The College is requesting nominations for the 2018 Catherine McAuley Award for Distinguished Service of individuals who meet the following criteria:
- Outstanding and sustained service to others.
- A life which expemplifies the ideals of the Judeo-Christian tradition.
- An identification and association with Maria College and the founders of the College, the Religious Sisters of Mercy.
- A person who can serve as a role model for service to the graduates of Maria.
- An identity with the greater Capital District, the primary geographic area of Maria College.