Archive: October 2011

’07 alum appointed interim head wrestling coach

Joseph Galante ’07 is only the third varsity head coach in program history, joining Mike Curry ’63 and David Icenhower MA ’78.

TCNJ featured in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 376 Colleges”

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges and three colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in the book.

“U.S. News” ranks TCNJ No. 1 for 2012

Once again, The College of New Jersey has found a place near the top of the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Regional Universities category for the northern region of the country.

NSF grants fund state-of-the-art equipment for student and faculty research

A $261,086 grant to the School of Science’s Department of Chemistry will be used to acquire a 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer (NMR), and a $99,985 grant to the School of Engineering has been reserved for the acquisition of an integrated electric power system test bed.

’79 alumnus appointed director of corporate and foundation relations at TCNJ

Greg Caiola will be responsible for planning, operating and managing a comprehensive program to promote, develop and increase foundation and corporate support for the College’s advancement priorities.

Campus security officer receives award for “Outstanding Performance” from ASIS International

Security Officer Marcos Garcia received the award for “Outstanding Performance” from the world’s largest educational organization for security professionals

Music alum is building the world’s biggest marching band bass drum

Neil Boumpani’s creation, the Big MO, will be nine feet tall, four feet wide, and weigh more than a quarter-ton. The University of Missouri marching band plans to be debut it later this fall, but we got a sneak peek.