3 Growing Pains THE MARIST SOLU TION The answer to the college’s expansion hopes would eventually rest just up the road from the Veterans Administration hospital, on a parcel of land that for nearly half a century had been the home of the Marist Preparatory Seminary. But from whence had the preparatory high school itself evolved? Signs of the Marist Preparatory Seminary’s history on the Bedford campus can still be seen around campus, in cornerstones or insignias emblazoned on some of the original buildings. ▲ 25