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Physics Department Awarded $1.2 Million Grant; More Students To Become Physics Teachers

Physics Department Awarded $1.2 Million Grant; More Students To Become Physics Teachers

There is exciting news from the Physics Department as more and more students will be able to graduate from the Physics Secondary Education program. Just recently, the College was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of $1.2 million – one of the largest grants the School of…

School of Science Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

School of Science Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

On April 19 and 28, 2016, 44 juniors and seniors from the School of Science students were inducted into two premiere national honor societies.  Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society and Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest all-discipline honor society in the United States. Phi Beta Kappa Inductees Name Major Syndi…

Mathematics Major Selected as a National Goldwater Scholar

Mathematics Major Selected as a National Goldwater Scholar

TCNJ Mathematics major Rebecca Santorella ‘17 has been selected as a 2016 Goldwater Scholar. Chemistry majors Sara Martin ‘17 and Tanya Townsend ‘17 were also selected for honorable mention in this year’s national competition. Congratulations to Rebecca and her mentor Dr. Jana Gevertz, Sara and her mentor Dr. Danielle Guarracino, and Tanya and her mentor Dr. Abby O’Connor. Goldwater Scholars are chosen as a result of a highly selective national competition which honors exceptional undergraduate students who plan to pursue graduate degrees in the STEM fields and careers in research.

Dean of TCNJ’s School of Science Receives National Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Dean of TCNJ’s School of Science Receives National Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected Jeffrey Osborn, dean of TCNJ’s School of Science, as one of two recipients of the 2016 CUR Fellows Award. The national CUR Fellows Award recognizes individuals who have a sustained record of research excellence, characterized by activities ranging from extensive mentoring of undergraduate researchers, achievements of significant research outcomes, and leading efforts to institutionalize undergraduate research on their home campuses and across the nation.

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