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Summer Fun Day at the Jersey Shore - July 27

Montclair State University is heading to the Jersey Shore! Join us at Bar A for an all-you-can-eat BBQ, live entertainment, contests, games, drink specials all day, and all the fun you can handle! Take advantage of a beautiful summer day by sharing it with fellow Montclair State alumni! It's the perfect time to re-connect with former classmates and make new friends. [View full details]

Join the Admissions Recruitment Team! - August 3

Montclair State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions is actively recruiting future generations of students and can use your help. Current volunteers and interested alumni can join us on Saturday, August 3, 2013, for an informational and training event on campus. [View full details]

Register today! Inaugural Red Hawk Open - September 16

Join us on the golf course for a day of fun while supporting Montclair State Athletics. Your support of our athletics programs enables our teams to compete successfully at the conference, regional and national levels, assists with team travel, athletic facility improvements and other projects that are critical to keeping our athletic programs strong and vibrant. [View full details]

Montclair State Named Among NerdScholar’s Favorite Alumni Networks

Montclair State was named by NerdScholar as one of their Favorite Alumni Networks in the category of fun alumni perks! NerdScholar uses quantitative analysis and thorough research to find the best scholarships, financial literacy advice, and tools for student consumers. [View full details] [Access your perks!]

University News

Montclair State’s NJ ACE Coordinating Center to Oversee $4.5 Million in Grants for Autism Research

Gerard Costa, director of the University’s Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University, announced, “The range of funded projects include a search for biomedical and genetic markers of autism; efficacy of interventions; examination of prenatal and perinatal risk factors; promotion of early identification in underserved families; and crafting ways of creating a safer and more adaptive society”. [View full details]

Montclair State Offering Tools and Opportunities to Succeed in Law School

Montclair State University has been described by Forbes magazine as “New Jersey’s best public university” due to its top notch academic programs such as the Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence. The Jurisprudence major provides students aspiring to go to law school and other graduate study a solid academic foundation. [View full details]

Wipro Science Education Fellowship Program Launches at Montclair State

Wipro, a leading global IT company, recently awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant to a team of five Montclair State University faculty members to implement the Wipro Science Education Fellowship (SEF) leadership training program for K-12 science teachers. [View full details]

Giving News

Strength in Numbers: SGA Veterans Establish Alumni Leadership Scholarship

Student Government Association (SGA) alumni have come together to create an exciting new philanthropy program — Montclair State’s very first Affinity Circle, in which a group of individuals come together and combine their gifts to donate toward a common interest. [View full details]


Former Red Hawk Track Athletes Help Team to USA Track and Field Club Championship

Three former Montclair State men’s track and field athletes played a key role in helping the Garden State Track Club team to the USA Track and Field Club Championship this past weekend at Randall’s Island’s Ichan Stadium. [View full details]

Red Hawk Women's Soccer Squad Gets Up-Close Look at U.S. National Team

The Montclair State women’s soccer team got an up-close look at the top-ranked women’s team in the world as the Red Hawks were spectators for the United States Women’s National Team practice at Dioguardi Field. [View full details]

Red Hawks Announce Annual Awards for 2012-13 Year

Junior track national champion Heather Gearity and junior men’s soccer midfielder Dan Mendoza, who helped Montclair State reach the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament, were named Male and Female Outstanding Athletes of the Year, respectively as the Red Hawk Athletic Department handed out their awards for the 2012-13 academic year. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Larry Bartkus '73

“The thing I remember most about Montclair State was the great mentoring and genuine concern for the students by the faculty,” Larry “Tree” Bartkus ’73 said after a recent visit to campus with his wife, Bonnie and their granddaughter, Taylor. He lives in Southern California and hadn’t been back to campus since he graduated. [View full details]

Pooja Patel '12

“My experience at Montclair was one that I will cherish forever. If someone asked me of my fondest memories, there is no way I could write about them in just a few paragraphs.” That’s because when she was a student here, Pooja Patel ’12 did it all! Freshman year, Patel secured a job in the Office of Information Technology and joined the Indian Culture Club, a Student Government organization. The following year, she was on the group’s executive board. But that was only the beginning.[View full details]

Homecoming 2013
October 12

Come back to campus for Homecoming! There will be fun, food, and festivities for the whole family. Cheer the Red Hawks on to victory as Montclair State takes on SUNY Cortland at 2:00 p.m. No matter how far away you are, returning to Montclair State is definitely worth the trip. Start your day with a stop at the alumni welcome tent. We look forward to seeing you! [View full details]

Upcoming Events

July 15
Ira Berkow Discussion/Signing Summers at Shea

July 27
Summer Fun Day: Montclair State at the Jersey Shore

July 29-August 2
Bruce Beck-Ian Eagle Sports Broadcasting Camp

July 30
MBA Information Session Webinar

August 3
Alumni Recruitment Team Training Day

August 4
Willard Mullin's Golden Age of Baseball Drawings

August 5-9
Museum Baseball Camp

September 21-December 15
Triumph of Philippine Art

October 23
New Jersey's 31st Annual Law School Admissions Day

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Distracted Teen Driving: An Alarming Epidemic

A 2008 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicated that at any given moment during daylight hours, more than 800,000 vehicles were being driven by someone using a hand-held cell phone. During that same year, nearly 6,000 people died and a half-million others were injured in car crashes involving a distracted driver, with teens having the highest proportion of distraction-related fatal crashes. [View full details]

Sign on to MONTCLAIRconnect

The Montclair State alumni network is a powerful group of more than 100,000 fellow Red Hawks in virtually every profession, across all fifty states, and in more than 75 countries worldwide. MONTCLAIRconnect is the online community exclusively for Montclair State alumni.

Calling all law students!

Are you studying for the Bar Exam or currently attending Law School? Are you a member of the Montclair State Attorney Alumni Network? If not, add your name to the list of members now and take advantage of opportunities available only to Montclair State alumni. Join us for our annual gathering to network with attorneys and judges. Hear about their experiences, ask questions, and socialize.

Be sure to save the date for the 3rd Annual Attorney Alumni Network Gathering on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

[Join the network today!]

Calling all members of the Class of 1964!

Planning is underway for your 50th reunion! Start reconnecting with friends today and promote your 50th reunion festivities by joining the Class of ’64 Reunion Committee.For more information or to get involved, contact Deb Corasio at 973-655-4207 or corasiod@mail.montclair.edu

Join the world's largest huddle!

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of history. Together let's make Montclair State the biggest and best Super Bowl volunteer support group this event has ever seen! You'll need to create an account in order to volunteer. Be sure to select 'Montclair State Alumni' as your affiliation when you register! [Register today!]

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Office of Alumni Relations
1 Normal Avenue - CO 300
Montclair, NJ 07043

Phone: 973-655-4141
Fax: 973-655-5483
E-mail: alumni@mail.montclair.edu