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Learn more about our Phonathon Associates

Our Phonathon Associates have the opportunity to gain valuable skills that they can take with them when pursuing their academic and career aspirations. Most importantly they get the opportunity to connect with Marist alumni, to learn and share their Marist experiences and to discuss new happenings at Marist. Our callers also have a special opportunity to reach out to parents and provide them a personalized conversation to share feedback, to hear about the exciting updates and happenings that their son or daughter is experiencing.

Our associates are passionate about philanthropy, the Marist Fund and 'paying it forward'. Meet some of the great associates who may be calling you soon!

What Should I Say When A Student Calls Me?

This is an excellent opportunity to get updates on what is happening at Marist while making your annual support to the Marist Fund. Our associates are ready to share their stories and information! Feel free to ask questions!

Didn't Receive A Call This Year?

Please feel free to let us know and email us at Phonathon@marist.edu.

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Brandon '17

Major: Psychology

Hometown: Manhattan, NYC

Favorite Place on Campus: Lowell Thomas

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Psychology Club, Photography Club, Chess Club, Student Government

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? Building my leadership skills.

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience?"As a freshman, It has provided me with more knowledge about the Marist community"

What do you love about Marist? "As a freshman, the opportunities".

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Jaye '16

Major: Communications

Hometown: Cambridge, MA

Favorite Place on Campus: Down by the river.

Campus Involvement: Tri Sigma Sorority, Booster Club, Heart1, Intramural Tennis & Volleyball.

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Meeting new people."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The facilities are amazing and I received a scholarship to attend here!"

What do you love about Marist? "I love the campus and the community. My sister also attends here and I look forward to study abroad hopefully in Australia."

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Ray Tetreault '17

Major: Business Administration

Hometown:Tolland, CT

Favorite Place on Campus: Dining Hall

Campus Involvement: Club Frisbee, Ad Club, Campus Ministry, Intramurals.

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "The conversations with our alumni & parents!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund help provide me with a scholarship that is allowing me to attend."

What do you love about Marist? "I love the community, the flexibility, and the opportunitieies. And the campus is pretty".

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Melissa '15

Major:Psychology/Special Education

Hometown: Seaford, Long Island

Favorite Place on Campus: The Hudson River

Campus Involvement: Habitat for Humanity, Volleyball, Campus Ministry

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Connecting with alumni & parents."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? " I use the technology everyday, and I was able to secure a scholarship. I also will utilize the new student center space for my clubs!"

What do you love about Marist? "the envionrment and the sense of family. I wake up everyday thankful that I am able to attend such a great school."

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Courtney '14

Major: Communications/Advertising Minor: Photography

Hometown: Matawan, NJ

Favorite Place on Campus: By the river.

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Dance Ensemble

What do you love about Marist? "The tight knit community feel".

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Lauren '14
Senior Phonathon Associate!

Major: Criminal Justice

Hometown: Sloatsburg, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: Down by the river.

Campus Involvement: Tri Sigma, Senior Phonathon Associate, President of Red Ink Art Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "It's such a friendly atmosphere! Great conversations."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund helped provide me with an academic scholarship without which I wouldn't be able to attend Marist. Also, the Marist Fund's contributions contribute to internship opportunities which have allowed me to intern at Dutchess County Probation Department."

What do you love about Marist? "The beautiful campus, my awesome friends and my sorority sisters."

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Kathleen '15

Major: Psychology/ Special Education

Hometown: Pawling, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: The Boathouse

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Teachers of Tomorrow, Booster Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "I love hearing all the interesting stories and experiences from alumni and sharing my own experiences with our parent supporters!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund has helped me appreciate my experience so much more. I see how the fund supplements technological upgrades which I have used directly in my classes."

What do you love about Marist? "I love the community atmosphere. I feel at school - everyone is very friendly and willing to help. The people I have met here have been very influential."

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Kasey '15

Major: English

Hometown: North Bellmore, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: Down by the river.

Campus Involvement: Literary Arts Society, Students Encouraging Environmental Dedication (S.E.E.D.), Campus Ministry, Red Ink Art Club.

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "I love talking to parents and hearing about all the things their child is doing here. It reminds me of why I chose this school."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "It's uplifting to meet so many generous people over the phone knowing their support is helping transform and enhance all the various updates and scholarship opportunities for future Red Foxes."

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Julianna '15
Spring 2014 Senior Phonathon Associate!

