One’s values and identity, understanding where we come from, how we distinguish ourselves, and how we personify our identity are important—not only to help students grow, but help them develop as leaders. Georgian Court University Dean of Students Amani Jennings recently explored these and other issues during a GCU workshop on values, culture, and identity.
April is National Poetry Month, and that means it’s time for Dose of Poetry at Georgian Court University. The poetry series is celebrating its fourth year with events all around campus.
Georgian Court alumna, author, and alternative health educator Mary Ann Cavallaro is sharing her decades of experience becoming a vegan and living a vegetarian lifestyle. Ms. Cavallaro will speak on this and more during “Why Our Food Choices Matter: Impact on Our Health and Our Animal Friends” at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, in the Little Theatre on GCU’s historic Lakewood campus.
Georgian Court University’s 2019 Wellness Expo celebrates and promotes physical, mental, and spiritual health. The March 23 event will feature more than 50 local and regional wellness exhibitors and vendors offering eco-friendly products, organic food, aromatherapy oils, and much more. There will also be raffles, lectures, and workshops on yoga, qigong, weight loss, and many other wellness-oriented topics. Other presentations will address subjects such as acupressure, Ayurveda, and nutrition.
Inspire your curiosity with the glowing crystal-rock aesthetic paintings and wearable art of Georgian Court University student Valerie Vanone, whose senior B.F.A. exhibition is currently on display through March 22 in the M. Christina Geis Art Gallery (Jeffries Hall, second floor) on the historic Lakewood campus.
Longtime higher education leader and finance expert James E. Trusdell is Georgian Court University’s new vice president for finance and administration. As the university’s chief financial officer, he leads one of the institution’s largest units, with direct responsibility for GCU’s financial operations, as well as areas like facilities, human resources, campus safety, and conferences and special events.
A newly approved master’s degree in higher education and student affairs administration is set to launch this fall at Georgian Court University, enabling GCU to train more professionals who can help students succeed in college. Applications are now being accepted for the M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration, a 36-credit program designed by the GCU School of Education.
Georgian Court University is proud to welcome a peer review team from Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) March 24-27, 2019. During their visit, the team will meet with members of the GCU campus community to learn more about the university, its operations and how Georgian Court fulfills its mission.
Gabby Douglas, the Olympic gymnast who won medals in London (2012) and Rio (2016), will share her journey to success when she speaks at Georgian Court University, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Lakewood, N.J., February 26, 2019—More than 160 students from Georgian Court University achieved academic excellence in the Fall 2018 semester and have been named to the President’s List. The honor, which reflects their hard work in the classroom and commitment their chosen fields, recognizes undergraduate students with a term grade point average of 3.9 or…