November 2017

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Greetings from Stockton University! The Fall 2017 semester has been off to an exciting start. Our enrollment reached record numbers, with a 32 percent increase in freshman student enrollment and a total headcount of 9,216 students. The Atlantic City Gateway Project is progressing magnificently, and I encourage you to stay up-to-date on the construction progress. Here are only a few more highlights of what has been happening at Stockton:

University Weekend Brings Thousands Together
Thousands of Stockton community members celebrated University Weekend, including the more than 3,000 people at the Parade & Street Fair, and the 550 individuals who attended the sold-out Parent Family Association breakfast, both held
on Oct. 7. Read more.

Shaun King Gives Keynote at 14th Annual Fannie Lou Hamer Symposium
Fannie Lou Hamer was an organizer, and that made her effective, social activist Shaun King told a packed crowd at the 14th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Human and Civil Rights Symposium at Stockton University’s Performing Arts Center on Oct. 10. Read more.

Johanna R. Johnson Named Chair of Foundation Board
Johanna R. Johnson of Hammonton was named chair of the Stockton University Foundation Board of Directors at the Sept. 28 meeting at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. Read more.


Stockton, Atlantic Cape Announce New Transfer Partnership
Stockton University and Atlantic Cape Community College recently signed a new partnership that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year-college to a four-year bachelor’s degree program. Read more.


I hope you enjoy reading this newsletter!

Harvey Kesselman
President, Stockton University