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Career Resource Seminar Series: Watch Workshops and Webinars Online!

Did you miss the last career workshop or do you want a refresher? View recorded versions of past career seminars and webinars as well as various online narrated workshops by visiting MONTCLAIRconnect, the alumni online community. [View full details] [Watch online!]

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

Alumni of the College of Education and Human Services are cordially invited to join us for a conversation with Dean Peterman and members of our esteemed faculty on "How Parents, Schools and Universities Respond to Crises in the Community." [View full details]

Students Go Behind the Scenes in Trenton

Taught by Sal M. Anderton ’95, the first class of Montclair State University political science and justice studies majors to be enrolled in a new course, Selected Topics in Political Science, recently wrapped up their semester with a final day of studying the workings of the New Jersey legislature at the State House in Trenton. [View full details]

University News

Montclair State Helps Out with Sandy Recovery

Hurricane Sandy had a devastating impact on New Jersey and although the state and municipalities are working hard to get things back to normal, the road to recovery will be a long and challenging process. The Montclair State University community has rolled up its sleeves and joined right in. [View full details]

Forward Thinking Fall 2012 Research Newsletter is Now Available Online

In the Fall 2012 issue, we highlight University research into the eradication of infectious diseases, racial disparities in cancer prevention and how styles of questioning can influence the reports of child eyewitnesses. [View full details]

Dennis M. Bone Named Director of Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship

Montclair State University has appointed Dennis M. Bone, former president and CEO of Verizon New Jersey, as the inaugural director of its Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at the School of Business. [View full details]

Giving News

Patricia DiFlauro Piroh '88 '92 MA - The Power of Giving

Patricia DiFlauro Piroh '88 '92 MA is a fervent believer in the power of giving — for the giver as well as the recipient. “If people knew how much they get by giving, everyone would do it,” she says. [View full details]


Red Hawks Finish Fall Season 14th in Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

The Montclair State fall athletic teams enjoyed the finest season in the history of the program in 2012 and it shows as the Red Hawks finished at No. 14 in the final standings of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Montclair was one of two public institutions to finish in the Top 15 of the standings.
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No. 22/24 Women's Basketball Blows Past Widener to Win MSU Holiday Tournament, 77-34

A close contest through the first five minutes, the Pride led 8-7. But that would be the last lead Widener would hold as Junior, Nicosia Henry, who was named the Most Valuable Player, scored four straight points to put Montclair State back in front. [View full details]

Bryan Ogden Selected to Play in In Dream Bowl

Senior wide receiver Bryan Ogden was selected to play in the inaugural Dream Bowl which will take place on Monday, January 21, in Salem, VA. The game features the country's top Division III seniors against a team of senior all-stars from NAIA institutions. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Tiffany Aliche '02

Feeling tapped out after the holiday season? Tiffany “the Budgetnista” Aliche ’02 can help get you back on the right path with your money. Aliche, successful author and entrepreneur, gives workshops to others who want to take control of their financial lives. [View full details]

Dr. William Eickhorst '69, '70 MA

When Dr. William Eickhorst ’69 ’70 MA first finished high school, he didn’t see himself as the academic-type. He knew he loved art and opted to attend Parsons School of Design, where he completed a professional certification in Advertising Graphics in 1962. It wasn’t until years later, when he’d gotten an Early Out from the military to attend college, that William considered academic study. [View full details]


A memorial service for James McGilvray ’41 will be held on Saturday, January 19, at 11:00 a.m. McGilvray was a former Member of the Montclair State University Foundation Board, former President of the Alumni Association, Member of the Athletic Hall of Fame, and Charter Member of the Carpe Diem Society.[View full details]

Upcoming Events

January 10
Hot Stove and Hot Dogs

January 13-February 9
Art Connections 9

January 16
Master of Public Health Program Information Session

January 16
Career Workshop: Writing Powerful Emails & Cover Letters for your Job Search

January 18
SGA Alumni Reunion

January 19
Spring 2013 Graduate Development Conference

January 24
DC Happy Hour and Networking Event

January 26
Fast Track MA in Educational Leadership Information Session

January 26
Amy Wilcox, conducting (Graduate Recital)

January 26-February 3
Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter

January 27
Mia Pafumi, soprano (Senior Recital)

January 28-February 1
MFA Gallery: Untitled by Jason Roth, Stephen Douglass, and Brian Haverlock

January 29
Art Forum Lecture Series: Cyrilla Mozenter, Multimedia artist

February 2
Grad/Law School Admissions Seminar

February 6
Career Workshop: LinkedIn 101

February 9
Lionheart Vocal Ensemble with ACME - Wayfaring Stranger

February 9
Girls In Sports Day

February 10
Graduate School Open House

February 12
Lydia Goehr Lecture

February 12
The Role of Theater in Contemporary Italy: A Conversation with Director Romeo Castelucci

February 13
Career Webinar: LinkedIn Intensive: Jump-Start Your Career

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5 Tips to Prevent Home Heating Fires

When it’s time to turn up the heat in your home this winter to battle the icy cold, follow these simple tips to prevent the chance of fire. [View full details]

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News Highlights

Take a look at the latest issue of the University News Highlights.

School of Business Recent Alumni

The School of Business has developed a recent graduate survey to help measure career progress of graduates, the effectiveness of programs and curriculum, and the interests of alumni. This survey will also serve to support our efforts to grow and enhance the School of Business alumni network and communicate valuable information about events and programs.

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