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Bloomfield College Nursing Students Join Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
In order to be inducted into the invitation-only organization, students must be in the top third of their class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Bloomfield College Honorary Degree Recipients Discuss Public Service
Panelists included former Secretary of Homeland Security, the Honorable Jeh Johnson (hon. ’12), and former NJ Governor, the Honorable Thomas Kean, Sr. (hon. ’08). NJTV News’ Mary Alice Williams (hon. ’15) moderated the discussion.
Bestselling, Award-Winning Author Joyce Carol Oates Speaks at Bloomfield College
The celebrated author spoke candidly about everything from her upbringing in rural upstate New York, to the benefits running has on her creativity, to the impact of mentors upon her career.
Dedication to Public Service Event Announced by Bloomfield College
Guests include former Secretary of Homeland Security, the Honorable Jeh Johnson, and former New Jersey Governor, the Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Sr. The discussion will be moderated by Mary Alice Williams of NJTV News
Bloomfield College Receives One Million Dollars from JC Kellogg Foundation
This gift is an endowment that will allow the College to create a new pension incentive program for eligible staff.
Bloomfield College Raises Quarter of a Million Dollars in One Evening
The annual Scholarship Evening honored Kevin Cummings, President and CEO of Investors Bank and Chris Martin, President and CEO of Provident Bank.
Bloomfield College Students Can Now Register for Online Humanities Courses at Various Colleges
Bloomfield College students now have the unique opportunity to take online courses in the Humanities at a various independent colleges across the nation.

Faculty Announcements October 2012

Education
Linda Murray from the Morris School District will come to Bloomfield for two days the week of December 10 to conduct on-site interviews with our student teachers. The district is looking to increase diversity among the teaching faculty and want to consider Bloomfield Teacher Ed graduates to fill openings for the 2013 -2014 school year. Mary Porcelli, Coordinator of Student Teaching will work with Carol Ruiz and Anna Marie Tutiven of Career Services to prepare the students for this exciting opportunity.

Peggy O’Reilly, Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Kenneth Kunz, Instructor of Teacher Education will be Co-Presenting "Using Anchor Charts to Meet the Needs of Diverse Students" at the NJEA conference in November. Professor Kunz will also be representing our college by chairing the Literacy Research Association conference in San Diego at the end of November.

Dr. Roosevelt Weaver, adjunct lecturer in the Division of Education, was a guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Harvard Black Men's Forum held at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Weaver earned a certificate of advanced study and his doctorate from the Harvard School of Education.

Humanities
Nicole Franklin, Instructor of Communications, will be premiering the third chapter of her Little Brother educational film series at the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival this month. Little
Brother: A Do Right Man was filmed in St. Petersburg, Florida. Also this month, her film Gershwin & Bess: A Dialogue with Anne Brown will be offered as the newest item for sale at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet in Oslo.

Professor of English Paul Genega published the chapbook A Stone for Nina with Three Mile Harbor Press, East Hampton, New York.

Assistant Professor of History Laura Warren Hill’s co-edited text The Business of Black Power was published this summer by the University of Rochester Press. She also presented a paper at the Black Power Conference at the Avery Institute of the University of Charleston in September. Students Michael Beeson and Euniqha Lott also presented original research at the conference.