Monmouth has been the best four years of my life thus far. These years have been scary, demanding, thrilling, and stimulating, all at the same damn time.
ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR,
The University’s HERO Campaign Committee hosted their 5th annual event at Jack’s Goal Line Stand on Thursday, April 17 to raise awareness about the need for sober drivers.
Paul R. Brown was officially inaugurated as the 8th University president during a ceremony that took place on the steps of Wilson Hall on Thursday, April 10. The inauguration has been anticipated by members of the University since the president’s appointment in August, 2013.
Career Services held its largest annual Spring Career Day in history with 110 employers in attendance. Students from all majors came to the event to learn about different businesses and organizations, and to explore possible internship and job opportunities on Wednesday, April 2.
Twenty University students traveled to Guatemala for seven days to participate in community service efforts in the town of Xepocol during Spring Break. The students, along with three professional staff members, completed the roof of a school that students began building on previous volunteer trips three years prior.
The Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society inducted 139 first-year students with a 3.5 grade point average or higher on Saturday, March 8 in Pollack Theater.
The University held its fourth annual Rock ‘N Raise event in Jules L. Plangere Jr. Center for Communication on Friday, Feb. 21 to raise funds for The American Cancer Society and Relay For Life. The student-run television station, Hawk TV, and the student-run radio station, WMCX, hosted the event and raised over $1,800, the largest profit gained in the history of the event.
Dr. Gary Lewandowski, Chair of the Psychology Department, in collaboration with Professor Benjamin Le of Harvard College and Professor Timothy Loving of University of Texas, surveyed 1,000 adults in the US about their thoughts on relationships and Valentine’s Day.
Technology has enabled University students to measure the quality of their professors with the use of RateMyProfessors.com. The website, which features online professor ratings, is a popular destination many students utilize when creating their class schedules.
Students enrolled in professor John Buzza’s entrepreneurship class were given the opportunity to immerse themselves in the business world by collaborating with the company Green-RG Management to help expand their business.