The University’s Community Garden, a field study project initiated by former Graduate student Sean Foran in 2010, experienced an 8.2% increase on top of their primary goal of 1,000 pounds of food grown, which was then donated to local organizations, this past summer.
The University’s Dr. Rekha Datta, professor of political science, was selected last month to receive the Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education Award from the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE).
Circle K will be hosting a free Halloween Extravaganza on Saturday, October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the second and third floors of the Rebecca Stafford Student Center.
The renowned ocean explorer and environmentalist, Jean-Michel Cousteau, will be this year’s keynote speaker at The “Seventh Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champions of the Ocean Awards Luncheon.” The event will take place on October 21 in Woodrow Wilson Hall at 10:00 am. Along with speaking at the conference, Cousteau will be honored as a National Champion of the Ocean.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited the University’s Leon Hess Business School as one of the best business schools in the nation.
An Alternative Spring Break had its pilot run last semester which allowed 12 students from different academic backgrounds to travel to Guatemala and volunteer at a local clinic.
West Long Branch, NJ (September 12, 2011) The Long Branch Concordance (LBC) and its Family Success Center will honor Dr. Robin Mama, Dean of the Monmouth University School of Social Work and Dr. Frank Vozos, Executive Director of the Monmouth Medical Center on October 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Monmouth University’s Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC).
Social Media Offers Pros and Cons
Social media has grown to directly affect the lives of hundreds of millions of people every day. For many, social media is a source of news about our loved ones and even strangers. Now, social media is used by the University as a catalyst for keeping students informed and involved.
During every fall at the University, an Involvement Fair is held outside of the student center where clubs, governing bodies, Greek organizations and media outlets set up tables and invite students to break out of their shells and join something new.
Joel McHale will be appearing at the MAC at the University on Saturday, November 5 for a night of comedy and lots of laughs. The event is produced by Concerts East and AEG Live. Ticket prices range from $35 to $55, depending on the seating section.