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Alumni News

Wines Around the World: A Journey of Cabernet Sauvignon

Seventy alumni, students, and guests gathered on December 6 in The Conference Center in University Hall to take a journey of wines around the world. The event was sponsored by the Recent Alumni Network, which addresses the special interests of recent alums by sponsoring opportunities for networking, community service, social gatherings, cultural outings, and reunions. [View full details]

Second Annual Attorney Alumni Network Gathering

The second annual gathering was held on November 13. The evening kicked off with informal introductions and handshakes between our esteemed attorneys and law students. The network includes a wide spectrum of alumni representation from those in large firms to solo practicioners to recent graduates who are currently enrolled in law school. [View full details]

SGA Affinity Circle Leadership Scholarship

SGA alumni have come together to share an exciting new program – Montclair State’s very first Affinity Circle. An Affinity Circle is a form of philanthropy in which a group of individuals come together and combine their gifts to donate toward a common interest. [View full details]

University News

Guy Fieri on Campus Gets a Visit from its Namesake

Celebrity chef, restaurateur, author and Food Network star, Guy Fieri, swung by Montclair State University on December 5 to rub elbows with students and check on his newest restaurant, Guy Fieri on Campus. [View full details]

Student Ambassadors and Peer Leaders: The Faces of Montclair State

As one of New Jersey's largest and most rapidly growing public Universities, Montclair State has to be constantly available to potential and current students. Student Ambassadors and Peer Leaders help greatly in this regard. [View full details]

Fast Track MA in Educational Leadership Information Session

The College of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University is accepting applications for its Fast Track Option for the Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership. Students admitted to the program will take courses through a combination of online, face-to-face and hybrid models. [View full details]

Sportcasters Bruce Beck and Ian Eagle Receive the Allen B. DuMont Broadcaster of the Year Award

The new School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University honored two top sportscasters with the Allen B. Du Mont Broadcaster of the Year Award. Bruce Beck and Ian Eagle received the award at Montclair State’s Du Mont Television Center on December 5. [View full details]

Giving News

Arlene Crescenzi Allen '64: Honoring the Unforgettable

Arlene Crescenzi Allen '64 had a most unforgettable teacher at Montclair State College: Dr. Russell Krauss, brilliant professor of English literature and a classic absent-minded professor. [View full details]


Team Hill Holiday Classic - December 28-29

Montclair State University will host the Team Hill Holiday Men's Basketball Classic on December 28-29. The tournament will serve as a platform to provide 200 at-risk youth the opportunity to experience a college basketball game and visit the campus. [View full details] [View full schedule]

Montclair State Women's Basketball Holiday Tournament - December 29-30

Montclair State will host a Holiday Tournament December 29-30. The games are as follows: December 29 - Washington College vs. Montclair State at 6:00 p.m., Vassar vs. Widener at 8:00 p.m. and December 30 - Consolation Game at 1:00 p.m. and the Championship Game at 3:00 p.m. [View full details] [View full schedule]

Elliott Lightfoot Named New Head Coach for Men's & Women's Track and Field

The Montclair State Department of Athletics has announced the hiring of Elliott Lightfoot as the new head coach for the men’s and women’s track and field programs. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Daniela Gioseffi '63

Daniela Gioseffi's love of poetry has brought her numerous awards, publications and prestige – and it all began right here at Montclair State! Dorothy, as she was known during her undergraduate days at Montclair State College, experienced Emily Dickinson’s poetry in Dr. Bernard’s class. [View full details]

Gaspard Louis '93

It all started with a request from Marjorie Handbury, an RA who lived in Freeman Hall. She approached Gaspard Louis '93, then a business major and co-president of the Martial Arts Club, and asked him to give a self-defense presentation to the students on her floor. He did, and she, a dance major, asked if he’d be interested in helping her out with her senior thesis. [View full details]

Upcoming Events

Planning to head into New York this holiday season? Check out fellow Red Hawk Rob McClure as he stars in Chaplin, now through January 6! Get your discounted tickets today!

December 12
Workshop: Practice Your Two-Minute Pitch - POSTPONED

December 13

WMGS Monthly Chai House

December 13-18
Richard Alston Dance Co. - A Ceremony of Carols

December 15
Men's Basketball at Rutgers-Camden

December 16
Women's Basketball vs Drew University

December 18
Women's Basketball at Mount St. Mary College

December 18
Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color

December 19
Men's Basketball at Immaculata University

Save the Date: January 18
SGA Alumni Reunion

Full Events Calendar
Plan ahead, make a date, mark your calendar, tell a friend...view the complete listing of programs and events that are open to alumni, friends, and the entire campus community.

Peak Performances
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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

Plan ahead! Check out a full listing of upcoming seminars, webinars, and workshops!

Get connected.

MONTCLAIRconnect is your one-stop-shop to get connected with your fellow Red Hawks. Check out some of the newly updated affinity pages to see what is new with your department.

Bank of America Affinity Credit Card

As a reminder, Bank of America has announced that the Montclair State University Alumni Platinum Plus® MasterCard® credit card will no longer pay a percentage of each retail transaction back to the Montclair State University Foundation and the program ended on June 30, 2012. If you have any questions, you can contact them using the phone number on the back of your card.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-655-4141.

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 and photo to classnotes@mail.montclair.edu by December 21 for inclusion in the Class Notes section of the Spring 2013 Montclair State University magazine.

Calling all members of the Class of '63!

Start reconnecting with friends today and promote your 50th reunion festivities by joining the Class of ’63 Reunion Committee. Be part of the Class of 1963 Reunion Committee! For more information, visit our website. To get involved, contact Deb Corasio at 973-655-4207 or corasiod@mail.montclair.edu


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Office of Alumni Relations
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Montclair, NJ 07043

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