Ramapo’s Men’s Soccer Faces Up Against CCNY
On October 4, 2017, the Ramapo College Men's Soccer team won their match with a 7-1 victory over The City College of New York on the Athletic Fields. To check out the stats and learn more: www.ccnyathletics.com/news/2017/10/5/mens-soccer-rampo-de...
Theta Phi Alpha “Gives Cancer the Boot” with a Cut-A-Thon
The sisters of Theta Phi Alpha hosted a cut-a-thon and bake sale on October 5, 2017 to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. The sorority brought in professional hairdressers to give hair cuts and give pink extensions to promote the cause. All who attended the event were also able to purchase pink-themed baked goods and make donations for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Ramapo Celebrates National Coming Out Day with Pridefest
On October 11, 2017, the Women’s Center hosted Ramapo College’s first ever Pridefest at the Grove in celebration of National Coming Out Day. Allies of the Ramapo College LGBTQ+ community joined in on the fun and met with on and off campus partners whose services are LGBTQ+ focused and/or LGBTQ+ friendly. Partners include: Garden State Equality, The Pride Network, Ramapo Pride, The Women’s Center, The Office of Equity and Diversity Programs, Diversity Peer Educators, and many more! This event is part of Queer and Trans History Month.
Oktoberfest 2017: Sports Fest , Haunted Mansion, Fall Fest, Family Day
From October 5, 2017 to October 7, 2017, Ramapo College enjoyed the Student Government Association’s annual Oktoberfest Weekend. On October 5, it kicked off with the After Dark Sports Fest Program and featured many games and activities, food, music, and more. On October 6, students were invited to the Birch Mansion for a Haunted Mansion tour led by Alpha Psi Omega, the Theatre Honor Society. The night also featured Fall Fest in Laurel Courts. On October 7, SGA kicked off the Oktoberfest Carnival and Family Day at the Bandshell with activities, pumpkin painting, and tons of free food!
Ramapo Celebrates Diversity Day
On October 3, 2017, the Office of Equity and Diversity hosted Diversity Day which was 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 was also a day to reflect on and learn about different cultures and ideologies at Ramapo College. All who attended enjoyed cultural foods, music, and fun activities! This event was part of Queer and Trans History Month and Disability Awareness Month.
Maria Sirois Discusses Living an Authentic Life
On October 3, 2017, campus was invited to join Dr. Maria Sirois, Psy. D., for her "Living an Authentic Life" lecture and book signing. Presented by the Krame Center, attendees learned to consider what matters most on their journey, what their true north is and what a genuine, healthful and sustaining life means to them. The lecture was followed by a book signing.
Queer and Trans History Month and Disability Awareness Month Begins
Ramapo College began a month of celebration and education in honor of Queer and Trans History Month and Disability Awareness Month on October 2, 2017. Opening proclamation was read by senior Ramapo officials and student organizations were able to inform the campus about their related events.
History of Brown Berets Explored
The Office of Equity and Diversity Programs hosted a presentation about the history of the Brown Berets, a pro-Chicano organization that emerged during the Chicano Movement in the late 1960s whose movements largely revolved around farm workers’ struggles, educational reform, anti-war activities, and police brutality. This event was part of Latin@ Heritage Month and was held October 2, 2017.
From Chibás to Chevys: Notes on the Cuban Saga with Dr. Oscar Montero
The Culture Club and Latino Heritage Month Committee invited all to a presentation on "From Chibás to Chevys: Notes on the Cuban Saga" by Dr. Oscar Montero, professor emeritus, Graduate School, Lehman College (CUNY) and Stony Brook, (SUNY) on September 25, 2017. Dr. Montero is a prolific writer from Cuba now living in New York. He is author of books on Severo Sarduy, Julian del Casal, José Martí and others.
Ramapo’s Women’s Volleyball Faces Up Against NJCU
On September 21, 2017, the Ramapo College Women's Volleyball team won their second straight NJAC conference match with a 3-0 victory over New Jersey City University in the Bradley Center. To check out the stats and learn more: www.ramapoathletics.com/news/2017/9/21/womens-volleyball-...