TCNJ Magazine - Spring 2019

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17 SPRING 2019 9 Senatorial selfie Nursing students Yvonne Njoku '19 and Chioma Onwunaka '19 and professor Yolanda Nelson recently marched on Capitol Hill with the National Black Nurses Association and met with N.J. Senator Cory Booker. 13 # of programs student organizations held throughout the 2018–19 academic year. 4 , 430 10 Growing up Swiss chard, lettuce, basil, and tomatoes are now growing in vertical gardens in Education Room 112. Otherworldly, yes, but their purpose is decidedly down to earth: to spark sustainability projects in future classrooms. Front row, L to R: Njoku, Onwunaka, Nelson, and Senator Booker 8 COMEDY GOLD Kevin Walsh '19, intern for both The Tonight Show and The Late Show, was tasked at one point with fetching sweaters for Ariana Grande and Tracy Morgan for a Jimmy Fallon skit. Said Walsh on Facebook, "You get to see a lot of cool people, but you have to carry yourself professionally — no selfies." Walsh is an aspiring comedy writer. 7 FIST PUMPS FOR FACULTY Chemistry Professor Benny Chan won the 2019 Educator of the Year award from the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. Celia Chazelle, professor of history, has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, joining the ranks of fewer than 200 of the most distinguished medievalists in the country. 11 RADIO CITY REPRESENT! Chorale member Collin Nichols '23 sang at Radio City Music Hall in February as part of soprano Sarah Brightman's Hymn Tour. 12 Winning it Women's head swim and dive coach Jennifer Harnett '93 picked up her 100th career victory in January. And Sally Miller, softball coach, posted 600 career wins in March and earned this year's NJAC Coach of the Year award.

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