Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region
Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region
 

New Jersey

Building a Culture of College Completion

NJC4 Kick Off Week- Oct. 14-19, 2013

All 19 NJ Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa Chapters pledged to Building a Culture of College Completion and participated in the first ever coordinated Statewide Event-The New Jersey C-4 Statewide Community College Completion Kick-off week! 

 

 

 

C4 Completion Kickoff Week Events
C4_-_Statewide_Plans (2).pdf
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Online Student & Faculty Pledge

Students taking online courses may not visit their campuses regularly and not be aware of the C4 Challenge!  Encourage your online students to commit to complete by directing them to the following online pledge cards.

 

Administrators, Faculty and Staff may also commit to be a completion champion for their students online by clicking below!

 

Building a Culture of Completion-Student Commitment Pledge

 

Building a Culture of Completion-Adminstration, Faculty and Staff

 

 

Media Coverage

Check here for the latest news regarding Completion Events in New Jersey

 

NJ Council of County Colleges

http://www.njccc.org/news/njs-community-colleges-and-njea-partner-to-promote-student-completion-at-community-colleges/

 

New Jersey Education Association

http://www.njea.org/news-and-publications/njea-review/september-2013/completion-challenge

 

Raritan Valley Community College-Hunterdon County News

http://www.thehcnews.com/breaking/rvcc-joins-phi-theta-kappa-community-college-completion-challenge/

 

Burlington, Camden, Gloucester County Colleges-Philadelphia Inquirer

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20131014_N_J__launches_community_college_initiative.html

 

County College of Morris

http://www.nj.com/independentpress/index.ssf/2013/10/county_college_of_morris_stude.html

 

Atlantic City Press-Dr. Rod Risley

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/opinion/commentary/rod-risley-community-colleges-must-create-culture-of-completion/article_731b49ce-a9ff-5d89-8a50-b4dd5eb55f44.html

 

Union County College

http://njtoday.net/2013/10/14/union-county-college-part-of-statewide-community-college-completion-challenge/

 

Cumberland County College

http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20131017/NEWS01/310170015/College-students-commit-sign-pledge-graduate?nclick_check=1

 

Inside Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/10/18/students-faculty-sign-pledge-college-completion

 

Videos


Mercer County College

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAxPFd8boIQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Burlington County College

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hcKNHjiGk_4

 

Middlesex County College

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEMkXRBp9cQ

 

Atlantic Cape Community College/Cumberland County College

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/education/low-graduation-rate-drives-atlantic-cape-community-college-to-act/article_6dca064a-bf81-58ab-8637-873c400ac735.html

 

Radio

http://www.wbgo.org/internal/mediaplayer/?podcastID=3718&type=wbgonews

 

New Jersey Honors in Action Conference Focuses on Competition and Completion

The Middle States Region New Jersey Honors in Action Conference hosted by the Alpha Nu Mu Chapter at Camden County College will be held on October 19th.  

 

Lou Venturelli, Coordinator of Student Success from the New Jersey Council of County Colleges will recap NJ C4 Events held during Kick Off Week

 

Dr. Rod Risley, Executive Director & CEO of Phi Theta Kappa will be the keynote speaker.  His presentation, "Why Completion Matters" will address the importance of degree and certification completion on many levels.

 

Jesus Garcia, Division I Vice President will deliver the Fall Headquarters Update 

 

Sounds of Baseball: A Culture and Competitive Composition Location: 
Presented by Rob Smith, Adjunct Instructor, Camden County College
In the spirit of Baseball, bring a pair of old sport shoe or sneakers to donate to the Alpha Nu Mu Shoe Recycling Drive. Don’t have any old sport shoes…? Then, just bring an old pair of your own shoes or those of your brother’s or your sister’s or any family member’s – Be sure to get their permission, of course!
Educational Forums to be presented include Honors in Action Planning, College Fish and Five Star Competitive Edge, Five Star Chapter Development Plan, Hallmark Awards 2014

NJ C-4 Statewide Completion Initiative Advisory Team

Dr. Rod Risley

Executive Director

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

 

Dr. Lawrence Nespoli

President

New Jersey Council of County Colleges

 

Lou Venturelli

Coordinator-Center for Student Success

New Jersey Council of County Colleges

 

Pattie Van Atter

Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Regional Coordinator

 

Jeffrey Lee

Advisor-Alpha Theta Theta, Essex County College

 

Lisa Moorman

Advisor-Alpha Upsilon Pi, Sussex County Community College

 

John Ortiz

Advisor-Alpha Psi Pi, Gloucester County College

 

William Whitfield

Advisor-Chi Iota, Burlington County College

 

Megan Giles

MS Regional President

 

Felix German Contreras

NJ State President

 

Sofia Medina

Student Member, Alpha Theta Theta, Essex County College

 

Derya Demirtas

Student Member, Alpha Upsilon Pi, Sussex County Commuity College