Archive: June 2013

John Karsnitz, longtime chair and professor of tech studies, retires

John Karsnitz, the longtime chair and professor of technological studies at TCNJ, retired in December 2012. A scholarship fund has been established to honor the visionary educator.

The student school board member

Sophomore Brandon Pugh, a political science major, is working to improve the school system from which he graduated just two years ago.

Jacqueline Taylor named provost and vice president for academic affairs

Jacqueline Taylor brings more than 30 years of experiences as both an academic and an administrator at DePaul University to her current role, having most recently served as the founding dean of that university’s College of Communication.

Staging an invasion

Biology Professor Janet Morrison’s six-year study will measure the effects of invasive species on the region’s forests.

Going against the script

Communications professor Lorna Ann Johnson-Frizell has been making movies her way for 20 years.

TCNJ recommended for $57.4 million in state grants; funds would be used to bolster STEM initiatives

The College has been recommended to receive more than $57 million in grants from the state that college officials said will be used for capital projects supporting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiatives on campus.

Looking back: June 2013

We found this charming photograph in the College’s archives, but as is often the case with the photos we find there, no information regarding who or what is pictured accompanied our discovery. Can you help us identify what’s pictured here?

TCNJ takes a proactive approach to emergency preparedness

TCNJ maintains a Critical Incident Planning Group, which meets continuously throughout the year and develops action plans for potential emergency occurrences, including violent crimes, natural disasters, facilities failures, rapidly spreading illness, and many other potential challenges.

Get your TCNJ Alumni Card

It’s easier than ever for graduates of the College to get their Alumni Card, which entitles the bearer to a number of great benefits.