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Brown Bag Series: “The Evolution of Television: Broadcasting, Cable, and New Media” presented by Jane Hanson – October 13, 2017

Our fourth Brown Bag lecture, featuring Emmy Award-winning television journalist and communication coach Jane Hanson, highlighted the importance of storytelling. Early in her presentation, Ms. Hanson expressed her belief, “Everything we do in life is about a story.” Throughout her career, she has learned the art of crafting and conveying stories, not only through what…

TCNJ Lyric Theater: “Sunday in the Park with George” – November 2nd – 4th

  Sunday in the Park with George is a show that looks at art, artists, and their struggle to express themselves, beauty, ugliness, and societal trends in ways that provoke serious thought about where we might be going as a people. Sunday reinforces the saying, ‘Plus ça change, plus ç’est la même chose’ (‘The more…

Fall 2017 Brown Bag Series: “The Many Worlds of Teaching Artistry” presented by Theodore Wiprud – September 29, 2017

Our third Brown Bag Series lecture of the semester, featuring Theodore Wiprud of the New York Philharmonic, spoke to the powerful influence of music and how to translate its impact to young audiences and learners. Mr. Wiprud, the Vice President of Education for the Philharmonic, emphasized the importance of cultural institutions, like teaching artists or…

How to Give a Great Audition – Saturday, November 18th

The Department of Music at The College of New Jersey will be holding our annual workshop entitled, “How to Give a Great Audition,” on Saturday November 18 from 12:00PM – 4:15PM. This hands-on workshop is open to all high school students, as well as teachers and parents. The information presented will be useful for students…

Art Attack – Sunday, October 15th

The College of New Jersey’s Department of Art and Art History invites all prospective students to attend Art Attack, our annual Open House and Portfolio Consultation Day on Sunday, October 15th, 2017! 11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Art and Interactive Multimedia Building   Have your portfolio reviewed by studio faculty Get suggestions and advice on how to strengthen and…

Fall 2017 Brown Bag Series “Incorporating Technology in the Artist Studio” – presented by Marchelo Vera and Eddie Villanueva

Today’s Brown Bag Series lecture, presented by TCNJ’s own Marchelo Vera and Eddie Villanueva, highlighted the importance of collaboration, global mindsets, and a persistent willingness to learn in today’s technology-driven world. In their lecture, “Incorporating Technology in the Artist Studio,” Professor Vera and Professor Villanueva both emphasized interdisciplinary study and mixed-media artwork, and how they…

Fall 2017 Brown Bag Series – presented by Rob LaPlaca

The 2017-2018 Brown Bag Series is off to a great start! TCNJ was pleased to welcome back Rob LaPlaca, one of the first graduates of our Interactive Multimedia program, to discuss his experience in the field of software engineering and his current position working at Etsy. From recovering from failed job interviews, to taking chances…

Community and Practice: Biennual TCNJ Faculty Exhibition

  Community and Practice: Biannual TCNJ Faculty Exhibition September 6 – October 15, 2017 Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 6, 5:00-7:00 pm Opening Day Panel Discussion: Wednesday, September 6, 4:00-5:00 pm The Art Gallery at The College of New Jersey is pleased to present Community and Practice: Biannual TCNJ Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition opens to the…

Teresa Marrin Nakra, TCNJ Associate Professor of Music & Interactive Multimedia, presents her work in concert with the world-renowned Boston Pops Orchestra in Boston’s Symphony Hall

Teresa Marrin Nakra, TCNJ Associate Professor of Music & Interactive Multimedia, was recently invited to present her work in concert with the world-renowned Boston Pops Orchestra in Boston’s Symphony Hall. The concert was held on May 27 to celebrate the 25th reunion of Harvard’s Class of 1992; the Boston Pops and reunion organizing committee asked…

Piper Torsilieri Wins 2017 Thomas George Artist Fund Award

Piper Torsilieri was wrapping up her final weeks as a student at The College of New Jersey, preparing for graduation and looking for a part-time job that would provide financial support as she worked to establish a portraiture business. She was in a painting class when her cell phone buzzed. It was a representative of…

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