Maria Stories
Maria Stories

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

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. 

Student smiling

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.

60 years of Mercy Education

On April 25, 1958 Maria College was founded. This year, Maria celebrates 60 years of Mercy education.

Woman wearing glasses sitting at a table

The 2018 graduating class of Maria Opportunity Program students talk about the positive outcomes and open doors the program provided.

Nursing Completion Program

RN-BS Degree in Nursing Completion program students talk about their experience in the program and how it has helped enhance their nursing career.

Peter Aldana

Peter Aldana travels from his home in San Francisco every other weekend to attend Maria’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program.

Student receiving the Andrea Lewis Siek AAS in Nursing Scholarship

Jacqueline Cramer, AAS Nursing student, class of 2018, was the first recipient of the Andrea Lewis Siek AAS in Nursing Scholarship.