On this past Wednesday, the Sports Industry Club held a meeting with Bleacher Report’s Director of Brand Marketing and Monmouth Alum, Jen Zudonyi. Her talk provided detailed insight of her job and her history getting to the prominent position she is in today. She talked the audience through the importance of Marketing and how the metrics influence the decisions she has to make in her job.
This week Monmouth University women’s track and field student-athlete, Prisca Blamon was granted a position as part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) SAAC Social Justice Committee. The committee is designed to eliminate racial inequality, and also promote gender equity. The goal to make a compendious setting for the schools playing in the conference.
For ten years, Act II: The Patents of Nobility (The Turn) sat in Jay Electronica’s hard drive, remaining an elusive project that teased fans since his groundbreaking single “Exhibit C” was released.
The long anticipated 2020-2021 season for the Monmouth University women’s basketball team began at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey on Friday, Nov. 27. It was a tough matchup that the Hawks eventually lost by a final score of 82-38.
Jack Antonoff, with his newest single “Chinatown,” has achieved the New Jerseyan dream: he made a song with Bruce Springsteen. Antonoff, known for being a member of fun. and being a producer for other high-profile acts like Taylor Swift, Lorde, St. Vincent, Lana Del Rey, and Kevin Abstract, has a history for creating songs for others.
The 8th Annual Social Work Alumni Lecture at Monmouth took place on Monday, Nov. 30. The lecture was a presentation called “Born of Rage: Art as an Agent for Social Change” given by Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work Ralph G. Cuseglio, DSW.
Minor League Baseball’s Marketing Coordinator, Miranda Mauro, joined the Sports Industry Club for a lecture via Zoom, on Thursday, Nov. 19.
The effects of COVID-19 have left college athletics in a precarious position. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the college sports world have adapted, rearranging schedules, and reconfiguring protocol. In this complicated landscape, where such a complex matter challenges them, schools like Monmouth University are doubling down on safety procedures.
The Climate Crisis Teach-In, which allowed students to engage with faculty on topics related to climate change, took place via Zoom from Monday, Oct. 26 to Friday, Oct. 30. Event topics included the basics of ocean acidification, sea-level rise, and greenhouse gases.