Disability Awareness Month and Queer & Trans History Month Closing Ceremony
On October 31, 2018, the Women's Center and the Office of Equity and Diversity Programs held a closing ceremony for the Disability Awareness Month and Queer & Trans History Month, featuring a performance by the Marked Dance Project. Marked Dance Project is a New York City contemporary dance company which features performers with and without disabilities, and was created by Mark Travis Rivera in 2009. Mark Travis Rivera is an award-winning choreographer and activist who also identifies as gay, disabled, and gender-nonconforming.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Week with ENACTUS
Women Entrepreneurship Week is an international movement in its fifth year continuing to increase visibility of female entrepreneurship. The student group, the Ramapo College Enactus team sponsored an event on October 16, 2018 with the Anisfield School of Business, Association of Latinos Moving Ahead (ALMA), and America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to bring this movement to Ramapo's campus. This event featured three guest speakers Sheila Robinson-Kiss, Kristine Deer, and Mark Miller, as well as a hands-on product design adventure.
Study Abroad: South Korea and Japan Presentation
Students who took the Japan & South Korea Study Abroad Program last May presented their trip experiences to campus on October 24, 2018. If you are interested in Japan and Korea and/or thinking about joining the program in the future, please contact Christina Chung at email@example.com
Ramapo Reads: Frankenstein for Day-Long Reading
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the Center for British Studies and the FYS Program co-sponsored an all-day readathon in the York Room of Birch Mansion. Approximately 100 faculty, staff, and students read sections from the novel.
Founders' Day Celebrates Ramapo College's 49th Birthday
On November 7, 2018, Ramapo College celebrated Founders' Day, which marks the College's birthday. Festivities included a photo booth, caricaturists, games, refreshments, a cake cutting, contests and music. Learn more: www.ramapo.edu/founders/
Diversity Day at Ramapo College
Office of Equity and Diversity Programs hosted their annual Diversity Day on October 17, 2018 in the Grove. Diversity Day is a day to celebrate and embrace who we are, despite our differences, no matter what race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, or disability. It is also a day to reflect on and learn about different cultures and ideologies at Ramapo College. It was completed by cultural foods, music, and fun activities.
The Muslim Student Association - First Meeting
Students joined the Muslim Student Association on September 17, 2018 for their first general meeting of the semester. They got to meet new and current members, while also learning about MSA's role on campus.
Wellness Wednesday Takes Over the Grove
On October 3, 2018, students joined the Wellness Coalition in the Grove for Wellness Wednesday. Students were invited to participate in fun health and wellness related activities, learn about wellness resources on campus, and enjoy free giveaways to promote health and wellness! The Krame Center also hosted a labyrinth walk and guided meditations in the York Room, Birch Mansion for the event.
A dedication ceremony was held on September 26, 2018 for the Padovano Commons. The Padovano Commons is a space that was made possible by a generous gift from Professor Emeritus Anthony T. Padovano and his wife Theresa. This lounge space has already become an important gathering spot at Ramapo College!
Hype Night Rallies Roadrunners for Basketball Season
We're ready for basketball season here at Ramapo College! Earlier this week we celebrated Hype Night to meet our men's and women's teams, enjoy performances by the XTREME Team, RCNJ's cheer and dance teams, and to honor the 2017-2018 men's basketball team with their NJAC Championship/NCAA Final Four rings. www.ramapoathletics.com