15 Famous Alumni From Marist

    15 famous alumni from Marist College including Bill O' Reilly Jon Gabrus and Ian O' Connor that have become super successful since they graduated.

    Although it is nestled quietly in Poughkeepsie, New York, Marist College is widely known for some of it’s most famous alumni whether you’ve seen them on TV, playing a professional sport, or even being the mayor of your town. Below are 15 Famous Alumni From Marist College!

    1) Terrence Fede

    Known for: Football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins.

    Major: Business/Marketing

    Graduated: 2013

    2) Bill O’Reilly

    Known for: Television host, author, journalist, and political commentator.

    O’Reilly is the host of The O’Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel, which is a political commentary program.

    Major: History

    Graduated: 1971

    3) Eric Adams

    Known for: Former New York State Senator, as well as Borough President of Brooklyn.

    Major: Masters Degree in Public Administration

    4) Jon Gabrus

    Known for: Actor and comedian.

    Worked on Guy Code, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and TVLand’s Younger.

    Graduated: 2004

    5) Howard Mills III

    Known for: Superintendent of Insurance from 2005 to 2007, and State Assembly Member.

    Major: Political Science

    Graduated: 1986


    6) Joseph Borelli

    Known for: New York City Councilman.

    Former New York State Assembly Member.

    Major: Political Science

    7) Kathy Liebert

    Known for: Professional poker player.

    Major: Business and Finance

    8) Ian O’Connor

    Known for:  Sports columnist for ESPN and host of “The Ian O’Connor Show”, a show on ESPN Radio.

    Author of “Arnie & Jack: Palmer, Nicklaus, and Golf’s Greatest Rivalry,” and “The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter.”

    Major: Communications

    Graduated: 1986

    9) Paul X. Rinn

    Known for: Former Commanding Officer of the USS Samuel B. Roberts.

    Rinn has earned the Legion of Merit, as well as the Purple Heart.

    Major: History

    Graduated: 1968

    10) John C. Tkazyik

    Known for: Former mayor of Poughkeepsie, Ny.

    Major: Psychology/Special Education

    Graduated: 2003

    11) Bobby Joe Hatton

    Known for: Plays in the National Superior Basketball League of Puerto Rico.

    Also took part in the 2004 Olympic Games.

    Graduated: 1999

    12) Anne Kenney

    Known for: Television producer.

    Working on the shows Greek, L.A. Law, Family Law, Beautiful People, The Division, ER, Hellcats, Switched at Birth, and Outlander.

    Major: Communications

    13) Jared Jordan

    Known for: Selected 45th in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers.

    Graduated: 2007

    14) Thomas John McDonnell

    Known for: Former Roman Catholic coadjutor bishop.

    Graduated: 1944

    15) Jeffrey Nick

    Known for: Chief technical officer at EMC Corporation from 2004 to 2012.

    Nick founded EMC Labs.

    Do you know of any more famous alumni from Marist? Share in the comments below!
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