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Bloomfield College Announces New Women’s Basketball Coach
A member of the Newark Athletic and New Jersey State Coaches Hall of Fames, Vanessa Watson comes to Bloomfield College after a storied 31-year career at Malcolm X Shabazz High School.
Bloomfield College Celebrates Winning High School of Race 2 Raise
Bloomfield College was the first in the state to partner with Raise.me, a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation college-bound students.
Bloomfield College Receives Grant from the Partners for Health Foundation
The College has received a $150,000 grant from the Partners for Health Foundation to support nursing students. The Partners for Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Fund will be dispersed over five years to students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to successfully completing their education.
Bloomfield College Nursing Division Holds Annual Nurses Pinning
“We’ve spent the last four years calling ourselves ‘nursing students.’ Now, we retire that name. Today, we are nurses. Class of 2017, I know I could not have done this without you.”
Bloomfield College Honors Student Success at Baccalaureate Ceremony
Dr. Anita Pasmantier, Professor of Finance and first woman Fulbright Scholar at the College, delivered the Baccalaureate Address.
Bloomfield College Professor to Participate in Seminar on Ancient Greece
Dr. Fiona Harris Ramsby, Assistant Professor of Humanities and English, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Center for Hellenic Studies to participate in an Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom seminar.
Bloomfield College Celebrates Class of 2017 at 144th Commencement
“We may not be able to change the world, but we can make a world of change to the people around us,” said US Senator Cory A. Booker. “Just a smile, just a kind act, just a note of encouragement can transform the spirit of another person on their journey.”

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.