Stockton News - April 27, 2018
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
Great Work, Ospreys!
Students had a chance to share their research and work with the University community at several events, including the Spring 2018 Graduate Research Symposium, the Social Work Honors Program poster sessions, the School of Health Sciences Student Research Showcase and the Celebration of Service and Civic Engagement Mini-Grant Showcase. Students in Associate Professor & Program Coordinator of Education Norma Boakes’ The Art & Math of Origami (GNM 2257) course shared their artwork (pictured left) at this year’s Origami Showcase.
BCWEP Recognition Ceremony
Stockton’s Child Welfare Education Institute held the 13th annual recognition ceremony of the Baccalaureate Child Welfare Education Program trainees and field instructors on April 20. The program recognized 40 graduates from seven different schools throughout the state, including eight Stockton students. Stockton student Stephanie Laties delivered the graduate address. Christine Norbut Beyer(right), a 1991 Social Work alumna and newly cabinet appointed Department of Children and Families Commissioner Designate, delivered the keynote address. View more photos.
Student Bryan Gonzalez-Mejia Named Newman Civic Fellow
Bryan Gonzalez-Mejia, a junior political science major, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact in recognition of his work on campus promoting civic engagement and community involvement.
Student Involvement Awards
With nearly 2,000 student-led events happening on campus this academic year, the Student Involvement Awards celebrated these initiatives—and the people behind the programming—at the annual ceremony April 19. Pictured right, left to right, Jeff Wakemen, director of Student Development, students Adjoa Cofie and Rukayat Olunlade, and Joe Thompson, assistant director of Student Development. Cofie and Olunlade received the Student
Leader of the Year Awards for their service and dedication to the Stockton community.
Excellence in Diversity
Sankofa Retention Initiative Recognition Event
Stockton’s Sankofa Retention Initiative (SRI) held its 2018 Semester Recognition Event on April 18. Three graduating Sankofa students were recognized during the event and 10 students were formally inducted as Sankofa student members.
The Social Work Club hosted Ospreython, a 12-hour dance marathon, to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on April 14.
WHAT’S TRENDING #STOCKTONU
Instagram:Did you know #StocktonU has a Juggling and Circus Arts Club? These talented Ospreys showed off their skills outside Lakeside Lodge (left).
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.
May 24 – 10 a.m. July 10 – 10 a.m.
June 5 – 11 a.m. July 17 – 3 p.m.
June 18 – 2 p.m. July 31 – 11 a.m.
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