The Stockton Times - 2014

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Issue Number Twelve - 12/18/2014 - Stockton to Convert Casino into Island Campus; William T. Daly Gives Commencement Address on Dec. 14; Arleen Gonzalez Speaks at Hispanic Heritage Month Event; Stockton DPT Program Receives Expansion Approval from CAPTE; Stockton Police, Kappa Sigma, Circle K Donate Over 250 Toys; GENS Welcomes Amanda Murphy as Director of Murphy Writing; Stockton Represented at NJEdge Conference, Feeney Awarded; College Welcomes New Staff Members in Various Departments

Issue Number Eleven - 12/11/2014 - Dr. Rosner Awarded NEH Grant to Create Game, Stockton Wins PRSA Pepperpot, CASE Awards for Yield Campaign, Stockton, Bob Ross Honored by Special Olympics New Jersey, 2020 Initiatives: Model UN International Travel Team Honored, Dr. Vaughn’s Class Raises Money for Music Academy in Africa, Exterior Stair Renovation Construction to Begin Monday, Dec. 15, Janice L. Bond Appointed to Board of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Tara Williams of Graduate Admissions Welcomes Baby Daughter, Facilities and Construction Welcomes New Staff Members

Issue Number Ten - 12/4/2014 - Hughes Center Receives $10,000 from Verizon, Hayes Named Chief Officer for Institutional Diversity and Equity, Dr. Jessica Fleck, Richard Trama, Recognized at Annual Dinner, 2020 Initiatives: International Writer-in-Residence, Dr. Janice Joseph Invited By UN to Participate in Expert Group, Board of Trustees Website, Redesigned, Board Books Now Online, Exterior Stair Renovation Construction to Begin Monday, Dec. 15, Various Departments Participate in SCCE Fall Food Drives, Richard Mulvihill of Criminal Justice Welcomes First Grandchild

Issue Number Nine - 11/20/2014 - 2020 Initiatives: Dance Company Residency, Stockton, Bay-Atlantic Symphony Offer Program for AC Schools, Head Volleyball Coach Allison Walker’s Team Wins NJAC Title, Dr. Norma Boakes Presents Origami Research in Japan, S. Africa, Faculty Present at 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, Dr. David Carr Named Director of Research & Policy Analysis, Dr. GT Lenard Continues Role as Freshman Seminar Coordinator

Issue Number Eight - 11/13/2014 - Stockton Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Showboat Atlantic City from Caesars, Stockton Celebrates Veterans Day; Named ‘Best for Vets’, Seaview Celebrates 100th Year with Time Capsule Dedication, Dr. Deb Figart Organizes Teach-In about Atlantic City, Council of Black Faculty and Staff Honors Bethel, Dr. Nelson, New Interim Manager of Transportation Planning Appointed, Dr. Marissa Levy, Alex Marino Victorious on Election Day

Issue Number Seven - 11/6/2014 - University Status Update: Consultant Visit, SRI&ETTC Announces Milestones in 2013-2014 Annual Report, Coach Val Julien’s Ospreys Receive All-Academic Team Honor, Tyners Ranked ‘Coolest Black Family in America’ in Ebony, Alisa Hogan Inducted into Alma Mater’s Radio Hall of Fame, School of Health Sciences Welcomes Sharon Fornuto, Stockton’s Computer Services Welcomes Michael Pestritto, Special Spotlight: Stockton Faculty, Staff With Competitive Edge

Issue Number Six - 10/30/2014 - SCCE Launches Adopt-A-Town Program, BSN Program Receives Full Accreditation from State Board, Make A Difference Day Draws Over 80 Stockton Volunteers, Dr. Pedro J. Santana Receives PRAC Lifetime Achievement, Israel’s Mazal Renford Speaks to Dr. Marcia Fiedler’s Class

Issue Number Five - 10/23/2014 - Fitch Ratings Affirms Stockton College’s ‘A+’ Bond Rating, Stockton, Rowan OK Dual Degree Program, Three Faculty Members Receive Community Partners Award, Team Helps Seaview Executives Establish Sustainability Plan, Joseph Lizza is NACA Conference Chair, Chrissie King Presents, Hughes Center Welcomes Public Policy Researcher Kelly Sloane, Dr. Kelly Keenan Bike Rides from City to Shore for MS Research, Math Center Coordinator Luis Peña, Family Welcome Baby Boy

