TCNJ Magazine - Winter 2020

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16 The College of New Jersey Magazine P R A I R I E B R A G B O A R D "The human spirit cannot be conquered," says Joe Rooney '08, who ran the 2019 New York City Marathon while pushing his friend, Mikey Nichols, in a racing wheelchair. Rooney and Nichols, paralyzed from the waist down, crossed the finish line in an impressive 3 hours and 51 minutes, or just 8:50 minutes per mile, and raised more than $40,000 for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. 1 ➥ Notable 1.74 NCAA-leading number of total goals scored per games played in the 2019 season that landed field-hockey senior forward Cayla Andrews in Sports Illustrated Now's Faces in the Crowd. THAT MAKE US 10 thıngs 100% All 65 Class of 2019 School of Nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination. Only 11% of all nursing programs in the nation had a perfect score. If you build it Our School of Engineering is on the right track for gender diversity, with women making up nearly a third of its 2018 graduates compared to a national average of 21%. An inaugural diversity award from the American Society for Engineering Education in 2019 recognized recruiting efforts by the school, which ranks 14th in the country among public institutions in percentage of women earning a bachelor's in engineering. 2 3

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