Heather Boone, associate professor of social science, attended a conference about autism, sponsored by FACES 4 Autism, on March 18 at Stockton Seaview Conference Center. The keynote speaker was noted advocate and author, Dr. Temple Grandin, pictured with Boone. Current Beacons by the Sea Scholar, Dr. Nina Stolzenberg, serves on the advisory board for the locally based FACES 4 Autism organization. On Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the Walter Edge theater, Stolzenberg will conduct a panel discussion following a screening of the film, Autistic Like Me. The panel will include the film’s director, and a local father of a child with autism. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Mitchell A. Levy, vice president of student affairs & branch campus management, was appointed to the NASPA Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Promising Practices Award selection committee.
Welcome aboard to Richard Luderitz, the new assistant director, Paramedic and EMT Training, effective April 4.
Congratulations to Jordan Ellis, Ken Kin (Communication alumni) and Chris Devine (current Communication Major of the Year) who were at WPVI-TV (6 ABC) in Philadelphia for the Broadcast Pioneers Symposium. All three were among the finalists for Pioneer Scholarships. To make the finals, they competed with communication majors across the region at both two- and four-year schools. Kin is a former Communication Major of the Year at Atlantic Cape and a current student at Stockton. Ellis is the current awards coordinator for the Communication Awards.
Rosanne M. Weiss, senior adjunct, information systems and aviation studies department, represented Atlantic Cape at the First Annual Programming Contest for High School Students held at Stockton University March 18.