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Fall 2009
News & Notes
Princeton Review: Marist
a Top Ranked College
CommArts concentrations among
he Princeton Review reminded CommAr ts
dents and faculty of something they already knew.
Marist is a pret ty good place to be.
The col lege guide aff irmed that in their annual
publ icat ion
The Best 371 Col leges
. For the seventh con-
secut ive year, Marist Col lege was prof iled as a top nat ional
inst itut ion. In highl ight ing the School of Communicat ion
and the Ar ts, reviewers said its concentrat ions “offer a range
of opt ions to its largely career-minded student populat ion.”
“We recommend Marist Col lege for its outstanding
academics, which is the primary criterion for our choice
of schools for the book,” said Rober t Franek, Princeton
Review’s vice president for publ ishing.
The formula for success, says School of Communicat ion
and the Ar ts Dean Steven Ralston, is a big picture philoso-
phy that immerses students in an integrated approach to
their studies.
“Our outstanding faculty provides students with an edu-
cat ion that melds together the study and pract ice of com-
municat ions and the ar ts,” Ralston said.
The Princeton Review
, Ralston knows these “ca-
reer-minded students” benef it from the abundant internship
oppor tunit ies in the New York City metropol itan area as
wel l as the range of courses offered, unique for a l iberal
ar ts col lege the size of Marist .
This might be news to readers of
The Princeton Review
But for CommAr ts faculty and staff, it ’s just common
For more information about each of the School’s programs,
please visit To read the entire re-
view of Marist College in
The Best 371 Colleges
, visit www.
Department of Art and Art History
With an art studio, 3D room, 2D room, and several exhibi-
tion rooms, the state-of-the-art Steel Plant Studios ofers
Art majors at Marist a full spectrum of course oferings
in a variety of styles. Marist also has a study abroad pro-
gram in Florence, Italy, for students to extend their studies
Digital Media, Studio Art, Art History
Web site:
Department of Communication and Media Arts
The most popular undergraduate major at Marist, the com-
munication department ofers a wide range of concentra-
tions and a top internship program.
Communication Concentrations:
Communication Studies, Journalism, Public Relations/
Organizational Communication, Sports Communication
Media Arts Concentrations:
Interactive Media/Game
Studies; Radio/TV/Film
Web site:
Fashion Program
With a constant eye on today’s fashion, the fashion pro-
gram at Marist is committed to focusing course curriculum
on the latest industry styles and trends.
Fashion Design; Fashion Merchandising
Web site:
Department of Music
The music department boasts more than 400 students par-
ticipating in various instrumental and vocal performance
Web site:
photo by Sabrina Clark