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Alumni News

Reunion 2013: Celebrating the Classes of 1963, 1958 and Earlier

Members of the class of 1963, 1958, and members of earlier classes (50+) returned to campus on Friday, May 24, for the annual reunion celebration and luncheon. Alumni traveled from as far as Germany and Hong Kong to commemorate the occasion. [View full details]

Registration is now open for the Inaugural Red Hawk Open! - September 16, 2013

Join us on the golf course as we celebrate and raise much needed funds for 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]

Distinguished Alumni Awards at Convocations

Five outstanding alumni were chosen to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at Convocation ceremonies. These alumni encourage and inspire the newest graduates to achieve their goals with skills they developed here at Montclair State University. [View full details]

Announcing a New Alumni Benefit: Pet Insurance

Alumni Relations is pleased to announce a new benefit. VPI® Pet Insurance is the nation's oldest, largest and number one veterinarian-recommended pet health insurance provider. Save hundreds of dollars in premiums over the life of your pet with the 5% Montclair State group discount. [View full details]

University News

Commencement 2013

Montclair State University held its 2013 Commencement exercises on Friday, May 24, at the Izod Center at New Jersey’s Meadowlands Sports Complex, conferring 4,320 degrees in science and mathematics, humanities and the social sciences, business, the arts and education. The Class of 2013, which is the largest in University history, includes 3,273 undergraduates and 1,047 graduate students. [View full details]

School of Communication and Media Student’s Senior Thesis Film Is Screened at Cannes Film Festival

When Montclair State University filmmaking student Jenna Leung shot Folded Hope, a 10-minute short film during the second-to-last weekend in January, she had no way of knowing that the film, which was her senior thesis, would debut in the Short Film Corner of the internationally prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival. [View full details]

Montclair State Again Named a “Green College” by Princeton Review

For the fourth year in a row, Montclair State University has been recognized as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by The Princeton Review and included in the 2013 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges. [View full details]

Dennis Bone Inducted into NJ Business Hall of Fame™

Dennis Bone, director of the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at the Montclair State University School of Business, and former president and CEO of Verizon New Jersey, was welcomed into the New Jersey Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2013 Laureates on May 2, 2013. [View full details]

Giving News

Scholarships for Business Students Pay Major Dividends

Thirty percent of Montclair State students are the first generation in their family to attend college and many come from middle class families without significant disposable income, requiring them to work while attending college. Scholarships make a huge impact in our students’ lives and help them to realize their dreams. [View full details]


Red Hawks Salute 2013 Athletic Department Graduates

The Montclair State Department of Athletics would like to congratulate its student-athletes from the Class of 2013, who participated in Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 24 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. [View full details]

Softball Ends Sensational Season with Fifth-Place Finish at NCAA Championship

The Montclair State softball team closed out one of the finest seasons in school history with a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Softball Championship after falling to Salisbury University, 3-1. The Red Hawks finished the year at 46-5 setting a school record for victories. [View full details]

Former Red Hawk Chad Faulcon Signs with Winnipeg Blue Bombers in Canadian Football League

Former Montclair State safety Chad Faulcon is getting another shot at professional football and this one will take him north of the border as the All-American signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Dorothy Gordon '33 - Alumna Celebrates 103rd Birthday

Dorothy Binder Gordon '33 celebrated her 103rd birthday on June 5, 2013. A birthday party was thrown for her by her family including her 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Her children are all teachers, which is natural as Mrs. Gordon and her husband were both in the field. She taught 6th grade in Fanwood, N.J. She stopped working when she began her family and subbed in the schools when the children were older. [View full details]

Paul Huegel '83

During a recent visit to campus, Paul Huegel ’83 was blown away by how much Montclair State has grown since he attended. “The physical growth of the campus has been extraordinary!” he said after he saw some of the newer buildings, diner, and parking decks. [View full details]

Featured Event

June 20
Strategies for Creating an Effective Estate Plan

Upcoming Events

Ongoing-July 1
Recreation Center Alumni Membership Special

June 6-22
This Show Means Right Now

June 12
MBA Information Session

June 12
Work Life Balance: Juggling Priorities

June 18
MBA Information Session

June 21
Brain Wiring and Attachment: A Breastfeeding Seminar for Dads, Moms and Grandparents

June 26
Workshop: Practice Your Two-Minute Pitch

July 10
Workshop: Enhancing Your Computer Skills: Microsoft Office 2010

July 10
MBA Information Session

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

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

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Calculating the Costs of Your First Home

Welcome to the American Dream—buying a home of your own. There’s a lot to consider—especially affordability. Before you take the plunge, consider these financial factors as you plan to make a purchase. [View full details]

Forward Thinking

We are pleased to announce that the Spring 2013 edition of Montclair State's award-winning research newsletter, Forward Thinking, is now available online.

Mural for Montclair

The College of the Arts is pleased to announce the recent installation of a 40' x 8' mural created by Art & Design students for the Township of Montclair.

The Mural is located in the alley way between the Bamboo and Charbroil restaurants on Valley Road (near Bellevue Ave.) leading to the back parking lot. [View full details]

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.

Athletics Camps and Clinics

Did you know the Athletics Department offers camps and clinics throughout the summer? [View full details]

Join the world's biggest 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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