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With more than 130,000 alumni in all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide, the Montclair State alumni network is a powerful group. Be a part of this successful network of fellow Red Hawks – explore this site to learn more about your benefits, events to attend, news, updates and more. Tap into your alumni network today!

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    Al-Nesha Jones, CPA '07 '13 MBA The Business of Building CommunityAl-Nesha Jones, CPA ’07 ’13 MBA is using her expertise to build up the community, one small business at a time. She is also bringing her positive energy to Montclair as a mentor and a new member of the Montclair State University Black Alumni AdvisoryCouncil.Wednesday August 10, 2022

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    Save The Date! Homecoming 2022Join us on Saturday, October 29, for Homecoming 2022. We invite you back to campus for a day filled with fun, food and football! Start your day with a visit to the Alumni Welcome Tent in front of Cole Hall. Check in, pick up your free alumni gift and learn about the day’s activities.Tuesday August 2, 2022

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    Tom Kennedy ’08 ’10 Anything but BoringTom Kennedy ’08 ’10, “The Other Mentalist,” uses everything he learned at Montclair to engage – and amaze – audiences. In July, he brought his special brand of performance to Summer Bridge Program students at his alma mater, ensuring that their Montclair journey begins on a memorable note.Monday August 1, 2022

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    Class of 2022 Distinguished Alumni and Speaker HonoreesCongratulations to our newest class of distinguished alumni and friends for 2022. Join us as we celebrate these distinguished honorees who have been selected based on personal accomplishments, professional achievements, community service involvement and support of the mission of Montclair State University.

    Monday July 25, 2022

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IMPACT Montclair State

Check out Montclair State’s crowdfunding initiative, IMPACT Montclair State. Support a campaign, team or fund that means the most to you and your Montclair State experience. Make a gift in support of the Red Hawk Pantry, which serves the needs of students who may be struggling with issues of food insecurity and other basic needs.

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On-Demand Programs

The Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to provide many ways for you to stay connected to Montclair State and your alumni community. Check out the many digital events offered – from career webinars and virtual career fairs to online lectures and discussions to recorded talks and workshops.

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Reunion 2022

This May, members of the Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972 will have the opportunity to reconnect with former classmates and fellow alumni at their 50th Reunion. In celebration of this milestone anniversary, the classes are invited to campus for an in-person gathering and tour of campus. Reunion celebrants will also be invited to lead the procession during the University’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony.

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The Montclair State alumni network is a powerful group of more than 130,000 fellow Red Hawks in virtually every profession, across all 50 states, and in more than 75 countries worldwide.

MONTCLAIRconnect is the online community exclusive to Montclair State alumni. Tap into your alumni network! Visit the newly designed alumni portal, with a great new look and feel and expanded functionality. Join a group, look for resources, create your @alumni email account, start a discussion, and much more.

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Assistant Provost Daniel Jean ’00 MA

Daniel “Danny” Jean ’00 is passionate about making first-generation students’ dreams come true. Jean became Assistant Provost for Special Programs, EOF and Academic Success in July 2020. In the newly created role, Jean oversees the Future College Graduate Academy, which provides a unified enrollment and graduation strategy for highly motivated, low-income, first-generation cohorts. A signature program, it is a grant-funded partnership with the Newark Board of Education to enroll 300 of the city’s high school juniors and seniors in Montclair State University courses to improve college preparedness and empower the whole family to foster a college-going culture.

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