Latest News

Founder of McNair Foundation Visits Bloomfield College, Meets McNair Scholars
On October 21, Bloomfield College held its 2nd McNair Research Symposium in the Shelby Art Room.
Bloomfield College Challenges NJ High Schools to Increase Access to Higher Ed
Bloomfield College announced the launch of a contest with, a scholarship platform that awards scholarships, at Bloomfield High School.
Bloomfield College Professor, Student Co-Present at Oxford University
There are many opportunities for Bloomfield College students to engage in independent research projects, often in collaboration with faculty members.
Grammy Nominated Bloomfield College Alumnus Speaks to Freshman Class
Al Sherrod Lambert ’08 is an American singer, songwriter, and producer who resides in Los Angeles. Lambert flew to his home state of New Jersey this past summer to speak to the incoming freshman class at Orientation.
The New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts to Host One-Act Play Festival at Bloomfield College
The evening will consist of twelve comedic and dramatic one-act plays done within two hours. Tickets will be available to Bloomfield College students at a discounted rate of $4.00.
Academic Achievements of Bloomfield College Students Celebrated at Annual Ceremony
In order to be invited to the ceremony, students had to have achieved Dean’s List in both the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.
Bloomfield College Students Attend Annual Internship Fair, Network with Hiring Organizations
Well-known organizations including the FBI, the United States Army and Navy, Pennsylvania State Police, New Jersey Peace Action, Vitas Healthcare, and Kidville of Montclair, gathered in the Multipurpose Room on campus.

Education Honor Society donates Read Aloud collection

By: Andrew Mees, Director of College and Athletics Communications             

The Bloomfield College Education Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, has given students another valuable resource to help them teach the power of reading.

The organization has purchased a “Read Aloud” collection of exemplary literature through the Children’s Literacy Initiative and has donated it to the division, co-advisors Margaret O’Reilly and Kenneth Kunz announced today.

“We are very excited to have this new collection of exemplary children’s literature for our students to explore and use in their teaching experiences,” said associate professor O’Reilly. “Having this collection on-site provides our students with resources that will enrich their learning and teaching.”

With the donation, Bloomfield students will be able to explore literature across the primary and elementary grades that they can then use in their classes and field experiences. The contribution will serve current undergrads working in early childhood and elementary classrooms.

The Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI) is a non-profit organization that works with teachers to transform instruction so that children become better readers, writers and thinkers. Founded in 1988, the organization serves teachers in levels ranging from pre-kindergarten to third grade and helps to serve as training sites for local educators.

“There's nothing more important than literacy,” Kunz, a reading specialist at Bloomfield, said. “This collection will transform our teaching resource center into a place where students can meet, collaborate, and plan meaningful lessons with materials that will engage the young readers in their field experience classrooms. Kappa Delta Pi leaders have now created a print-rich environment for everyone to utilize and enjoy.”

Click here to read more about Bloomfield's Education division.