College Events

  • 30th Annual Abram Kartch Thomas Jefferson Lecture
    04/28/14 09:30 AM - 04/28/14 11:30 AM


    For the 30th anniversary of the lecture series, Thomas Jefferson will speak on campus as Steven Edenbo, Thomas Jefferson impersonator, historian, and motivational speaker, appears as Jefferson to debate John Adams (as portrayed by Peyton Dixon).  Designed to provoke discussion about the relationship of Jefferson’s words and thoughts to modern society, the Abram Kartch Thomas Jefferson Lecture Series has presented programs by many of the country’s leading Jefferson scholars. Local high school students are once again participating in an essay contest based upon the lecture’s key themes.

    Location: MultiPurpose Room, Student Center
  • 31st Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest
    05/15/14 09:00 AM - 05/15/14 01:00 PM


    The William Paterson University Department of Languages and Cultures will hold the contest to offer middle and high school students the opportunity to recite poetry in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Spanish, and ESL. The levels challenged will be beginner, intermediate, advanced, and native (except for Latin, and ESL). Trophies are awarded to winning students in first, second, and third place. Fourth place winners will receive a medal for honorable mention. All students are given a certificate of participation.


    Location: University Commons Ballroom