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The Marist Poll has announced the Marist Poll Academy, a free education resource to inform the public through online lesson about survey research. As stated in a Marist College news release, the Marist Poll directors aim is to, “. . .address some of the most misunderstood and misreported aspects of polling.” 


The Marist School of Communications and the Arts hosted an event on Oct 3 with David McCraw. McCraw is the Deputy General Counsel for The New York Times, he provides legal assistance to the newsroom in many aspects.


Walkway Over the Hudson hosted an event Oct 5 and 6 called “Walktoberfest.” This event promoted Hudson Valley food, drinks and artisans from 12 to 5 p.m. over the first weekend in October.


The last first Friday event in Poughkeepsie happened last week, Oct 4, marking an end to the 2019 season. Covering six different themes, such as Cinco de Mayo, American Classic and Red, White and Brew, the first Friday events have been connecting the community since 2016. 


Marist Circle is proud to announce the next iteration of For the Record. Originally started in 2017 with a massive 74 students, and continued in 2018, we are excited to begin the process of completing a 2019 version of For the Record with slight changes in the content. Know someone with a compelling and inspiring story? Look for our nomination forum across social media....

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