November 22, 1963, started as a dazzling autumn day at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey, for alumna and faculty member Mary Ann Hartigan Schrank ’59. But the sudden news that President John F. Kennedy (JFK) had been assassinated in Dallas quickly changed the mood for her and all Americans.
Student artists from three college campus will have their work displayed during a special showing at Georgian Court University. The show, which includes sculpture, ceramics, oil paintings, and other media, runs through November 22 in the M. Christina Geis Art Gallery at GCU.
Campus culture and commitment to student veterans matter, according to the Victory Media editors who named Georgian Court University a 2017 Military Friendly® School. The company, which publishes GI Jobs®, STEM Jobs®, and Military Spouse, recently named 1,160 schools to the list, considered the most comprehensive resource for military veterans in the nation.
In observance of Veterans Day 2016, GCU’s student veterans reflected on their military service and the sacrifices to ensure American freedoms.
Jenny Nordberg, the award-winning journalist and author of “The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan,” is one of Georgian Court University’s featured speakers this fall.
Georgian Court University will host artist Mary Mihelic for a discussion of her series of paintings entitled Running Girl, illustrating the more than 50 Nigerian schoolgirls who made a split second decision to run for their lives when Boko Haram terrorists attacked their school and kidnapped their classmates two years ago.
Georgian Court University has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The program recognizes colleges and universities that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships.
Georgian Court University welcomes adventure-biologist Niall McCann, Ph.D., for “Notes from the Conservation Front Line,” on Tuesday, November 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the Casino Auditorium on the Lakewood campus.
Georgian Court University (GCU) is pleased to announce that Mary Louise Miller, RSM, J.D., principal of the Sisters Academy of New Jersey in Asbury Park, New Jersey, is one of its featured speakers for Critical Concerns 2016.
Global Challenges Facing Girls Focus of Film Screenings and Public Dialogue at Georgian Court University
“Girl Rising” and “To Educate a Girl,” two thought-provoking and highly acclaimed films examining the challenges facing girls around the world, will be shown at Georgian Court University.