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Bloomfield College Professor to Participate in Seminar on Ancient Greece
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Bloomfield College Celebrates Class of 2017 at 144th Commencement
“We may not be able to change the world, but we can make a world of change to the people around us,” said US Senator Cory A. Booker. “Just a smile, just a kind act, just a note of encouragement can transform the spirit of another person on their journey.”
Bloomfield College Partners with Township on 3rd Annual Senior Nursing Extravaganza
On Friday, May 5, 2017, The Neighbor to Neighbor Network (NTNN), in conjunction with the Township of Bloomfield and Bloomfield College, hosted the third annual Senior "Prom."
Bloomfield College Announces Test Optional Admission Policy
A specific cohort of programs and scholarship opportunities will still require students to submit test scores.
KIPP Partnership Produces First Bloomfield College Graduates
In 2013, Bloomfield College partnered with KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), a national network of open-enrollment, college preparatory public schools. The partnership made Bloomfield College the first private school in the state of New Jersey to align with the organization.
The Historical Society of Bloomfield to Present at Bloomfield College
On May 23, 2017 the Historical Society of Bloomfield, in collaboration with Bloomfield College, Bloomfield Morris Canal Greenway Committee, and the Bloomfield Recreation Department, will present “The Story of the Morris Canal in Bloomfield: From its Heyday as Freight Transportation System to Modern Urban Greenway."
Bloomfield College's 144th Commencement Just Days Away
Commencement will include remarks from honorary degree recipients U.S. Senator Cory A. Booker, award-winning ABC 7 News anchor Lori Stokes, and Dr. Melissa Nobles, Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

C.H.A.M.P.S. Program kicks off 2013-2014 events with "Why am I in College?"

The Bloomfield College Coaching Health for African-American Males to Promote Success (C.H.A.M.P.S.) Program began its 2013-2014 calendar of events Sept. 18 with a two-hour event entitled “Why am I in College?”, the first in a year-long series of educational sessions designed to help students reach their academic, student engagement and healthy lifestyle goals.

“When I think back about my experience here at Bloomfield, the first thing that always comes to mind are the people who helped me along in my personal development,” Orange Public Schools supervisor of community and parent relations and C.H.A.M.P.S. coach Matt Stevens ’93 said of the initiative. “It is so important for people like myself to come back to this institution and give back, and to ensure our young African-American students have the opportunities to better themselves that were given to people like myself during my time here. This is an outstanding program, and one that I am privileged to be a part of.”

Launched in September 2012 and funded by the Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Competitive Grant, the C.H.A.M.P.S. Program brings together individual coaches with male students to develop their short and long-term goals and help maximize on-campus resources. The initiative is designed to increase the retention, graduation and academic success of African-American male students through an intensive coaching and mentoring program.

Trained C.H.A.M.P.S. coaches include Bloomfield College alumni, staff, and community members dedicated to the success of the institution’s current students. Each of the ten coaches boasts prior mentoring and coaching experience, and an understanding of the unique challenges facing African-American male college students.

In addition to monthly group events centered on personal and professional development, students also engage in one-on-one personal coaching sessions each month with a designated C.H.A.M.P.S. coach. The result is a comprehensive yearlong program, which includes such highlights as a Success Conference in December 2013 and a Career Conference in conjunction with Bloomfield’s Center for Career Development in March 2014.

“I am very excited to kick off the second year of this program here at Bloomfield,” C.H.A.M.P.S. Program master coach Dr. Denise Dennis said. "Coaching is a partnership that supports you in crafting a more fulfilling life. Your coach will help you identify academic and personal goals, and create an action plan to accomplish those goals and achieve results. Our program helps students achieve results and sustain life-changing behaviors in their academic and personal lives. We are enthusiastic about its future, and hope to continue to impact our students and create positive change."

The program will present its second event, an informational session on life and time management, on Oct. 16. Students wishing to join the C.H.A.M.P.S. Program should contact Gina Thomas via email at gina_thomas@bloomfield.edu, or via phone at (973) 748-9000 ext. 1682.