Contents/Marist magazine Fall 2012


Celebrating The Campaign for Marist

A Letter from Campaign Chair Tim Brier '69

Events in Florida, New York, and California will commemorate the success of the campaign.

Unforgettable Florence

Spending their first year of college at Marist’s branch campus in Florence, Italy, brought the La Mela twins an extraordinary learning experience.

How Tweet It Is

While official Marist social media accounts provide followers with college news and updates, just as much time is devoted to answering questions about what’s happening on campus, sharing photos, and joining in the excitement of high school seniors who take to Twitter to announce their acceptance to Marist.

Putting Mainframes in the Mainstream

Marist’s Enterprise Computing Research Laboratory is the cornerstone of a program, initiated through a National Science Foundation grant, to introduce mainframe computing into undergraduate education.

Philanthropy: Contributing To Preserve the Marist Spirit

A Q&A with longtime professor Dr. John Scileppi ’67 describes why he contributes to Marist.


Marist Drive

Marist Poll and NBC News Partner with The Wall Street Journal for Battleground-State Polling

Lecture Highlights Hudson River Valley’s Links to Ironclad Monitor

Moira Fitzgibbons Receives Marist’s Top Teaching Award

Tommy Zurhellen Wins Gold Medal at Independent Publisher Awards


U.S. News Ranks Marist No. 8 Best Regional University; Marist Named a “Military-Friendly" School

Gates Reflect History of Marist and Hudson River Valley


Alumni News & Notes

 A Life Less Ordinary: Violinist Robert Gupta ’05 Releases First CD

Herbert M. Weinman, MD, '93 MBA Travels to Uganda on a Medical Mission

Shaun Kippins '09 Spends Four Months in Major League Baseball’s Fan Cave

Damian Bednarz '04 Receives Poland’s Gold Cross of Merit

Alumni Speak on Campus

Alumni Authors