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Union County College Alumni

About Union Newsletter Archives

ABOUT UNION Newsletter Archives

• Union County College Foundation’s 18th Annual Gala
• Union County College Foundation’s Golf Tournament on May 2nd
• Alumni Profile: Jeanette Goodson ’94
• Alumni Association NJ Authors Series
• Union County College Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees


• Union County College welcomes new President, Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin
• Union County College Foundation Gala on October 22nd
• Alumni Profile: Rachael Paulson ’80
• Theater Project Stages first ever musical
• Heritage Society Luncheon

Spring 2010 About Union (PDF, 1 Mb)

• Student Scholarship Reception
• UCCF Golf Tournament
• Alumni Profile: Theodosia A. Tamborlane ’08
• Haitian Family Resource Center
• Conference Champion Lady Owls
• Brown Establishes UCC Historical Archive

Winter 2010 About Union (PDF, 1.6 Mb)
• Elizabeth I Kellogg Building Opens in Elizabeth
• Dr. Farrell named Interim President
• 17th Annual UCCF Gala
• UCC Soccer Team wins Division III National Championship
• Gift Planning at UCC
• UCC Receives Largest Grant Ever
• The UCC Foundation Art Collection 2009

Fall 2009 About Union (PDF, 1.3 Mb)• Paramedic Training Simulation Lab
• 16th Annual Evening at the Races
• 2009 Alumni Prize Winner
• Alumni Profile: Carol A. Hertling ’80
• Celegene Future Caregiver Scholarship Established
• Heritage Society Appreciation Luncheon

Spring 2009 About Union (PDF, 970KB)

Winter 2009 About Union (PDF, 818KB)

Fall 2008 About Union (PDF, 2.39MB)
• New Alumni Association President
• 75th Diamond Anniversary Gala
• Alumni Homecoming & Reunion at Union
• EOF 40th Anniversary
• UCC 75th Anniversary events
• Heritage Society Appreciation Luncheon<

Spring 2008 About Union (PDF, 516 KB)
• $1.9 million grant for healthcare careers
• New “Ernie” Melofchik Scholarship Fund
• Creating a Scholarship With a Bequest
• Focus on Faculty: Professor Barbara Foley
• “21 Club” Cash Raffle Sale

Winter 2008 About Union (PDF, 884 KB)
• UCC  “A Leader Among its Peers”, Middle States reaccreditation
• $2.8 million federal grant will help low-income students succeed in college
• Gift planning at the UCC Foundation
• Heritage Society members
• “Millennial Students Join Four Age Cohorts at UCC”
• Men’s soccer team finished third in nation!
• Help plan 75th Anniversary celebration


Fall 2007 About Union (PDF, 363 KB)
• Honors Program Attracts Best and Brightest
• New leadership for the UCC Foundation
• Alumni Profile: John Bush ‘86
• Donors can gift IRA funds to charity in 2007

Spring 2007 About Union (PDF, 1.6 MB)
• What has President Thomas Brown Done for UCC?
• Golf & Tennis Tournament and Donor Thank You Reception (with photos)
• Faculty Focus:  Dr. Denise C. Lagos
• Union County College Alumni Profiles (with photos)
• Alumni Serving on College Boards (with photos)
• Roy W. Smith and Professor Emerita of Business Lillian B. Krov book signing reception (with photo)
• UCC Lady Owls – 2007 Champions (with photo)

Winter 2007 About Union (PDF, 0.6 MB)
• UCC Celebrates Successful Capital Campaign – Largest of Any Community College in NJ
• 14th Annual Gala Raised $150,300 for Scholarships! (photos)
• The Peace Garden
• Biennial ‘Tree Tea Party’ in October Celebrated Shaping Our Future Donors
• Alumni Profiles: Josephine M. (Tropeano) Varga ‘87 and Winifred V. Quinn, Ph.D. ’86
• President’s Dinner (photo)
• Support UCC Students with a Gift That Gives Back – A Charitable Gift Annuity
• A Bequest of a Scholarship Is A Wonderful Way To Be Remember
• NEW! Join the UCC Foundation “21 Club” Cash Raffle2006

Fall 2006 About Union (PDF, 0.5 MB)
• 2006 Founders Day Rededication of Kenneth C. MacKay Library
• UCC 75th Anniversary: 1933 – 2008 – Saluting the Past, Welcoming the Future
• 2nd Annual Holiday Boutique Preview
• UCC Alumni Association 2006 – 2007 (photos)
• Young Playwrights at UCC plus 2007 Young Playwrights Competition
• Alumni Profile: Krzysztof Wiater ’06 – Living the American Dream
• Honor Roll of Alumni Donors
• NEW! Make a UCC Fashion Statement! – UCC Ties & Scarves!
• Order Estate Planning Books via UCCF Web Site

