Let’s Set the Record Straight

April 15, 2019 Mission & Values
Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women to serve in the US Congress has been a lightning rod for criticism since her election in November. She made brief remarks about Islamophobia at an event in March, immediately in the aftermath of a white-supremacist shooting that left 50 Muslim worshippers dead in New Zealand. The group she was addressing, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a Muslim civil liberties organization active on…
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Scholarship and Service

April 7, 2019 Service to Others
Maria College, an educational community dedicated to the values of scholarship and service, offers the opportunity for students to pursue the connections between the common good and the work they are preparing to do in…
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Hate Bothers Me

March 28, 2019 Mission & Values
Yes, hate really bothers me but what can I do? Food for thought. This question seems to be raised with more frequency and urgency week by week. I’ve had students, colleagues, family and friends bring…
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International World Water Day

March 22, 2019 Mission & Values
Happy World Water Day Maria Family! Today, March 22 is international World Water Day as observed by the United Nations. As many of you know, Care of the Earth is one of the Sisters of…
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So Why Maria College?

March 21, 2019 Share Your Story
When I was contemplating attending college, I wanted a similar experience that I had in high school. I graduated from a small school in Rensselaer County where you knew everyone in your class along with…
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