Why I Became a Red Hawk
Meet some current students who share what made them decide to become Red Hawks. Maybe you’ll share some of their reasons too!
Sabreen Assaf - Family and Child Studies Major
For many, choosing a college can be an overwhelming task, but for me, I knew I would attend Montclair State University since the age of 12. I have always wanted to become an educator, and I knew that Montclair State had a very strong teacher education program. After being here for two years, I have grown to love it for even more reasons, including the diversity, extra-curricular opportunities, and the people. It is well-rounded university that is able to provide me with everything that I need. More
Keith Crouch - Business Administration Major
It was a Montclair State alumnus who first introduced me to the University and my first visit to the campus had me hooked—I knew that I would seek admission to Montclair State. A number of factors influenced my decision: I had a growing interest in finance and Montclair State’s AACSB accreditation, when combined with the price point of the education, was something that I could not pass up. More
Malcolm McMichael - Theatre Studies Major
I chose to go Montclair State University for a number of different reasons. It has a beautiful, nice-sized campus that doesn’t feel like a maze, it is close to my home, and it has one of the very best performing arts departments in the whole country. More
Denise Bambinelli - Linguistics Major
“Carpe Diem” - or “seize the day” - is Montclair State University’s motto and those words are what persuaded me to become a Red Hawk. I aspire to become a Speech Pathologist and I knew the school had a great linguistics department and Master’s program to lead me to my goal. More
Ariel Casner - Molecular Biology Major
I'm Ariel Casner and I am a Red Hawk.
I chose Montclair State because it is an ideal fit for me. As a commuter I can stay connected with family and friends from home. Plus, I am very active in various organizations on campus, like the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, where I am the Executive Vice President. More