Stockton News - April 20, 2018
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
Sign Up for Active Intruder Training
Active Intruder Training is available to all students, faculty and staff. Stockton University Police runs the training sessions as classroom presentations or in office areas of departments and schools. The training sessions, which last up to two hours, include an active shooter video and a series of scenarios that focus on steps individuals should take in the event of an active intruder on campus. Takeaways include understanding the difference between “shelter in place” and “lockdown,” as well as the “RUN. HIDE. FIGHT” response during an active intruder situation.
“If you don’t prepare ahead of time, panic sets in,” Interim Chief of Police Cindy Parker explained. “We do these realistic scenarios where we walk through the steps to take,
so individuals know how to respond not just at Stockton, but anywhere an active intruder situation might unfold. We want members of our University
community to be able think what they would do ahead of time, so they know what is
Atomic Force Microscope Provides Closer Look at Semiconductor Fabrication
Stockton University researchers are developing semiconductors that require only sunlight and water to produce hydrogen as a renewable energy source.
But the materials that Assistant Professor of Chemistry Wooseok Ki (pictured far right) and his students are working with are invisible to the naked eye.
This obstacle was overcome with help from Jason Shulman, associate professor of Physics
(pictured center), who employed Stockton’s new Atomic Force Microscope to get a closer look.
Stockton Stories: Looking Back & Moving Forward
On April 18, Director of the South Jersey Culture History Center Thomas Kinsella, Professor Emeritus of Literature Ken Tompkins, and students in this spring’s 50th Anniversary Internship shared their progress and future goals for the Stockton’s 50th Anniversary Commemoration Project, entitled “Stockton's Stories: Looking Back & Moving Forward.”
Kinsella and Tompkins, who are serving as co-chairs of the University-wide committee, had established the internship with the objective to share Stockton’s history with alumni, students and the general public.
Ninety-two students from nine area high schools competed in both individual and team written tests during Stockton’s annual Math Mayhem competition, April 14.
Gribbin’s photo will now be featured on a Hero Campaign billboard on the Atlantic City Expressway, donated by Clear Channel Outdoor, which promotes the use of designated drivers to reduce drunk driving.
McDonald will participate in BAPA’s opening seminar in July in Seattle.
Reception Honors Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Haris Lalacos
Stockton University welcomed Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, His Excellency Haris Lalacos, April 16 for a reception hosted by the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies. Ambassador Lalacos also co-presented a seminar with Tom Papademetriou, Constantine & Georgian Georgiou Endowed Professor of Greek History and director of the Pappas Center.
PT White Coat Ceremony
Twenty eight students in the Stockton University Doctoral of Physical Therapy Program Class of 2019 were awarded their white coats at the Commitment to the Profession Ceremony in Alton Auditorium on April 4.
Stockton Visits UN
Raz Segal, assistant professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Donnetrice Allison, professor of Communication Studies, and a group of their students attended the United Nations on March 26 to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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Did You Know?
Thursday, May 17 – Stockton Center on Successful Aging's (SCOSA) Annual Festival
Spring 2018 - Take a Jitney Shuttle Tour to Stockton’s Atlantic City Campus
Learn more about living and learning at Stockton in Atlantic City. Mobile tours will
all leave from the Stockton Campus Center. The short version tours will be about one
hour. Longer tours, which include a walking tour, will take about two hours.
April 26 – long – 10 a.m. July 10 – 10 a.m.
May 24 – 10 a.m. July 17 – 3 p.m.
June 5 – 11 a.m. July 31 – 11 a.m.
June 18 – 2 p.m.
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