Volunteer members from the nearby local communities joined University employees for the opening of the Monmouth University Community Garden on Saturday, April 26. The garden, now approaching its fifth summer of operation, has donated approximately eight tons of produce to various charities across Monmouth County in the past four years.
A Long Branch resident has been charged with drunk driving after colliding head-on with a University security vehicle, injuring a member of the University police force near the intersection of Palmer Avenue around 11:40 pm on Saturday, April 19, according to William McElrath, Chief of the University Police Department.
Apple users were recently subject to possible software hacking due to security breech concerns in February, which has led to further product protection concerns.
Three University students have been criminally charged in connection with a fire that forced an evacuation of Cedar Hall, damaged University and student property, and temporarily displaced seven students whose suite suffered smoke damage, on Wednesday night, Feb. 26, according to University administrators.
A recent study found that Monmouth University students are borrowing more money to fund their education than the average American college student. The study completed by the Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS), an independent nonprofit research group that concentrates its studies on higher education, also found that among NJ colleges, the University is ranked average in borrowing among private universities and lower than some public universities.
Construction of the University’s newest building, Pozycki Hall, began in the field between Bey Hall and the Rebecca Stafford Student Center during winter break and will continue throughout the school year, causing construction inconveniences, Patricia Swannack, Vice President for Administrative Services, said.
A class titled Zombies: Social Anxiety and Pop Culture was offered at the University for the second year in a row during this Fall semester. The class is a three credit First Year Seminar class for undergraduate students with fewer than 18 credits completed.
This month some men will be growing their beards in favor of supporting No-Shave November, an international cause to raise awareness for various types of male health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer.
With flu season right around the corner, the University offers students the opportunity to protect themselves from the recurring illness through receiving the flu vaccine.
Illegal file sharing and downloading has been a popular and common practice among college students for close to a decade, but University students may want to think twice before they click.