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Here for Home Thanksgiving Weekend Activities

TCNJ staff, students and faculty continued to volunteer over the holiday break, despite the campus being closed for Thanksgiving. Here are a few of the projects that some TCNJ community members to part in over the Thanksgiving break: TCNJ student Christian Agresto traveled to Somers Point, NJ on Sunday, November 25th to help with recovery… Continue Reading

TCNJ Here for Home Activities This Weekend – November 17-18, 2012

TCNJ Here for Home Activities This Weekend – November 17-18, 2012

TCNJ Here for Home was busy this weekend at several sites. Please see a list of work that was completed below: The Alternative Break Club traveled to Manasquan on Saturday, November 17th to help clean out some of the homes in the area. Approximately 20 students volunteered with First Presbyterian Church of Manasquan on Saturday… Continue Reading

Community Engaged Learning Committee is Established

The following email was sent to TCNJ faculty and staff: Dear Colleagues: For many communities at the shore, the current focus upon relief will evolve into lengthy period of recovery, with the possibility of displacement for six months to a year, if not a longer time period. We are beginning to explore potential recovery-related activities that serve community needs… Continue Reading

A Weekend of TCNJ Here for Home Projects

A Weekend of TCNJ Here for Home Projects

Over the weekend of November 9th through the 11th, TCNJ Here for Home and the TCNJ community participated in several projects throughout New Jersey to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. A brief description and pictures from some of these efforts can be found below. On Saturday, November 10th, a group of 30 TCNJ students and… Continue Reading

TCNJ Storm Stories

TCNJ Storm Stories

Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, is asking students to share their “”storm stories,”” or, their experiences in the aftermath of Sandy. This could mean sharing your favorite childhood memory of the Jersey Shore, your experience during the storm (losing power, getting together with neighbors, etc.), your experience volunteering in the aftermath of the… Continue Reading

Donations Needed for Lavallette Elementary School

Donations Needed for Lavallette Elementary School

Please see the following message from TCNJ student Cameron Dering: “I’m from a small shore town on one of the barrier islands (near Seaside), and the entire town remains evacuated after Sandy. My little sister’s elementary school (my alma mater), Lavallette Elementary, is inaccessible, meantime, they are renting out CCD classrooms from a Greek Orthodox… Continue Reading