efocus March 2017 faculty March 2017 William Paterson University Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Its Nursing Program William Paterson University, which offered its first baccalaureate degree in nursing in 1966 and continues to be a leader in nursing education in New Jersey, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its nursing program. A celebration will be held for nursing alumni on Thursday, March 30, 2017 on campus. @@@ Read more Alumna Blair Schleicher Bravo ’95, John Galandak, and Toys“R”Us to be Honored during William Paterson University’s 27th Annual Legacy Award Gala on April 20, 2017 The gala is the Foundation’s largest event to raise funds to support the University’s mission of promoting student success and academic excellence through student scholarships. @@@ Read more Trends in Cyber Security and Big Data Analytics to be Explored During Symposium on March 31, 2017 A conference focusing on how businesses can anticipate and reduce cyber security threats using big data analytics will be held at William Paterson. David Rossi, cyber security architect for IBM z System, IBM will give the keynote address. @@@ Read more WP 88.7 FM Brave New Radio Named “Best Radio Station” in the Nation by Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) for Third Time in Six Years Brave New Radio also brought home the award for Best Sports Pre- or Post-Game Show. Additionally, in IBS’s first year offering awards in the medium of video, WP-TV, the campus television station, won for Best Sports Report. @@@ Read more Head Reference Librarian Bill Duffy Gave His Wife a Special Valentine’s Day Present: A Scholarship in Her Name In a romantic gesture before Valentine’s Day, Head Reference Librarian Bill Duffy surprised his wife, alumna and William Paterson nursing professor Barbara (nee Collins) Duffy with something sweeter than a box of chocolates -- a scholarship in her name designated for a William Paterson nursing student. @@@ Read more Students Anthony Ferraiolo and Brian Potoczak, Creators of Brainify – On Demand Learning, Win Top Prize in University’s 2017 Business Concept Competition Ferraiolo and Potoczak, the top winning team, will go on to compete at U-Pitch NJ (New Jersey’s Collegiate Business Model Competition), representing William Paterson, on April 28, 2017 at Princeton University.@@@Read more William Paterson University Presents "Explorations 2017": Research, Scholarship, and Creative Expression Across All Academic Disciplines with Series of Events in April The 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental and Health Sciences will be held on Saturday, April 22. Other events include lectures, presentations of faculty and student research and awards, Honors Week student presentations, a celebration of faculty authors and poster sessions. @@@ Read more Sonic Divide, A Performance Art/Documentary by Music Professor Payton MacDonald, to be Screened at on April 3 Film documents his 2,500-mile trek along the U.S. Continental Divide, during which he premiered 30 new works by 30 different composers. The screening, in Hobart Hall 140A, is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a question and answer session with MacDonald. @@@ Read more efocus archive | campus calendar | news | athletics | wpunj home Editor's Note: Efocus is published monthly by the Office of Marketing and Public Relations from September through May. Contact us with any questions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-720-2971.