Issue Number Four - 10/16/2014 - Stockton Files Petition for University Recognition to State, Hughes Center Hosts Congress to Campus, Dr. Lisa Cox Appointed to State Board of Social Work Examiners, Stockton Celebrates Heroic Homecoming & Family Weekend, Former Stockton Board of Trustee Magda Leuchter Passes Away, 16 Staff Members from NAMS Receive AED/CPR Training, SRI&ETTC Appoints Interim Associate Director James Giaquinto

Issue Number Three - 10/9/2014 - Stockton Holds 11th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Symposium, Stockton Researchers Monitor Oysters to Restore Population, Audrey Wolfson Latourette Presents at New York University, Dr. Sonia Gonsalves, Son Camillo Meet President, First Lady, School of Education’s Dr. JY Zhou, Family Welcome Baby Son, Natural Sciences and Mathematics Welcomes New Faculty

Issue Number Two - 10/2/2014 - Constantelos Hellenic Collection and Reading Room Dedicated, Stockton Hosts 76ers Preseason Training Camp in Big Blue, Four Faculty, Staff Members Honored for Sustainable Gardens, Rona Whitehead is Service-Learning’s New Activist-in-Residence, Development’s Kelly Brennan Presents at CASE Conference, School of General Studies Welcomes New Faculty Members

Volume Four, Issue Number One 9/25/2014 - Stockton College is Part of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Center to Pursue Next Steps, Heidi Hartley Receives Health and Wellness Design Award, Joseph M. Sheairs Sr. Named New Executive Director of ARTP, John Chase Receives Apprenticeship Completion Certificate, School of Health Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

Issue Number Fifty-Two 9/18/2014 - Board OKs Petition for Change to be Recognized as University, NPR’s Nina Totenberg is Constitution Day Keynote Speaker, RHTTN Named Professional Service Organization of the Year, Dr. Zwick Chosen to Participate in Biology Scholars Program, Social & Behavioral Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

Issue Number Fifty-One 9/11/2014 - Stockton Ranked #9 in Public Regional Universities of the North, Stockton Community Participates in 11th Annual Day of Service, ELO Team Begins ePortfolio Pilot Program in Fall 2014 Courses, Dr. Christine Tartaro Volunteers at Penny Angel’s Beagle Rescue, Stockton Community Gardeners Help Make Parking Lot Green, Stockton’s School of Business Welcomes New Faculty Members

Issue Number Fifty 9/4/2014 - Pan-College Task Force Recommends Seeking University Recognition to President Saatkamp, Office of Development, Alumni Affairs Begins Four Weeks 4 Chad, Various Departments Welcome New Faculty, Staff Members

Issue Number Forty-Nine 8/28/2014 - Stockton Faculty Hold Theatre Workshop in Rhodes, Greece, Dr. Tait Chirenje Teaches, Performs Salsa Dancing at Kramer Hall, Dr. Michael Busler Presents Paper on Corruption at Conference, The School of Arts and Humanities Returns to K-Wing Offices, Ashley Parker Named New Head Women’s Cross Country Coach, Computer Services Announces Classroom Upgrades in F-Wing, Various Departments Welcome New Faculty, Staff Members

Issue Number Forty-Eight 8/21/2014 - ARHU Receives $200,000 to Co-Produce 'State of the Arts NJ,' SOBL Team Creates South African Tour Exhibit, Dr. Maria Moyer Named Interim Director of Grants Development, Dr. Manish Madan, Stockton Police Dept. Recognized in India, Stockton's Richard E. Bjork Library Launches Updated Website, Give Back to Stockton When You Shop Online at AmazonSmile, Carnegie and Graphics' Bowen Family Welcome Baby Girl, Thomas Roth Joins the College as Stockton's New Bursar, Construction Corner: Parking, Stairwells, Elevators, and More

