Marist’s Steel Plant renovation expands opportunities for students

February 7, 2019 | Poughkeepsie Journal

One of Marist College’s newest laboratories has nothing to do with science.

The Collective by MPorium is a “retail laboratory,” which the school says provides students with hands-on experience needed to run their own boutique shops. Senior fashion students in the retail entrepreneurship course build the store from the ground up, from concept and design to management. And, the concept changes every two weeks.