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Alumni News

Homecoming 2012 - Spend the day!

Homecoming is just three days away! Come back to campus and cheer the Red Hawks to victory at 3:00 p.m. Stop by the alumni welcome tent to check-in and receive your free gift. Stop by the Center for Career Services Open House, the alumni tailgate, and more! [View full details]

Executive Speaker Series: Ellyn McColgan '75, Bd. of Directors: NASDAQ OMX

Ellyn McColgan '75 has spent more than 25 years as a senior executive in the financial services industry. She is widely recognized as a transformational leader known for her ability to motivate large organizations to deliver outstanding results. Ellyn will share her insights about building a career in the financial services industry, her sometimes hard-learned lessons about becoming an effective leader, and the role of leadership in today’s turbulent economy and tomorrow’s uncertain future. [View full details]

Calling all Attorneys and Law Students - Join an exclusive network!

The Department of Political Science and Law invites you to join us for the second annual gathering of the Montclair State University Attorney Alumni Network. The reception will take place on Tuesday, November 13. [View full details]

University News

Building Our Future: YES on 1

The Building Our Future Bond Act moves to keep the best students, innovators and entrepreneurs right here in New Jersey. That's because New Jersey is one of only five states, including Alabama and Montana, that spent no money in the last five years on capital improvements for higher education. [View full details]

Federal Reserve Official Discusses Slow Economic Recovery

William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shared his insights on the economy and New Jersey's slow recovery at a special speaking engagement at Montclair State University on September 18. [View full details]

George Segal Gallery Presents Art and Design Faculty Exhibition

Featuring works by Montclair State University- Department of Art and Design faculty including paintings, sculpture, works on paper, jewelry, printmaking, ceramics, fashion design, industrial design, graphic design, illustration, photography and art history book presentations. [View full details]

Giving News

Education is About Opening Doors

"To me, education is about opening doors and windows that you didn’t even know existed,” says Ann Wilson Hartmann ’62. “I received a top-quality liberal arts education at Montclair State. I’ve been grateful for it ever since.” [View full details]


Volleyball 1997 and 2007 Teams Conference Championship Anniversary Celebration

Members of the Montclair State Volleyball NJAC Championships Teams from 1997 and 2007 were honored prior to the Red Hawks victory over William Paterson. [VIew full details]

1947 Football Team Reunion Celebration

The first undefeated team in Montclair State history reunited on September 20 as several members of the 1947 football team gathered at Pals Cabin in West Orange. The group gathered together and renewed acquaintances. [View full details]

Swimming and Diving Teams Take Part in 1500 Meters For Mike Ocean Race in Belmar

The Montclair State swimming and diving team recently took part in 1500 Meters for Mike, a one-mile open water swim in Belmar, NJ on September 22nd. The event was held in support of Mike Heaney '09, who sustained serious injuries from a bicycle accident this past spring. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Chris Ruli '10

Back in the fall of 2007, when I was a sophomore undergraduate student at the School of Business, I stumbled upon an interesting article in a major publication regarding business students choosing to go into the Peace Corps after graduation. [View full details]

Sandi Makofsky '78

Sandi Makofsky ’78 has achieved one of the most universal goals of students: making a living doing what she loves. Makofsky came to Montclair State University, where she majored in Speech and Theater, at the beginning of her junior year. She found the program to be challenging and focused. [View full details]

Upcoming Events

Featured Event - October 21
Graduate School Open House

October 11
WMGS Monthly Chai House

October 12
Teaching Italian: A Symposium for Instructional Materials

October 12
2nd Annual Creative Research Center Symposium, The Scientific Imagination: Where Do Ideas Come From?

October 12
Kaleidoscope - Cali School of Music

October 13
Homecoming 2012

October 16
Sokol Science Lecture Series

October 17
An Evening with Tracy K. Smith

October 18
Executive Speaker Series: Leo Grohowski, Chief Investment Officer, BNY Mellon

October 19
Passaic River Symposium V

October 19
Classics Day 2012

October 20
ARTEK - I'll Never See the Stars Again

October 21
Shanghai Quartet featuring Jan Vogler

October 23
Executive Speaker Series: Ellyn McColgan '75, Bd. of Directors: NASDAQ OMX

October 24
Lecture: “Trauma-Informed Care”

October 24
Marie Frazee Baldassarre Lecture: Lady Gregory’s Secret Love Poems

Save the Date - November 9
Professional Development Conference

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Montclair Magazine - Fall 2012

The latest issue of the Montclair State University magazine is now online. We focus on innovation in this issue, including the following highlights:

• Out of the Shadows – using research to fight sex trafficking online
• In the Zone – using mathematics to promote weight loss
• A New Approach to News – taking a look at the Center for Cooperative Media
• Your Degree Your Way – new online graduate degree programs help students achieve life balance

Plus class notes, alumni news, athletic highlights and much more.

We want to hear from you! [Submit your letter to the editor]

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Join the official LinkedIn page for Montclair State University Alumni! Connect and network with other alumni and learn about upcoming career seminars, networking events, and alumni gatherings.

Calling all members of the Class of '63!

Start reconnecting with friends today and promote your 50th reunion festivities by joining the Class of ’63 Reunion Committee. Be part of the Class of 1963 Reunion Committee! For more information, visit our website. To get involved, contact Deb Corasio at 973-655-4207 or corasiod@mail.montclair.edu

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