Issue Number Forty-Seven 8/14/2014 - Stockton Marine Researchers Digitally Archive Historic Shipwreck, Dr. Lisa Cox Co-Directs Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy, Stockton Critical Thinking Institute Sends Three to Conference, Christy Goodnight Attends Leadership Institute at Harvard, Dr. Amy Papalexandrou Leads Summer Session in Athens, Greece, Stockton Co-Sponsors FAA Conference Hosted at Seaview Hotel

Issue Number Forty-Six 8/7/2014 - Stockton Begins Scholarship Campaign for Hammonton Students, SCOSA Announces Year of Program Success in Annual Report, SCCE Offers Computer Access to Job Seekers in the Community, Dr. Mary Lou Galantino Returns from Fulbright Specialist Program, Dr. Christopher Di Santo Performs at Borgata's Music Box, Dr. Michael Rodriguez Attends National Endowment Seminar

Issue Number Forty-Five 7/31/2014 - Dr. Tartaro, Dr. Duntley Co-Direct 8th Annual CSI Camp, Reception Celebrates Visual Arts, Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, Dr. Michael Pedicin Performs at Chicken Bone Beach Jazz Fest, Stockton Recognized as New Jersey’s Greenest College, Stockton Athletics Department Hires Baseball Coach Scott Baker, The Office of External Affairs Welcomes Meaghan Haugh Resta

Issue Number Forty-Four 7/24/2014 - The Office of External Affairs Updates Visual Identity Guidelines, Faculty-Led Study Tour Shaped by Lives of Holocaust Survivors, Six Teaching Circles, Faculty Facilitators Announced for 2014-15, Dr. Janice Joseph Presents at Caribbean Basin Security Meeting, Wellness Center Relaunches 'Ask the Jersey Devil' Initiative

Issue Number Forty-Three 7/17/2014 - Office of Service-Learning Annual Report Highlights Successes, School of Education Represents College at National Conference, Angel Mojica Reunites with EOF Program Leader After 30 Years, Stockton Athletics Announces New Women's Tennis Coach, Office of Affirmative Action Has New Name, Interim Chief Officer, Construction Projects Continue to Transform Stockton's Campus

Issue Number Forty-Two 7/10/2014 - 'You Make The Difference' Campaign Raises $25.36 Million, Lieut. Cynthia Parker Receives Officer of the Year Award, Tuition, Fees to Increase 2 Percent, Summer Rates to Stay Same, Andrea Mychaels Teaches Dance Workshop at Dante Hall Theater, Stockton Continues Math and Science Partnership Grant, Child Welfare Education Institute's Funding Contracts Renewed, Faculty Members Participate in Successful Mayors Book Clubs

Issue Number Forty-One 7/3/2014 - SCOSA, Stockton Foundation Receive Council's Endowment Fund, Stockton Partners to Offer Physician Assistant Master's Program, Construction Begins in K-Wing, Parking Lots, Across Campus, Dianne Stalling Meets Lt. Gov. Guadagno at NEW Leadership NJ, Dr. Sara Martino Named First Critical Thinking Coaching Fellow, Stockton Participates in Statewide Celebration for NJ's 350th, Dr. Mary Padden and Cynthia Miller Receive Seven Seals Award

Issue Number Forty 6/26/2014- Dr. Figart, Dr. Mutari at White House Summit on Working Families, Stockton Hosts 3rd Annual Contemporary Orthopedic Conference, Sgt. Tracy Stuart Receives VFW Officer of the Year Award, Dr. Judith Vogel Appointed to Faculty IDEA Liaison Position, Dr. Koh's THATCamp Draws Nationwide Interest to Carnegie Event, Office of International Services Now Office of Global Engagement

Issue Number Thirty-Nine 6/19/2014- Stocktonians Present at American Democracy Project Conference, Stockton Supports Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, Stockton Noyes Arts Garage Unveils New Mosaic PeACe Project, The Office of Development Announces New Staffing Changes, Stockton Employees Raise Over $40,000 in Charitable Campaign, Three Community Members Join Stockton's Foundation Board, Nancy Hicks Retires from Affirmative Action & Ethical Standards

