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WCBS 880’s Mets Radio Network awards scholarships to TCNJ students

Mets Scholarship
Kristina Schoenbeck ’10 presents Samantha Tumbarello ’27 with a ceremonial check


TCNJ freshman nursing major Samantha Tumbarello was one of two students to receive a $2,500 scholarship from WCBS 880’s Mets Radio Network.

TCNJ alumna Kristina Schoenbeck 10, senior director of sales at Audacy, visited campus on November 1 to meet Tumbarello and present her with a ceremonial check.

“When I was told I had earned the scholarship I was grateful, ecstatic, and very proud of myself,” Tumbarello said. “I have been a Mets fan since I was a little girl growing up on Long Island. My family is very into baseball so I have been to numerous Mets games and will continue to go and support the team.”

TCNJ partnered with the WCBS 880 Mets Radio Network on radio ads and sponsored segments for the college, read by Mets alumni and team broadcaster Pat McCarthy 18. The spots and segments aired during coverage of Mets games throughout the 2023 season on Audacy’s WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM).

“We’re incredibly proud to partner with TCNJ in promoting what makes the college unique to the Mets passionate fan base, while also providing the TCNJ Foundation with scholarship support for a couple deserving undergraduate students like Samantha,” Schoenbeck said.

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TCNJ launches environmental studies major amidst growing concerns over climate change

The College of New Jersey’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences has launched an undergraduate environmental studies major to effectively address the disproportionate harm to the planet from climate change and other widespread environmental injustices.   “The scientific understanding of environmental problems is necessary to determine potential solutions, but that alone is not sufficient,” said Diane… Continue Reading

Event will bring business leaders from across the country together for a day of networking and story sharing

The 13th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit will be held on Wednesday, November 1 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. in TCNJ’s Education Building, Room 212. The summit is a networking event that brings female business leaders from around the country together for interactive workshops and to share stories of their career paths with TCNJ students, faculty, and… Continue Reading

TCNJ earns HEED Award for DEI efforts

The College of New Jersey has been awarded a 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The award is presented annually to institutions that advance the core values of DEI as evidenced through mentoring, teaching, research, hiring and promotion, recruitment,… Continue Reading

TCNJ remains top-ranked public college in region

U.S. News & World Report released its 2024 Best Colleges rankings today and The College of New Jersey again received high marks. TCNJ ranked fourth overall and remains first among public colleges in the “Best Regional Universities—North” category. TCNJ has held the top spot in its region among public colleges every year since 1991. TCNJ ranked first in… Continue Reading

Two alums named New Jersey County Teachers of the Year

  Last month, the New Jersey Department of Education announced its 2023–2024 County Teachers of the Year with a ceremony on campus in the Education Building. Two of this year’s county winners are alumni of the college: Colleen Grzywacz ’05, vocal music teacher at Hackettstown Middle School in Warren County Robin Meyh ’94, health and… Continue Reading

TCNJ School of Nursing and Health Sciences gets shot in the arm thanks to $33 million grant from Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

The College of New Jersey has been awarded a $33 million capital facilities grant by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education of New Jersey as part of the joint solicitation of four revolving Capital Facilities Bond programs. The awarded funds will be used for the college’s “Educating New Jersey’s Next Generation Health Workforce” plan, which will reimagine and… Continue Reading


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