Category Archives: Spring 2007

New service learning model

The First-Year Experience Program at The College of New Jersey recently restructured its model to enhance the community engagement requirement for freshmen students. The Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement has taken a leading role in this effort, creating a more eclectic and inspirational experience in an effort to impassion students to continue their volunteer efforts beyond their curriculum requirement. Each incoming freshman must participate in specific learning seminar classes or in one of the many issue-based Community Engaged Learning days that are scheduled throughout the year. Continue Reading

Looking Back: Spring 2007

Looking Back: Spring 2007

Looking BackThese hard-headed Greeks seem to have an affinity for musical instruments, but does the venue really offer suitable acoustics for their listening pleasure? We’ve gone tone deaf in our search for answers, so perhaps some of our readers can help explain what’s happening in the photograph at right. Send us your thoughts by e-mailing magazine@tcnj.edu. Continue Reading

Good Taste

Good Taste

Alan Meinster ′86Alan Meinster ’86, owner/operator of Marsilio’s restaurant in Trenton, and wife Denise Didonato ’86 now chew the fat with Mercer County’s top businesses. That’s because their restaurant, a local landmark and hotspot for the political crowd, has been enshrined in the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. Continue Reading

Student and professor collaborate on book project

Student and professor collaborate on book project

James van Strander ′08 and Rick KamerWhen Rick Kamber, professor of philosophy, approached James Van Strander ’08 he had an assignment for his former student involving the works of revered American philosopher William James. Kamber ’s proposal was not a typical reading or writing assignment, but rather a request that Van Strander assist in the editing process for the forthcoming book William James: Essays and Lectures. Continue Reading

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