The Walt Santner Speaker Series Welcomes Theater Artist Josie Whittlesey
Theater Professor Terra Vandergaw invited Josie Whittlesey, founder and Executive Director of Drama Club, a non-profit providing theater programming to incarcerated young people in New York City, to campus on November 30, 2016. All Ramapo students were invited to hear Josie give a talk in the Adler Theater and to participate in a hands-on workshop in BC-216 that explored Theater Games, improvisation, and performance techniques utilized in her work. This “Artist Talk” was sponsored by the The Walt Santner Speaker Series, an endowment created by alumnus Walt Santner '75 for a theater artists lecture series.
Giving Tuesday Campaign Shares How Ramapo Gives Back
On Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the SGA's Philanthropy Committee organized a kick-off to the “Roadrunners Give Back” campaign in the Student Center. The Ramapo community was invited to share how scholarships, campus improvements and giving back has helped better the Ramapo experience. 227 faculty, staff and students shared their experiences on post-in notes that filled the Ramapo Giving Tuesday Logo, drawn on the Student Center windows. This campaign is part of #RamapoGives, the annual campaign to raise awareness on how philanthropy and donations plays a critical role in helping all Roadrunners achieve success.
Overlook Residence Hall and CPA Throw Fall Finale
Students were invited to help say goodbye to the fall season with fun activities and food on November 21, 2016 with the staff of the College Park Apartments (CPA) and Overlook Residence Hall. There were activities like fish toss, pumpkin painting, caricatures, prizes and more.
Alumna Jill Tracey '14 Shares Graduate School Preparation Tips
Chemistry and Biochemistry Club invited alumna Jill Tracey '14 as a guest speaker from Rutgers Graduate School to talk about undergraduate summer opportunities, as well as the graduate programs on November 28, 2016.
Men's Basketball Earns Victory at Home Season Opener against Medgar Evers College
The Ramapo College men's basketball team earned a 107-72 non-conference victory tonight over the Cougars of Medgar Evers College to improve to 4-0 overall on the year. Full story: ramapoathletics.com/news/2016/11/28/mens-basketball-roadr...
Open Mic Night in Linden Hall
CPB (College Programming Board) WRPR, and Linden Hall hosted an open mic night for students to show their off musical talents on November 15, 2016.
Marketing Roundtable Discusses Future Trends in Marketing
On November 15, 2016 students had the opportunity to meet professionals in the marketing field and learn what the future has in store for the world of marketing.
Hunger Banquet Dishes Up World Poverty Simulation
The Civic and Community Engagement Center (CCEC) hosted the 5th Annual OxFam Hunger Banquet on November 16, 2016 as a part of Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week. Approximately one out of every seven people in the world does not have enough food to eat. Students were randomly split up into three groups - the high class, who were served a four course meal, the middle class, who had some rice and beans, and the low income class, who were only offered rice on a napkin.
Homegrown Highlights Ramapo Musicians and Bands
The College Programming Board hosted the annual Homegrown Music Festival on November 12, 2016. This event featured performances from various Ramapo student bands.
RA Encourages Students to Write "Letters to Our Heroes"
RA Amy held a letter writing drive in Bischoff Residence Hall on November 11, 2016 to send letters to veterans thanking them for their service.