Stockton News - April 6, 2018
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
Stockton Commemorates 50th Anniversary of MLK's Assassination
was held in the Campus Center Grand Hall.
Career Fair Offers Opportunities for Students
Dozens of employers lined the aisles of the Sports Center at the annual spring Career and Internship Fairon April 3. Students met potential employers, representing casinos, hotels, social service agencies, law enforcement and heath care businesses and agencies, offering internship and employment opportunities. View the photo gallery.
Equal Means Equal: Promoting Women's Rights
On April 2, a screening of the film “Equal Means Equal” was held in the Campus Center Theater, followed by a panel discussion by Linda J. Wharton, professor of Political Science, who was also featured in the film, and Donnetrice Allison, professor and coordinator of Africana Studies and professor of Communication Studies. The film and discussion focused on women’s rights. Watch event coverage on ourInstagram Story.
Wellness Day Features Healthy Lifestyle Tips
Panel Focuses on History of Garment Workers in South Jersey
The new Atlantic City residential complex will house more than 530 students in a variety of affordable campus apartments. Encourage your students to consider living in Atlantic City this fall!
Joe Thompson, assistant director of Student Development and adviser to Fraternity and Sorority Life, was recently awarded the Order of Omega National Honor Society for Fraternities and Sororities Outstanding Professional Award at the Northeast Greek Leader Association Conference. Each year, students from across North America nominate their advisers and one adviser from each of the six regions is honored.“I’m very proud of my students and what they continue to accomplish,” Thompson said. “This award is more about them than it is about me. They make me happy to come to campus every day.”
India Karavackas, director of the Office of Global Engagement,was appointed to sit on the Steering Committee for Engagement and Discourse, of the
James Madison University’s Summit Series on Cultivating the Globally Sustainable Self.
The Summit Series is a multi-year, multi-institution initiative that brings together
scholars, educators, practitioners, students and leaders from around the world to
address some of the most pressing issues of today – conflict resolution, global education,
human rights, religious and cultural understanding and sustainability.
Patrick Kennedy Visits Stockton, Calls for More Funding to Fight Addiction
Former Congressman and mental health advocate Patrick J. Kennedy spoke to physical therapy doctoral students inAssociate Professor of Physical Therapy Lee Ann Guenther’s Community Wellness class on March 29. Kennedy addressed the current opioid epidemic engulfing the United States and the need for more funding and attention on mental health. He also shared his own struggles with addiction with the class. View the photo gallery.
Narratives on Positive Aging
On March 24, Lisa Cox, professor of Social Work, and her graduate level Aging: Advanced Practice Social Work class welcomed five older adult writers who contributed to the book, Narratives on Positive Aging: Recipes for Success. The book, edited by Cox with substantial assistance from chapter authors David Burdick, director of the Stockton Center for Successful Aging (SCOSA) and professor of Psychology, and Gina Maguire, program assistant and coordinator of SCOSA Older Adult Programs in Ocean County, was published last fall.
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FROM THE SIDELINES
Stockton Community Shows Why it's 'Stockton Strong'
Stockton Athletics hosted the second annual Stockton Strong event in honor of NCAA Division III week from April 2-8. Stockton students, faculty and staff were photographed with hand written signs showcasing why they’re proud to be Ospreys. See more photos from the event.
Nineteen Players Earn NFHCA Aacdemic Honors
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 17 – long – 2 p.m.
April 26 – long – 10 a.m.
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