February 2017

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Greetings from Stockton University! This spring semester, the University hosted its first-ever StockHack, a 24-hour hackathon event, for regional college and high school students. The institution also received several awards. The Atlantic City campus was named one of New Jersey’s leading infrastructure projects, and Stockton’s Presidential Vision Tour and Executive Director of Development & Alumni Affairs Jessica Kowal received CASE District II awards. Additionally, Stockton students witnessed history when they attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Here are just a few highlights of what has been happening at Stockton:

Stockton University Hosts First-Ever
StockHack Event for Regional Students
More than 50 high school and college students from the regional community competed in StockHack, Stockton University’s first 24-hour hackathon.  Winners included students from Stockton, Drexel University and Egg Harbor Township High School.
Read more.

Stockton’s Atlantic City Campus Wins
Award as N.J. Leading Infrastructure Project
Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus was recognized as one of New Jersey’s Leading Infrastructure Projects with an award from the New Jersey Alliance for Action, a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of over 2,500 business, labor, professional, academic and government leaders. Read more.

Stockton’s Presidential Vision Tour and Jessica Kowal of
Development & Alumni Affairs Receive CASE District II Awards
The Presidential Vision Tour: A Distinctive Vision: Embracing Stockton’s Future, and Jessica Kowal, executive director of Development & Alumni Affairs, were recognized with 2017 Council for Advancement and Support of Education
(CASE) District II awards. Read more.

Stockton Students Watching President’s First 100 Days with Interest After Attending Inauguration, Policy Seminars
After attending President Donald Trump’s inauguration, seeing protests in the nation’s capital and spending two weeks at the Washington Center Presidential Inauguration 2017 Academic Seminar, Stockton students are watching the president’s first 100 days very closely. Read more.

I hope you enjoy reading this newsletter!

Harvey Kesselman
President, Stockton University