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Congratulations to the 2016 Inductees of Phi Beta Kappa

Congratulations to all the Humanities and Social Sciences students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on Thursday, April 29 in Mayo Concert Hall.  Membership in Phi Beta Kappa is one of the most prestigious honors in higher education. “Phi Beta Kappa celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for… Continue Reading

Meet the 2016 DAELA Students and Faculty Mentors

Congratulations to the 10 graduating Humanities and Social Sciences seniors who have excelled in the liberal arts for receiving the Dean’s Award for Excellence in the Liberal Arts (DAELA). According to the official DAELA page, students who win the award have exemplified the following throughout their courses and college careers: Developed knowledge and engaged in creative… Continue Reading

The 2016 Public Policy Case Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Dillon McNamara, Jonatan Moukh and Karl Weiskopf for their winning presentation in the 2016 Public Policy Case Competition! The annual, team-based competition was open to all TCNJ students and highlighted ideas from the College’s best and brightest.   According to the official TCNJ Public Policy Case Competition page, “The competition aims to foster intellectual collaboration, strengthen skill… Continue Reading

Freshman Elizabeth Zakaim wins NJPA Scholarship

We are happy to announce that freshman Humanities and Social Sciences open options major Elizabeth Zakaim has won the New Jersey Press Association’s (NJPA) 2016 David West Memorial Scholarship. According to the NJPA Member Update newsletter, “Executive Director George White presented the press foundation’s 2016 David West Memorial Scholarship on May 3 to Elizabeth Zakaim… Continue Reading

TCNJ Summer Business Institute: Opportunity for HSS Majors

3-week Summer Business Institute at TCNJ Gain confidence, develop professional skills like teamwork and communication, learn about marketing, organizational structure and learn Excel — all in one place. Supplement any major with this integrated business essentials course for non-business students. The program can be taken for credit or not for credit. Begins Thursday, June 23. For more info,… Continue Reading

Dr. Diane Bates releases first book, “Superstorm Sandy”

As an environmental sociologist and professor at the College, Dr. Diane Bates has committed her professional career to trying to understand people and how they live and interact with the nonhuman environment. Last fall, Bates released her first book entitled, “Superstorm Sandy: The Inevitable Destruction and Reconstruction of the Jersey Shore” on Rutgers University Press.… Continue Reading

Successful Second Annual Graduate English Symposium

On Saturday, March 26, the English graduate program hosted its second annual student and alumni symposium, centered on the theme of change as inspired by the Cultural and Intellectual Community Program Council (CICPC) annual theme. This event continued last year’s establishment of a forum for current MA students to come together with alumni of the… Continue Reading

Dr. Richard Kamber receives FSP Instructor of the Year Award

Longtime philosophy professor and former Dean of Arts and Sciences at the College, Dr. Richard Kamber was chosen as the first recipient of the Robert Anderson First Seminar Program Instructor of the Year award on Wednesday, March 9. During his nearly 30 years at the College, Kamber has taught an impressive 24 different courses. He… Continue Reading

2010 Grad Michael Kowalczyk Awarded FLENJ Teacher Of The Year

Congratulations to Michael Kowalczyk, a 2010 TCNJ graduate with a self-designed major in Italian, who was honored with the 2016 Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ) Teacher of the Year Award. Kowalczyk has been teaching Italian at Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison, N.J. since September 2012. He has implemented a strong focus on… Continue Reading