Faculty Spotlight

Drew Community Based Learning Course Continues Amid Pandemic

The students enrolled in Prof. Jonathan Golden’s Community Based Learning (CBL) course have been tutoring refugee  youth with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) at their headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ.  Their important work hasn’t stopped — it’s gone virtual.  Read the …

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Drew University’s Teaching Program Connects Students to Experts

Kristen Turner, professor and Director of Teacher Education,”We want our MAT students to feel connected to a network of teachers even before they themselves are teachers.” Read the full story here.

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Drew Prof. Pat McGuinn Keeps Top Spot as Education Policy Scholar

“It is a great honor for my work to be recognized alongside the most prolific education policy researchers at some of the nation’s most prestigious research universities,” said McGuinn, professor of political science and education.” Read the full story here!

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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. G. Scott Morgan

Dr. G. Scott Morgan, Associate Professor of Psychology at Drew University

Find Mentors.
Be Kind.
Be Curious.
Work Hard. Be Tenacious.

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we …

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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. Raúl Rosales

Dr. Raúl Rosales, C’99, Professor of Spanish at Drew University

Practice Self-Awareness. 
Be comfortable in your own skin.
Rise up to challenges. Give your all.
Know that you are not alone.

“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”
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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. Kesha Moore

Dr. Kesha Moore, Associate Professor of Sociology at Drew University

Be Passionate about what you do.
Invest in People.
Be Open to Asking for Help.
Go through those open doors.

“Developing a clear vision of your desired future with a …

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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. Sandra Jamieson

Dr. Sandra Jamieson, Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Drew University

Find a mentor. Be a mentor.
Build Bridges.
Seek Help.
Open the door to good luck.

 “The big question is whether you are going to be able to …

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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. George-Harold Jennings

Dr. George-Harold Jennings, Associate Professor of Psychology and Staff Psychologist at Drew University

Follow Your Bliss.
Connect with Something Greater than Yourself.
Listen to Your Intuition. Be Open.
Ask for Help.

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors …

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First-Generation Success Story: Dr. Patrick Dolan

Dr. Patrick Dolan, Professor of Psychology at Drew University

Realize You’re Not Alone.
Work Hard.
Be Driven.
Know You Can Do It.
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying …

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Drew Professor Composes Piece for NYC Ensemble

‘Dig It’ makes you move with the beat.

June 2019 – Drew University Professor of Music Trevor Weston created a composition for New York City’s Bang on a Can All-Stars.
Bang on a Can, which was co-founded by Julia Wolfe, a …

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