Maria Stories
Maria Stories

Mujtaba Murtuza, a Maria College Associates Degree Nursing (ADN) student, graduating in May 2021, spent many days over the winter break volunteering at Glens Falls Hospital to administering the Covid vaccine and signed up to volunteer at Albany Medical Center next week. Mujtaba shares, “When this whole thing [Covid] started last year in March, I […]

Emily Hilton, ’21, Senior in the Maria College ADN program shared, ‘I decided to volunteer because I work in a hospital and when Covid started, nobody knew what to think, nobody knew what to do, so it is really great to be a part of the solution. I’ve been with patients who have found out […]

Molly Hay, ’21 senior in Maria’s ADN program, shared a wonderful perspective about how through administering the Covid vaccinations she was becoming a part of history. Since Molly works in the ER, she was able to receive her vaccination as soon as it was available. She shared, “I felt I needed to be a good […]

Christal Saffee, Associate Professor at Maria College in the RN-BS Degree in Nursing Completion Program, completed her Gerontologist Specialist Certificate (GS-C) in October 2019.

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Maria College Staff and Faculty reveal the best gift we give to our students is opportunity!

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Maria students share their gratitude for what the Maria College experience means for them. Happy Thanksgiving!

Maria Story Spector Scholarship Recipients

Maria College is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Michael Spector ’83 Memorial Scholarship Fund is Ovie Odiete, a second year nursing student in the ADN program. 

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Anna Gerwin ’18 shares about her experience in Maria College’s Psychology program and how the guidance from Professor Peter Byrne helped her find the right career path.

Sarah Wistort

Sarah Wistort ’19, a graduate of Maria’s RN-BS Degree in Nursing Completion program, shares about her senior capstone project and the effects that desertification has had on the country Chad.

Carole Wickham

Alumni, Carole Wickham ’84 DNS, RN, CNS-BC, is the Director of Professional Practice & Nursing Research for St. Peter’s Health Partners.

Leanna Dorsey

Leanna Dorsey describes her experience as a student in the Maria College Psychology BS program and how it helped place her on an exciting career path.

Nursing graduates at the White Tea Ceremony

The 2018 Maria nursing program graduates celebrate the annual White Tea with a pinning and candle-lighting ceremony.

Professor teaching a psychology class

Assistant Professor, Joseph Castro gives us a glimpse into the classroom of a ‘Positive Psychology’ lecture.

Pauline Mojica

Pauline Mojica ‘18, Healthcare Management major talks about her internship experience.

Sarah Nelson

Sarah Nelson ’18, describes how she found Maria and how the variety of programs and services that made a difference in her life.

Joseph Aklassou-gana

2018 Vanguard Awardee, Joseph Aklassou-gana ‘18, originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa graduated from Maria’s AAS Nursing Program.