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What’s New this Fall

New People, New Names, New Locations!

Posted in: Announcements, Dean of Students News, Featured News, Red Hawk News, Uncategorized

Students walking toward Cole Hall.

The fall semester is just around the corner. For our newest Red Hawks everything brings “first time” excitement! Even for those of us returning we too might be experiencing that thrill of newness. But here are a few highlights of what is new at Montclair State this fall:

President Jonathan Koppell

Montclair State welcomed her ninth president, Dr. Jonathan Koppell. President Koppell comes to us from Arizona State University. He has been meeting with members of the campus community and looking forward to greeting students at the start of the semester. If you see President Koppell on campus, don’t forget to ask him for a selfie! View His Video Message to the Campus Community.

Cole Hall – Formally College Hall

As you might remember, our campus iconic building, College Hall, recently underwent a huge renovation. Well, it also got a new name. Dedicated in honor of our eight president, College Hall is now Susan A. Cole Hall. Dr. Cole recently retired as 23 years of service to Montclair State. Come visit Cole Hall where you’ll find Red Hawk Central, the administrative offices for University College, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), Disability Resource Center (DRC), the Dean of Students and more! Also enjoy the lounge areas and PaneraRead More.

Dean Danianne Mizzy

Visit Sprague Library and welcome our new Dean of Library Services, Danianne Mizzy. Dean Mizzy comes to Montclair State with over two decades of innovative experience in library services. Drawn to Montclair State’s commitment to social justice, Dean Mizzy said “This is a generative time for academic libraries to redefine how we support student success, research and service, and how we make scholarship more inclusive, accessible and affordable.” View News Center Announcement.

Pantry Moves to Blanton

The Red Hawk Pantry has a new home in Blanton Hall, Room 1200. Eligible Montclair State students can now ‘shop’ in the Pantry, following COVID safety protocols. View Details. And learn about the Hunger-Free Campus $100,000 grant Montclair State was recently awarded.

Quick Resources

Here are some links to resources to help you at the start of the new academic year:

  • What’s Open: Great database of venues and support services open right now.
  • Engage: Get involved! Join a club. Go to events hosted by student organizations, the Center for Student Involvement, Campus Recreation, academic departments and more.
  • Where Is…?: List of locations within buildings. Along with the Campus Map!
  • Stay Connected: Contact information for academic and administrative offices.