November 2006 Volume 3, Issue 3

November 2006 Contents


PhiBetaKappa TCNJ is one of only six schools nationally to join higher education's oldest and most prestigious honor society this year. Fewer than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally have received the Phi Beta Kappa distinction.




Kennedy shriver, others offer support for career and community studies project

CCS student and mentorEunice Kennedy Shriver visited TCNJ to see how the inaugural semester of the Career and Community Studies program is shaping up.




Sister helen speaks of death and humanity

Sister Helen PrejeanCritically acclaimed author and activist Sister Helen Prejean visited the College on November 2 to discuss the experiences that influenced her renowned book, Dead Man Walking.




Corporate Relationship offers scholarships, internships

EOF Schering Plough ScholarsThe Schering-Plough Foundation recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships and internship opportunities to 10 students in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program. These Schering-Plough EOF Scholars were honored at a reception in October.




Multicultural Greeks Talk College in Trenton

MCGThe Multicultural Greek Council at TCNJ coordinated an informative college panel for two groups of high school seniors at Trenton Central High School.




TCNJ Leading the way in student civic engagement

Bonner Park CleanupCollege students nationwide are receiving widespread media attention as the number of students volunteering is on the rise. TCNJ's Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement is contributing to this altruistic trend.



Students 'Rock out' for energy conservation awareness

powercordribbon“Energize: Rock Out with the Power Out” was the Office of Residential and Community Development’s way of supporting the campus-wide “Knowledge is Power” campaign, the College's ongoing energy conservation awareness initiative.




november sports highlights

lionslogoTCNJ’s women’s soccer crowned 2006 New Jersey Athletic Conference Champions; Field hockey coach Pfluger posts 400th collegiate win.



In Brief

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