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Spring Festival – Virginia A. Cory Community Garden

Located on Beechwood Avenue, between Brookwillow and Pinewood Avenues, in West Long Branch, the Garden comprises a group of people working to improve their community. To celebrate Earth Day and the beginning of the 2022 season, we’re hosting a Spring Festival featuring community-based vendors, activities, and live music! Admission for all interested guests is free.

Social Work Career Day

Hosted by the School of Social Work

Zoom Link:


2–2:30 p.m.

Kristie Tapolow, LSW
Social Behavioral Support Specialist
Middletown Township Public School District

2:30-3 p.m.

Deidre Stamos Lonza, LCSW, LCADC
Senior Director of Operations
New Hope IBHC

3–3:30 p.m.

Jonelle Rodriquez, LSW
Social Worker
American Friends Service Committee – Immigrant Rights Program

Katie Meola, LSW
Social Worker
American Friends Service Committee – Immigrant Rights Program

3:30–4 p.m.

Virgina Kinneman, MSW, LCSW
Social Work Supervisor
RWJ Barnabas Health Inpatient
Behavioral Health

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Distinguished Lecture in Social Justice: Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Presented by the Monmouth University President's Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion

Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a queer black feminist love evangelist and an aspirational cousin to all life. She is/they are the author of several books—most recently Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals—and the co-founder of the Mobile Homecoming Trust, an intergenerational experiential living library of Black LBGTQ brilliance.


Registration has closed for this event.

How to Use LinkedIn to Attract Your Ideal Job or Client

Vin Matano

Whether you are job searching, launching your next side hustle, or already own a business, LinkedIn is a great platform to generate broader visibility for your brand. And like all social media platforms, LinkedIn comes with its own built-in rules, quirks, algorithms, and tricks of the trade. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to harness the power of LinkedIn. Join this workshop to build a powerful LinkedIn profile, optimized for search, that gets you found! Let’s work smarter, not harder.

Join us online as Vin Matano ’18, senior account executive and “top salesperson on LinkedIn” at Demandbase, shares how to leverage LinkedIn to create your own personal brand, attract new clients, and have recruiters reach out to you.

Combating Racial Injustice Through Education (Featuring Robert Kim, J.D.)

Social Justice Academy Professional Development Series
Combating Racial Injustice Through Education – Demystifying Critical Race Theory in Schools: Let’s Talk Law & Policy

Featuring Robert Kim, J.D.

Robert (Bob) Kim is a writer, consultant, and leading expert on education law and policy in the United States. A former civil rights attorney, his most recent book is Elevating Equity and Justice: Ten U.S. Supreme Court Cases Every Teacher Should Know (Heinemann, 2020). He is also the co-author of Education and the Law, 5thed. and Legal Issues in Education: Rights and Responsibilities in U.S. Public Schools Today (West Academic Publishing, 2019 & 2017). His column, “Under the Law,” appears monthly in Phi Delta Kappan, a professional journal for educators.

The XIV Dalai Lama – Livestream Event

The XIV Dalai Lama will join Monmouth University and guests on Tuesday, September 21, at 11:30p.m. EDT for a livestream session to engage in conversation with our students and colleagues and offer his message of happiness, health, well-being, and the future of this earth, our only home.

Alumni Weekend 2021

Join us for a smattering of virtual get-togethers and in-person events for Alumni Weekend 2021.

Women in Leadership Symposium

We are excited to announce the Women in Leadership Symposium on April 20, 2021 from 3 to 5 PM (zoom) aimed to reach all current or aspirational leaders/employees in P-12 education, higher education, and business. This FREE symposium is brought to you in partnership with New Jersey Association of School Administrators, Monmouth University, and Equitable.

The focus of this year’s symposium is on wellness and will feature author and educational advocate Tina H. Boogren, Ph.D. Boogren is the author of numerous books centered on her passion areas of quality instruction, coaching, mentoring, and wellness and hosts the weekly podcast “Self-Care for Educators with Dr. Tina H. Boogren.” A panel of multidisciplinary professionals will provide insights and strategies to help professionals integrate wellness activities into their professional lives.

Wonders of the Night Sky Virtual Planetarium with Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center’s all-live signature show, Wonders of the Night Sky, is an exhilarating 35-minute experience that explores our stars and beyond. See the galaxy as it appears to the naked eye, as well as through the eyes of NASA’s robot probes, of the Hubble Space Telescope, and arrays of telescopes from around our planet. A portion of the show is set aside to include the latest breaking news in astronomy and aerospace, taking full advantage of Liberty Science Center’s new Digistar 6 full dome system, which allows seamless passage from the night sky to another planet to the heart of another galaxy.