Thursday, May 16, 2013
Join Patch at 8 p.m. as we stream NJTV's broadcast of an expert panel talking Sandy aftermath.
More than six months after superstorm Sandy caused $50 billion in damage throughout the state, public television stations are teaming up to broadcast "Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall" at 8 p.m. Thursday. Expert panelists will answer questions before live audiences at Monmouth University's Pollak Theatre and the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Topics of discussion will include infrastructure; environmental consequences; economic ramifications; building codes; and more. Mike Schneider, the managing editor of NJTV's "NJ Today With Mike Schneider," will host the broadcast, which will air on NJTV and PBS 13. Tune in above at 8 p.m. to watch a live stream of 'Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall."
Monday, April 1, 2013
OceanFirst is making $2,500 Monmouth U. and $1,000 Brookdale scholarships available.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The runners took first place respectively in the boys and girls Youth Mile at Monmouth University’s Moonlight at the MAC indoor track meet on February 20.
Friday, February 8, 2013
School will be closed Saturday as well
Friday, February 8
The following message was posted on the Monmouth University website on Friday: Forecasts over the last 18 hours have gradually increased snow predictions in central New Jersey especially later in the day Friday. Forecasters are confident that travel will be difficult west and north of our area as daylight ends. Travelers should stay tuned to weather broadcasts and modify plans accordingly. MU will cancel classes at 2:30 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday. Residence halls and the Magill Commons dining hall will remain open through the weekend. The campus will close Friday at 2:30 p.m. and stay closed all day Saturday except for designated employees. Please continue to check email and the University's website for updates on openings and …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
University hosted annual event this week
Sunday, February 3
Monmouth University held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsung Hero Award Ceremony on January 29 in the Stafford Student Center, Anacon Hall. The 2013 Award winners are: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honorary Unsung Hero Award: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsung Hero Award: The MLK, Jr. Unsung Hero Award recognizes people from Monmouth University and the greater community who exemplify Dr. King's spirit, life, teachings, and commitment to service. This year’s keynote speaker was Reverend Gil Caldwell, a longtime civil rights activist who went to school with Dr. King, participated in the "Mississippi Freedom Summer" of 1964, the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965, and the March on Washington.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Feb. 3 clinic will focus on the fundamentals of the game for girls sixth grade and younger.
Wednesday, January 23
Lacrosse season is right around the corner and girls have the opportunity to learn the basics of the game from the pros next month and support a great cause. Monmouth University will hold a clinic on Feb. 3 featuring the university's players and coaching staff for girls sixth grade and under to benefit the Kortney Rose Foundation. The clinic, which will run from 10 a.m. to noon, is $50 per player and supports the Oceanport-based foundation that is dedicated to raising funds to support research and education related to the treatment and cure of pediatric brain tumors. See the attached flier for more details. Registration due date is Jan. 27.
Friday, January 18, 2013
More than 400 students graduate at ceremony held at the MAC
A few months ago, Monmouth University's Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC) served as the largest evacuation shelter in the state for more than 1,000 people displaced by Hurricane Sandy. On Friday afternoon, it was not filled with evacuees, but 417 graduates for the university's winter commencement ceremony. Graduates included those who completed their required courses in the summer or fall of 2012. As part of the ceremony, one of the heroes during the storm, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun F. Golden, was presented with the Maurice Pollak Award for Distinguished Community Service for his regional leadership role during Hurricane Sandy. Golden received a bachelor's degree in political science from Monmouth University in 1999 and is also an …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Students raise more than $3,000
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Monmouth University communication students have raised more than $3,000 for local charities over the course of the first semester of the school year. Professor Sherry Sukienik’s Small Group Communication class took the holiday initiative by creating three fundraisers. Split into three groups, the class worked on setting fundraising goals and structuring plans on how to reach them. The first group adopted a family from the Ronald McDonald House of Long Branch. The students purchased gifts for the family after gathering nearly $500 through a silent auction and bake sale. The second group raised money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, since one of the members suffers from Crohn’s Disease. The group raised more than $3,000 …
Friday, December 14, 2012
University has been a member of the NEC since 1985
After 27 years as a member of the Northeast Conference (NEC), Monmouth University athletics has accepted an invitation to join a new conference. University officials announced Friday that the school will be joining the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), effective July 1, 2013. Monmouth currently has 21 NCAA Division I athletic teams, and they will all begin playing games against MAAC competition during the 2013-14 academic year. “Monmouth is flattered by the invitation to join the MAAC," Monmouth University President Paul G. Gaffney said in a release. "I thank the Council of Presidents for having confidence in us. While we have enjoyed our relationships with the NEC member institutions and our successes on the field, Monmouth is …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Wind damage, flooding and power outages expected starting Sunday afternoon.
Monmouth University will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30 as Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the area next week. Monmouth University posted the following announcement on its web site on Friday morning: While weather forecasts are not 100% in agreement, most scenarios now show dangerous winds approaching our area by Sunday afternoon and perhaps lingering as long as late into Tuesday. Wind damage, flooding and power outages must be expected. Therefore, to allow for individual storm preparation, I am, today, deciding that the University will be closed for all classes, business and activities on Monday and Tuesday. Saturday classes will be held as scheduled. I recommend that students, who are able, make plans to leave …