Maria College and Siena College announce Dual Degree in Nursing Program

Students will study years 1 and 4 at Siena; years 2 and 3 at Maria ALBANY, NY – Maria College and Siena College announced today that they will offer a dual degree program in nursing, combining both colleges’ commitment to a holistic approach to nursing and the mindful delivery of authentic patient-centered care. The four-year program, recently […]

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Benita Zahn Will Deliver 2018 Maria College Commencement Address

Benita Zahn to Deliver 2018 Maria College Commencement Address

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Maria Signs Agreements with Fulton-Montgomery (FM)

Academic leaders from FM and Maria College signed two agreements. Graduates from FM will now have the option to continue their studies at Maria in the Practical Nursing Certificate (LPN) program and all bachelor’s degree programs.

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Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center Dedication Ceremony

Members of the Maria College community and distinguished guests participated in the dedication of the Frank E. O’Brien, Jr. Student Support Center on Thursday, September 21.

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Maria and SUNY Empire State College Partner in Graduate Programmatic Areas

ALBANY, NY– In a first-of-its-kind agreement for both colleges, Maria College bachelor’s students now have an early admission pathway for transfer into all graduate-level programmatic areas of SUNY Empire State College’s School for Graduate Studies and its School of Nursing and Allied Health. Maria College President Dr. Thomas Gamble stated, “Maria College is pleased to […]

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College leadership reaffirms commitment to anti-racism and diversity

Maria College President, Dr. Thomas Gamble, and Victoria Battell, RSM, Vice President of Mission, Planning and Student Affairs, Vice President of Mission, Planning and Student Affairs Dean of Students, released the following statement today: Maria stands in solidarity with the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and the Conference for Mercy Higher Education in calling […]

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Maria College Nursing Student Awarded Scholarship

ALBANY, NY—The St. Luke’s School of Nursing closed in 1974, but their alumni association remains active by supporting scholarships for women pursuing nursing careers. The St. Luke’s Alumni Association Scholarship Committee awarded Maria Spratt, a Maria College student entering the associate degree in nursing (RN) program this fall, a $500 scholarship. Spratt’s essay to the […]

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Board of Trustees Welcomes Four New Members

Diverse Professional Backgrounds Bring New Perspectives Maria College announced the appointment of four new trustees to its board.  Joining the Maria College Board of Trustees are Paula Colarusso, entrepreneur, business owner from Columbia County; Edward F. Garrigan, P.L.S., president CT Male Associates; Jean M. McGinty ’62, RSM, MSN, RN, projects management specialist for St. Peter’s […]

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An Interview with President Thomas Gamble

ALBANY, NY—The Albany Business Review, reporter Shannon Sweeney, spoke with Maria president, Dr. Thomas Gamble, on his goals for Maria College. Click here to read the full interview. Gamble describes Maria’s expanding educational role in the health sciences and the niche he sees the College playing in the future. “We like the position we’re in, […]

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2017-18 Financial Aid News

ALBANY, NY—Maria College informed the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) that it will not participate in the Excelsior Scholarship’s program for private colleges and universities in New York—the Enhanced Tuition Awards (ETA)–this coming academic year (2017-18).  According to the state’s plan, ETA recipients would receive an additional $3,000 in state aid if they are full-time […]

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