Gerry discusses his early life and what led him to Marist College. He speaks about his early career with his wife in upstate New York and the many different positions he held prior to coming back to Marist. Gerry also talks about the Communications program here at the college and where it started up to current day and where he would like to see it go in the future.
Shaileen speaks about her time working first as a part-time employee and then a full time
executive at Marist College. She discusses how the growth of the college necessitated the growth of the
position and department she was hired into. Shaileen also discusses the relationship of the Marist
Alumni and the success of the college and it’s graduates. She also talks about what that might look like
moving forward in the next phase of higher education.
. Romero discusses growing up in New York City and then moving upstate and attending Vassar College. She discusses her career path and what led her to teaching at Marist College. Dr. Romero also talks about her struggles in the program to get recognition and where she would like to see it in the future.
In this interview Professor Maciocia speaks about her early years and what brought her to the Hudson Valley. She discusses her education at Vassar College and her early career before coming to Marist College. Annamaria talks about the Para-Legal Program at Marist in depth and its growth over the years. She speaks about the leadership of the college and where she thinks it is headed in the future.
In this interview Walter Herbst discusses his years at Marist College, what the dormitories, food, and general atmosphere was like during the early 1960s. He talks about the Marist Brothers influence on the campus and what the social scene was like at the time. Walter also discusses playing sports and the comradery of the teams on campus, especially the crew team. He also talks about meeting his wife and getting engaged on campus.
In this interview Dr. John Ritschdorff talks about his early education as a Marist Brother and attending Marist College. He also speaks about his early years as a Mathematics professor at the college and how things have changed both with Faculty and Students over the past 40 plus years. He shares his insights of where the college may be headed in the future under new leadership and his hopes for the future of Marist.