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Bloomfield College Names Nov. 14 'Home for Holmes' Day' in Honor of Coach's 300th Win
Gerald Holmes’ 300th career win at Bloomfield College as Head Men’s Basketball Coach will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:45 p.m.
Bloomfield College Library Awarded Makerspace Grant
“The grant will move the library makerspace beyond concept and into tangible reality for the College. Resources will now be acquired and their educational value demonstrated,” said Dr. Reid
Bloomfield College Community to Present Reading of Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida
Bloomfield College will present a workshopped reading of Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida on November 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the College’s black box theater.
Bloomfield College Campus Sesquicentennial Day Announced
Faculty, staff, students, and more members of the Bloomfield College community will celebrate Sesquicentennial Day on Thursday, November 8.
Bloomfield College Student Yasmeen Mitchell Featured in Poetry Anthology
Yasmeen Mitchell ’19 has been featured in New Jersey's Best Emerging Poets. Put out by Z Publishers, the anthology features 76 up-and-coming writers, including Mitchell and her poem “See Me.”
Bloomfield College Announces Governor Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy as Honorary 150th Gala Chairs
“We are honored that Bloomfield College has selected us as honorary chairs for the institution’s Sesquicentennial Gala,” said Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy.
Bloomfield College Community Assists Alumnus with Startup, Creates Internship
Members of the Bloomfield College community have come together to help a young alumnus secure office space for his startup. This initiative has also created a wonderful internship program for current students.

Bloomfield College Recognizes Dr. Schiro, Hosts Natural Science and Mathematics Panel

Dr. Mike Schiro
 
On Wednesday, April 11, as part of Bloomfield College’s 150th anniversary, the College welcomed Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and alumni to the Natural Science and Mathematics Alumni Panel Discussion and Reception on campus.
 
"As future scientists and mathematicians, you have an important role to play as educated citizens. You have to investigate things scientifically and objectively," said College President, Richard A. Levao. "You will use your observations to try to recreate and understand scientific theory. You have the ability to use your mind to deduce and figure out truth with partial and incomplete evidence."
 
Dr. Michael Schiro, Mathematics professor, was recognized for his 50 years of service and presented with a certificate by President Levao.
 
“My time at Bloomfield College predates this building,” Dr. Schiro quipped, referencing College Hall. Dr. Schiro reflected on his first time on campus in 1968, when he was deciding between job offers. "Once on this campus, I realized really quick that there were some really good people here who wanted, and could, get stuff done. I wanted to get stuff done. So I decided to stay at Bloomfield College."
 
Dr. Jim Murphy, Chair of the Division of Natural Science and Mathematics and Biology professor, moderated the alumni panel. Dr. Murphy has been with the College for 25 years.
 
The panel included Dr. Michael De Castro '01, Associate Professor, Farmingdale State College-SUNY. “Bloomfield College felt like home,” reflected Dr. Castro. “Chemistry is my calling. I haven’t worked a day in my life because I am doing what I am passionate about.”
 
Joining Dr. Castro was Erika Ramirez '10, Manager of Global Compliance Operations, Celgene Corp. “Chemistry is my passion, and Bloomfield College faculty helped me realize that,” shared Ramirez.
 
Danielle Patterson '13 worked for five years as a Clinical Histotechnologist with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has recently continued her career with the Bio Defense. 
 
 “As alumni, we are supposed to give back to our community,” said Patterson. “Bloomfield College has awarded us so much. I’m lucky to have been employed in my desired field immediately upon graduation.”
 
Rounding out the panel was Marcia Reynolds '94, a Bloomfield High School Science Faculty Member. “Chemistry is a way for me to keep my brain alive!” said Reynolds, who attended part time while working full time.
 
For more information about the Natural Science and Mathematics programs at Bloomfield College, please visit the division website.