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Join us this weekend at Homecoming 2013!

Homecoming is right around the corner! Plan to join your fellow alumni and spend the day on campus! Cheer the Red Hawks on to victory as they take on SUNY Cortland at 2:00 p.m! To register, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-655-4141. [View full details]

Third Annual Attorney Alumni Network Gathering - November 12

The Third Annual Attorney Alumni Network Gathering will be held on November 12, 2013. All attorney alumni and alumni currently attending law school are welcome to attend. By sharing your expertise through mentoring, speaking in class, or on a panel, you ensure the continued success of the next generation of Montclair State University’s graduates. [View full details]

Special Alumni Invitation: Graduate School Open House - October 20

You can transform your life by earning a graduate degree from Montclair State University! Join The Graduate School for our Open House program taking place on Sunday, October 20, 2013, from noon to 3 p.m. Alumni are invited to join us for breakfast before Open House at 11:00 a.m. [View full details]

Alumni and Friends Celebrate Dr. Irene Douma

On Thursday, October 3rd, more than 100 alumni, faculty, friends and family gathered in the University Hall Conference Center to pay tribute to Dr. Irene Douma upon her retirement from the School of Business Accounting program after a 40-year career. [View full details]

University News

Breaking New Ground

Montclair State University President Susan A. Cole presided over a groundbreaking ceremony on September 25, for the University’s two newest buildings, the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences and the new School of Business building. [View full details]

Author Luis Alberto Urrea Visits Montclair State

Luis Alberto Urrea, the award-winning author of The Devil’s Highway and The Hummingbird’s Daughter discussed his life and works in two special appearances at the Montclair State University Conference Center on September 19. [View full details]

Red Hawk Day 2013

Montclair State University’s Class of 2017 came out in force on September 3 to meet each other, get to know the University better and just have fun at Red Hawk Day 2013. Red Hawk Day signals the start of the academic year and gives new students a chance to get together for some fun before classes begin. [View full details]

Giving News

Red Hawk Callers Reach Out for Montclair State

Don’t be surprised if you get a phone call soon from a Red Hawk Caller! These hard-working students make more than 200,000 calls per year to alumni, parents and friends, seeking vitally-needed support for Montclair State’s programs and services. [View full details]

Athletics News

Inaugural Red Hawk Open a Huge Success

Nearly 140 golfers and supporters turned out on Monday, September 16, for the Inaugural Red Hawk Open. The event, which took place at the Rock Spring Club in West Orange, NJ, benefited Montclair State University Athletic teams and programs. [View full details]

1947-48 Undefeated Football Team Reunion

On September 13, 2013, the 1947-8 Montclair State football team reunited on campus. They were the first undefeated team in Montclair State history. The group gathered together in the Peter Altieri Hall of Fame Room in the Panzer Athletic Center 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 21. The event was held in support of Mike Heaney, who sustained serious injuries from a bicycle accident in April 2012. [View full details]

Alumni Spotlight

Arzu '07 & Gonca '08 Esendemir: All in the Flatbread Family

As any restaurant owner knows, you don’t just work at your establishment. You live there. You sacrifice sleep, time, money and energy to build and maintain a successful business. It’s all worth it when the restaurant is up and running, bringing its owner’s vision to life. The Esendemir sisters, Fusun, Gonca and Arzu, live the restaurant life. Gonca and Arzu both attended Montclair State University; an experience they say was instrumental to their entrepreneurial careers. [View full details]

Steve Lehrhoff '96: Olive That and More!

Steve Lehrhoff ‘96 credits Montclair State with bringing a lot of great things into his life. “Montclair State gave me a whole network and opened doors for me,” he said.  To name just a few of those things, Steve worked with life-changing mentors, developed professional experience through internships, and participated in the Disney College Program, where he met his wife. [View full details]

Featured Event

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

Upcoming Events

October 11
Live Literature: Carrie Lee O’Dell, Drama; Ethan Hon, Poetry

October 12
Homecoming 2013

October 14
Forum: Education for Democracy in South Africa

October 15
Forum on International Issues: Slovakia's Struggle for Integration into the European Union

October 15
Gubernatorial Debate

October 16
Working with LGBTQ Adolescents: Specific Challenges and Opportunities for Youth-Serving Professionals

October 17-20
Peak Performances: Motherland

October 17
Recital, Pianist: Vadim Monastyrski

October 18-26
Peak Performances: Take Flight

October 20
Graduate School Open House

October 20
Van Vleck Concert Series

October 24
Hurt, The Shadow: The Josephine Hopper Poems

October 28
Created Equal Series: The Abolitionists

November 1-3
Tragedy of a Friendship

November 7
The Local is the Only Universal: William Carlos Williams in New Jersey and Philip Roth: Newark and Beyond

November 8
2013 Annual Statewide Conference on Diversity Issues in Higher Education

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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.

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Sign on to MONTCLAIRconnect

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MONTCLAIRconnect is the online community exclusively for Montclair State alumni.

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!

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Field Hockey Reunion

Calling all field hockey alumnae! Join us on Saturday, October 19 to celebrate with the 2003 team. For more information contact Beth Gottung.

Alma Mater Contest

A contest open to all current Montclair State alumni! Write a poem celebrating Montclair State. Must be written in rhyming verse and be a maximum of 24 lines in length. The poem must include the words Montclair State! Winner will receive a $500 prize! Email submissions to alma-mater@mail.montclair.edu by November 15 and look for more details in November!

NJEA Conference

Planning to attend the NJEA conference in Atlantic City on November 7-8? Be sure to stop by the Montclair State Alumni Relations table to check in and pick up your alumni gift! For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-655-4141.

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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