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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.

Virtual Mixology Class with Philadelphia Area Alumni

Join your fellow Philadelphia area Hawks for a Virtual Mixology Class! Alisha Miller ’96, alumna and Racks Pub and Grill owner and operator, will lead the virtual cocktail making from the comfort and safety of your own home! Alisha will share tips and techniques on how to make two perfect cocktails, a Lemon Drop cocktail and an Old-Fashioned. You can drink-along, build-along, or watch with your own concoction in hand. A Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to the event, as well as a list of ingredients to make each cocktail! All participants will also receive a Monmouth-branded commemorative beer glass!

Virtual Spring Career Day

Full-time, part-time and internship opportunities will be shared with students by attending employers. Students will receive the registration information via email in early February. It is open to all students from all majors. Students and alumni will be able to interact with employers in virtual chat rooms during the day.

We expect employers from business, technology, government, education, healthcare and non-profits to attend.

Insider Tips from a Recruiter: How to Stand Out

Erika Ortiz

From getting noticed on the job application to acing the interview, the hiring process can be daunting for many, especially in a virtual landscape. If you are wondering what you can do to stand out and really grab the attention of hiring managers, join us for this webinar to get the inside scoop from a recruiter on how to land your next position.

In this webinar, Erika Ortiz ’12, Human Resources lead for Talent Acquisition, Diversity Engagement, and Delivery at Johnson & Johnson, will share her advice on effective job searching techniques, strategies for preparing for the interview, and how to put your best foot forward.

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How to Network and Build Rapport While Social Distancing

Pete Linn

Whether you are job searching, beginning a new career, or joining a new team, building relationships is key to your success. However, with little in-person, face-to-face interactions, networking and relationship building can feel a bit strange and stressful.

In this webinar, Pete Linn ’16, Human Resources Global Employee Support associate at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., will share advice on how to prepare for and host effective virtual networking meetings, ways to show value as a new employee, and qualities that make a strong teammate, both in the office or virtually.

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