Archive: Fall 2013

Remembering Franklin Grapel ’33, author of the College’s ‘Alma Mater’

Franklin Grapel ’33 passed away on July 25, 2013. Here is the story of how he came to write the College’s ‘Alma Mater.’

U.S. News & World Report: TCNJ is top public college in the north, and No. 1 for undergrad education

U.S. News & World Report once again lists TCNJ as the top-ranked public institution in the northern region of the country.

College in Prison

TCNJ students are taking class side by side with inmates at a correctional facility through a program that is ending recidivism and providing transformative experiences for everyone involved.

Change agent: Jake Voytko ’08

Jake Voytko is changing how people work and collaborate.

Change agent: Tammy Tibbetts ’07

Tammy Tibbetts is giving girls who live in developing countries the chance to graduate from secondary school.

“We are the hope of the hopeless.”

Mohapi Ralethe’s foundation is working to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS among poor South African youth.

Change agent: Gautam Prasad ’98, MD, PhD

Dr. Gautam Prasad is pioneering new treatments for brain tumors.

Change agent: Jennifer (Coughlin) Epps ’94

Jenn Epps ’94, assistant chief achievement officer and founding teacher at Synergy Academies, is at the forefront of efforts to transform K–12 education in South Los Angeles.

Change agent: Judge Marvin Adames ’94

Marvin Adames ’94 is changing the perceptions some residents of underserved communities have of the legal system.