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Saves the Day duo amazes Kendall crowd

December 5, 2007 Sharon Tharp 0

Students at the College donned their favorite winter scarves and high-top sneakers as a crowd descended on Kendall Hall to watch Chris Conley and David Soloway, vocalist and guitarist of Saves the Day, perform an intimate acoustic set last Saturday, sponsored by the College Union Board (CUB). […]

Students show off musical prowess at band night

April 18, 2007 Sharon Tharp 0

Student musicians got the chance to show off their talent and ability to their peers in a show hosted by CUBRat in the Rathskeller on Friday night.

First up was the duo of Caryn Feder and Steve Klett, who described their musical interests as pure rock. Feder, junior music education major, and Klett, freshman English major, have only been playing together for a month and stuck to cover songs, but they hope to write some original music in the future. […]

Phillies host second annual College Media day

February 7, 2007 Sharon Tharp 0

“Find your passion and get paid for doing it,” Scott Palmer, director of Media and Public Affairs for the Philadelphia Phillies, said at the second annual College Media day held at Citizens Bank Park.

More than 100 college students, including three from the College, participated in the event sponsored by the Phillies last Friday. […]

Snow Day Like Today

January 24, 2007 Sharon Tharp 0

After weeks of unusually warm weather, the winter chill finally kicked in, perhaps making it the perfect time to check out local ski resorts. Students at the College may not have to dig too far into their pockets or sacrifice their savings to go skiing, snowboarding or tubing this season. […]

Chorale calls in the holidays

December 6, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

The lights dimmed as the TCNJ Chorale opened its holiday concert on Sunday night to a packed audience in the Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall.

Friends, parents and siblings came out to see the 34 members of the chorale sing six pieces by a variety of composers. […]

Noted author discusses his Asian heritage

November 15, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

Students listened intently while best-selling author Da Chen spoke about his experiences emigrating from a rural area of Communist China. The event took place on Oct. 9 in the New Library auditorium as part of Experience Asia month.

The event, sponsored by the Asian American Association (AAA), also featured Chen playing his bamboo flute, answering questions from audience members and autographing his new novel using his native brush calligraphy. […]

Students pay tribute to abuse victims

November 1, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

If you happened to be walking by Brower Student Center on Thursday around 11:30 a.m., you may have stopped to notice over 30 students lying in the grass. These students, who remained there for 20 minutes, were participating in the “Die-In,” a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Week in which students represent those who died as a result of domestic violence. […]

Adoption services lecture fosters new hope for kids

October 11, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

Nancy Morrell, program coordinator of Maternity and Adoption Services, encouraged students to consider the benefits of adoption. The event, which was held last Thursday, was organized by TCNJ Lifesavers, a pro-life organization on campus.

According to Morrell, who has worked at Catholic Charities for 12 years, maternity and adoptive services has placed four children in homes over the last two years and has supported over 20 mothers who were considering adoption as an option. […]

Losers make College a winner with $5M gift

September 20, 2006 Sharon Tharp 31

Tom and Carol Loser donated $5 million to the College to support the School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary. The donation, accepted last Wednesday at a ceremony held in Loser Hall, is the largest in the College’s 151-year history. […]

Softball fields out of use while improper soil is replaced

September 13, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

The softball fields looked unusual as students drove around Metzger Drive during the first two weeks of the semester. The grass grew higher than usual and the facility itself seemed neglected. That is because the softball fields are being repaired after the outfield soil was found to be different than what was agreed upon. […]

Provost to become the president of Berry College

March 29, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

Stephen Briggs, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, is leaving the College after six years of service to accept the presidency of Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga.

During his career at the College, Briggs worked with faculty members and deans to complete the academic transformation and develop the College’s strategies for the future. […]

Falling shingles endanger pedestrians

March 8, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

Rest assured: The roofs of the Biology Building and Science Complex are not caving in. They are being redesigned after several shingles reportedly fell off these recently constructed buildings and caused potential danger to pedestrians.

Don Lovett, associate professor of biology and faculty consultant of the Biology Building design team, said that he did not know of anyone who had been hit by falling shingles, but he confirmed that falling snow caused by the roof defects hit at least one person. […]

College announces deans for science, education schools

February 22, 2006 Sharon Tharp 0

William J. Behre has been named dean of the School of Education, after serving as its interim one, and Jeffrey M. Osborn, professor of biology at Truman State University, has been appointed dean of the School of Science.

The announcement came after an extensive, six-month-long search to fill the two positions. […]

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