Hispanic Heritage Month Reflection

October 15, 2020
As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, I would like to reflect on what being Hispanic means to me, and the impact it has on my goals, aspirations, and career path. I am one of just over 56 million Hispanic and Latinx Americans today. The diversity within our community is rich in history and tradition with many similar roots and ideals. A major misconception among non-Hispanics or Latinx people is that all “Spanish” people…
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Real-life Applications of Maria Communication Courses

October 2, 2020
As a college senior, I’ve taken a lot of useful classes. In particular, I would like to tell you about the positive impact of two recent courses. Last fall, I took Foundations of Communication. The…
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Transformation Through Hardship

September 10, 2020
This past Spring, the Maria College Care of Earth Committee met to discuss initiatives for the coming year that would be centered around the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern, ‘Care for the Earth.’ This committee,…
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“Where the Wild Things Are” ASL Translation

July 16, 2020
  Psychology student, Rebecca Brech '20, provides an exact ASL “Where the Wild Things Are” translation: [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://mariacollege.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/RebeccaBrechFinal-1.mp4"][/video]   One night boy named Max put on wolf suit. Had big ears, whiskers, buttons…
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Develop Positive Habits and Respect Negative Emotions

May 28, 2020
I'm a positive person. It's one of the reasons I feel drawn toward positive psychology as an area of study. Positive psych teaches us a lot about what is good in life, where our strengths…
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