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The Bloomfield College Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a garage sale on Sunday, November 18 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  The garage sale will be held in the Bloomfield College gym located at 170 Liberty St. in Bloomfield and will open at 8am. 

Current Message Dated: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Dear Bloomfield College Community,

The Annual Korean Festival, held on Monday, October 22 on the Quad, brings food, games, dance, and exhibitions of Korean culture to the diverse Bloomfield College community. The event is sponsored by the division of International Training and Professional Studies (ITPS) and produced by members of the global internship and MAST (Math and Science Teachers) programs.

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the cultural contributions of the Latino community to the larger fabric of Americana. This celebration began as a week by presidential decree in 1968 under the Johnson Administration and became a month of celebration in 1988.

First year college students come to campus energized, excited, and sometimes a little anxious and overwhelmed. This may be their first experience living on their own and away from home as well as taking on classes that bear little resemblance to their previous high school courses. They are now expected to be responsible for themselves and live with complete strangers for months at a time.

Her Word as Witness: Women Writers of the African Diaspora by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn opens October 18, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. with a reception with the artist at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and all are welcome.

Representatives from the Bell International School in Korea met with college president Richard Levao, Peter Jeong, PHD, vice president of the International Training and Professional Studies program, and Adam Castro, vice president for Enrollment Management and Admission, to discuss preparing their high school students to attend Bloomfield College.

Each month, the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement publishes a calendar full of events and activities for Bloomfield College students. From discussion groups and information fairs to Student Goverment Meetings and even trips off campus, the CSLE Event Calendar provides students with tons of ways get involved!

Each month, the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement publishes a calendar full of events and activities for Bloomfield College students. From discussion groups and information fairs to Student Goverment Meetings and even trips off campus, the CSLE Event Calendar provides students with tons of ways get involved!

The Office of Student Financial Services will be offering extended hours during the month of January to aid our students with their financial needs at the beginning of the Spring 2013 semester. Extended hours for Student Financial Services, located on the first floor of Knox Hall, will be as follows:

Week of January 7th

With a generous gift from an anonymous donor, the biology lab purchased the Glomax Detection System, a luminometer that detects the presence of light to determine metabolic activity in cells. "This will be a great tool for teaching students about cell activity and is necessary for research," says Tammy Castro, PhD, associate professor of biology.

On a day devoted to honoring the McNair Scholars at Bloomfield College, the program welcomed Carl McNair, the brother of the man for whom the program is named and the president and CEO of McNair Achievement Programs, LLC and Founder of the Dr. Ronald E. McNair Foundation.

Bloomfield College graduated 266 students, making history with eight of those graduating with a Master of Science in Accounting, the College’s first master’s program. The rain held off until most were under the tent erected on the Quad and the ceremony was punctuated with sounds of thunder, although it hardly damped the spirits of the 266 graduates and their families and friends.

Four distinguished individuals will be receiving honorary doctor of laws degrees at the May Commencement ceremonies of Bloomfield College.

In an event that is becoming an annual celebration, the Korean students from the ITPS division hosted a festival on the Quad that included authentic foods, a mock wedding ceremony, traditional Korean dances, games, contemporary music sung in both Korean and English, and calligraphy.

New motion capture class is a hit among animation students. Since the advent of cartoons, creative types have been looking for methods to make the figures more lifelike. Stop-action gave figures more dimension and recent advances in animation techniques have created more life-like movements.

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