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Bloomfield College Students Present 150th Anniversary Projects

Bloomfield College Student

By Alicia Cook

As part of Bloomfield College's Sesquicentennial Anniversary, the College hosted a Student Research Display on Monday, April 23.

“I chose to have my Writing 107 students focus on research topics that related to Bloomfield College and the township for a few main reasons, namely: I wanted my students to learn something about the institution they are part of, to recognize that they had an opportunity to contribute to research and writing about the College and town, and to participate in a "Public Display" event where their work would have a real audience,” explained Dr. Nora McCook, Assistant Professor of Writing. “All of this fit particularly well with Bloomfield College celebrating its 150th anniversary.”

The 150th anniversary projects of three classes of Writing 107 explored why Bloomfield College moved from Newark to Bloomfield, the first athletic team of the College, the history of both the town and the College's diversity, and more.

32 Students, all of whom were freshmen or sophomores, presented their digital displays to Trustees, faculty, staff, fellow students, and alumni. These students included Tyler Barnes ’21 who presented “Leadership: Important Outcomes and Action;” Isaiah Battle ’21 who presented “Bloomfield College;” Melvin Boomer ’21 who presented “Why Did Germans Immigrate to Newark, New Jersey;” Vincent Cofone ’21 who presented “Buildings Around Bloomfield College;” Monica Dunkerson ’21 who presented “Athletics at Bloomfield College;” Kwame Dwamena Akenten ’21 who presented “Why the Francis M. McLaughlin Division of Nursing is a Model 21st-century Nursing Program;” Maddie Federsen ’21 who presented “History and Growth of Bloomfield College and Township;” Ali’yah Hay ’21 who presented “History of Bloomfield School System;” Jerald Jaurez ’21 who presented “What’s so Great about Bloomfield College’s Major Parking Lot;” Victoria Lucante ’22 who presented “Education After the Civil War;” Zach Massung ’21 who presented “Bloomfield College Diversity through the Years;” Marie Pasteur ’22 who presented “What Happened to Religion at Bloomfield College;” and Quentin Williams ’21 who presented “Monuments of Bloomfield.”

To collect their research, students combed through books, searched the internet, and reached out to people on campus and through the Historical Society of Bloomfield, building connections with those individuals as a result.

“There was an overwhelmingly positive response from the visitors who stopped by to see the students' projects, and I am hopeful that students will realize that we--the faculty, staff, administrators, and Trustees and alumni at Bloomfield College--value their intellectual contributions,” stated Dr. McCook.

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