Archive: March 2011

Departure of two cabinet members brings staffing changes across campus

The departure of two members of President Gitenstein’s cabinet had a ripple effect throughout the Division of Advancement, School of Education, and Treasurer’s Office, with several TCNJ staff and faculty members taking on new roles and responsibilities.

Engineering Alumni Mentoring Program a hit with students and grads 

The new program partners TCNJ engineering graduates with current junior engineering majors looking to solidify their resumes, find jobs, or gain entrance to graduate school.

Looking back: March 2011

We’d love to know the full story behind this photo, taken at a campus talent show sometime during the 1956–57 school year.

Debunking pop psychology’s greatest myths

A new book, co-written by TCNJ Professor John Ruscio, examines why lie detectors don’t work, opposites don’t really attract, and much more!

Opera’s power couple

Boheme Opera NJ, the opera company co-founded by TCNJ alumni Joseph and Sandra (Milstein) Pucciatti, has been hitting high notes for 22 years. Its next production will take place on campus as part of Reunion Weekend.

Then and now: Life as a CA

Community Advisers from several decades share amusing anecdotes about incidents they witnessed while enforcing the rules in their dorms.

TCNJ’s “Miss New Jersey” hopes to become the state’s first Miss USA 

After being crowned Miss NJ last fall, Julianna White ’11 is busy preparing for the next step — competing for the title of Miss USA.

FSP class explores Springsteen’s turf

In honor of the Jersey-born rock-and-roller, close to 30 first-year TCNJ students spent two days visiting sites made famous in Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics, while celebrating his commitment to erasing hunger by volunteering at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Former hoops star finds success in the courtroom

Kimm Lacken has traded success on the court (as a Lion, she earned four varsity letters in basketball) for success in the courtroom. These days, she is Mercer County’s deputy first assistant prosecutor, in charge of the Major Crimes Unit.