2015 Maria College Commencement Speaker Will Inspire Global Responsibilities

“Becoming a Global Citizen Will Repair a Broken World”  ALBANY, NY—Patricia Deirdre Mullan, PhD, Religious Sister of Mercy (RSM) will deliver the 2015 Maria College commencement address on Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 pm in the Empire Plaza Convention Center.  Her address to the graduates will focus on using their gifts to help a world that […]

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Maria College approved to offer Health and Occupational Sciences 4-year degree

New High Demand Major Strengthens College’s Offerings for Health Careers ALBANY, NY—New York State has approved Maria College’s proposal for a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Occupational Sciences (HOS).  The new major has been designed for both Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) graduates, who will be able to seamlessly transfer their credits, or prospective students […]

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New York State Approves Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management

ALBANY, NY—Maria College students will be enrolling in a new bachelor degree approved by New York State; a  Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management. This four year major is part of the College’s evolution as a baccalaureate institution (NYS modified the 56 year old college’s charter on September 17, 2013 to award four year degrees). […]

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NYSED Awards HEOP Grant to Maria College

ALBANY, NY—The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) grant has been awarded to Maria College by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) for the 2014-2019 program years. Selected HEOP full-time (12 or more credits) students will receive financial aid to cover tuition, fees and books, plus receive structured support services, such as […]

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Maria College invests approximately $2.5 million dollars over an eighteen month period

ALBANY, NY—Maria College is in the midst of a transformation and signs of progress and technology in the classrooms are everywhere. The college was granted a new four-year degree granting charter on September 17, 2013 by New York State’s Board of Regents. Lea A. Johnson, President stated, “This is a major milestone for the College. It […]

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Maria OTA Chairperson, Scott Homer, Leads NYSOTA CE Day Workshop

The New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) is sponsoring “CE Day” on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Six different FULL DAY CE seminars will be offered throughout New York State. Each seminar will offer six (6) Continuing Competency Hours, as now required by the State.    Maria OTA Chairperson, Scott Homer, MS, OTR/L, will present one of the six topics […]

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Maria becomes a 4-year College

ALBANY, NY—On October 22, the New York Board of Regents voted to amend the Maria College charter to add the authority to confer the Bachelor of Science degree. “Becoming a four-year college has been our intent since the time of our first president, Reverend Mother Mary Borromeo, so we are pleased with the decision by […]

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Maria launches new BS Degree in Psychology

A year in development, Maria College is pleased to announce the launch of a new Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Highly flexible to meet the needs of today’s students, the innovative curriculum allows students to follow their interests within the major and add an additional concentration from areas ranging from business to gerontology. The goal of […]

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Service Learning Project a Big Success!

A BIG thank you to all who donated to the service learning project sponsored by the Maria College Women & Religion class! We collected books for Blessed Sacrament School. 581 books (children’s books, chapter books, teachers resources) were donated and over 22 various school supplies were also donated.

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