Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
Stockton University Atlantic City Ribbon Cutting Just a Beginning
It took a team to build Stockton University Atlantic City, but the new campus is only the beginning of the University’s commitment to students and Atlantic City, speakers said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the new student Residential Complex on the Boardwalk on Sept. 20. View more photos from this historic day.
Second Amendment is Theme of Constitution Day Lecture
The second amendment to the U.S. Constitution is “notorious for its ambiguity,” author and professor Adam Winkler told several hundred students and guests at the annual Constitution Day celebration on Sept. 17.
Talent Network To Coordinate Job Training Initiative
The Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Talent Network at Stockton and the Office of Continuing Studies will coordinate a new initiative to train young adults for careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The program was announced at a launch party Sept. 12 at Little Water Distillery, in Atlantic City.
A Year of Transformation
Check out Stockton University’s 2018 Annual Report.
STOCKTON UNIVERSITY ATLANTIC CITY
Students in Adjunct faculty member Karen Rosnick’s course, Gen-1138: Perspectives on Childhood, reflected on childhood leisure activities during their class, which was held on the beach after the Stockton University Atlantic City ribbon cutting on Sept. 20.
Take a Shuttle
Shuttle service is now offered seven days a week to and from Stockton University Atlantic City. Both the Galloway campus and Stockton Atlantic City provide free transportation for faculty, students and staff with their Stockton ID.
Joseph Elected Vice President of World Society of Victimology
Janice Joseph, Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice and coordinator of the Victimology and Victim Services Minor, was recently elected one of the Presidents of the World Society of Victimology (WSV) which elects two vice presidents. The term of service is three years. She was also appointed chair of the Standard and Norms Committee of WSV. She has served on the Executive Committee as the chair of the UN Liaison Committee of WSV during which she represented the organization at the UN in Vienna and New York. “I am honored to be elected one of the vice presidents of this international organization,” Joseph said.
Terrapins, like this one, were lucky to have rescuers and good care at Stockton. On Sept. 14, John Rokita was joined by Lester Block and Melissa Laurino, staff within the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, to release the terrapins back into the wild.
WHAT’S TRENDING #STOCKTONU
Instagram: Scenes from the ribbon-cutting ceremony at #StocktonAC. President Harvey Kesselman told the almost 1,000 people in attendance that the campus is not about the buildings, but about the opportunities they will offer students.
PUBLIC SAFETY CORNER
September is National Preparedness Month. Ready.gov offers tips to help you and your family prepare for potential disasters, such as flood, earthquakes and tornados. This week’s theme is Make and Practice Your Plan. Check out the following web resources to make an emergency plan, sign up for alerts and learn your evacuation zone. Don’t forget to sign up for Stockton’s emergency text-messaging notification system by visiting stockton.edu/be-prepared.
Remind your students to start thinking about the financial aid process early. Students should start gathering their 2017 tax and income information now, so they will be ready to file the FAFSA for the 2019-2020 academic year on Oct. 1. The Office of Financial Aid is here to help. Follow the Office of Financial Aid at Stockton University on Facebook and @stocktonfinaid on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date on important financial aid information, scholarship opportunities and more.
Stockton Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Los Latinos Unidos debuted its first Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 17 with the raising of a Pan-American flag at the Arts and Sciences building circle. A number of events, including the Unidos Faculty Lecture Series, will be held.
Check out the Farmer’s Market Thursdays this fall through Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., D/F Wing Plaza/Circle. View photos and an Instagram story from a recent Thursday.
Oct. 4-7 – University Weekend 2018