International Day for Women

March 8, 2019 Mission & Values
Today, we recognize and celebrate the International Day for Women. Maria College was founded by a strong group of women dedicated to the advancement of women through higher education. We continue this mission, in the Spirit of those founding, pioneering women who were inspired by Catherine McAuley, the founder of the Sisters of Mercy. Catherine believed that there was nothing more beneficial of good to society than the careful education of women, as she felt…
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Heart Health

February 28, 2019
As February wraps up, I reflect back on our theme of heart health. Here at Maria, we have been fortunate to have programing revolving around physical heart health, as well as emotional heart health. Starting…
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classroom of students doing sign language

Something New at Maria College – American Sign Language

February 20, 2019 Find Your Course
This semester Maria College began to offer American Sign Language (ASL) as an option to meet a course load requirements. Laura Cooper, an adjunct faculty member, presented a fun-filled semester of signing, Deaf Culture, and…
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A Person-Centered Approach to the Medical Professions

February 21, 2019 Academic Programs
Have you ever had a medical professional who was caring, compassionate, and good at helping you feel comfortable? Have you ever had a medical professional who listened, encouraged, and motivated you to make a positive…
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watercolor painting of a female face

Critical Concern for Women

February 1, 2019 Mission & Values
"We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced."– Malala Yousafzai "The day will come when man will recognize woman as his peer, not only at the fireside, but in councils of…
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