Archive: November 2008

New Program Helps Low-income Bio/Chem Students PERSIST in their Studies

PERSIST (Program to Enhance Retention of Students in Science Trajectories) in Biology and Science will assist economically disadvantaged students by providing scholarships of up to $10,000 per student per year. The four-year program is made possible by a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

AFT Scholarship is Just One of the Ways Students Benefit From Your Support

TCNJ Foundation received donations from a number of sources last fiscal year.

Wild about Wilder

“Wilder in the Twenty-first Century,” held on campus in October, was the first international conference dedicated to the study of the playwright/novelist Thornton Wilder. Read more about the event.

What Others Are Saying About Your Alma Mater

Read what “U.S. News & World Report,” The Princeton Review, and “Creative Colleges” had to say about The College of New Jersey

Vote for the Coach!

Make Eric Hamilton ’75 a finalist for the 2008 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award by casting your vote for him at

New Athletic Facilities Director Enjoys the Feverish Pace of the Job

Dave Ilaria ’03, who was appointed the athletic facilities director in August, is responsible for coordinating the sports facilities around the practice and game schedules of the Lions’ 20 varsity teams, its large intramurals program, and special events such as Convocation and Commencement.

Camillone Honored for His Lifetime of Contributions

Former athletic trainer Joe Camillone, who retired in August, was awarded the Dr. Donald Grover Memorial Award by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) in September. The ECAC bestows the award each year to a trainer who has achieved outstanding success in his or her career and made an unusual contribution in the interest of […]

Letter Box

Some readers have their say. Find out how you can, too.

President Gitenstein Appointed to National Higher Education Cabinet

TCNJ President R. Barbara Gitenstein was one of the 76 college and university presidents and chancellors from across the country asked to serve on the nation’s first Higher Education Cabinet, formed as part of a joint effort by “The New York Times” and “The Chronicle of Higher Education.”