Campus and Classroom News Archive

Classroom Experience Stories

This page serves as an archival record of all campus and academic experience stories that were generated by student journalists working for the Office of Admission that are no longer available through the primary Campus & Classroom News page. 

Stories by School:

School of Management

Entrepreneurial Students Eager for Business Plan Competition
Mid-Hudson Regional Business Plan Competition provides a rare opportunity for students from all majors and departments.

Business Ethics Team Tackles Real-Word Dilemmas
School of Management students confront issues by combining ethics and critical thinking.

Barnum Financial Group Recruits at Marist
Finance company brings career opportunities to the Marist green.


School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

"Grow Your Own" Teacher Education Program Launches
Education department partners with Beacon City School District to increase diversity awareness and career opportunities.


School of Communication and the Arts

Sports Communication Sees the Big Picture with Google Glass
Students team up with Sports Comm faculty to research virtual reality for sports enthusiasts.

Communication Students Create and Produce Live TV News and Sports Shows
Current students and recent alumni see lasting benefits in teamwork and learning how to solve problems.

Fashion Students Shrink the Wardrobe for a Global Cause
The Six Items Challenge encourages reflection and awareness about fashion consumerism and the garment industry. 

Students and Faculty Collaborate to Provide News Translation to Marist's Media Hub
Marist's Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Weiss Language Center join forces to write and translate articles.


School of Liberal Arts

Fast-Growing Model UN Club and Class Promotes Message of World Peace and Cooperation
Discussions, special events, and travel make both offerings popular with students interested in government and politics.

FDR Seminar Class Inspires Student Research with a Personal Touch
Senior Dylan Woods discovers his family's involvement with the New Deal agency called the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Technological Renovations Spark Student Learning at the Weiss Language Center
An upgraded sound system, iPads, flat screen televisions, and PlayStation 4s make learning another language fun and interesting!


School of Science

Unique Study Abroad Opportunity Created for Pre-Med Students 
New program allows students to study abroad at the University of Nicosia and take classes towards their pre-med degree.

New School of Science and Allied Health Building Opens to Students
To accommodate the research and educational needs of its students and faculty, the new Science and Allied Health Building is fully equipped with specialized laboratories, learning-efficient classrooms, and professional technology.

School of Science Students Can Study Abroad at the University of Kent
Marist's School of Science students now have the opportunity to study abroad. Through the University of Kent, located in Canterbury, England, students can take not only a wide range of Biology courses but also other specialized science and research classes, including virology and bioinformatics.


School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Providing Opportunities for Women to Excel in STEM Career Fields
Marist's strong technological base and cross-disciplinary approach appeals to women wanting to pursue STEM studies.

Major Companies Key for Technology Partnerships
Computer Science and Information Technology students gain real-world skills and experiences with corporate partners.


Campus and Student Life

Valley Cafe Offers Culinary Delights from Around the World
Tired of the same old lunch? Dining Services offers delicious new options.

Marist Women Attend NYC Women's March
Women on campus share their views and experiences about participating.

Marist's Common Read Creates Common Ground
Wes Moore's "The Other Wes Moore" engages incoming students through literature and discussion.

The Marist College Community Walks for Unity
Sarah Gabrielli '18 offers her first-hand account of the Unity Project's march for peace.

Fall Spirit Comes to the Marist Campus
Want to make new friends and get involved? Marist offers lots of choices!

Students Gain Access to Cultural Opportunities at Marist in Manhattan
Shannon Donohue '17 explores NYC's art, culture, and food with MIM.

Marist Poll Thrives on Democracy While Students Gain Essential Career Skills
What's the "secret sauce" to MIPO's national success? Dr. Lee Miringoff credits the excellent work of Marist students.

Career Consultation Day Offers Advice and Inspiration to Students
Sophomore Sarah Gabrielli shares her first-hand experience of participating in this helpful career services event.

Fulbright Recipients Speak of their Experiences
Marist alumni return to campus to inspire the next generation of student scholars.

Marist's Spring Career and Internship Fair
Students from all class years and majors benefit from professional explorations and conversations.

The MAAC Basketball Tournament: It's More than Athletics!
Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and the Marist Band shine in the spotlight.

The Marist Band Celebrates 30 Years of Growing a Love of Music and Performance
From humble beginnings to a state-of-the-art building, director Art Himmelberger's commitment has kept the beat strong. 

Undergraduates Shine at 2016 CURSCA Research Presentation
Students from all majors showcase their scholarship and creative endeavors during this popular year-end event.

Marist's 26th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
Students, faculty, and members of the local community come together for an evening of reflection.

1,000 Undergraduate Musicians from Maine to Virginia Converge on Campus
Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma host the 2016 North East District (NED) convention at Marist College.



Marist-LdM Branch Campus in Florence, Italy

Study Abroad Students Take Advantage of European Excursions
With the help of Marist's campus in Florence, Italy, through the Lorenzo de'Medici (LdM) Institute, Marist students have the opportunity to receive two free trips throughout Europe.