UCNJ365bet 新泽西州联合县 Celebrates 90 Years & 让历史

Cranford, NJ – UCNJ365bet 新泽西州联合县 proudly recently celebrated its 90th Anniversary and Founders Day at the College’s Cranford Campus. 学院, then known as UCNJ County Junior College, was founded on October 16, 1933, with 243 students taking evening classes at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle. 许多学生, 校友, 兼职教授, 教师, 工作人员, 董事会成员, and elected officials participated in this celebratory moment in history for the College, 县, 和国家.

UCNJ的校长Dr. 玛格丽特•米. McMenamin welcomed attendees to the celebration and UCNJ County College 基金会 Executive Director Doug Rouse served as the Master of Ceremonies.

Attendees included UCNJ’s Board of 受托人 Chair Victor M. Richel; UCNJ’s Board of 州长 Chair Mary M. Zimmermann (UCNJ ‘01); 受托人 Vice Chair Rafael J. Betancourt; 受托人 Anjali Mehrotra and Miguel Merino; Board of 州长 members Donna Herran (UCNJ ’85), and John Toriello; 基金会 董事会成员 Gene Jannotti and Suzanne Covine (UCNJ ’58); UCNJ County Commissioner Vice Chairwoman Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded; Assemblyman Reginald Atkins (LD-20); and representatives from the offices of Assemblywoman Linda Carter (LD-22) and Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis (LD-21).

Vice Chairwoman Palmieri-Mouded spoke about the great opportunities that the College provides the students in 县, including her mother who graduated from UCNJ with a degree in nursing several decades earlier. Assemblyman Atkins emphasized that UCNJ is a place of hope and a future for our community. Representatives from Assemblywoman Carter’s office presented Dr. McMenamin with a resolution to acknowledge the College’s 90th Anniversary and Founders Day.

The event was held on the lawn outside of the Victor M. Richel Student Commons and included the dedication of a new gazebo in honor of the 90th. The lively celebration also featured a DJ and photobooth with giveaway items that included t-shirts with the 90th Founders Day logo, custom Rubik’s cubes, and refreshments. The menu was inspired by the Prohibition Era of when the College was founded: a mocktail bar featuring drinks with cheeky names inspired by the College, 热狗, 爆米花, 棉花糖, 还有90度的饼干th 上面有商标.

“学院 has had an immeasurable impact on our community over the past 90 years, and our Founders Day event was a celebration and acknowledgment of that impact. 学院 was originally founded as an emergency junior college to provide jobs for unemployed teachers and professors, and today we remain proud to serve our community with access to an 负担得起的 and excellent education. 今天, 明天, and hopefully 90 years from now, we will continue our mission to transform our community, 一次一个学生,” stated UCNJ President Dr. 玛格丽特•米. McMenamin.

UUCNJ365bet 新泽西州联合县 is a public, comprehensive community college that provides quality, 负担得起的, accessible educational programs to the greater UCNJ County region. It is the first of New Jersey’s 18 two-year colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. 学院 offers a wide variety of academic and extracurricular activities. UCNJ provides many experiential learning opportunities such as access to a Bloomberg 业务 Center, 创新中心, and Student Research hub. 另外, students at UCNJ attend one of the top 25 community colleges in the country for 2023 as designated by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. 欲了解更多信息,请访问 www.科克大学.edu.