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NiCori Studios, Bloomfield College to Host First NJ Cabaret Festival
The two night event will feature over 20 multi-award winning, musical talents who were either born, reside, or have strong ties to New Jersey.
Bloomfield College Grads to Wear Caps, Gowns Made of Recycled Plastic
The attire, which is made from 100% post-consumer plastic bottles, is softer to the touch than traditional polyester, and is extremely wrinkle resistant and lightweight.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker to Speak at Bloomfield College’s 144th Commencement
“I am so grateful for the opportunity to not only deliver a speech at Bloomfield College this year, but to also to receive an honorary degree from such a respected New Jersey institution,” said Sen. Booker.
Bloomfield College, Holy Name Medical Center Sign Articulation Agreement for Nursing
Students who complete the Registered Nursing Diploma Program at Holy Name Medical Center have a unique opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Bloomfield College.
Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College Celebrates Black History with ‘For Colored Girls’
The show will run two nights at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17, at the Westminster Arts Center.
Bloomfield College Professor Announced as Performer at Brownstone Poets’ Event
Bloomfield College’s own Pamela Hughes has been announced as one of the main performers of the evening.
Bloomfield College Ranked First in State for Upward Mobility
The College is ranked #1 in New Jersey and #20 nationally in Overall Mobility Index, a statistical analysis that identifies the likelihood colleges and universities help students move up two or more income quintiles.

Faculty Announcements October 2012

Education
Linda Murray from the Morris School District will come to Bloomfield for two days the week of December 10 to conduct on-site interviews with our student teachers. The district is looking to increase diversity among the teaching faculty and want to consider Bloomfield Teacher Ed graduates to fill openings for the 2013 -2014 school year. Mary Porcelli, Coordinator of Student Teaching will work with Carol Ruiz and Anna Marie Tutiven of Career Services to prepare the students for this exciting opportunity.

Peggy O’Reilly, Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Kenneth Kunz, Instructor of Teacher Education will be Co-Presenting "Using Anchor Charts to Meet the Needs of Diverse Students" at the NJEA conference in November. Professor Kunz will also be representing our college by chairing the Literacy Research Association conference in San Diego at the end of November.

Dr. Roosevelt Weaver, adjunct lecturer in the Division of Education, was a guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Harvard Black Men's Forum held at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Weaver earned a certificate of advanced study and his doctorate from the Harvard School of Education.

Humanities
Nicole Franklin, Instructor of Communications, will be premiering the third chapter of her Little Brother educational film series at the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival this month. Little
Brother: A Do Right Man was filmed in St. Petersburg, Florida. Also this month, her film Gershwin & Bess: A Dialogue with Anne Brown will be offered as the newest item for sale at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet in Oslo.

Professor of English Paul Genega published the chapbook A Stone for Nina with Three Mile Harbor Press, East Hampton, New York.

Assistant Professor of History Laura Warren Hill’s co-edited text The Business of Black Power was published this summer by the University of Rochester Press. She also presented a paper at the Black Power Conference at the Avery Institute of the University of Charleston in September. Students Michael Beeson and Euniqha Lott also presented original research at the conference.