Stockton News, August 2, 2018
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
Menendez, Booker Announce $226k in Federal Funding to Support Stockton
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced on August 1 the awarding of $226,299 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support Stockton University’s efforts to break the cycle of lost and abandoned crab traps in New Jersey coastal bays. Mark Sullivan, associate professor of Marine Science, Steve Evert, manager of Stockton Marine Field Station, and Peter Straub, dean of the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and professor of Biology, began this initiative with their first funded project in 2012.
Stockton Among 'Great Colleges to Work For'
Stockton University has been recognized as one of the 2018 “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Stockton was identified as excelling in 2 of 12 categories: “Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)” and “Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only/4-year Only).”Register Your Vehicle(s) for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
Stockton Completes Sale of Seaview Hotel & Golf Club
Stockton University completed the sale of Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club to KDG Capital LLC of Florida for $21,070,000 on July 31.
Read The Essential Elements
The School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics debut its inaugural issue of The Essential Elements, a biannual web-based publication designed for students, alumni and friends of NAMS, this week.
Save the Date! Join Us for this Historic Event
Stockton Community Garden Hosts Hammonton Farm Workers
Jersey-fresh produce grown, harvested and cooked by the students was on the menu. A special moment was shared when the ESL students identified an herb similar to mint growing in the garden that had eluded the Stockton gardeners, explained Clarke.
The farmers, familiar with the herb that grows in Haiti, explained that it’s used in tea and aids digestion. The dinner was a great way for the farmers who work long days seven days a week to relax, said Clarke.
WHAT’S TRENDING #STOCKTONU
Facebook: Perseverance pays off. After transferring schools, Ike Ejikeme had to start over, and it wasn’t always perfect. But, he chose to lead by example, and so can you. Read Ike's story at stockton.edu/choose.
FROM THE SIDELINES
E-mail Signatures & Away Messages
University Relations & Marketing has developed e-mail signature and away message templates for the community to use.
The e-mail signature page provides two approved templates, as well as guidelines to include a quote or support a Stockton initiative in your signature. The away message page offers customizable fields that can be used for both short and long term leaves. Instructions are provided on both pages detailing the steps to implement changes to your signature and away messages on PC, Mac and Office 365.Please take some time to review these two pages and adjust your signatures and away messages as needed. The University’s Brand Guide is available as a reference for all best practices for consistency in communication for the Stockton brand, and University Relations & Marketing’s service request form is available to offer support for all staff and faculty.
Saturday, August 25 - Stockton Day at Steel Pier in Atlantic City
Summer 2018: “Salute to Stockton” Lecture Series