Major: Communications Journalism/PR Minor: Fashion Merchandising

Hometown: Yarmouth Port, MA

Favorite Place on Campus: Down by the river

Campus Involvement: MCCTA , PRSSA, Communications Arts Society, The Circle, Booster Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "I love talking to our supporters. Everyone has such a unique experience with the college, so I am glad that I get to hear the parts of Marist that made their time here unforgettable."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund has impacted me in multiple ways. First I would not be here without the generous scholarships I have received. I am also looking forward to study abroad in London. Marist International Programs would not be the same without the Marist Fund!"

What do you love about Marist? "I love the sense of community. I also love the Marist allows students to study in so many different disciplines. In my instance, I am able to enhance my communication degree with a double concentration and supplement it with my passion for the fashion industry."

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Jenny '15

Major: Biochemistry

Hometown: Boylston, MA

Favorite Place on Campus: The Caberet

Campus Involvement: Crew, MCCTA, Singers, Campus Ministry

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "The fun environment while connecting with parents and alumni! Also the snacks and coffee."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund has made it possible for me to afford a competitive education through financial aid. It has also provided unrestricted assistance to help enhance our clubs and teams I'm involved in."

What do you love about Marist? "The beautiful campus from the residence halls to the architecture, to the Hudson Valley scenery. I always say we are spoiled to get a chance to live here. I'm very grateful."

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Mary '17

Major: Undeclared

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: The Dining Hall.

Campus Involvement: MCCTA, Singers

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Communicating with alumni."

What do you love about Marist? "The friendly people, and the beautiful Hudson Valley scenery."

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Brianna '16

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Yonkers, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: McCann Center

Campus Involvement: Community Service, Intramural Sports, Dance Ensemble (Irish Step)

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Talking to all different people. I learned a lot about the history of Marist and about life after Marist from talking to our various supporters."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "It really broadened my knowledge about Marist and made me very thankful for all the thing that the Marist Fund provides to students on and off campus."

What do you love about Marist? "Everything! The view, the people, the convenience, and all the opportunities!"

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Anthony '16

Major: Business

Hometown: Clifton, New Jersey

Favorite Place on Campus: My residence hall

Campus Involvement: Residence Hall Council, Campus Ministry, Intramurals

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "It allows me to meet alumni and hear their own experiences while attending Marist."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "It has made me a better communicator."

What do you love about Marist? "I love the campus and the people who make it a strong community."

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Allison '14

Major: Applied Mathematics Minor: Economics

Hometown: Sayville, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: "Anyplace where I can see the river!"

Campus Involvement: Math Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Talking to the alumni and hearing about their time here at Marist. I also love to hear the alumni react to hearing all the updates at the College."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "Without the Marist fund, I wouldn't have my scholarship which made it possible for me to attend Marist."

What do you love about Marist? "I love everything about Marist: The classes are the best, the campus, my friends,; I don't want to leave!"

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Ashley '15

Major: Communications

Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: "The Library".

 

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Nick '16
Senior Phonathon Associate!

Major: Undecided

Hometown: Bellmore, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: The Library

Campus Involvement: The Fencing Club, Marist Singers, Literary Arts Society, Italian-American Society

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "My favorite part about working at Phonathon is getting to speak to alumni who share something with me, whether it be coming from the same hometown or if they are pursuing a career or academic major that I am interested in."

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund has made it possible for me to be here. If it wasn't for the scholarship that I received, I would not have been able to come to this great place that I call home."

What do you love about Marist? "From the beauty of the campus to the friendliness of everyone here, everything is amazing. Everyone wants you to do well, and it's that overwhelming harmony that makes the institution that much appreciative."

 

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Liana '15

Major: Business

Hometown: Staten Island, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: Gartland Commons by the stone wall overlooking the hudson.

Campus Involvement: Italian-American Club, Shred Foxes

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Speaking with alumni that are eager to chat about their experience!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund is a big part of my time here because of their involvement in academic scholarships. I also plan to study abroad in one of the many countries Marist offers, thanks to the Marist Fund!".

What do you love about Marist? "I love all the wonderful friends I've made here, the great professors I've had the priviledge of learning from and the beautiful campus and Hudson River surroundings."

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Stephanie '15

Major: Communications & Advertising/ PR, Music Minor

Hometown: Farmington, CT

Favorite Place on Campus: The Music Department

Campus Involvement: College Singers, Residence Hall Council, & Advertising Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "I am so excited to be able to connect with supporters of Marist College and to tell them about all the exciting new changes and updates on campus!".

