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Georgian Court Invests Nearly 121,000 Community Service Hours
Georgian Court University students, faculty, and staff last year contributed nearly 121,000 volunteer service hours to help individuals, community organizations, and area nonprofit agencies. The new figure, up more than 27 percent from 2017 when the campus reported 94,745 service hours, mirrors the university’s dedication to the Mercy core value of service.
GCU’s WILD Program Celebrates Women Leaders at WILD Awards Ceremony
Georgian Court University’s Women in Leadership Development (WILD) programs celebrated achievements and honored individuals with special awards at the recent 14th Annual WILD Leadership Banquet in May.
GCU Celebrates Leadership & Service at Student Affairs Awards Ceremony
Georgian Court celebrated the exceptional leadership and service of students and members of the campus community at the Student Affairs Leadership & Service Awards Ceremony on May 11, 2018.
Great Advice for GCU Graduates at Commencement 2018: “Make Your World a Better Place”
Elisabeth Fontenelli, retired Goldman Sachs executive and former Georgian Court University trustee, was the speaker for Commencement 2018, GCU’s 107th Commencement Ceremony, on Thursday, May 24, at the RWJBarnabas Health Arena in Toms River. Ms. Fontenelli advised graduates to make their world a better place by focusing on their own surroundings.
It’s a Family Affair for Five Sets of GCU Lions
Last fall, as GCU’s Christopher McKibben, associate director of athletics, communications, and operations for the GCU Lions, began to plan for the academic year, he realized something: “It dawned on me that we had five sets of siblings competing,” he said.
New Teachers Focus of GCU Education Celebration
Nearly 30 new teachers listened intently as GCU alumna Christine Newbury, the 2017-2018 Ocean County Teacher of the Year, offered professional words of wisdom in a presentation aptly named “Teaching with All of Me.” The call to teach requires no less, she said.
Senior Art Exhibit Showcases Works by Emerging Artists
The senior art exhibit of three graduating Georgian Court University students—Farris Ellington, Amanda Mercadante, and Jess Singer—will be on display May 7-25 in the M. Christina Geis Art Gallery on GCU’s historic Lakewood campus. The gallery is on the second floor of Jeffries Hall, and admission is free.
Excellence by Design: Graphic Design, Multimedia Focus of Senior Show
Graphic design and multimedia students will share their art during GCU’s 2018 Senior Thesis Exhibition. Items are on display through May 4 in the International Collaboration Center inside the GCU School of Business and Digital Media.
GCU Hosts Annual Scholarship Golf Classic
More than 100 golfers will take to the course at Deal Golf and Country Club Monday, May 7, as Georgian Court University hosts its 23rd Annual Scholarship Golf and Classic. The event represents GCU’s most important fundraising event of the year, with proceeds funding scholarships that make the dream of an education possible for hundreds of students.
RVCC, Georgian Court Partner in New Articulation Agreement
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) and Georgian Court University (GCU) are partners in a new articulation agreement that provides transfer credit and financial incentives for RVCC graduates to pursue their bachelor’s degree at Georgian Court.