Isabella Hanna’s Senior Goodbye

Most of us have heard at one time or another the age-old expression, “It takes a village”— a common idiom used to describe the effort that goes into raising a child. This “village” is a diverse collective, united by their commitment to one’s well-being and success. Considering the family, friends, educators, and mentors that have […]


MU Community Responds to Rutgers Strike

After an almost week-long strike, the first in its history, Rutgers University faculty resumed work effective Monday, April 17 upon coming to a “framework” agreement for new contracts with several faculty unions. The strike was the final straw as it followed nearly a year of bargaining, as reported by The New York Times. Members of […]


SGA Attends Conference at Texas A&M University

Monmouth’s Student Government Association (SGA) attended the Conference of Student Government Associations (COSGA) hosted by Texas A&M University from Friday, March 31 to Monday, April 3. SGA is the governing body of all the student clubs and organizations on campus. The association recognizes over 100 groups every year, overseeing the annual funding process for eligible […]

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Professor Shoemaker will be the First Female Chair of Communication

Effective July 1, 2023, Deanna Shoemaker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication and Performance Studies, will succeed Aaron Furgason, Ph.D., Associate Professor for the Department of Communication, as chair of the department. Shoemaker will be the first woman chair of the department since its founding. She said, “As I step into the Communication chair position in […]

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Administration Makes Academic Calendar Changes Without Faculty Input

The academic calendar will change starting in spring of 2024, with a start date of Tuesday, Jan. 30 and end date of Monday, May 6, according to the University’s WebAdvisor. These changes were made by the University’s administration without notice or collaboration from the Faculty Council or the Faculty Association of Monmouth University (FAMCO). The […]

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Professor and Student Travel to India for Conference

Rekha Datta, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and Freed Endowed Chair in Social Sciences, and Lenien Jamir, junior international student-athlete studying political science and sociology, co-authored a paper and presented their research at the Interdisciplinary International Conference held at Adamas University in Kolkata India, from Jan. 2 to 3. Their paper, “Confluence and Anomaly of […]

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Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Hosts Spring Induction

Monmouth’s Phi Eta Sigma (PES) National Freshman Honor Society chapter held its spring induction ceremony for new members on Friday, March 3 at Pollak Theatre. The honor society is a leadership organization that specifically honors freshmen in institutions of higher education. According to Nancy Mezey, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of the Honors School, this semester […]

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LHBS Pilots New Micro-Credential Program

This semester, the Leon Hess Business School (LHBS) has piloted its micro-credential program, a collection of courses that undergraduate business students can complete for quantifiable learning outcomes, earning them a micro-credential badge. This badge serves as a digital verification of competency to future employers. As per the School’s website, “The LHBS provides micro-credentials to validate […]