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Alumni News

Montclair State Celebrates Homecoming 2012

Blue skies and crisp fall weather were the backdrop for thousands of Montclair State University students, alumni, families, and friends who turned out on October 13 to celebrate Homecoming 2012. [View full details]

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Creates Dean's Advisory Council

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the debut of a new Dean's Advisory Council: John T. Riordan ’59 founding chair, Theresa Concepcion, Esq. ’04, Stephen Philip Pepe ’65, Pamela Portin ’77, and Steven Resnick, Esq. ’93. [View full details]

School of Business Goes New York

The School of Business at Montclair State University knows that many of its alumni work in New York City, facing long commutes home at the end of the day and leaving them little time to participate in on-campus alumni activities. [View full details]

University News

The Creative Research Center presents: The Scientific Imagination - Where Do Ideas Come From?

The Creative Research Center (CRC), Montclair State's first and only “virtual Center,” presents its second annual symposium. Titled The Scientific Imagination – Where Do Ideas Come From?, the symposium has been produced into a video. [View full details and watch online!]

Montclair District Energy System Dedicated

With state legislators, guests and members of the University community in attendance, Montclair State University President Susan A. Cole and Energenic-US, LLC President and CEO Frank E. DiCola officially dedicated the Montclair District Energy System. [View full details]

New Series Focuses on New Jersey

The lecture series, entitled Jersey: A Sense of Place, is funded by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and hosted by Montclair State University's Institute for the Humanities. [View full details]

Giving News

Fifth Annual Carpe Diem Society Luncheon Enjoyed by All

Montclair State University alumni, friends, retired and current faculty and staff, and students gathered on October 12 for the Fifth Annual Carpe Diem Society luncheon at the nearby Valley Regency. The luncheon honored those who have established a planned gift for Montclair State.  [View full details]

A Legacy of Music and Changed Lives

James L. Guter ’64 ’68 MA was a teacher who changed his students’ lives forever. A devoted music educator and band director, “he got his kids to accomplish things they didn’t think possible,” recalls his wife Janis. [View full details]


Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Inductees

The Montclair State Department of Athletics added four new members to its Hall of Fame as four-time softball All-America Tara Wisz-Houser was inducted along with all-time football passing leader Ed Collins, football/baseball standout Leroy Horn, and longtime Head Athletic Trainer John Davis. [View full details]

Merz Interception Return Against Brockport Chosen D3Football.com Clip of the Week

Sophomore defensive back William Merz's 100-yard interception return against College at Brockport was chosen as the D3Football.com Play of the Week. The play was chosen from submissions made across the country. [View full details and watch the clip!]

Field Hockey Headed to NCAA Final Four

The Montclair State field hockey team is headed to the Final Four! The Red Hawks punched their ticket to the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship as they downed Rochester, 2-0 at Salisbury University. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Gerard Fazzio '81

Lafayette Township School can brag about the number of bullying incidents that occur within its walls – almost none! Gerard Fazzio ’81, Assistant Principal, plays one of the most prominent roles in this culture of teamwork and self-confidence at Lafayette. [View full details]

Helane Becker '79

Helane Becker ’79 got a little bit of everything out of her time at Montclair State College. As a full-time resident of the campus, she was involved with everything from judging a male beauty pageant to playing catcher in the annual Student Government/Montclarion staff softball game. [View full details]

Upcoming Events

Special Event: November 19
Meet Eric LeGrand

November 14-18

November 15
Miss Representation

November 16
Career in Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Workshop

November 26
Anatomia de Espana Hoy

November 27
Sustainability Seminar Series

November 27
Soldados de Salamina: De Novela a Pelicula

November 27
Executive Speaker Series: Bobbi Brown, Founder Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

November 29
The Speed of Light: Writing, Loss, and the Vietnam War

November 29
La Escritura y El Proceso Creador

December 5
Lecture: Youth Development and Child Welfare

December 6
The Local is the Only Universal: William Carlos Williams in New Jersey and Philip Roth: Newark and Beyond

December 6
Wines Around the World

December 7
Humanities in the Schools Day 2012: Humanities in the "Real" World

December 12

Workshop: Practice Your Two-Minute Pitch

December 13

WMGS Monthly Chai House

Full Events Calendar
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Peak Performances
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University News Highlights

Check out the second edition of University News Highlights to stay up-to-date on happenings here at Montclair State!

Liberty Mutual Home Gallery™ App

Liberty Mutual's Home Gallery app helps you create an inventory of your personal belongings quickly and easily. In the event of a loss or theft, having a home inventory is essential - with Liberty Mutual's Home Gallery app you can take photos of your belongings, categorize your home's contents and more. [View full details]

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Career Resource Seminar Series

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Submit Your Class Note!

It’s a great time of year – with weddings, vacations, promotions, new baby Red Hawks, and lots of other news to share. Stay connected with fellow alumni by sharing your exciting news. If you're proud of it, we want to print it!

Submit your note to classnotes@mail.montclair.edu for inclusion in the Class Notes section of the Spring 2013 Montclair State University magazine.

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