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Alumni News

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Celebrating The Legacy of Sam Mills

Joanne Bowman ’82 Change master

Building relationships for better results Business of Building Community.


Finding Refuge from Horrors of War

Collective effort by University partners aids in bringing Ukrainian scholar, psychologist to Montclair


University Again Named Fulbright HSI Leader

Montclair is one of only 43 institutions in the country to earn Department of State designation


Sound and Science

Research scientist and professor Nathaniel Frissell ’07 began his Montclair journey with a passion for music and a hobbyist’s enthusiasm for ham radio. Today, Frissell’s research is deepening our understanding of the way radio waves travel through earth’s upper atmosphere.


Telling an Untold Story

Montclair professor’s research shines light on COVID-19’s long-term impact on undocumented immigrants, essential workers

Celebrating Rocky

Students, employees, friends and other university mascots surprise Rocky with a party for his birthday


Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day

Montclair unveils Land Acknowledgement and new academic programming, welcomes tribes as part of on-campus event


Golfers help drive Montclair success

As a tradition that keeps getting better, the 10th annual Red Hawk Open welcomed a sold out field of golfers as it raised more than $110,000 for Montclair State University student athletes. Held Sept.19 at Crestmont Country Club in West Orange, the outing drew 128 attendees for a day on the links that included a BBQ lunch and dinner reception, along with raffles and prizes.

Neil Barnes

Quantitative Data Engineer Neil John Barnes ’17 Brings the Human Factor to Data-Driven Investing

Neil John Barnes ’17 has always had a fascination for the workings of Wall Street. As Vice President, Business Data Analyst (Systems Trading) at Citi, Barnes delves into the fine print and – sometimes less apparent – nuances that drive systems-level investing. As he completes graduate study and settles further into his career, Barnes looks forward to returning to Montclair to get involved in alumni life at his alma mater.