Issue Number Thirty-Eight 6/12/2014- Gov. Chris Christie Breaks Ground on Unified Science Center², Stockton Poll Finds NJ Residents Say College is Worth the Cost, Stockton CPSS Hosts Inaugural Conference on Character & Ethics, Stockton Co-Sponsors Statewide Youth Development Forum, Economic & Financial Literacy Center Hosts Stock Market Game, Dr. Galantino Facilitates S. Africa Workshop as Part of Fulbright, Research Paper by Dr. Kruger, Dr. Holtzman Named Best in Session

Issue Number Thirty-Seven 6/5/2014- New Natural Gas Vehicle Saves Money, Reduces Carbon Footprint, LPGA Classic Volunteers Raise Money for Charity at Tournament, Stockton Production Services Wins Silver, Bronze Telly Awards, Bradley Weiss, Fouts, McNeill Attend Talent Network Meeting, Dr. Jennifer Barr Receives Award for Community Engagement, Stockton Animal Lab Sponsors Conserve Wildlife NJ Osprey Cam, Frances Bottone Retires from Stockton Wellness Center

Issue Number Thirty-Six 5/29/2014- William J. Hughes Center Launches 'Policy Hues' Online Forum, Dr. Lisa Cox Visits White House to Discuss HIV/AIDS Policy, New Jersey Athletic Conference Awards Named for G. Larry James, Team of Stockton Staff Rescues Baby Killdeer from Rooftop, College Adds Resources to Stockton Champions of Youth Program, Stockton Math Club Accepted into Pi Mu Epsilon Honor Society, Professor Emeritus of Business Law Robert King Retires, The Office of External Affairs Welcomes Joe D'Agostino

Issue Number Thirty-Five 5/22/2014 - Dr. Joseph Lema Receives Fulbright Award to Work in Asia, NAMS Recognized for Exposing Students to Careers in STEM, Coach Val Julien, Softball Team Win ECAC Metro Championship, Computer Services Acquires MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer, Three College Departments Announce Staffing Changes, Tom O'Donnell Receives AMVETS National Award for Appreciation

Issue Number Thirty-Four 5/15/2014 - Spring Commencements Feature Speakers and 1,300 Graduates, University Name Change Committee to Gather Additional Data, Dr. Ogden Serves as Liaison to Vernacular Architecture Forum, Stockton Community Helps Preserve History Through Memoir, Dean Weiss, Dr. Wu, Weeks Present at Bridges Conference, Lawrence, Boyle Represent Business Program at NJCBAA

Issue Number Thirty-Three 5/8/2014 - Stockton Board of Trustees Approves Deans, Police Chief, Lieut. Gov. Guadagno Visits Stockton to Discuss Job Development, Stockton Honors More Than 100 on Employee Recognition Day, Students Present Faculty Members of the Year with Awards, Wendel White Appointed to MLK, Jr. Commemorative Commission, Stockton Hosts Second Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Stockton Community Helps Dr. Mutari Raise $1,000 in AIDS Walk, Stacy Cassel Performs in 'Signing and Singing' ASL Concert, Dr. Philip T. Ellmore and Wife Trudy Welcome First Grandchild

Issue Number Thirty-Two 5/1/2014 - Stockton Scholarship Benefit Gala Raises $475,000 for Students, Cheryl Robinson Speaks on Sports Marketing at Moorestown HS, Dr. Debbi Dagavarian Retires from Assistant Provost Position, John C. Smith Transfers to Position as Assistant to the Provost, Anthropology, Africana Studies Professor Dr. Linda Nelson Retires, Dr. Tartaro Sparks Student Engagement in Local Organizations, Dr. Mastrangelo Attends Healthy U Program's Spring Celebration, Associate Professor Dr. Shawn Donaldson Welcomes Grandson

Issue Number Thirty-One 4/24/2014 - Stockton Named 'Green College' by Princeton Review, Dr. Hood Named Interim Asst. Provost for Academic Programs, Yep and Shulman Map Stockton Library's Twitter Connections, Faculty, Staff Make Pillowcases for Children with Cancer, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Provides Help on Campus, Faculty, Staff Show HS Students College's Sustainable Initiatives, National Criminal Justice Award Named for Dr. Janice Joseph, Criminal Justice Program Hosts 70 at Victims Conference, Campus Center's Joseph Lizza and Family Welcome Baby Boy

