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.
At GCU, college affordability is a major issue. We believe in being accessible and accountable to those seeking a degree. That means being solution-oriented in our approach to helping students manage college debt.
Georgian Court University’s Department of Psychology and Counseling is hosting two workshops on reality therapy, featuring guest speaker Robert E. Wubbolding, Ed.D., a world-renowned author, speaker, and major contributor to the field. As part of his presentation, Dr. Wubbolding will train participants on choice theory and reality therapy.
Longtime Georgian Court University Professor of English and Assistant Provost Mary Chinery, Ph.D., ’86 is GCU’s new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment, which comes after a national search to replace retiring Dean Rita Kipp, Ph.D., is effective July 1.
On May 20, Laura Amdur, Red Bank, will graduate from the Georgian Court University–Meridian Health School of Nursing. Read on as Laura explains how she found her passion for nursing and confirmed that caring for others is her calling.
Georgian Court university Assistant Professor of Dance Silvana Cardell will share her thought-provoking performance, “Supper, People on the Move,” May 14-15 at New York’s La MaMa! Moves dance festival.
Helping students navigate their way through the halls of Ella Clarke Elementary School comes naturally to guidance counselor Oscar Orellana ’15. The Lakewood native, who studied criminal justice as an undergrad and arrived as a working adult at GCU for graduate school, lives by one of the words of educator Rita Pierson: “Every child deserves a champion.”
Melissa Miller ’10, ’14 is the first honoree of the GCU Alumni Association’s new Sage program, an initiative of the Alumni Board of Directors’ Professional Development Committee to recognize those who have shown exemplary career and volunteer accomplishments that are directly related to their GCU student experiences. The Sage Program distinguishes these alumni as “Sages” and invites them to speak to selected alumni and students to assist with career building and leadership and to foster opportunities for mentoring and re-engagement with GCU.
Author David Willey paints a portrait of Pope Francis that morphs from the Argentina of his youth and middle age to Rome where he still craves simplicity. It is a picture of a man forged by family ties, difficulties with the Argentinian government and – most especially – his experiences with the poor and suffering. The central image that emerges from this montage, Mr. Willey said, is that Pope Francis sees the Church as a “field hospital” focused on healing not only humanity but the global environment as well.