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Gloria Cardoni Jasieniecki (Marywood Alumni) gives thanks

Dr. Margaret Yarina altered the course of my college life. I entered Marywood College in 1961 intending to become a math teacher. Two concurrent events changed that: first, I didn't feel prepared for the college math curriculum; second, and more important, I took an English class with Miss (at the time) Yarina. I was enthralled by her lessons and, without much deliberation, changed my major study to English. I have had 25+ years of success as a high school English teacher and owe much of it to my initiation into the field by Miss Yarina. I was most inspired by her and am grateful to her for her strong influence she had on me at that time.

-- Gloria Cardoni Jasieniecki Class of 1965

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