June 2017

Dear Alumni and Friends,

Greetings from Stockton University! Last month, we welcomed Nancy Taggart Davis to Stockton’s Board of Trustees, and celebrated our largest Commencement ceremony ever – and our first at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. Here are just a few more highlights of what has been happening at Stockton:

Data ScienceNew Master’s Degree in Data Science to Launch in Fall 2017
Stockton University is launching a new degree program this fall to prepare graduates for the fast-growing field of “Big Data” – the vast sea of digital information generated daily by business, science, entertainment and education. Read more.


Officials Break Ground for First Building at SARTP
Federal, state, county, municipal and University officials on May 15 broke ground for the first of seven buildings at the Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park (SARTP). Read more.


Health Hero AwardFaculty Members Receive Health Hero Award
Three Stockton University faculty members and their partners in Live Healthy Vineland (LHV), a collaborative, multi-organization effort, recently received the first-ever “Population Health Hero Award – Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Heroes” award from the N.J. Department of Health. Read more.

Mahalia BazileStudent Mahalia Bazile Earns U.S. State Department Scholarship
Stockton student Mahalia Bazile won the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to work in Cape Town, South Africa for eight weeks this summer. Read more.


I hope you enjoy reading this newsletter!

Harvey Kesselman
President, Stockton University