October – November 2013
Caldwell University will host the panel discussion “Before Title IX, There Was Girls’ High School Basketball” on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The event, made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will begin with a reception and photo display at 7 p.m., followed by the program at 7:45 in the Alumni Theatre on campus.
The evening will provide a chance to celebrate girls’ high school basketball and the life lessons young women learned through the sport in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.
The program will be moderated by Linda Cimino, Caldwell University’s associate director of athletics/senior woman administrator and women’s head basketball coach. Panelists are Dr. Thomas McCabe, history professor at Rutgers Newark; Sister Elizabeth Michael Boyle, Ph.D., retired faculty member at Caldwell and a student athlete advocate; Sister Michel Rodgers, O.P., basketball coach, St. Mary’s Rutherford in the 1960’s; Louise Pastore, nee Melleno, member of Caldwell Athletics Hall of Fame, and former player who scored over 1600 points for St. Dominic Academy in Jersey City in the late 1960s. Panelists will discuss the importance of girls basketball during those decades and what the sport did for future generations. Speakers and audience members will have the chance to share the lessons and joys the sport gave and continues to give young women including the importance of friendship, teamwork, following dreams, and perseverance.
Prior to the event, anyone who played girls’ high school basketball during that eras is invited to take part in a Facebook photo contest. The owner of the photo that receives the most likes on Facebook will be eligible to win a prize.
To submit a photo of your high school basketball playing days to be placed on the Caldwell University Facebook page go to www.caldwell.edu/njchfestival or mail a nonreturnable photo to Office of Alumni Affairs, Attn: Before Title IX Event, Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, N.J. 07006.
For more information, you can also go to www.caldwell.edu/njchfestival.
The event is being held to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month and “Sports in American Culture and Communities”.
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At the time of All Souls and All Saints Days, the Roman Catholic community remembers family and classmates who have gone before us in faith. We invite alumni and their families to attend this Mass of Remembrance at the Motherhouse Chapel.
If you are unable to attend, feel free to send in the names of your loved ones to be entered in our book of remembrances.
To RSVP or to submit names for the book of remembrances, contact Kathleen Buse at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-618-3411.
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See what a typical Caldwell University day is like as you will sit in on a class, meet current students, faculty, and staff, and get the true Caldwell Experience. Also if you wish, you can also bring in your transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, essay, and letters of recommendation and receive an admissions and scholarship decision before you leave. This event begins at 10:00am
Sky Band is a Haitian band that plays Kompa Direk, music that reflects the spirit of Haiti and its people living in New York City. The music is vibrant, cultural, and spiritual with strong beats and melodic rhythms. It tells of the desire to continue the Haitian Culture while learning and loving a new language and culture. Special ticket price of $10.
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If there is inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the Student Center Gym.
For more information please contact Tom Disch at email@example.com or 973-618-3216.
JOIN US FOR AN ADULT UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE INFORMATION SESSION!
Adult Undergraduates – Bring your transcripts for immediate consideration and admissions. There will be an informal presentation followed by individual meetings with advisors.
Since 1969, Caldwell University has successfully served the Adult Undergraduate community. Our Adult Undergraduate programs offer flexible schedules, personalized advising, financial aid and distance learning options – all to meet your lifestyle!
Graduate Students – Join us at an Information Session! Learn more about Caldwell University Graduate Admission and Program Requirements. Meet and discuss your program of choice with a Program Coordinator in an informal atmosphere. Application Fee waived for attendees.
These days are free-flowing days where you will meet Dr. Blattner, our College President, speak with faculty and admissions counselors about the programs you are interested in, hear from current students about the Caldwell experience, and tour our beautiful campus. Our Open Houses begin at 11:00am.