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund will help towards our beautiful new building which will house the music department, which will enhance my academic minor"!

What do you love about Marist? "I love the community feel and how everyone has such amazing support for one another- it feels like a Marist family."

 

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 Nickolas '16

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Wayne, New Jersey

Favorite Place on Campus: McCann Gym

Campus Involvement: Habitat for Humanity, TV Club

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "My favorite part about working at Phonathon is hearing the experiences from our alumni that have already accomplished what I am setting my goals towards!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "The Marist Fund impacted my experience in a very positive way. I have met many new friends and made some solid connections!"

What do you love about Marist? "I love that everyone is accepting here and also the campus in the fall is absolutely amazing!"

 

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Christina '16

Major: Undeclared

Hometown: Albany, NY

Campus Involvement: Fox Ultimate, Campus Ministry

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "The team of student leaders- they are kind, respectful team players".

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I've met so many new people and ventured out of my comfort zone."

What do you love about Marist? "I love the view of the river around campus and more importantly the faculty."

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Frank '17

Major:Finance

Hometown:Manhasset, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: Cafe

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Singers

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Interacting with others".

What do you love about Marist? "The people and the atmosphere, I love the campus and they offer great academic programs I'm interested in pursuing".

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Stacy '15

Major:Criminal Justice

Hometown: Ballston Lake, NY

Favorite Place on Campus: Waterfront

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Criminal Justice Society, Resident Hall Counsel

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Connecting with alumni and being part of a team to help raise support and improvements to our campus".

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I utilize the facilities & technology everyday!"

What do you love about Marist? "The campus is beautiful and staff are very helpful and interested in our future".

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Catherine '16

Major:Communications/PR Concentration

Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
Favorite Place on Campus: Sitting in the chairs outside the library.

Campus Involvement: Campus Ministry, Intramurals Tennis, Habitat for Humanity

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Learning from the experience & stories shared by alumni".

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "It's helping me financially afford to attend here."

What do you love about Marist? "The faculty know your name and care about the students".

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Samantha '17

Major: Elementary and Special Education

Hometown: Simsbury, CT
Favorite Place on Campus: Second floor in the library by the giant windows!"

Campus Involvement: Singers, MCCTA, Teachers of Tomorrow, Student Government.

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Talking to people, no two conversations are identitical!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I'm on a scholarship here, without which my parents wouldn't have allowed me to attend."

What do you love about Marist? "How happy everyone is here- many students at Marist rave about how much they love it here, which creates a really postivie attitude around campus".

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Mary '14

Major: Fashion Merchandising

Hometown:Cleveland, OH
Favorite Place on Campus: The hill by the river

Campus Involvement: Relay for Life, Silver Needle Fashion Show

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Having the opportunity to talk with alumni who love Marist!"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I had the opportunity to study abroad last fall which was amazing!"

What do you love about Marist? "The family community".

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Melissa '17

Major: American Studies

Hometown:Franklin, MA

Favorite Place on Campus: Campus Green

Campus Involvement: MCCTA, Marist Singers, Habitat for Humanity.

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I hope to study abroad and I'll be utilzing the new music facility!"

What do you love about Marist? "I love the beautiful campus, and everyone holds the door for each other!"

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Samantha '17

Major: Digital Media

Hometown: Wappingers Falls, NY
Favorite Place on Campus: The Hancock Center

Campus Involvement: Game Society, Teachers of Tomorrow, Art Club.

What is your favorite part about working at Phonathon? "Interacting with the alumni! & parents"

How has the Marist Fund impacted your college experience? "I utilize the upgraded computer labs".

 

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Frank '17

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Wappingers Falls, NY

Favorite Place on Campus:
Waterfront

Campus Involvement: Band

Why do you love Marist? "As a freshman, I love everything about Marist!"

 

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Christina '14

Hometown: Wayne, NJ

Major: Businesss Marketing/ Fashion Merchandising

Involvement: Emerging Leaders Program, Campus Ministry, Business Club, Fashion, Inc., Intramural Volleyball

Why Christina supports the Marist Fund: "In my past years at Marist, I have grown to love the beautiful campus, my amazing friends, the great professors and all that I've experienced. Although, I will be graduating in May, I believe that I will always have a place here at Marist. I am so grateful for all that the Marist experience has provided me with and want to give back to show my gratitude. I plan to support The Marist Fund so that future students can enjoy Marist just as much as I did!"

 

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