Maria Magazine

60th Anniversary Issue

2018 issue: Read the features below or see a full pdf of the magazine.

There is a renewed emphasis on the distinct identity of Maria College as a Catholic, Mercy institution whose specific mission is in opportunity education, the liberal arts tradition, and training in the healthcare professions. We have reaffirmed our mission and core values — service, scholarship, justice, hospitality, and diversity. New partnerships with public colleges are removing barriers and opening pathways to new opportunities for students to pursue education critical in today’s employment marketplace.

Center of Success

In 2017 Maria opened the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center devoted to meeting students’ academic, personal, and spiritual needs.
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Building New Partnerships

Maria College has committed to creating new partnerships as part of the mission to make higher education more affordable and accessible for traditional and nontraditional students.
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Celebrating Catherine McAuley and Our Mercy Roots

Maria College celebrated three major Mercy events in 2017 to continue the legacy of compassion, justice, hope, peace, and courage.
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A 21st Century House of Mercy

Maria College continues firmly in the tradition of Catherine McAuley and the works of mercy she founded.
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Meet the Dominicans!

Until 1970, Marian Hall was the chapel of a monastery of cloistered Dominican nuns. The Dominican presence remains through the stained glass windows of five Dominican saints.
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Maria Magazine 2018

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Alumni Spotlight

Kristen J. Walton ’12, MSN, APRN FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Midstate Medical Center

Noreen DeWire Grimmick ’71

Disability Claims Nurse

Darie Conners Lapp ’67

Practice Manager

Hunter-Hopkins Center