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Drew University Alum Recognized for Anti-Bullying Work

Sue Apicella C’02 earned praise and an award from the Anti-Defamation League

July 2021 – Drew University alum Sue Apicella is New Jersey’s 2020-2021 Gold Star Educator. She won the award, presented by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), for her work against …

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Student Spotlight: Donyah Richardson-Thurmond  C’23

Donyah Richardson-Thurmond  C’23
Majors: Music, transitioning to English, Education
Launch Career Communities: Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: Ethnic Racial/Heritage and Gender & Sexuality
Sophomore Representative for the Black Student Union
Teaching Assistant for the Launch Drew 110 course

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Club Spotlight: Drew Roosevelt Network (DRN)

Student Organization: Drew Roosevelt Network (DRN)

Instagram- @drewrooseveltnetwork

What year was your student organization founded?

2020

What is the mission of your student organization? Why should students join your organization?

Our Mission is to train, develop, and support emerging progressive …

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Hannah Faustmann Assistant Director, Center for Global Education
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Alumni Spotlight: Aaron Sartorio C’18, Special Ed English Teacher at Columbia High School

Aaron Sartorio C’18 loved that he was able to major in English, Theatre Arts and Education at Drew.  He knew he could grow here as a person. He was actively involved in the Theatre Department, worked as a Resident Assistant …

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Alumni Spotlight: Kashon Lopes, Vice Principal at McKinley Elementary School, Newark, NJ

Kashon Lopes is a devout educator and educational leader. His love of literature and language are only superseded by his passion for teaching and learning, students, and urban education.

He graduated Drew University with a B.A. in English with minors …

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Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Mastropierro C’2018, First Grade Teacher

Lauren graduated from Drew in 2018 with a major in Spanish and a minor in Psychology. She went on to get her Master of the Arts in Teaching from Drew in 2019. As a graduate student, she did her student …

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Alumni Spotlight: Dylan Jones C’15, District Data Specialist at Sunflower County Consolidated School District

Dylan Jones serves as the District Data Specialist for the Sunflower County Consolidated School District (SCCSD). In this role, Dylan is responsible for overseeing all instructional programs, district benchmarks, the gifted education program and data systems for Sunflower County. Dylan, …

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Daniel Bailey-Yavonditte C’03, T’12, G’16 Named Newark Academy’s 2020 High School Coach of the Year

USA Fencing is pleased to announce Newark Academy Head Coach Daniel Bailey-Yavonditte (Jersey City, N.J.) has been named the 2020 High School Coach of the Year.

Nominated by four of his athletes, Bailey-Yavonditte led the Newark Academy boys fencing team …

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Drew MAT Students Prepared for Remote Teaching with Tech Tools IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES LAUNCH NETWORK OF MENTORS NEWS TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

 

June 2020 – For some, jumping into the world of remote teaching during the coronavirus pandemic was baptism be fire; for students in Drew University’s MAT program, it was simply applying what they’d been prepared to do all along.

The …

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First-Gen Student Spotlight on Instagram: Donavan Lappe C’23

Check out a new First-Gen Student Spotlight on Instagram on Fridays.
www.instagram.com/drewfirstgen

 

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