Donna shares about her life growing up and working in Upstate New York
before coming to Marist College as a student. She speaks about how she got her first job
at the college and how she thinks things have changed over the years. She goes on to
speak about faculty, community, grant wri�ng, and leadership at Marist College.
Gary shares his experience of first visiting Marist (Marian) College as a young boy and then what brought him here as a student. He speaks of the faculty he fondly remembers and the leadership of the college at the time. Gary mentions his service in the Air Force and after working for IBM. He goes on to discuss this tenure on the Board of Trustees for the College and the decisions that were made during his time. He is joined by his daughter Jen and grandson Robert in the interview.
In this interview Leslie tells us about her upbringing, moving around the country and what ultimately brought her to Marist. She talks about the work she does at Marist, mainly the procurement of the Marist Magazine as well as other publications she has worked on. Leslie also talks about the influence that the Marist Brothers had on the college and whether or not that still lives on. She shares her wishes for the future of the Marist Magazine as well as the college itself.
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.