled in the class. Mark Rahikka was an Elvis impersonator and winner of the Marist Lip Sync contest, a class clown with a thirst for knowledge,…

Marist Valentines: Jackie and Dean, Class of ’87

 Written by Jacqueline (Bono) DiMarzo, Class of 1987 My husband, Dean DiMarzo ’87 and I have always been proud of our Marist love story. We met in November 1986 in an art history class taught by Dr. Virginia Marquardt. Dean had a double major in Psychology and Fine Art and I was an English major.…

Marist Valentine’s Week

Red Foxes Celebrate Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and to celebrate, Marist is pulling together a collection of photos and stories of Marist Valentines. Almost 3,000 alumni (that we know of!) are married to fellow alumni, and we asked all of them to send us their favorite photos from special events, such…