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Alumni News

Category: Alumni News and Events

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Tees to Success

Annual Red Hawk Open raises more than $110,000 for student athletes and programs

Domonique Walker ’09 is Encouraging Children to Raise their Voices

After finding her voice in the 11th grade, Newark Public Schools Choir Director Domonique Walker ’09 had to catch up with peers whose vocal training began in childhood. But when she discovered her love for education, she knew she was in the right place at exactly the right time.

From Lost Student to Alumni Leader

Lost in a large university, John Skowronski ’91 rediscovered his academic purpose at Bloomfield College. Here, he not only found his way but also discovered his passion.

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Homecoming is Just Around the Corner!

The countdown is on! Join us on Saturday, September 30, for Homecoming 2023. Come home to campus for a day filled with fun, food and football! Don’t miss the Alumni Barbecue, student performances, the Street Fair and much more! Online registration closes Wednesday, September 27, so get your tickets today!

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.

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John Delucca ’66

Trustee emeritus and Bloomfield College Alumni Association president emeritus, John Delucca ’66, looks back on productive career as an executive vice president at a Fortune 500 company and how he cultivated leadership skills during his time at Bloomfield.

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.