Category Archives: Atlantic County

Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society Present -That Way Madness Lies-in Galloway

The Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society are sponsoring a free documentary film, That Way Madness Lies, and Q&A on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7pm, in the Alton Auditorium at Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205. Continue reading Stockton Center on Successful Aging and the Lighthouse International Film Society Present -That Way Madness Lies-in Galloway

Veterans Administration and AtlantiCare Announce Partner Provider Agreement

The Veterans Administration and AtlantiCare have entered into an agreement that both organizations hope will enhance access to quality care for veterans. Effective immediately, veterans who are members of the VA’s Choice Program can get care at AtlantiCare facilities, with approval from the VA.

“The VA is committed to enhancing access to healthcare services in its community-based clinics in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties,” said Vincent Kane, medical director, Wilmington Veterans Administration Hospital. “Through this local provider agreement, the VA can partner with AtlantiCare, which has a long history of caring for the community, to increase veterans’ access to high-quality healthcare when that care is not available through the VA or when the VA is not able to deliver that care timely.” Continue reading Veterans Administration and AtlantiCare Announce Partner Provider Agreement

Hughes Center Honors to Recognize Six Outstanding New Jersey Leaders

The Hughes Center Honors will recognize six outstanding New Jersey leaders at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club on Nov. 9.

Among those honored will be the late Jim Whelan, who served as a City Councilman and Mayor of Atlantic City and later a state Senator until his death in August.

“We mourn the loss of Sen Whelan, but welcome the opportunity to honor his memory and share his legacy as we recognize the accomplishments of all our honorees,” said Sharon Schulman, executive director of the Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University.

Other honorees include U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12th, and state Senator Diane Allen, R-Burlington, who will retire in January. The Hughes Center will also recognize Montclair State University Professor of Political Science and Law Brigid Callahan Harrison, a Stockton alumnus, and recent Stockton graduate Maryam Sarhan. Continue reading Hughes Center Honors to Recognize Six Outstanding New Jersey Leaders

Stockton University Golf Classic Raises More Than $110,000 to Help Students

More than 100 donors and 200 registered golfers helped raise more than $110,000 at the Stockton University Golf Classic at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club on Sept. 26.

“Our focus is on supporting Stockton students, and the Golf Classic provides an opportunity for the community to engage with us in our effort,” said Dr. Philip T. Ellmore, chief development officer. “We received an outpouring of support from our sponsors and the community, and we are truly grateful.”

The Stockton Golf Classic was played on the Bay and Pines courses at the historic Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. Proceeds benefit the Stockton University Foundation in its mission to assist the university and its students. Since 2006 the tournament has raised some $1.2 million. Continue reading Stockton University Golf Classic Raises More Than $110,000 to Help Students

G. Larry James Bike Ride Raises $23,389 for Scholarships

The Ninth Annual G. Larry James Legacy Bike Ride in June raised $23,389 for student scholarships at Stockton University.

Professor Arnaldo Cordero-Roman, right, and Associate Dean of Students Craig Stambaugh, second from right, presented the check for the G. Larry James Legacy Scholarship Fund to Stockton University president Harvey Kesselman, left, and Board of Trustees Chairwoman Madeleine Deininger at the September 20 board meeting.

The late G.  Larry James was a longtime administrator at Stockton and a gold and silver medalist in the 1968 Olympics. The annual bike ride has raised more than $150,000 for scholarships since 2009.

Sponsors include Quantum Capital  Management, W.S. Goff Company, Supply Works, Quality Products and Services, and RFK Wealth Partners.

The annual G. Larry James Legacy 5K race to benefit the scholarship fund will be held Oct. 21 in Atlantic City as part of the Atlantic City Marathon race weekend.

G. Larry James Legacy 5K to Become Part of Atlantic City Marathon Series

The 10th Annual Stockton Alumni Legacy Fund 5K will move from the campus of Stockton University to Atlantic City to become part of the Atlantic City Marathon Race Series Oct. 21 and 22.

The renamed G. Larry James Legacy 5K race, at 9 a.m. Oct. 21, will still raise money for scholarships in memory of the late G. Larry James, Stockton University’s former director of Athletics and Recreation and an Olympic gold medalist.

Each 5K participant will be running to benefit the G. Larry James Legacy Endowed Scholarship Fund to support students attending Stockton University. Continue reading G. Larry James Legacy 5K to Become Part of Atlantic City Marathon Series

Social Media Workshops This Fall at the Ocean City Library

Atlantic Cape Community College is partnering with the Ocean City Public Library to host the return of their popular, grant-funded social media workshops.

Classes are designed to teach students the ins and outs of social media platforms. Whether students are just beginning or want to learn the latest trends on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, these workshops are designed to provide insight into the ways social media benefits a small business. Continue reading Social Media Workshops This Fall at the Ocean City Library

Stockton Veterans Program Receives $2,000 from Tee Off for Veterans

Tee Off for Veterans representative Maureen Hickman Caporaso, a Gold Star Daughter and Veterans Advocate, presents a check for $2,000 to Jason Babin, Stockton University Director of the Office of Military and Veteran Services, at the Tee Off for Veterans Golf Tournament at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links in Egg Harbor Township on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.   The funds are designated for Stockton’s Got Your Six program,  which helps veterans integrate back into civilian life.

AC Ballet Ushers In Its Fall Season With Two Ballets That Showcase The Company’s Range & Versatility

The last thing one expects is a ballet about a hurricane and an English rock group yet the Atlantic City Ballet stays true to giving audiences the unexpected by presenting two ballets that explore both. The Atlantic City Ballet starts its fall season with a special five year anniversary performance of In the Eye of the Storm. Created in 2013 after Super Storm Sandy, this ballet explores the impact of nature on mankind and the resilience of spirit that enables
people to overcome and transcend even the most devastating circumstances. Inspired by area Sandy Survivors, it brings the message of hope to all people who are affected by events that are out of their control. On the same program is Impressions, choreographed to the music by the Beatles brings the feeling of that era to life and captures the athleticism, freedom and passion of the company’s dancers. This ballet set to the instrumental versions of some of the Beatles iconic songs includes such classics as Here Comes The Sun, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds and Michele. Impressions is making its debut after a 5 year absence from the ballet’s line up and opened to rave reviews and critical praise when it premiered in 2012.

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Atlantic City Hero Ibn Ali Miller Enrolls at Stockton, Receives Leadership Award

Incoming Stockton University student Ibn Ali Miller demonstrated his passion for helping others earlier this year when he peacefully intervened when two young men began fighting in the middle of an Atlantic City street.

“We’re so much better than that,” said Miller, speaking about the violence and crime that occurs in the city. “Our parents raised us better than that.” Continue reading Atlantic City Hero Ibn Ali Miller Enrolls at Stockton, Receives Leadership Award