Archive: September 2012

Pivot Man

As operations director for a sports and entertainment marketing firm, David Boudwin ’06 is always at the center of the action.

By the Numbers

A quick look at some stats and highlights from last season; numbers include fall 2011 and spring 2012 campaigns.

This month in Lions’ sports history: Eric Hamilton’s first game as head coach

The longtime football coach recalls his first game and the humorous approach he took for his first pregame speech.

First Class

Step inside The College of New Jersey’s newest academic facility: 
a 72,000-square-foot, three-story Education Building. Modern, functional, and inviting, the building contains 21 standard and specialized classrooms, a computer lab, a 165-seat auditorium, a seminar room, a café, an observation room for the counselor education program, a multipurpose room, a rooftop terrace, and offices for the school’s faculty, administrators, and grant-funded centers.

Softball diamond renamed for a coaching legend

“Dr. June Walker Field” to be officially dedicated during Homecoming Weekend, which is set for October 19–20.

2012 Hall of Fame class set for induction

Six former Lions standouts and two Teams of Distinction 
will be enshrined in TCNJ’s 
Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming Weekend. Here is how they punched their tickets:

Globetrotting alum contributes to a doggone good cause

Derick “Dizzy” Grant was one of a handful of celebrities and athletes who were photographed with their pets as part of Baltimore’s “Show Your Soft Side” campaign, which is aimed at curbing the incidence of animal abuse among the city’s teens.

TCNJ’s CCS Program well represented at SONJ Summer Games

Among the 2,300 athletes who took part in the Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games, held on campus in June, were two individuals with ties to the College’s Career and Community Studies Program.

Smile, You’re a Lion Now

At this year’s freshman orientation, held on campus in July, the collegiate careers of more than 1,500 students began with a tote bag and camera flash in Paul Loser Hall.