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Signal alumni stresses open-mindedness post college

During his time at the College, Garrett Cecere was the editor-in-chief of The Signal during the Spring 2019 semester. After a semester of late nights, coffee runs and little sleep, Cecere completed his time as editor-in-chief. But he never stopped writing for The Signal while at the College, even while he had an internship with Newsomatic — a children’s news publication based in New York.

Alumni creates NBC data visualization for 2020 elections

The 2020 presidential election will remain in history as one of the most unprecedented elections throughout history. With the year’s intense news cycle, news outlets across the country were relied on by millions for quick and reliable updates. One graduate from the College spent many hours this past year working to help her major broadcasting company tell these stories in an efficient way. 

Alumni Miguel Gonzalez gives hope for the future with a look into his past

Since graduating from the College in August 2019 as a journalism major, Miguel Gonzalez has taken the time to reflect on his time spent in the College’s journalism program, as well as The Signal, and how it encouraged him to pursue a career at The New York Post.

Creating art from anywhere: College alumnus shares creative perspective

Tyler Fugazzie is unlike any artist you’ve ever heard of.  In many ways, the title “artist” might not do Fugazzie justice. His work and creative interests span a wide range of artistic frameworks and styles, from visual design, creative writing, poetry, music and photography, just to name a few.

Alumni Colleen Murphy enlightens the present by reflecting on her history

From some of her happiest moments as a swimming coach to a writer for Health.com, Colleen Murphy has made her mark on the world. Upon graduating from the College in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and two minors in women’s and gender Studies and communications, Murphy obtained her “first ‘big girl’ job” in October 2016 as an assistant editor at PET AGE, where she would write articles about the latest pet products and trends.

Alumni Sydney Shaw shares experiences, memories and advice

After graduating from the College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, Sydney Shaw was not sure where post-graduation life would take her.

College alumnus arrested for taking part in Capitol attacks

28-year-old Thomas Baranyi, Ewing resident and College alumnus (‘17), has been arrested by the FBI after he was found to be involved in the Jan. 6 pro-Trump Capitol riots.

College alumna turned ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant ponders ‘Who is Alex Trebek?’

“This consummate host was welcomed into American homes for 37 years,” asked Christine O'Donnell, an alumna of the College and former “Jeopardy!” contestant. The answer: “who is Alex Trebek?”

TCNJ Alumni In The Arts: Holly Black

Holly Black is a No. 1 New York Times best-selling author. She is best known for penning, alongside Tony DiTerlizzi, “The Spiderwick Chronicles” — a renowned children’s fantasy series that began in 2003 and was adapted into a film by the same name, which was released in 2008. She has received a Newbery Honor Award, a Nebula Award and a Mythopoeic Award for her work over the years. Black has since released dozens of other novels, exploring fantasy worlds full of magic and faeries. Though she now lives with her family in New England, she got her start here in Ewing, as a member of the 1994 graduating class at The College. 

Wrestling dominates Lycoming in front of alumni

The men’s wrestling team delivered a dominant performance on Saturday, Feb. 1, defeating Lycoming College 35-4 on Alumni Day. The win marked the 13th win in a row and 14th on the season for the Lions.

College alumnus discusses successful career path to CEO

As part of the Alumni Lecture Series, the College welcomed Andy Polansky (’83), CEO of the global communications and marketing solutions firm Weber Shandwick, on May 1 at 4 p.m. in Mayo Concert Hall.

Alumni share religious testimonies in Brower Student Center

Herve was always “that guy.” As a former student at the College for two years, Herve Borgella said he was doing everything he wanted to do — from drinking and smoking to making money selling drugs. “People knew me as the frat kid, the frat boy, the drug dealer,” he said. “But God redeemed me.”

Alumnus’ distinctive career merges art, business

When Faller attended the College, he switched his major from biology to art and art history, which helped him garner a wide range of skills and use the interdisciplinary knowledge to his advantage. Now working in New York City as a professional art investor and

Alumni Jazz Band brings harmony to campus

Before the show even began, the auditorium of Mayo Concert Hall was already teeming with life. The room was filled with bright lights, which accompanied the chatter of eager audience members waiting for the performance to begin.

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