Issue Number Thirty 4/17/2014 - Dr. Kohn Receives Unique Gift from Artist, Uncle of Dr. Hussong, Dr. Colon Named SCCE Interim Exec. Director as Dr. Curry Leaves, Stockton Partners in Colombian Student-Exchange Program, Stockton Faculty Members Recognized by National Academies, Trustee Leo Schoffer Named President of Jewish Federation, The Vander Ryk Family Welcomes Baby Boy

Issue Number Twenty-Nine 4/10/2014 - Dr. Galantino to Work on Global Health in South Africa, Interim Dean Kathrins Attends President's Speech at White House, Dr. Victoria Schindler Quoted in CNN Health Article, Stockton Hosts Veterans Resource and Employment Fair, Dr. Zucconi Invited for Two Visiting Fellowships at Cambridge U, 'Sandy Stories Project' Research Extends Beyond Screening Event, Four Stockton ASE Members Present at NJEDge Faculty Showcase, Professional-Grade Tennis Courts Open in North Athletic Complex

Issue Number Twenty-Eight 4/3/2014 - E-Learning Offers Support, New Resources in Expanded Office, Paul Lyons Memorial Lecture Features Lonnie G. Bunch, III, Retail, Hospitality & Tourism Talent Network Sponsors Industry Events, Scholarship Benefit Gala Set for April 26 at Seaview, Residential Life, Counseling Services Initiate Awareness Project, Stockton Sites 'Light It Up Blue' for World Autism Awareness Day, Graduate Enrollment's Jessica Grullon, Family Welcome Baby Girl, Development's Jessica Kowal and Family Welcome Baby Girl

Issue Number Twenty-Seven 3/27/2014 - Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Is First Pappas Visiting Scholar, Day of Scholarship Celebrates Research, Honors Beth Olsen, New Partnership with ACIT Helps Stockton 'Rock the Mainland,' Stockton Math Faculty Host Third Annual Mathematical Mayhem, Faculty and Staff Help Science Fair Succeed, Four Faculty, Staff Members Present on Service-Learning

Issue Number Twenty-Six 3/20/2014 - Staff Members Assist in Two Alternative Spring Break Projects, Dr. Busler Builds Modular House for Son, Fiancee in One Day, Dean Keenan to Present at Middle States Higher Ed Workshops, Head Softball Coach Val Julien Reaches 500 Career Wins, Dr Levy's Innovative Use of Wins Recognition, A/V Technician Dino Bove and Wife Welcome Daughter, Dr. Kesselman Elected to Inaugural Board of Directors of ACAO, Alex Marino Named United Way Volunteer of the Year for 2013

Issue Number Twenty-Five 3/13/2014 - 400 Attend 25th Annual Pinelands Short Course at Stockton, State Assembly honors Dr. Reid-Merritt for 40 Years of Work with Afro-One, Dr. Franklin Smith Receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Film, Men's Basketball Advances to Sweet 16 in NCAA Tournament, Stockton EMS Wins First Place in Medical Scenario Competition, Evelyn 'Missy' Delaney and Family Welcome Grandson, HESIG, Hughes Center Host Roundtable on College Value

Issue Number Twenty-Four 3/6/2014 - Ospreys Score Huge Success; 3 Teams Playing in Post-Season, Five Stocktonians Honored in AC Weekly's Top 40 Under 40, The Stockton Dance Company Presents 'A Concert of Dance,' The Stockton Chamber Players Perform for First Time in 17 Years, Dr. Marion Hussong and Husband Joe Welcome Granddaughter, Dr. Zucconi Assists with Archaeological Excavation in Israel, LEAD ACT Kicks Off Second Year at Program's First Meeting

