Marist Magazine Winter 2013 - page 3

c o n t e n t s
Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect
and character required for enlightened, ethical, and
productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.
Marist magazine is published by the Office of College
Advancement at Marist College for alumni and friends of
Marist College.
Vice President for College Advancement:
Christopher DelGiorno ’88
Chief Public Affairs Officer: Greg Cannon
Editor: Leslie Bates
Executive Director of Alumni Relations:
Amy Coppola Woods ’97
Alumni News Coordinator: Donna Watts
Art Director: Richard Deon
Cover photo of Marist play-by-play sports broadcaster Geoff
Brault ’08 (left) and Dr. Keith Strudler, director of the Marist
Center for Sports Communication, by Al Nowak/On Location.
Marist College
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New Inventions
Page 5
MIPO Celebrates 35
Page 14
Visitors from
85 countries
Page 18
First PFL championship
Page 20
Kevin MacLellan ’89
has been appointed
chairman,
NBCUniversal
International.
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Talking Sports in The Classroom
Students produce a live, weekly sports talk radio
program, The Classroom, on ESPN 1220 in a first-of-
its-kind partnership with a local ESPN radio affiliate.
12
Remapping the Academic Landscape
A revised Core curriculum launches with
the fall 2013 freshman class.
14
MIPO: 35 and Counting
Former Marist pollsters return to campus
to celebrate three-and-a-half decades of the
Marist Institute for Public Opinion.
18
A Global Gathering Showcases Marist
The College put its best foot forward when it
hosted 1,050 guidance counselors and admission
professionals from more than 85 countries.
20
Red Fox Roundup
The Marist football team wins a share of its first
Pioneer Football League championship; women’s
swimming and diving brings home Marist’s
100th MAAC championship; and volleyball
captures its first regular-season MAAC title.
DEPARTMENTS
2
Marist Drive
What’s happening on campus
8
Advancement News
22
Alumni News & Notes
Updates on Marist graduates
40
Philanthropy
An estate gift established by former faculty
member Dr. Mary Louise Bopp expands
professional experiences that give students
a competitive edge in the job market.
FEATURES
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