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Alumni News

Red Hawk Day of Thanks - Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day

On February 27, Montclair State University joined nearly 100 educational institutions worldwide to participate in Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day. Over 500 students stopped by to sign thank you cards and posters and to learn about the many ways that alumni contributions enrich the student experience at Montclair State. [View full details]

Alumni Networks Offer Ways to Connect

Whether you graduated last year, or are getting ready to celebrate your 50th reunion, your connection to Montclair State lasts a lifetime. There are many ways for alumni to embrace their role as members of Montclair State’s alumni network of nearly 110,000 Red Hawks. [View full details]

Educational Opportunity Fund Alumni Network

The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) provides access for motivated state residents from underrepresented populations and geographic areas that meet the income criteria and exhibit the potential for high achievement. Alumni of the EOF program have many ways to stay connected. From attending events to becoming a mentor, alumni play a vital role in the success of current students. [View full details]

Montclair State in Your Neighborhood: Florida - March 29

Join Montclair State University alumni in your neighborhood for a reception at The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. Learn about university updates and news, gather with fellow graduates and be guided on a tour of the museum. [View full details]

University News

$500,000 Raised for Scholarships at Montclair State University Foundation Annual Scholarship Dinner

On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the Montclair State University Foundation hosted its 2014 Annual Scholarship Dinner, at which Ralph LaRossa, the president and COO of PSE&G, was honored for his many civic contributions to Montclair State and public higher education in New Jersey. [View full details]

Center for Writing Excellence Receives Prestigious Award

Montclair State University’s Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) has received a 2013-14 CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). [View full details]

Tribute to Dr. Robert McCormick - April 4

The Montclair State University Tribute Committee for Dr. Robert DeNigris McCormick invites you to attend a celebration of his life and achievements. Dr. McCormick was a brilliant, supportive, progressive, passionate, funny and generous friend and colleague who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, January 3, 2014. The loss to his beautiful family, friends, university community and New Jersey’s children is immeasurable. [View full details]

Announcing a new program for CSAM: Continuing Education for Environmental Professionals (CEEP)

Continuing Education for Environmental Professionals (CEEP) is a new initiative of the College of Science and Mathematics (CSAM). Designed to meet the demand for environmental continuing education courses in northern New Jersey, CSAM will be offering Continuing Education credit-bearing courses for LSRPs, environmental attorneys as well as an array of programs designed for the larger environmental community. [View full details]

Giving News

Honoring Two Professors Who Transform Lives

Steven Resnick, Esq. ’93 came to Montclair State as a mature student and found an institution that would change his life forever. “The affordable tuition allowed me to attend college, and the faculty there was accessible, cared, and served as the mentors that I needed, with Dr. David Benfield and Dr. Marilyn Tayler leading the way,” he says. [View full details]

Athletics News

Women's Basketball Downs Cabrini; Advance to Sweet 16

Junior forward Melissa Tobie scored 18 of her 30 points in the second half and overtime as No. 8 Montclair State erased a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes topping Cabrini College, 78-73 in the second round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship at the Panzer Athletic Center. [View full details]

1989 Men's Lacrosse Team Gathering to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Undefeated Year

Members of the 1989 Lacrosse Team are invited back to campus on Saturday, March 29, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their Undefeated Season to celebrate this momentous occasion. [View full details]

NJAC Football to Expand to 10 Teams

Beginning with the 2015-16 season, the Montclair State University football team will have some new competition. The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) announced that Christopher Newport University, Frostburg State University, Salisbury University and Wesley College will become associate football members of the NJAC. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Angela Petillo '71

Angela Petillo ’71, an English major, is a television business affairs attorney at William Morris Endeavor, a large-scale talent agency that represents musicians, authors, athletes, actors and professional speakers. As a television industry attorney, Petillo represents her clients’ legal interests during the development and contract processes for new and existing television shows. [View full details]

Elliot Solop '09

Despite not studying prelaw, history or criminal justice as an undergraduate, which are the usual undergraduate studies of a law student, Elliot Solop '09 believes that his experience studying finance at Montclair State has been a true asset in his practice as a family law attorney. [View full details]

Featured Events

March 27
Terhune Journalism Lecture with the New Yorker's Ken Auletta

April 8
Food Politics: From
Personal Responsibility to
Social Responsibility

Save the Date!

May 7
Second Annual Accounting Reception

Upcoming Events

March 13
Weight and Exercise: Separating Reality from Beliefs

March 15-23
Peak Performances: Atomos

March 17
Answering the 10 Big Questions About the "100 Best Corporate Citizens List"

March 19
Katie Carey & Claire Tsiporukha, Junior Sopranos Recital

March 19
Humor and Morality

March 19
Graduate Information Session: Spotlight on the MBA

March 23
Alumni Recruitment Team: Presidential Leadership Program Interview Day

March 23
Van Vleck Concert Series

March 27
Film Alumni Gathering with the Montclair Film Festival

March 29
Montclair State in Your Neighborhood - Florida

March 29
1989 Men's Lacrosse Team Gathering

March 30
Alumni Recruitment Team: Accepted Student Day

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Homecoming 2014

In order to make Homecoming 2014 a success, we need your help. Whether you attended or were unable to make it to campus for Homecoming 2013, please take a few moments to complete our survey. Your feedback provides valuable information as we plan for next year's Homecoming festivities.

Be sure to save the date for Homecoming 2014 on October 18!

Liberty Mutual FuelIQ App

A message from Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual is proud to partner with the Montclair State University Foundation to provide you with relevant auto and home safety tips for the way you live today.

Our mobile app helps you determine how fuel efficient your driving habits are.

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Montclair State University School of Communication and Media to Offer BA in Journalism

Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media will be adding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism to its curriculum beginning in September 2014.

The Journalism major, which has been approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Education, combines a strong liberal arts education with a specialized curriculum that provides training in writing, reporting, research and interviewing techniques.

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Join the Alumni Recruitment Team!

Alumni Recruitment Team members assist in the goal of recruiting the best and most talented students to Montclair State University. Sharing your personal experiences at Montclair State may inspire a prospective student to join the next generation of Red Hawks!

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