Monday, January 28, 2013
President Blattner calls this a "defining moment" in the history of the school.
Monday, January 28
Caldwell College is officially seeking university status, the school announced Monday. The Caldwell College Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution charging the school to take the steps necessary to achieve university status, according to President Nancy Blattner. The College, located at 9 Ryerson Ave. in Caldwell has graduated many Verona and Cedar Grove residents since it was incorporated in 1939. There are currently 63 Verona and Cedar Grove students attending the College. “This is certainly a defining moment in the history of Caldwell College and in its future,” Blattner stated in a release. “The campus community is excited about the possibility of claiming the designation of university.” A task force will begin to complete…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Local students earn Dean's List at Caldwell College and Clemson University for Fall 2012.
Wednesday, January 16
The following local college students really made the grade in the Fall 2012 college semester and have been recognized by their colleges for their efforts: Caldwell College Christopher Filosa, Dean's List, Cedar Grove Taylor Gambert, Dean's List, Verona Tom Graziano, Dean's List, Verona Jaclyn Luciano, Dean's List, Cedar Grove John Scheid, Dean's List, Cedar Grove Rosa Serra, Dean's List, Cedar Grove James Unger, Dean's List, Cedar Grove Brittany Wolfson, Dean's List, Verona To meet this requirement students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher and complete at least 12 credits during the semester. Clemson University Mette Marie Kolind, Dean's List, Verona Frank Gary Petroski, Dean's List Cedar Grove To meet this…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
John Yurko of Cedar Grove, and Caldwell College Professor, took home gold and silver metals for singles and doubles tennis in the New Jersey Senior Olympics.
John Yurko, a Cedar Grove resident, and Caldwell College Communication Arts Professor, took home the Gold medal in tennis at the New Jersey Senior Olympics. The New Jersey Senior Olympics was held on September 7, 8 and 9 in Woodbridge Township. The games hosted 58 events and saw more than 875 participants. "I was invited to play doubles by my friend, and he suggested that since I already paid the entrance fee I might as well sign up for singles as well,” said Yurko. Yurko ended up winning the silver medal in the doubles tennis category with partner Tom Buchbinder. “I ended up having to play three singles matches in three days,” he said. “Friday night, Saturday afternoon, after teaching my film course in NYC earlier that morning, and then a…
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Five students from Cedar Grove High School will perform in the “Christmas Spectacular” on Dec. 7 at Caldwell College.
Five band students from Cedar Grove High School will be performing in the Caldwell College Honor Band and Choir Holiday Concert this year, a prestigious honor for high school students. The students selected are senior Alex Campbell, French horn; senior Will Reinhardt, flute; senior Johnny Frabrazzo, trumpet; sophomore Jennie Silber and freshman Peter Candia each on alto saxophone. The “Christmas Spectacular” will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 in the Caldwell College Student Center Auditorium. The college is located at 9 Ryerson Avenue in Caldwell, just off of Bloomfield Ave. The students were nominated by Cedar Grove High School Music Teacher Jennifer Jessen-Foose. Tickets are $10 for general admission and free for Caldwell College …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Learn about the benefits of solar energy and how to save money on your energy bill.
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Caldwell Environmental Commission and the Caldwell College Sustainability Committee, along with EcoMatters and Advanced Performance Solar, will offer a Solar Screening Event. The free event will take place at Werner Hall on the Caldwell College campus on Monday, Oct. 15, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Homeowners will learn about the benefits of solar energy and have the chance to be screened for a zero-cost solar installation that would provide them with discounted electricity. “We’re excited to host this event with Caldwell College and invite all members of the community to join us to see if their roof is suitable for solar,” Ann Marchioni, chairperson of Caldwell Environmental Commission, said in a press release. At the screening event, …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Board of Education also drafts 12-page document detailing responsibilities of chaperones following criticism of a class trip last May.
Verona Board of Education members announced Tuesday night both the high school and middle school graduations would take place at Caldwell College beginning next spring. The board discussed changing the site of the graduations to the college during a previous meeting. Weather has played a big part in this decision, Superintendent Steven Forte said previously. Family members and friends attending graduation sat in hot, humid, 100-plus degree temperatures at last year’s graduation Although the air-conditioned auditorium at the college seats 2,500 people, students like Verona High School senior Cassidy McKeen feel it just won't be the same. “When I found out about this, I was crushed,” she said during the public portion of the meeting. “I …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
LuNello's Restaurant in Cedar Grove hosts 4th Annual Golf Outing for Autism Awareness to benefit Caldwell College Center for Autism and Behavior Analysis.
Local golfers will hit the links Monday for a good cause. LuNello Italian Restaurant, 182 Stevens Ave. in Cedar Grove will be hosting its fourth annual charity golf outing to raise money for The Caldwell College Center for Autism and Behavior Analysis. The tournament typically raises about $10,000 a year for the college, said coordinator Karen Cirangle. In the past three years they have donated about $30,000. “We are a big proponent of autism awareness,” said Cirangle. “We know several people with children who have this illness, which is why we decided to support them.” “We are grateful to Lu Nello's for their continued commitment to Caldwell College's Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis,” said Dr. Sharon Reeve, executive …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Cedar Grove resident Angelina A. Scimone, a chemistry professor, carried the mace to recognize her years of service to the college.
At its 70th Commencement ceremony, 382 students graduated from Caldwell College this week in the George R. Newman Center on the college campus with the first graduation class for the college's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Angelina A. Scimone, Ph.D., of Cedar Grove and professor of chemistry at Caldwell College, held the traditional mace at the head of the college's academic procession on May 20. Carrying the mace is an honor given to a senior faculty member. Scimone was recognized at Caldwell College's Founder’s Day ceremony on March 22 for 25 years of service to the college. President Nancy H. Blattner, Ph. D., OPA presented the 298 undergraduate students and 84 graduate students with their diplomas. Degrees awarded were …
Friday, April 20, 2012
A round-up of runs, walks and races happening around Essex.
Runners, joggers, walkers — spring is here and the warm weather is calling you to break out your running shoes. Below is a round-up of runs, walks and races happening in Essex County throughout the season. • Caldwell College 5K for Autism Date/Time: April 21, 8:30 a.m. Entry Fees: $25 for adults, $7 for children under 10 before April 1, $30 adults, $10 children under 10 ($18 for USATF members) after April 1 Location: Caldwell College, 120 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell Contact: caldwellcollege5krun.com/raceinfo.php Race Details: 3.1 Mile/5K, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, kids welcome. This race will help raise funds for Caldwell College's on-campus Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis, as well as help raise public awareness of autism. …