Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D., is the new vice president for institutional advancement at Georgian Court University, where he will lead the fund-raising operations for the university. Dr. Agnew, formerly the senior vice president of development and corporate chief development officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, brings a wealth of experience in facilitating multimillion-dollar capital campaigns, major gifts programs, corporate and foundation relations functions, and annual giving programs.
For Georgian Court University students and faculty who recently visited China, the global education program provided insight into the country’s past and present, as well as a peek into the future. The GCU Global Education program offers participants an opportunity to study abroad and serve others in places worldwide.
Parents can explore specific applied behavior analysis techniques to help youngsters with autism during a series of free workshops hosted by Georgian Court University’s ABA Clinic.
Under a partnership with Georgian Court, St. Joseph High School students will be guaranteed admission into GCU as full-time students on the conditions they graduate with an earned diploma, meet GPA and SAT/ACT requirements, and satisfy all other admissions application requirements. Another key feature of the agreement: Each student may qualify for at least $10,000 a year in special GCU scholarships for graduates of Catholic high schools. For exceptionally high achievers, the scholarship funding could be as high as $19,000.
Georgian Court University and Holy Cross Academy are partners in a new agreement that will guarantee university admission to students from the South Jersey, Catholic school. The announcement, made June 8 by GCU President Joseph R. Marbach, Ph.D., and Holy Cross Principal/President Dennis M. Guida, presents an attractive option to high school students looking to Catholic higher education for their college experience.
GCU Dean of Business Janice Warner, Ph.D., has been tapped to participate in a national leadership program. She will join individuals from across the country for the 2016 Senior Leadership Academy sponsored by the Council for Independent Colleges and other advocates for higher education.
GCU Assistant Professor Gina Marcello, Ph.D., found a way for her digital communication students to give back to the community in a move that embraces the university’s mercy core values in a creative and supportive way. Their job: to promote dSquared, a Jersey Shore organization that works to save lives by providing free, safe rides home for young adults.
During the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 19 and the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on May 20, GCU graduates were reminded that change was inevitable, and that they must continue to grow, simply to keep pace, and that education remains a lifelong process.
Georgian Court University and Brookdale Community College are joining forces in Hazlet, N.J., where Brookdale students at the college’s Northern Higher Education Center can continue their education, earning undergraduate degrees in English, Psychology and other areas. The new agreement includes plans for GCU to eventually offer graduate degrees at the site.
The new Georgian Court University real tennis team played their first-ever game, competing against the Philadelphia Racquet Club on GCU’s 1899 court, the second-oldest court tennis facility in the United States.