Ramapo College Declared Stigma Free by Governor Richard Codey
Governor Richard Codey visited Ramapo College of New Jersey on September 28, 2016 to declare the campus Stigma Free and to celebrate efforts by student, faculty and administrators to educate themselves and each other about mental illness.
The Governor and his wife, Mary Jo Codey, established the Codey Fund for Mental Health to ensure that compassionate, quality mental healthcare is accessible to everyone and that the stigma associated with mental illness is overcome through public awareness and education.
Students Watch First Presidential Debate
Students gathered to watch the first Presidential Debate Viewing Party on September 26, 2016 in Friends Hall. The event was sponsored by Fox News, the Civic and Community Engagement Center and Alpha Phi Delta.
Una Noche Mexicana Celebrates Latin@ Heritage Month
Students celebrated Latin@ Heritage Month by enjoying a night of learning traditional Mexican culture in J. Lee's on September 20. The event was sponsored by Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Wellness Wednesday 2016
Wellness Wednesday was held on September 21, 2016 in the Grove as a fair to promote and advocate for wellness. There were free wellness kits, books, smoothies, tatoos, meditation and fun giveaways. The event was sponsored by OSS, the Center for Health and Counseling, Potter Library, Commuter Affairs, Women's Center, Active Minds, the Krame Center, Dining Services and Public Safety. The first 50 students received free "Stop Out Stimga" T-shirts to help promote #RCNJFightTheStigma.
CCEC Runs Student Voter Registration Drive
The Civic and Community Engagement Center (CCEC) ran a voter registration drive on September 13, 2016 Students used Turbo Vote to register and become an active citizen.
Women's Volleyball Earns 7th Straight Victory in 3-0 Win Over Rival WPU
The Rampao College Women's Volleyball team beat rival William Paterson on September 20, 2016. Full story here: ramapoathletics.com/news/2016/9/20/womens-volleyball-rama...
Professor Sandra Suárez Talks Physical Anthropology with the Biology Club
On September 21, 2016 the Biology Club invited new members and students to learn what the club is about and had a guest lecturer, Professor Sandra Suárez, speak on physical anthropology.
FroYo and Frisbee Friday!
Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Laurel Hall Roadrunner Courts, students ate Fro-Yo from Let’s Yo and tossed around frisbees!
Mackin and Bischoff Throw BBQ
Resident Assistants (RAs) of Mackin and Bischoff Residence Halls hosted a BBQ for residents on September 16, 2016, complete with games, prizes, voter registration, and a photo booth.
Latino/@ Heritage Month Begins
Ramapo College began a month of celebration and education in honor of Latino/@ Heritage Month with a ceremony on September 15, 2016. Opening proclamation was read by senior Ramapo officials including President Peter P. Mercer, Tamika Quick, the Assistant Director of Equity & Diversity Programs, and Julian A. Gomez, the Associate Director of Admissions.