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Silvana Cardell’s ‘Supper’ Pushes Artists, Engages Audiences

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Room at the Table: Artists Reflect on ‘Supper’

For those working with Silvana Cardell on her creation, Supper, People on the Move, the experience has been unlike any other project they’ve been involved in—enriching, but also challenging in unexpected ways. What has made Supper such a special experience, these artists say, has been the scope of the project—and the challenges of helping Ms. Cardell—also director of the Georgian Court University dance program—make her vision a reality. And they fully appreciate the project’s focus on delving into the experiences and stories of immigrants.

Room at the Table: Artists Reflect on 'Supper' For those working with Silvana Cardell on her creation, Supper, People on...

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GCU: Ensuring access and opportunities for students with children

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University students who have children are valued and supported at Georgian Court, especially through programs like GCU Cares, 1-on-1 counseling and the Newcombe  Scholarship,  social worker Colleen Diveny (right) told legislators in Trenton this morning. Colleen, a case worker in GCU student affairs, addressed Assemblywoman Paula Lampitt, Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande (left) and others on the Assembly’s Women and Children committee. The committee is considering several bills and invited testimony from NJ colleges and universities. GCU shared testimony alongside Rutgers, Jersey City University and Montclair University.

University students who have children are valued and supported at Georgian Court, especially through programs like GCU C...

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GCU Salutes the Sisters of Mercy

Over a century ago, seven Sisters of Mercy made their way to Jersey City and, by today’s standards, lived in less than optimal conditions. Their sacrifice and contributions, however, paved the way for what would become a community of Mercy sisters living and serving throughout the mid-Atlantic region, and their work would become the foundation for Georgian Court University.

Over a century ago, seven Sisters of Mercy made their way to Jersey City and, by today's standards, lived in less than o...

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Arun Gandhi to Deliver Message of Peace at Georgian Court University

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Lessons from My Grandfather – Nonviolence in a Violent World

Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 25, 2015—Few names in world history evoke powerful images of integrity, courage, social harmony, and compassion as Gandhi. And few people understand the influence and responsibility of that name like Dr. Arun Gandhi, the 80-year-old grandson of legendary peace advocate and spiritual leader Mohandas ‘Mahatma’ Gandhi.

Lessons from My Grandfather – Nonviolence in a Violent World Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 25, 2015—Few names in world history ev...

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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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‘Mercy in Real Life’ with Kerry Weber—at GCU

How are we meant to be Mercy every day? That was the question posed by Kerry Weber, a Mercy Associate and author of Mercy in the City, who spent the day at Georgian Court University on Nov. 18 to speak with the campus community and inspire us to integrate mercy works in our lives.

How are we meant to be Mercy every day? That was the question posed by Kerry Weber, a Mercy Associate and author of Merc...

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Honoring our Veterans–A High Honor for Us All

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GCU faculty, students, staff and area residents honored veterans like John Brown (pictured with business major Mark Torlucci) for their service during a daylong observance at Georgian Court University.

GCU faculty, students, staff and area residents honored veterans like John Brown (pictured with business major Mark Torl...

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