Stockton News - Friday, March 16, 2018



Valerie Hayes and Diversity AwardStockton Receives National Excellence in Diversity Award
Stockton received the 2018 Institutional Excellence Award from The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE). Chief Officer for Institutional Diversity and Equity Valerie Hayes (pictured middle) accepted the award on behalf of the University at the NADOHE conference in Washington, D.C. on March 9.

Stockton Interactive Viewbook Wins Silver Award
Stockton University’s interactive viewbook has received a silver award in the 33rd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing Report.



Haley BaumCongratulations to Haley Baum, associate director of Residential Life, who was recently named to AC Weekly’s 2018 Top 40 Under 40. Baum is responsible for providing leadership to the Atlantic City housing operation. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education, the staff adviser to Tri-Sigma sorority and coordinator of Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society.

The following Stockton alumni were also recognized: Jennifer Bernardini ’08; Laura Engelmann ’02; Valerie Feo ’13; Nicholas Kafkalas Jr. ’14; Lauren Hurley Lauriello ’11; James Pressley ’16; Rebecca Reed ’07; Jamie Reichelt ’12; Dan Solt ’08; and Guy Zompa ’01.


PinelandsPinelands-Themed Events Attract Hundreds
Hundreds of people gathered at Stockton for a weekend immersion into Pinelands ecology, history, culture, arts and crafts as part of the 29th Annual Pinelands Short Course (left) on March 10 and the 13th annual Lines on the Pines on March 11.

Safety First
The Risk Management Environmental Health and Safety Office (RMEHS) in conjunction with the National Safety Council (NSC) recently conducted a three-day Supervisor Safety Development Program (SSDP) in the Campus Center (bottom right). The SSDP trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. A key feature of the program requires participants to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement them in the workplace. Participants included Steve Brown, assistant supervisor building repairs; Ed Champion, painter; Bette Feldeisen, crew supervisor-plumber/steamfitter; Matt Gettings, engineer in Safety trainingcharge of maintenance; Bob Haviland, associate director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations; Humu Kaloko, housekeeping supervisor; Jim McIntyre, head grounds worker; Janet Mazzocca, professional service specialist; Albin Montag, assistant supervisor building repairs; Gary Suhr, assistant supervisor of building repairs; Bob Wallace, assistant supervisor, facilities; Jack Wilson, assistant supervisor building repairs; Dave Wood, supervisor of landscape maintenance; Chris Keyser, automotive mechanic; Don Hudson, vice president for Facilities & Operations; John Fritsch, director of Facilities Management & Plant Operations; Chris Corea, manager of Environment/Health/Safety; and Tamia Boyer, NSC instructor.


Kristin JacobsonFacebook: Kristin Jacobson, professor of American Literature (right), is teaching at Aristotle University in Greece through a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. “I’ve been experiencing the best of Greek hospitality: the faculty and students make me feel at home,” she shared.

Instagram: This week, Stockton's Model UN program welcomed 10 Japanese students from four different universities to the main campus in Galloway. The visiting students are collaborating with 10 Stockton students on a Joint Japan-Stockton team, which will compete at the National Model UN conference March 25-29 in New York City. During their stay at Stockton, the students participated in team building activities and visited Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.


Jared LewisSenior Jared Lewis (pictured left) was chosen as the NJAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week after winning the NCAA championship in the indoor triple jump for the second straight year.

Seniors Sasha Williams and Najha Treadwell were chosen all-region by Williams was voted All-Atlantic Region First Team after two straight Second Team nods.






In case you missed it: Michelle McDonald, associate vice president for Academic Affairs, discussed Stockton’s expansion into Atlantic City during an interview with Comcast Newsmakers last fall. More than 100 courses are scheduled at the AC Campus for Fall 2018. View the list of courses and spread the word to your students.

Culture & Classes


Wednesday, March 21 - Spring 2018 Career and Internship Fair
Saturday, April 28 - Stockton University’s 38th Annual Scholarship Benefit Gala

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. 

Tour Dates: 
March 21 – long – 10 a.m. 
April 3 – long – 10 a.m. 
April 17 – long – 2 p.m. 
April 26 – long – 10 a.m.

For more information, contact Haley Baum or Brian Jackson.

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