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TCNJ News Releases Archive 2017-2015

Surya Ramesh captures “Dreams of Jordan”

Like many college students, Surya Ramesh spends time each day snapping pictures and curating her Instagram account—but her photos are unlike those taken on a typical college campus. Ramesh ’19 is using the platform to document her experiences studying abroad this semester in Amman, Jordan—a trip made possible in part by TCNJ’s Mary Roebling International Travel…

Weekend NJAC wins for field hockey, women’s soccer

A triumphant weekend for Lions athletics began on Friday, Nov. 3 when TCNJ women’s soccer captured the NJAC title in their 1-0 win over Montclair State University, ending their season undefeated at 18-0 and securing their bid in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. The celebration continued into Saturday, Nov. 4 when, for the fourth straight season, TCNJ field hockey captured…

Lions again showed their pride during TCNJ’s third annual Day of Giving

Lions pride was on display on November 2, 2017 as 1,455 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together to raise $288,562 in just 24 hours as part of the college’s third annual Day of Giving. This year’s effort was part of the 18.19.20 fundraising initiative honoring President Gitenstein. This year’s totals top the 1,046…

ABC journalist asks TCNJ: “What would you do?”

John Quiñones, host of ABC’s “What Would You Do?” spoke to a packed house in Brower 100 on Tuesday, October 31, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. During his talk, he recounted the obstacles he faced in pursuing his dream career and asked the campus crowd to consider question, “When you witness an injustice, do…

TCNJ announces creation of new center for health and wellness

The College of New Jersey announced today the creation of a new center for health and wellness. The center will continue the counseling work that had previously been housed in the TCNJ Clinic, in addition to providing increased educational and health and wellness resources for the campus and community. “The creation of this center expands…

A gift for the pride

If you attended homecoming last weekend, perhaps you caught a glimpse of him or even rubbed his nose. He’s three feet high and 3,000 pounds, with a perfectly bronzed complexion. We are of course talking about the William M. McLagan (Trenton State College, Class of 1987) Lion, the newest campus adornment, which was officially unveiled…

Rafiatu Nawuridam studies in Jordan, thanks to Boren Scholarship

TCNJ junior Rafiatu Nawuridam is spending the 2017–18 academic year in Jordan, thanks to a $20,000 Boren Scholarship. Nawuridam, an international studies major with a specialization in Middle East studies and a minor in Arabic, is studying Arabic—both Modern Standard Arabic and Ammiya, the Levantine Arabic dialect spoken among Jordanians, Syrians, Palestinians and Lebanese—at the…

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