Archive: September 2010

TCNJ claims eighth place in Directors’ Cup race

The College is one of only two institutions to finish in the Top 10 in each of the 15 years the Directors’ Cup has been awarded.

Campus construction update

Ground is broken on a new three-story home for the School of Education; the campus’s first building gets a much-needed facelift; and updates are made to two residence halls.

EOF Gala to honor program’s outgoing director

This year’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Gala, which will be held Saturday, November 13, at the Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard, will honor James Boatwright, who retired this summer after directing TCNJ’s EOF Program for nearly a quarter-century.

The Trenton State Room

Under a plan endorsed by the Alumni Association, rooms in Paul Loser Hall will be renamed with past College monikers as a way of acknowledging TCNJ’s 155-year history. Room 123 is now known as “The Trenton State Room.”

A new vision for campus

Plans for a “Campus Town” development that could add shops, eateries, a health club, and residential space to TCNJ’s campus are moving ahead. Discover how different the campus could look in just a few years.

A nursing conundrum

Nurses are assuming an ever-larger role in health care, but an impending faculty shortage threatens the sector’s ability to educate the growing number of nurses needed to meet the demands. Here is a look at the role TCNJ faculty, alumni, and students are playing in solving the problem.

Nursing alumna’s research will assist at-risk Latina immigrants

Tiffany Dovydaitis ’04, who is in the fourth year of a doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania, has begun to stake out new ground in her research, which focuses on the shadowy, often turbulent world of undocumented Latina immigrants.

Nursing alumnus wants to be a role model for other males pursuing nursing degrees

For Andrew Fruhschien ’08, the urge to heal and teach came early. The decision to combine the two—as a nurse practitioner—was more circuitous.

Lion’s tale: A garden grows on campus

The Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement’s Demonstration Garden is a 2,000-square-foot plot that bears over two-dozen types of vegetables, herbs, and flowers, many of which have been harvested and delivered to local aid centers.