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Georgian Court Provides Spark for Romance

Georgian Court Provides Spark for Romance

Rose Marie Bellocchio, a native of Italy, came to Georgian Court College at the urging of a high school English teacher, who pushed her to attend college and even took her to visit different schools. When she got to GCC, she “just fell in love with it.” Only a few years later, The Court would become the place where Rose Marie found  the love of her life.

Georgian Court Provides Spark for Romance Rose Marie Bellocchio, a native of Italy, came to Georgian Court College at th...

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President Rosemary Jeffries is no miracle worker, but don’t tell that to the faithful of Georgian Court University. For 14 years, the Sister of Mercy has been a driving force at GCU, leading the school through the historic shift from a traditional women’s liberal arts college to a fully coeducational university.

Read the Asbury Park Press story on her legacy, or watch the video.

Lakewood Kids Extend Soccer Season with Opportunities for Learning

image[2]The Lakewood Recreation Soccer Club combines soccer with educational enrichment programs through Georgian Court University.

For some students, learning does not come easy outside of the classroom. That’s why Lakewood teacher and Georgian Court graduate student, Oscar Orellana, found a way to make learning fun for local kids.

The Lakewood Recreation Soccer Club combines soccer with educational enrichment programs through Georgian Court Universi...

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GCU Leads Local Students on Academic Hunt for the Jersey Devil

Lakewood Middle School students worked with the Georgian Court University library to explore  research techniques and find valid information on the famed and elusive Jersey Devil.

Lakewood Middle School students worked with the Georgian Court University library to explore  research techniques and fi...

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Class Act: GCU Alumna One of NJ’s Top Student Teachers

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Georgian Court alumna Charlee Bassillo was awarded The New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award following a successful stint at student teaching at Howell High School during the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters.

Ms. Bassillo spent those semesters teaching English courses at Howell High School, including 9th grade Honors English I, 10th grade Academic English II, and 12th grade Academic English IV.

Upon graduating from Georgian Court summa cum laude in the spring of 2014 with an English degree, she was offered a full-time position as an English teacher at Howell High School.

Georgian Court alumna Charlee Bassillo was awarded The New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award following a succes...

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Minding Her Business: An Interview with MetLife Exec Bellaria Jimenez

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Bellaria Jimenez, M.B.A., CFP, ChFC, earned her graduate business degree at Georgian Court University in 2011. And while she learned plenty in the classroom, there are more lessons to be learned—and shared—from experience.

 

BellariaAs a managing director for MetLife Solutions Group in Cranford, NJ., Bellaria (left) and her team of more than 170 financial advisors work with businesses throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. She is also the founder of WOW, Women of Wealth, and in February 2014 was named to NJ Biz Magazine’s Best 50 Women in Business. She took time from her busy schedule earlier this year to talk with Marissa Antunez, a full-time student in the GCU School of Business and a full-time manager for a national retailer at Freehold Raceway Mall.

Bellaria Jimenez, M.B.A., CFP, ChFC, earned her graduate business degree at Georgian Court University in 2011. And while...

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Visiting Scholar Louis Mazzari, Ph.D., Reflects on Teaching American History—In Istanbul

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Georgian Court University welcomes Dr. Louis Mazzari, an assistant professor of American Studies at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. He is presenting two lectures—one on American writer Philip Wylie on Tuesday, Sept. 30 and another talk on Teaching in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 1. Reservations should be made through GCU’s Office of Conferences and Special Events.

“Last semester I met Louis Mazzari at an American Studies conference in The Hague,” said GCU Professor of History Scott Bennett, Ph.D. “He is a dynamic, articulate, and compelling speaker. Without exaggeration, he is among the finest academic speakers I’ve ever heard.” Currently on sabbatical, Dr. Mazzari is researching a biography of writer Philip Wylie, whose papers are at Princeton University.

Georgian Court University welcomes Dr. Louis Mazzari, an assistant professor of American Studies at Bogazici University...

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