Winter 2021 Feature
Ramapo Nursing Rose to the Needs
of a Pandemic-Plagued Healthcare System
Mastering the Art of Special Education
Unlocking Student Potential
Black Lives Matter at Ramapo Colloquium
Symposium Explores U.S. Economic Future
Off-Field Predictions for On-Field Performance
Alumni Pursue Medical Careers
Kevin Manz Offers Advice to Pre-Med Students
Alex Rigoli Ready to ‘Play Ball’
VINCENT T. MARCHESE (Sociology) was inducted into the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall of Fame. Vincent has participated as a drummer with many area drum and bugle corps for most of his life…
RON CEPHAS JONES (Fine Arts) won his second Emmy Award in September 2020. The award was presented for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of William Hill in the episode “After the Fire” on the NBC television program This is Us.
BRIAN P. REGAN (Political Science) was promoted to captain of the Franklin Township Police Department. Brian earned a master’s degree from Seton Hall University. He is a 20-year member of the department.
LAUREN A. HENDERSON (Business Administration) has been named to the “40 under 40” by StarNews Media and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes outstanding young professionals in the Wilmington, N.C. area who are also committed to serving the community.
SHARON M. SCHWARZ (Literature ’02; MSET ’08) received the N.J. Governor’s Educator of the Year Award for her work as a teacher at the Christopher Columbus Middle School in Clifton.
SANDRA M. BRIGHT GRANITO (Nursing) was recently inducted into the nursing honor society, Sigma Theta Tau.
THERESA (Communication Arts, 2007) and ADAM BAKER (Music, 2007) welcomed their first son, Nathan Lawrence, on September 28, 2019.
JAMES WILLIS ’19 (Social Science), a U.S. Navy veteran who passed away in July 2019 at the age of 77 was awarded a posthumous degree by Ramapo College in October 2019. At the time of his death, “Handsome Jim,” as he was known…