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Alumni News

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Huron Benson ’00 is Building Bridges for Montclair Students

When she isn’t leading oversight and governance of BNY Mellon’s technology disaster recovery program, Huron Benson ’00 is building pathways to success for Montclair students through her involvement in the Black Alumni Advisory Council.

John Delucca

John Delucca ’66

Alumnus, Trustee Emeritus and BCAA President Emeritus

Welcome Bloomfield Alumni! – A Chat with BCAA President Maurice Lyle ’09

On July 1, Bloomfield College officially became a part of Montclair State University and was renamed Bloomfield College of Montclair State University. As traditions and histories of both institutions are joined, leadership sees opportunities for collaboration that will benefit students and alumni at both campuses. Recently, we had the chance to connect with Bloomfield College Alumni Association President Maurice Lyle ’09 to learn more.

Bloomfield Alumnus Gage Daye ’12: Around the World and Giving Back

A journey that started with a basketball scholarship took Gage Daye ’12 around the world and back. Now a successful real estate developer, entrepreneur, nonprofit founder, and author, Daye works to improve life in his hometown of Newark and to help youth reach their full potential. Currently vice president of the Bloomfield College Alumni Association, he seeks to pay it forward to the next generation.

Tezeta “Tez” Roro ’06 Lives by Her Own Design

Motivational speaker, licensed real estate broker and community leader Tezeta “Tez” Roro ’06 is a wellspring of positive energy who has used her undergraduate education as the springboard for a successful career.

Good Chemistry

For Mary Ann (Leonard) ’70 and Michael ’70 Siklosi, Montclair degrees provided a solid foundation for graduate school and successful careers at Procter & Gamble. Their time at Montclair also paved the way to a happy life together. In 2021, their family celebrated the Siklosi’s 50th wedding anniversary with a special gift to reward high achieving chemistry majors.

Ruth Moore ’52 MEd Continuing a Legacy Dedicated to Education

Celebrating Our Adult Learners

The path to completing a college degree can take many routes, and this past May, we welcomed to our alumni community the first cohort of graduates from a new, accelerated degree program offered through University College. Launched in Fall 2021, the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies is designed for adults over the age of 25 who are returning to college to complete their degree.

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Homecoming 2023: We look forward to seeing you!

Join us on Saturday, September 30, for Homecoming 2023. 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.

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Alumni Speakers Welcome the Class of 2023

Words of wisdom, our graduates’ generosity, and what comes next for Montclair’s newest alumni.