Persistence

September 16, 2016 Academic Programs
I keep a little notepad on my desk to jot down ideas that I want to share through this blog. I have a few there now, but for this week, I was inspired by something we shared in the First Year Experience 101 course at Maria College just this week. Each week, we share a Habit of Mind (expertly organized by our FYE Director, Barbara Ruslander!). These Habits of Mind help students to focus on ways…
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Global Art for Peace in Nigeria

Maria College Art in Nigeria

September 13, 2016 Activities & Clubs
Earlier this year, I organized an art exchange as part of the Global Art Project for Peace.  This project is a biennial international exchange between individuals and groups.  The mission of the Global Art Project…
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violin on sheet music

Inspired by Black Violin

September 9, 2016 Just for Fun
As the semester gets into its second week here at Maria College, we can all use words of encouragement to keep us looking forward to the work and busyness of each day. Believe it or…
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black and green dragonfly on leaf

Care for our Common Home

September 7, 2016 Mission & Values
September 1 marked the inauguration of a World Day of Prayer for Creation as part of Pope Francis’ prophetic stance on tackling climate change. This week he took it one step further by adding “care…
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coffee mug and laptop

Join the Blog Team

September 1, 2016 Marketing & Communications
Welcome one and all to a new academic year at Maria College in Albany, NY! With the freshness of a new semester, I got thinking about a fresh new year of Maria College Blog posts. And…
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