Chinweoke Onejeme, an Engineering Science major and officer of the Chemistry Club, was chosen to participate in the 2018 Molecular Biophysics Summer Internship at Princeton. She performed research in molecular biophysics during the competitive ten-week summer program and was awarded a $550 weekly stipend to live on campus at Princeton.
Erin Romani (Health and Exercise Science) and her Foundations of Fitness class is providing eight weeks of physical education at Kiddie Junction. CCC students develop a plan of warm-ups, main activities, and cool-downs for 30 minutes on Friday mornings for the pre-school children.
Ami Reader, Chemistry major and President of the Chemistry Club, is the recipient of both a $1000 tuition scholarship from the College Foundation and a $1500 Council of New Jersey R&D Merit Scholarship. Ami met prominent, New Jersey-based researchers at the R&D Council’s 39th Edison Patent Awards ceremony on November 1 at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City.
As part of the accreditation requirements of the Veterinary Technology Program, students in the Radiology class had the opportunity to radiograph a horse on October 24. ‘Magic’ is owned by a program student who brings the horse to campus each semester for the students to fulfill their tasks. It is one of the highlights of the semester for everyone on campus. Magic does not mind the attention and enjoys the carrot treats.
The 21st Century Scholars Afterschool Program and the Dreams of Tomorrow organization sponsored its annual Girl’s Summit on October 20. Girls in grades 7-12, community volunteers and parents attended the “It’s All About You” function. The girls were able to network with professional women in academics, business and fashion.