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Student Scholarship Week 2022 – Thursday Events

Student Scholarship Week 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Learning to Fly: First to Fly First-gen Student Leaders Panel
10 – 11:15 a.m.
Afflito Conference Room, Student Center

This student-centered panel discussion will feature Monmouth first-gen student-leaders sharing their experiences with First to Fly: First Generation at Monmouth during the 2021-2022 academic year. Panelists will discuss their participation in off-campus first-generation student workshop and conferences along with an exploration of their efforts to build and maintain first-gen engagement initiatives within the campus community.

Public History in Practice
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Virtual on Zoom – Registration Required

Students will discuss experiential public history projects that are preparing them for life after Monmouth, furthering historic preservation efforts throughout the state, documenting personal narratives, and benefitting our community partners and the general public. The session will also be recorded and posted to the Department of History and Anthropology YouTube channel for later viewing.

  • Gillian will discuss her ongoing work researching the current status of Preservation New Jersey’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in honor of the program’s 25th anniversary. Her work will include comprehensive and much needed updates to the program’s website.
  • Angelica will discuss the work she and her Fall 2021 Oral History classmates did to summarize veterans’ oral history interviews for the National Guard Militia Museum of NJ (a Library of Congress Veterans History Project partner). Their work lives on the Museum’s website today.
  • Travis will discuss the oral history interviews conducted independently by that same class, to include his interview conducted for the Monmouth County Historical Association project “Monmouth County, 9/11, and Its Aftermath.”
  • Jordan will discuss his work as an archival intern for the Information Age Science History Museums at the Camp Evans National Historic Landmark in the Summer of 2021.

The students will then discuss lessons learned from their experiences, and answer questions from the audience.

Master’s in Communication: Thesis and Project Presentations
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Virtual on Zoom: Meeting ID: 988 3569 1841

This virtual session features 4 outstanding graduate students in the Master’s in Communication program who are presenting their final research for our thesis and project tracks. Our two concentrations in Interactive Digital Media, as well as Public Relations and Social Media are also represented in these presentations.