Connecting with students is a daily priority for teachers who learn their craft in the GCU School of Education. This is increasingly important as educators must comply with dramatic changes in public policy, assessment, school funding, special education, and other issues.
Stacey Spina, M.S.W., L.S.W., is sharing the story of her father, a POW during World War II, and her family’s journey to better understand what it meant to be a prisoner of war. Ms. Spina, a supervisor at Georgian Court University’s Mary Joseph Cunningham Library, will present “Marching in My Father’s Footsteps: Visiting the Site of Capture.”
Respected scholar, educator and researcher Catherine N. Duckett, Ph.D., will address the question, “Is Climate Change an Emergency?” as she talks about its effect on biodiversity and on people. Her lecture takes place Tuesday, October 30, at 2:00 p.m. in the North Dining Room at Georgian Court University.
On Thursday, October 18, Georgian Court graduate Patricia Burke will hold a book discussion about her book “Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh, Artist and Ornithologist,” a 2017 biography of ornithological painter Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh, in GCU’s Sister Mary Joseph Cunningham Library.
David Gallo, Ph.D, is the ultimate explorer whose research and adventures continue to captivate audiences worldwide. The well-known scientist brings stories from his travels, discoveries, and deep sea research at Georgian Court University on Wednesday, October 17, at 6:00 p.m.
New leaders have taken the helm of Georgian Court University’s academic programs, including its School of Business and Digital Media and the School of Education.
Stefannie Nicholson ’13, ’15 was sent to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria to help coordinate disaster response. She found the Mercy core values immensely helpful as she worked with federal officials and locals in need of help.
Georgian Court University hosted His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, for a short visit at the university’s historic Lakewood campus. The visit formed part of a two-week national program of engagements in support of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA and included an afternoon of Court Tennis matches at the iconic GCU court.
Commemorate Constitution Day with a fascinating, in-depth look at the history of Guantánamo Bay at Georgian Court University’s historic Lakewood campus. Marny Requa, J.D., GCU associate professor of criminal justice and director of the criminal justice and human rights program, will present “Guantánamo Bay, Military Trials, and Forever Prisoners.”
Georgian Court welcomed new students and celebrated the academic excellence of students and faculty at Convocation 2018, a ceremony that officially marked the start of the 2018-19 academic year.