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Dear WParents,

Welcome to the Spring 2013 semester at WP! This semester already looks to be very eventful with plenty of activities and volunteer opportunities. Dates and times are listed below.

  • Parents Association Meeting, 3/12/2013, 6:30 p.m., Hunziker Wing, Room 120
  • "Who's Bad" - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, 3/9/2013, 8:00 p.m. (reception, 6:00 p.m.), $45/per ticket
  • "Echoes of Sinatra," 3/23/2013, 8:00 p.m. (pre-show dinner, 6:00 p.m.), $50/per ticket
  • Spring Open House, 4/21/2013, 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Please contact me at 973.720.2897 or parents@wpunj.edu for more information about purchasing tickets to either of the performances. More details will be forthcoming about the parent meeting.


Jodi Broglio   William Paterson University honored with Faith in Paterson

President Kathleen Waldron accepted the award on behalf of the University at the Greater Paterson Chamber of Commerce's 104th Annual Gala on Saturday, January 26, 2013.

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Jerry Flora  Students, Staff participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
                        Activities in Jersey City and Newark

William Paterson students and staff volunteered at public schools in Jersey City and Newark as part of the nationwide Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 21.

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Peter Malvasi  Jeremiah Fraites '09: Rocking with The Lumineers

Jeremiah Fraites graduated from William Paterson in 2009. His band, The Lumineers, was nominated for two Grammy awards and recently performed on Saturday Night Live.

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Women's Basketball  Women's Basketball to Open NCAA Tournament March 1 vs.

Making their sixth appearance in the past seven years, William Paterson Women Pioneers (20-7, 12-4 NJAC) will play Gettysburg (21-6, 16-4 Centennial) in the first round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament, Friday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m. at Messiah College in Grantham, PA.


**The Fund for WP: The parent phonathon is scheduled to begin on March 11th. If you would like to make an online gift today, click here.

***2013 Legacy Gala: Join us for the 2013 Legacy Gala, being held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at The Grove in Cedar Grove to benefit the William Paterson Foundation. For more information on the honorees, tickets, tables, or journal please click here.

William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470     973-720-2897     parents@wpunj.edu