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Chance Meeting Leads Alumnus to New Career Path

Christopher Beck was studying History at Ramapo College and, like many other college students, had a job at a local store to help pay some bills. One day, a customer came in who would change the course of his career. The Oakland, N.J., resident graduated with a degree in History in 1997, but parlayed that ...

Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition Opens at Ramapo College’s Kresge and Pascal Galleries

MAHWAH, N.J. – VAFE/21- Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition 2021, a dynamic exhibition showcasing the work of thirteen Ramapo College Visual Arts faculty opens on Wednesday, October 6, in the Kresge and Pascal Galleries of the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts. There will be an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition continues through ...

Governor Phil Murphy Joins Ramapo College Officials for New Learning Commons Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

MAHWAH, N.J. – On September 22, Ramapo College of New Jersey held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new state-of-the-art Peter P. Mercer Learning Commons, which offers an array of resources that go beyond those of a traditional campus library. Governor Phil Murphy was among the guests at the ceremony held on the Mahwah, N.J. campus. ...

Virtual Event: Rethinking the Dilemma of Bombing Auschwitz – Support, Opposition, and Reservation

MAHWAH, N.J. – Zohar Segev, professor of Jewish History at the University Haifa in Israel, will offer a new understanding of the decision of the United States whether to bomb Auschwitz Concentration Camp. In conversation with Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, Segev will present new research into archival documents related to the work of American ...

Ramapo Alumnus is a Big Shot on Mini Golf Circuit—and is Playing for Mega Bucks

Many of us can remember spending summer days playing a round of mini golf with family and friends, rolling the ball through spinning windmills and ricocheting shots off a side bank for an elusive hole-in-one. For most of us, it was a great way to engage in some friendly competition and have fun. For Ramapo ...

Ramapo College’s Berrie Center Receives Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant for SQUONK Opera

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts at Ramapo College of New Jersey has received an $8,000 grant from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation to restart live performances with SQUONK Opera’s Hand to Hand on Tuesday, October 5 and Wednesday, October 6 at the Ramapo campus band shell lawn. There will ...

Opening Convocation Features Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s Account of a Slave’s Struggle for Freedom

MAHWAH, N.J. – The journey for freedom and the struggle to attain it from the grip of the country’s most powerful family are the focus of author Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s gripping historical account, Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, which was chosen as the summer reading selection for ...

Ramapo Nursing Alumna Megan Chan Named NJBIZ “Nurse of the Year”

Megan Chan graduated from Ramapo College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Somerset, N.J., native works as a registered nurse for the New Brunswick-based Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, which provides services in 27 centers and facilities throughout the state. Earlier this summer, Chan was named “Nurse of the Year” by NJBIZ ...

Virtual Event: Acclaimed Historian and Author to Discuss the Story behind Photo of Murder in the Holocaust

MAHWAH, N.J. – 0n October 6 at 7 p.m., Dr. Wendy Lower, in conversation with Ramapo College librarian Christina Connor and Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, will share the gripping story of the photograph she discovered at the U.S. Holocaust Museum taken at the moment of the murder of a Jewish woman by a ...

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