Something New at Maria College – American Sign Language

This semester Maria College began to offer American Sign Language (ASL) as an option to meet a course load requirements. Laura Cooper, an adjunct faculty member, presented a fun-filled semester of signing, Deaf Culture, and ASL grammar. Laura, a retired ASL Teacher of the Deaf for Capital Region BOCES, jumped into the semester with both […]

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I Think I Can

Welcome back to a new semester at Maria College! As the new year and the new semester get underway, a word keeps repeating itself in my mind— “persistence.” I’m actually reminded of that word almost every time I drive down New Scotland Avenue towards campus around 10am during the week. No matter the weather, the […]

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Feeling All the Feels

Have you ever been in a hospital or doctor’s office, feeling vulnerable, anxious, uncertain, or just plain old terrified? Have you ever personally experienced—or witnessed another person’s—excruciating pain—either physical or mental? Maya Angelou, writer and activist, wrote, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how […]

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Well-Rounded Learning

As the first snowflakes of the season fall this week, it seems strange to be hearing the word “spring” around campus, but that is the case as the Spring 2017 course schedule here at Maria College is now available! Over the next two weeks, students here will be meeting with their advisors to map out […]

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