Montclair State partners with Homeland Security to combat human trafficking

Montclair State partners with Homeland Security to combat human trafficking

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Global Center on Human Trafficking at Montclair State University and the Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Investigations–Newark Division signed a memorandum of understanding on Jan. 25 for the development of a web-based application and website to aid in the fight against human trafficking. The agreement was signed during a special […]

MSU Galleries to open two new exhibitions this spring

MSU Galleries to open two new exhibitions this spring

MONTCLAIR, NJ –– This spring, Montclair State University Galleries will open two new exhibitions on Jan. 31: Caroline Garcia’s “Dancing on Axes and Spears” in the Segal Gallery and “Case Studies 2: Justin Cloud – The Garden” in the Kasser Theater lobby, on view through April 21 and July 31, respectively. The exhibitions are curated […]

West Orange School District lays out plans, progress in diversity recruitment

West Orange School District lays out plans, progress in diversity recruitment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While the West Orange School District’s teacher ethnic makeup does not match the student ethnic makeup, progress on that front is being made. At the Nov. 21 West Orange Board of Education meeting, Joseph Vespignani, the district’s executive director of personnel and special projects, gave a presentation titled “Diversity Data and […]

Wynona’s House screens documentary on online grooming and exploitation

Wynona’s House screens documentary on online grooming and exploitation

NEWARK, NJ — The Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center presented its second event in its 2022 Training and Workshops on Child Maltreatment series, titled “Child Safety in the Dawn of the Metaverse – Are We Ready for This New Frontier?” On Nov. 14 at Montclair State University, Wynona’s House was the first to stream a […]

East Orange resident Vashti White celebrated as she turns 106

East Orange resident Vashti White celebrated as she turns 106

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange resident Vashti White turned 106 on Nov. 3. In a drive-by celebration, she was feted by Mayor Ted R. Green and her family and friends.  On behalf of the city of East Orange, Green gifted White with a personal portrait by artist Kojo Aidoo, a bouquet of flowers, and […]

More than four decades in the East Orange School District

More than four decades in the East Orange School District

EAST ORANGE, NJ — “It’s just my calling, my gift from God,” said mathematics instructional coach Robin Lewis as she reflected on more than four decades working as an educator. With just over 44 years in the district, that’s a whopping 16,070 days, 385,680 hours and 23,140,800 minutes of Lewis instructing East Orange’s youth. But […]

Bloomfield College president hosts ACE Women’s Network-NJ event

Bloomfield College president hosts ACE Women’s Network-NJ event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College President Marcheta P. Evans recently hosted board members from the American Council on Education Women’s Network–New Jersey at the college’s Westminster Arts Center. More than 50 higher education leaders from northern and central New Jersey, representing both public and private, and two-year and four-year institutions of higher learning, joined together […]

Montclair State again named a Fulbright HSI Leader

Montclair State again named a Fulbright HSI Leader

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Department of State has recognized Montclair State University for its commitment to providing life-changing educational opportunities. The department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced Oct. 12 that it has named the university a 2022 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader, one of only 43 colleges and […]

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