Category Archives: The Prairie

Lioness leaders

Lioness leaders

Meet TCNJ’s academic deans. A first for the college, they are all female. 1. Sunita Kramer, Science “Science has become more specialized as our knowledge has advanced. Addressing the most complex societal problems will require collaboration and opportunities for students to engage in creative, cross-disciplinary problem-solving.” Fun fact: “I love to grow plants, vegetables, and… Continue Reading

How I Got Here: Addison Savela

How I Got Here: Addison Savela

At the intersection of brains and brawn is TCNJ’s strength and conditioning coach. I am half meathead, half exercise scientist. I like to lift big, but I also want to do it the right way so that I don’t burn myself or my athletes out. I was always a big kid. As a high school… Continue Reading

Goodbye to a president

Goodbye to a president

The TCNJ community remembers Clayton Brower’s legacy. Clayton R. Brower, 13th president of the college and namesake of the Brower Student Center, died on June 30 at the age of 99. Brower’s first interaction with the college was in the 1950s, when he served as assistant superintendent of schools in Plainfield, New Jersey. Back then,… Continue Reading

Gauging the Grid

Gauging the Grid

The college welcomes its first sustainability czar, and he hits the campus running. Paul Romano describes the evolution of his career in three chapters: his start as a conventional architect, his research conducted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and his efforts to reduce carbon emissions on behalf of Con Edison, the New York… Continue Reading

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