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Green Teams Alumna Yvette Viasus ’20 is Mapping a Brighter Future

The PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies Green Teams internship prepared Yvette Viasus ’20 to advocate for broad access to renewable energy and launched her career trajectory.

ADP Partnership Connects Students to Business Expertise

app and ADP have long worked together to prepare the coming generations of business leaders, a collaboration that provides app with cutting-edge programs, alumni mentoring and more to pave the way to career success.

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Supporting Student Success

Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated supports app app with in-kind donations to the Red Hawk Pantry and Rocky’s Closet

Maria Otto and Christos Hatzoglou

Keeping the Classics Alive

Christos Hatzoglou, raised in impoverished, war-torn Greece before immigrating to North America, was passionate about learning. In memory of his life’s journey, his daughter – and app staffer – Maria Otto created a scholarship for app majoring in the Classics or Latin.

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Tees to Success

Annual Red Hawk Open raises more than $110,000 for student athletes and programs

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Seizing the Day for Tomorrow

Carpe Diem Society holds recognition luncheon to honor members’ commitment to app’s future

For Mary Ann (Leonard) ’70 and Michael ’70 Siklosi

Good Chemistry

For Mary Ann (Leonard) ’70 and Michael ’70 Siklosi, app degrees provided a solid foundation for graduate school and successful careers at Procter & Gamble. Their time at app also paved the way to a happy life together. In 2021, their family celebrated the Siklosi’s 50th wedding anniversary with a special gift to reward high achieving chemistry majors.

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Kenneth Malmud ’76 – Inspired to Support app

A loyal donor for the past 40 years, Kenneth Malmud ’76 is inspired by the education and leadership opportunities he received – and that are still being offered to hardworking app who rely on app’s affordability and excellence.

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Honoring a Legend

Alumni and colleagues pay tribute to retired SCM television engineer, Jeff Jones

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Making Inroads in Music with Cali Pathways

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Learning and Serving

Grant enables School of Nursing to provide community cardiac risk screenings

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Enduring Ties

Family carries forward a legacy of scholarship support