New Face of Sports Communication

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Fall 2017 marks the first semester for Leander Schaerlaeckens as the face of the Center of Sports Communication at Marist College. Continue reading

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Marist College Granted Approval For Doctorate Program

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Marist College’s plan of bringing its first ever Doctor of Physical Therapy program to campus has finally come to fruition.

According to a Marist College press release, the program received approval from the New York State Board of Regents, which is required to begin the process of enrolling students. The institution is also waiting to hear back from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education regarding its application for Candidate of Accreditation status. Continue reading

The Journey of Athlete to Coach

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – After a long four year career playing lacrosse at Marist College, one player was not quite ready to walk away from the game he grew up loving, and has been playing his entire life. JD Recor graduated from Marist in 2017, and his love for the game and community has landed him a new position on the lacrosse field. The Marist Men’s Lacrosse Team is happy to announce the addition of new assistant coach J.D Recor for the start of the 2018 season. Continue reading

How One Miami Family Weathered The Storm

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — When Peter Delatour left his Miami home to begin his sophomore year at Marist College, he never expected that it would the last time he saw his childhood home as he remembers it. In mid-September of 2017, Hurricane Irma devastated the state of Florida. The extremely powerful and catastrophic hurricane was the most intense Atlantic hurricane to strike the United States since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Hurricane Irma caused widespread destruction throughout Florida, and this led to many families evacuating the state in search of shelter. Continue reading