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Alumni News

School of Business Returns to New York

Following a strong turn-out at the inaugural “Dean’s Roundtable” event at Nomura Securities, the School of Business returned to New York on January 31 for the second roundtable event at the offices of Barclays. The event was hosted by Monty Cerf, Managing Director of Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, who is a member of the School’s Advisory Council. [View full details]

Theatre and Dance Department Alumni Nights

The Department of Theatre and Dance will be hosting alumni gatherings this spring. Enjoy a show and reconnect with fellow alumni of the department at a special post-performance reception. Theatre alumni will get together in March, and Dance graduates will reunite in April. [View a message from the Department]

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Now it's our turn! Volunteer for Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII - an event so big it takes both New York and New Jersey to host it, and Montclair State University is getting in on the action. We have been tapped to help welcome the world to New Jersey and New York, giving our alumni an opportunity to be part of the biggest Super Bowl extravaganza to date. [View full details]

University News

Musical Theatre Student Evan Ruggiero Featured on “American Idol”

Evan Ruggiero, a senior Musical Theatre major at Montclair State University, was recently featured in the Season 12 opening episode of the national television hit series, American Idol. For his audition, Ruggiero sang for the judges while accompanying himself on the guitar. [View full details]

Montclair State Hosts NJ’s First Ever Journalist-Tech Hackathon

Montclair State University hosted “Hack Jersey,” New Jersey’s first ever journalist-tech hackathon. The sold-out event allowed groups of journalists and software coders to team together to create original projects. [View full details]

Professors Named in “Education Week” National Rankings

Education Week, a leading national education publication, recently released the 2013 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Presence rankings and Montclair State University College of Education and Human Services professors Katrina Bulkley and Zoë Burkholder have been named to the list. [View full details]

The Future of Sports Marketing: Successful Strategies in Today’s Rapidly Changing Sports Business Landscape

The School of Business will host a Sports Marketing Panel on Monday, March 4. Moderated by Dave Kaplan, Director of the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, the event will feature four panelists in the industry: Scott Brunner, Dan Lynch, Fred Mangione, and Michael Williams. View full details]

Giving News

Montclair State Sweethearts

All kinds of relationships are built in college. Professional relationships, friendships, and mentorships can all result from time well spent at Montclair State University. For some students, another type of relationship develops amid the bustle of collegiate life: romance. [View full details]


No. 5 Women's Basketball Beats Kean, 71-42; Unbeaten Red Hawks Now 24-0

The newly-ranked No. 5 Montclair State University women’s basketball team continued its winning ways with a 71-42 victory over Kean University on Monday, February 11. The team will make its run for an undefeated regular season tonight vs. TCNJ at 6:00 p.m. Can't make tonight's game? Listen live!
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Indoor Track and Field Teams Post Season-Best Marks at Collegiate Invitational

The Montclair State men’s and women’s indoor track registered several season-best performances as a select group of Red Hawks competed at the Collegiate Invitational held at the New Balance Track and Field Center. The Red Hawks relay squads on both side ran season-best times in the 4x400 and 4x200 events. [View full details]

Softball Ranked Second In NFCA Preseason Top 25 Poll

The Montclair State softball team was ranked second as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its 2013 Preseason Poll. The Red Hawks were ranked behind defending NCAA Division III national champion Pacific Lutheran, which garnered all eight first-place votes. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Ben Clawson '07

Ben Clawson 07’s top advice for current Theatre students is, “when you graduate, consider why you wanted to do this. Find a way to do it under your own power. Don’t just get any job, consider how to make your dreams happen on your own.” [View full details]

Piera Accumanno '92

For Piera Accumanno ’92, life circumstances are what drove her to attend Montclair State University. In the late 1980s, she was going through some changes in her personal life, and decided to take action. Working as a legal assistant with only high school experience, Accumanno decided to get a paralegal certificate in order to get a better job in the field. [View full details]

Featured Event

February 20
College of Education and Human Services Reception with Dean Francine Peterman

Upcoming Events

February 15
Women, Business, and Leadership Summit

February 15
Covering College Sports in an Age of Controversy

February 15
Melissa Ortez, Soprano Recital

February 16
Angelina Hamada, Bassoon Recital

February 16
Nicole DeMaio, Bass Clarinet Recital

February 16
Jacqueline Burkat, Flute Recital

February 17
Music of Schubert, Brahms and Debussy

February 18-22
MFA Gallery: April Johnson and John Ryan, Painting

February 19
Art Forum Lecture Series: Marc Leuthold

February 19
Montclair State University Wind Symphony and guests

February 20
Men's Lacrosse vs. Muhlenberg College

February 20-April 26
Israel Bernbaum: Painting His Story: Art Exhibition and Lecture Series Spring 2013

February 26
Screening and Discussion of "June 17th, 1994"

February 26
American Voices: Montclair State University Vocal Accord European Tour 2012

February 28
"Talk about a dream:" Bruce Springsteen's American Vision

February 28
The Italian Artistic Legacy in Contemporary Silversmithing

February 28
Red Hawk Winter Happy Hour and Networking Event

March 6
Webinar: Turn Job Interviews into Offers

March 13
Workshop: Want That Job Offer? Tell Stories!

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.

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Save the Date for Reunion
May 24, 2013

Plans for the 50th and 50+ Reunion are underway. This year, we will celebrate the 50th reunion of the Class of 1963. Check the website for updated information and how to register. If you have any questions or comments, contact Deb Corasio at 973-655-4207.

Adjusting to Winter Behind the Wheel

Because driving in winter conditions is fraught with hazards such as icy roads, poor visibility and the threat of snowstorms, ask yourself the following questions before you get behind the wheel and put your safety at risk. [View full details]

Wear Your Red Hawk Pride!

Purchase your Montclair State Athletics Gear at the online store now through February 28.

Homecoming 2013
October 12

Believe it or not, planning is already underway for Homecoming 2013 taking place on October 12!

In order to make Homecoming 2013 a success, we need your help. Whether you attended or were unable to make it to campus, please take a few moments to complete our survey. Your feedback provides valuable information as we plan for this year's Homecoming festivities.

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