Maria College Celebrates 55th Commencement

ALBANY, NY—The 55th Maria College Commencement is scheduled for this Sunday, May 21 at 3:30pm in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, NY. Albany Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard, D.D. will confer degrees and certificates and perform a rite of commissioning to graduates. Rhea Clark, widow of James A. Clark Jr. will accept […]

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RN Students Host Service in the Community Partners Event

2017 National Nurses Week Celebration Kick-Off ALBANY, NY—On Friday, May 5 from 10am to 2pm, Maria College Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) students will present their final projects featuring experiences from the service they provided in various community partner settings in the region. The event, “Maria Makes a Mark in the Community” will take place […]

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Maria College Announces Center to Support Learning Differences

ALBANY, NY—On May 3 at 5:30pm, Maria College will announce a campaign to fund a student support center that will enable a holistic approach to helping students with diverse learning needs and personal or social challenges—integrating academic support with personal, physical, and spiritual support resources. The campaign is unprecedented at the College and has already […]

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Maria College LPN Program Receives Top Ten Ranking in New York State

ALBANY, NY—Maria College’s Practical Nursing Certificate (LPN) program has been ranked #10 in New York State by the “Practical Nursing” organization. Their mission is to improve transparency in the information provided to students for LPN and LVN programs.  The New York State Office of Professions lists 60 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) schools in the state; […]

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Building Healthcare Pathways Between Public and Private Colleges

SUNY Schenectady County Community College Announces Partnership with Maria College  Agreements ease transfer between SUNY SCCC’s and Maria College’s Healthcare Programs  SCHENECTADY NY– SUNY Schenectady County Community College (“SUNY SCCC”) and Maria College signed two agreements on Tuesday, March 7 at SCCC’s Center City extension site located at 433 State Street, Schenectady.  The agreements allow […]

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Maria College First in Region to Offer Interactive Virtual Dissection

ALBANY, NY—As part of Maria College’s continued emphasis on health sciences education, the College applied for a grant from the Troy Savings Bank Foundation to purchase two Anatomage tables and create a state-of-the-art anatomy lab. Maria College is one of about 100 organizations in the country to own Anatomage tables and the first in the […]

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Maria College Approved by NYS to Offer Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

ALBANY, NY—The New York State Board of Regents approved a master plan amendment for Maria College to offer a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program in Liberal Arts. This is the College’s first program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree complementing the existing Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal Arts. “Maria College has a […]

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Board of Trustees Extends President Gamble’s term

ALBANY, NY—Gail Waring ’63, RSM and Chair of the Maria College Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Tom Gamble, Maria College interim president, has accepted the board’s invitation to extend his presidency indefinitely.  “The Maria Board of Trustees is very pleased with the tremendous progress that Dr. Gamble has made in the last ten months, […]

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Maria College Board of Trustees Extends President Gamble’s term

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Prof. Scott Homer ’95 Establishes OTA Scholarship

The endowed scholarship will support Maria OTA students in perpetuity Scott Homer ’95, a Maria College alumnus, chairperson of the department of Health Sciences and director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, has created the first endowed scholarship for students enrolled in the OTA program. The Gail J. Blacklock Scholarship is a tribute to Scott’s […]

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