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A Crowning Achievement

Marist’s annual fashion magazine FM/AM has won a Gold Crown Award from the prestigious Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) of Columbia University, an international student press organization.

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News from Media Relations

POUGHKEEPSIE - The Campaign for Marist, the College's first-ever comprehensive campaign, has reached its $150 million goal with several months remaining before it concludes on Dec. 31. In the spirit of both the institution and the Campaign, Marist continues working to exceed its goal and provide the College with ever-greater resources for student scholarships, top-notch faculty, and key campus facilities.

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Marist College's 68th Annual Commencement Exercises

POUGHKEEPSIE – Sue Herera, the pioneering financial journalist and award-winning author and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” will be the featured speaker at Marist College’s undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, May 24, and will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. As a founding member of world business news leader CNBC, who began her career at the Financial News Network, Herera was one of the first women to break into broadcast business journalism and ascend to the top of her profession.

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Announcing the Dr. Frank T. Bumpus Chair in Hudson River Valley History

POUGHKEEPSIE – Dr. Frank T. Bumpus, a long-time resident of Cold Spring, N.Y., has made a significant gift to Marist College to establish an endowed chair for promoting greater understanding of the rich history, culture, and identity of New York’s Hudson River Valley. Dr. James M. Johnson, an internationally recognized expert on the War for Independence in the Hudson River Valley, has been appointed the first holder of the Dr. Frank T. Bumpus Chair in Hudson River Valley History.

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Marist's New KPCB Fellow

POUGHKEEPSIE — For junior Computer Science major Bryan Keller, a string of successful software development projects has led to his selection to one of the most competitive and prestigious summer internship programs in Silicon Valley.

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Chris Bowser Receives Outstanding Educator Award

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Marist environmental science Professor Chris Bowser was recently presented with the Hudson River Environmental Society's Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes Bowser for his "outstanding achievement in teaching about the natural and human-affected environments in the Hudson River Valley," and for inspiring others to seek a greater understanding of this environmentally significant region.

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Marist at the 2015 Biennale

VENICE, ITALY – For four weeks earlier this summer, eighteen student artists immersed themselves in one of the world capitals of art and culture during a major global exhibition and created works that were shown to an international audience in a centuries-old church.


Prominent Philanthropist Lamontagne is First

Raymond A. Lamontagne, a philanthropist and retired financier, will continue his work as the first Paul Newman Senior Fellow in Philanthropy at Marist College, thanks to continued support from the Newman’s Own Foundation and Marist.

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Marist One of "The Best 378 Colleges"

Marist College is again one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. Marist is featured in “The Best 378 Colleges,” the eleventh consecutive year it has been recognized in the respected annual college guide.


Marist Again Named a 'Best College Value' by Kiplinger's

Marist has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. The College is No. 73 on the list of best values in private colleges, according to the top personal finance magazine. This is the eleventh straight year Marist has been on the prestigious list, which features schools that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost.

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Open Doors 2015

Marist College is again among the nation’s leading colleges and universities for international education, according to the 2015 Open Doors Report, the most authoritative source of data on U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.

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NewsHour's Judy Woodruff Receives Lowell Thomas Award

Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, is the 24th broadcast journalist to receive the Marist College Lowell Thomas Award, which recognizes outstanding individuals in the communications industry, whose lives and work reflect the imagination, courage, ambition, and humanity of the legendary newsman and adventurer for whom it is named.

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Opening Doors: Study Abroad at Marist

Marist is among the top colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to sending students to study abroad, according to the latest "Open Doors" report, the Institute for International Education’s authoritative source on international exchange in higher education.

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Gullivers Travels

Earlier this year, Matt Plumeri finished up his service in the Marine Corps and enrolled at Marist to study psychology and criminal justice, but the partner with whom he worked for years searching out dangerous explosives, including a seven-month deployment in Afghanistan, remains with the Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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Marist recognized for Telepresence Initiative. College receives ACUTA Award for Institutional Excellence

Marist College is the recipient of the 2014 ACUTA award for Institutional Excellence in Information Technology in its Medium Size Institution category for the College’s “TelePresence Initiative.” ACUTA is the Association for College and University Technology Advancement. The IEA award was earned for the unique way Marist has leveraged the immersive capability of telepresence technology to enhance academic learning and research initiatives in support of the College’s mission. This initiative enables participants to interact with each other as they would if they were in the same room. The technology, which becomes transparent, allows collaboration with business and research partners, transcending geographical and time differences while saving time and money.