News Releases: October 2007
’Tis the Season to Join Georgian Court University at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 26, 2007—Join Georgian Court University for an excursion to see the 75th anniversary production of America’s most beloved holiday show, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world-famous Rockettes and your favorite holiday characters. The Saturday, December 8, matinee performance will take place at New York City’s legendary Radio City Hall.

Georgian Court University to Sponsor Cognitive Therapy Workshop

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 19, 2007—Georgian Court University, in conjunction with the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, will present a lecture and interactive learning workshop entitled “Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems,” on Friday, November 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The program will feature keynote speaker Leslie Sokol, Ph.D., distinguished founding fellow and past president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, who will offer her insights on the application of cognitive therapy to various clinical issues.

Congressman Chris Smith Keynote Speaker for Georgian Court University’s Nonviolence Awareness Week

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 19, 2007—Violence seems to be on the rise in society as evidenced in our daily newscasts of assaults in our school systems, accounts of domestic and other violence against women, and the horrors of war.

Homelessness & Poverty: Violence against the Vulnerable

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 19, 2007—The homeless are often the victims of street crimes. The most vicious of which, setting them on fire, happened yet again, this time only a week ago in New York.

Georgian Court University Welcomes New Vice President of Enrollment

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 18, 2007—On October 2, Dennis M. Kelly joined Georgian Court University as the new vice president for enrollment. An education professional with nearly 30 years experience, he was recognized in 2006 as one of the top five enrollment managers in the country by Noel-Levitz, the nation’s leading higher education consulting firm.

Mrs. Gould’s Sixth Annual Holiday Social Arrives at Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 17, 2007—Step back in time to the early 1900s, and celebrate the holiday season with “Mrs. Gould” at her sixth annual holiday social. The Great Hall will be aglow with cheer as you listen to the continuing saga of Edith and George Gould and their seven children. This year, Mrs. Gould welcomes her younger sister Charlotte, both portrayed by actresses from St. George Productions, Medford, New York.

Georgian Court to Explore the Life and Works of Artist Velázquez

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 12, 2007—The artist to the court of Philip IV of Spain, Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660) captured the likenesses of the most important people and families of Europe, including royals, financiers, popes, and other heads of state, and was knighted for his work. His artwork inspired Édouard Manet, Salvador Dali, and Pablo Picasso. His work will be explored at a multimedia presentation and multicourse dinner on Friday, November 2, at 6:30 p.m. as part of Georgian Court’s popular Adventures for the Mind and Palate series.

Georgian Court University Presents “Just the Two of Us” Art Exhibit

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 11, 2007—Georgian Court University’s M. Christina Geis Art Gallery will present an art exhibit entitled “Just the Two of Us” from Monday, October 29, through Friday, November 30, 2007. The show will feature local husband-and-wife artists Buren Gilpin and Christina Sanes, both of Manasquan.

Georgian Court University Adopts Multimodal Communication Service to Enhance Emergency Preparedness

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 10, 2007—Georgian Court University announced it has selected the multimodal communication service Connect-ED from the NTI Group Inc. The university recently implemented the service to provide campus leaders and security professionals the ability to reach all students with time-sensitive information during the unforeseen events or emergencies, within minutes, through a single phone call.

Georgian Court University President Gives University A+

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 9, 2007—On September 27, Rosemary E. Jeffries, RSM, Ph.D., president of Georgian Court University, presented the annual State of the University Address to the GCU community. Held in the historic Casino building on the Lakewood campus, President Jeffries gave highlights of the university’s successes over the past 12 months, and detailed plans for the future.

Nanny Rose School of Etiquette Returns to Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 5, 2007—Back by popular demand! Nanny Rose and her domestic Olivia return to GCU with their lessons on how to teach children (ages 5 to 12) to eat without their elbows on the table. In this delightful 90-minute program, your young ladies and gentlemen can learn proper manners and etiquette for dining at private or public affairs in a relaxed, entertaining atmosphere. The Nanny Rose School of Etiquette will have two weekend performances: Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28, both at 1:00 p.m. in The Mansion on GCU’s Lakewood campus.

Dr. Donovan’s Miracle Medicine Show Comes to Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 5, 2007—On Friday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m., join Dr. Donovan and his wacky cast of Wild West characters as they present a potpourri of your favorite traditional songs and outrageous comedy sketches straight from Captain Billy’s Wizz Bang. The family-friendly show will be held in the Little Theatre on Georgian Court’s Lakewood campus.

Georgian Court to Hold “Blessing of the Animals”

Lakewood, N.J., Oct. 2, 2007—The Georgian Court University Campus Ministry will hold a “Blessing of the Animals” on Thursday, October 4, at 2:00 p.m. in the Arts and Science Arcade on the Lakewood campus. The blessing will be conducted by the new campus chaplain, Reverend Anthony DePalma.

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