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Nina’s Blog: Life as a Villa Student Studying Abroad in Shanghai

Hello everyone! My name is Nina Truong. I transferred to Villa Maria College for the Fall 2018 semester from Temple University. My major at Villa Maria is Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources, and I was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. So, how did I decide to go study on the […]

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Looking for Something Fun to Do Right on Campus? Play a Sport or Join a Club!

Between trying to find your way around campus, attending all your classes, and adjusting to the work load college courses require, you may wonder how you’ll fit any sort of social activity into your schedule ever again. The good news is, Villa offers 18 different clubs and 8 intercollegiate sports that enable students to get […]

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#BackatVilla, September’s Instagram Contest

We want to see what your Villa Maria College experience looks like so far!  Show us how your first few weeks at Villa are going by taking some pictures and posting them on Instagram with the hashtag #BackatVilla.  We’ll re-post our favorites throughout the month of September on our social media channels (see below for links to all of […]

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Get to Know Our Student Body

The fall 2017 semester is officially underway here at Villa! While succeeding academically and getting that degree will huge reasons for getting out of bed every morning just about every day for the next four years, there is more to every student than their grade point average. Academic programs aside, students attend Villa to meet […]

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High School Competition Win Leads Fashion Student to Study her Passion at Villa

Fashion Design and Merchandising at Villa Maria College is a program that prepares you for a career in the fashion industry by providing you with the necessary skills to succeed such as textiles, sewing, illustration, visual merchandising and more! Villa Maria is a great place to study because it is very intimate and small. There […]

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Campus Visits Are Your Greatest Tool

There is no better way to decide if a college is the right fit for you than making a campus visit. Whether you are a senior narrowing down your final college choices or a driven junior testing the waters, campus visits are a fun and extremely useful way to see which schools are able to […]

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Five Local Ad Firms You Should Have on Your Radar

Western New York is filled with creative minds, and this provides many opportunities for students who are studying graphic design, digital media and communication, art, animation, or digital film with internship and job opportunities. If your future goals include working with a cutting edge creative agency, here are 5 you should definitely know about. By student Andrea Coccitti. […]

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7 Strategic Questions to Ask At Your Next Interview

You’ve done it! You’ve aced your interview! Now comes the challenging question from the interviewer, “Do you have any questions for me?” You know that you should, but all of the questions that you might have asked were addressed during the interview process. The best way to handle this and to avoid the possible panic […]

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Villa is WHERE…I Pushed Myself: A Recap by Senior Courtney Ewings

As a senior in Villa Maria College’s graphic design program, I’ve been given an incredible amount of opportunities in which I’m encouraged to push myself as a designer and build connections with my peers and professors. This experience has been one of the most interesting and challenging things that I’ve ever done. Throughout the entire program […]

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