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Pioneer Power

From ground-breaking initiatives to student civic engagement and service opportunities to faculty/student research and hands-on extracurricular experiences, William Paterson University and our students are making an impact in our region, and far beyond. Check out a few examples below:

Top Ten in Nation for Solar Installation

William Paterson's campus-wide solar panel installation is a dramatic and visible sign of the University's commitment to the environment. The solar initiative, with phase one completed in 2010 and phase two beginning in spring 2012, ranks among the top ten largest installations at higher education institutions in the United States.

American Democracy Project

Christine Kelly, PhD, William Paterson University professor of political science, talks with WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell about the youth vote.
Learn more about the American Democracy Project »

WP 88.7 Brave New Radio Is National Headquarters for College Radio Day

William Paterson University's campus radio station WP 88.7 FM held its second annual College Radio Day on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The event has expanded to include more than 500 college and high school radio stations in 20 countries to celebrate the unique programming of student radio.
Learn more about WP 88.7 Brave New Radio »

WP 88.7named Best College/UniversityStation in the Nation2 Years in
a Row
7,209 hours of ocommunity service in 1 year
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