Archive: Alumni News

Boundary setter

Facebook’s Andrew Rausa ’08 “likes” when he wins your trust.

Channeling grief into action

Alumna finds purpose helping children with family members battling ALS.

Building a New Life in Armenia

If Suzy Daghlian’s new life were a children’s book like the ones she used to market, the lesson would be obvious: Sometimes the hardest challenges lead to the sweetest changes.

Power Player

Mike Ford ’98, operations director at Oyster Creek Generating Station, talks about the training required to keep a nuclear plant running safely.

Girls, rising

Alumna Kelsey Martin started a women’s empowerment group for an unlikely group: her 8-year-old students.

Alumnus goes all in on a poker career. It was a good bet.

Six months after turning pro, Connor Berkowitz ’12 won nearly half a million dollars in the World Series of Poker’s Lucky Sevens Texas Hold ’Em tournament.


Alumni remember Bob Cole, founder of TCNJ’s journalism program, and Patrick Donohue, retired assistant provost for community engaged learning programs and partnerships.

Nursing alumna is playing a key role in fixing the Veterans Health Administration

Three days before Donna Hart Gage ’81 was set to start her new job as the Veterans Health Administration’s chief nursing officer, she learned from the evening news that the man who hired her—former Under Secretary for Health Robert A. Petzel, MD—had been fired and that her new employer faced a mounting scandal. It was […]

His first career: Hotelier in Macedonia. Beach included.

Less than a year after graduating from TCNJ with a degree in international business, Alexander Necovski ’11, a native New Jerseyan, found himself running a hotel in Macedonia.