Issue Number Twenty-Three 2/27/2014 - Stockton, Gloucester County College Offer Dual Degree Program, CBFS Donates $9,894 to College Foundation, Dr. Deborah Figart, Dr. Ellen Mutari in 'Love, Economics' Blog, MSN Grads, Faculty Can Now Apply to Chatham's Doctoral Program, Dr. Tang, SOBL Announce New Minor in Childhood Studies, ARHU, Political Engagement Project Sponsor Lecture on Satire, PT Faculty Present HIV Research at National APTA Conference, College Welcomes New Staff Member in Social Work Program

Issue Number Twenty-Two 2/20/2014 - Books Without Borders Project Sends 18,500 Books to Nigeria, Stockton Selected for AASCU-Macat Interactive Library Pilot, Africana Studies Sponsors Two Events for Black History Month, Dean Keenan Selected to NJDOE State Program Approval Council, Nancy Fiedler Retiring from Kramer Hall Position in March, Three Stocktonians Aid in Habitat for Humanity Home Restoration, Career and Internship Fair Hosts 91 Employers, 400 Students, College Competing with U.S., Canadian Schools in RecycleMania

Issue Number Twenty-One 2/13/2014 - College Foundation Assets Reach Record $27.1 Million, Dr. Carol Rittner Speaks at United Nations, Dr. Figart and Farber Team Advisors in National Competition, Stockton Partners with AtlantiCare to Create New MBA Program, College Participates in National Wear Red Day, Dr. Aaronson Leads Stockapella to Win Best Vocal Percussion, College Celebrates Black History Month with Various Events, New Meditation Room Offers Chance to Reflect, Relieve Stress, The Office of E-Learning Welcomes New Staff Member

Issue Number Twenty 2/6/2014 - Three Staff Members Compete in Atlantic Audubon NJ 'Big Year,' Robinson and Gwathney Volunteer for Super Bowl XLVIII, PAC's Anjanette Christy and Husband Frank Welcome Baby Boy, Nursing Program Celebrates Graduates' High Licensure Rate, Dr. Joseph Speaks in Serbia, Re-Elected to U.N. Board in Italy, Dean Pedro Santana Receives Doctorate in Business Administration, 'Messiah Reloaded' Brings Community Together in Atlantic City

Issue Number Nineteen 1/30/2014 - Hammonton, Manahawkin Sites Mark Achievements in 1st Year, Dante Hall Theater Increasing Audience, Adding Events, Campus Police Ask Community to Report Suspicious Activity, HR's Tom Morgenweck and Wife Alison Welcome Baby Boy, Noyes Museum Earns Grant for Children's Mosaic Mural Project, Dr. Ellmore Appointed to Boys and Girls Club Board of Trustees, Stockton Times Survery Will Be Requesting Your Feedback

Issue Number Eighteen 1/23/2014 - MLK Day of Service Includes 40 Projects in Three Counties, SCOSA, Gero Programs Receive National Visibility, Stockton to Host ELS Intensive English Site Later This Year, College to 'Go Red for Women,' Fighting Heart Disease, Stroke, Dr. Boakes to Give Global Education Workshop in South Korea

Issue Number Seventeen 1/16/2014 - Sandra Day O’Connor to Inaugurate Pappas Visiting Scholar Series, Stockton CRC Hired to Remap Bayshore Region Flood Zones, Dr. Rubenstein Helps Inspire Student Activism on Homelessness, In Memoriam: Dr. Rita Mulholland, Dr. Calicdan-Apostle’s MSW Class Skypes with Textbook Author, Stockton Hosts Special Olympics NJ Floor Hockey Tournament, Professor Pam Hendrick To Tell Atlantic City’s ‘Other’ History, College Welcomes New Staff Member in School of Business

Issue Number Sixteen 1/9/2014 - College, Stockton ARTP on Team Picked by FAA for Drone Tests, CWA Local 1031 Donations Aid Recovery After Typhoon Haiyan, Schulman and Weiss Named to AC Historical Waterfront Board, Dr. Daniel Moscovici Helps to Give Ospreys New Nesting Site, Vote for Stockton Arts in the DJA Peoples' Choice Awards!, Men's Basketball Coach Gerry Matthews Featured Statewide, Lead Atlantic City Tomorrow Program Welcomes Class of 2014, College Welcomes New Staff Member in Office of Development