Spring 2006 About Union (PDF, 0.4 MB)
• Historic Capital Campaign Nears End and New Elizabeth Building Nears Groundbreaking
• Congressmen Make a Difference at UCC
• Faculty Focus Dr. Lawrence D. Hogan
• Coming to a Law Office Near You – a UCC Paralegal Graduate
• 10th Anniversary of EOF Honor Society
• UCC 75th Anniversary Celebration Slogan Contest
• Bouncing Back to Coach at UCC Cheryl H. Bell ‘90
• UCC Foundation Annual Scholarship Reception April 11, 2006 (Photos)

Winter 2006 About Union (PDF, 0.5 MB)
• Cranford Student Commons Named for Outstanding Trustee, Victor M. Richel
• UCC Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala (includes photos)
• Faculty Focus:  Professor Donald E. Palmer
• Bielefeld Memorial Service
• Overcoming Hatred/ Creating Community February 28 – March 2, 2006
• First Holiday Boutique a Winner!
• The Theater Project’s Holiday Gift
• Korean-Americans’ Foundation Helps Community College Students
• New Jersey Association of Female Executives (NJAFE) scholarships
• Loyal Alum, Donald Van Gordon, Plans Bequest2005

Fall 2005 About Union (PDF, 3.0 MB)
• New Leader for Alumni Association
• Start Your Holiday Shopping at UCC
• 12th Evening at the Races A Big Success
• Alumni Profile:  Adrian O. Mapp ’86
• UCC Remembers Professor Bielefeld
• Students Help Save Program from Drastic Federal Budget Cut
• Heritage Society Annual Appreciation Luncheon
• Honor Roll Of Alumni Donors
• Heritage Society Alumni Members
• Class of 2005 Graduation Photos

Spring 2005 About Union (PDF, 1.2 MB)
• Biography of UCC President MacKay Published
• Event Volunteers Make Good Things Happen At UCC
• Reach Out to Your Legislators to Help Your Community College
• Capital Campaign Gift Names Engineering Program
• First Art & Services Auction a Winner!
• Jazz Tribute Scholarship Benefit
• Thomas H. Brown Takes the Dolphins’ View
• Focus on Faculty: Marjorie Barnes
• UCC Loses Zealous And Generous Alum

Winter 2005 About Union (PDF, 0.5 MB)
• Gifts of Art – the UCC Foundation Art Collection
• Biography of Dr. Kenneth C. MacKay to be Celebrated at UCC in March
• Alumna Author Joyce Huff
• A Psychic and Holistic Adventure at UCC (Photos on Back Cover)
• New Program for ASL – English Educational Interpreters
• Alumni Profile – Bonnie J. Bendlin ’68
• October Tree Tea Party2004

Fall 2004 About Union (PDF, 0.6 MB)
• Alumni, Save the Dates and Come!
• Crystal Ball Room is October 2nd
• Go Golfers!
• Governor Launches NJ Stars at UCC
• UCC Foundation Gala – “Wild West Extravaganza” – Info
• “Project Inside” Teaches Students Behind Bars
• Focus on Faculty:  Prof. Eileen Forestal, M.Ed., RSC, Master Mentor
• Legacy Donors Feted at Heritage Society Event
• Alumna Journalist Kathy Valerio Marques
• Honor Roll of Alumni Donors – “Shaping Our Future” Annual Campaign

Spring 2004 About Union (PDF, 0.2 MB)
• UCC Foundation Scholarship Reception
• Lady Owls Have Great Season
• Evening at the Races Info
• Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
• Partnership for the Future Capital & Endowment Campaign
• Dine Around the Towns Event
• Young Playwrights’ Work Center Stage at UCC
• Project Centro Hispanico – “Empowerment Through Education”

Winter 2004 About Union (PDF, 0.2 MB)
• Partnership for the Future Campaign
• Alumni History and Scholar-Ship Photos
• Charitable Gift Annuities Info
• MacKay Library is Growing Up
• Henda Nicolau “Thank You” Poem
• Project ‘Centro Hispanico’ Opens in Elizabeth
• Historic Higher Education Agreement in New Jersey
• Gerontology Students Conduct Oral Histories of Alumni
• Men’s Soccer Team Finishes Second in the Nation!2003


Fall 2003 About Union (PDF, 0.3 MB)
• Founder of Crystal Ball Room is New Alumni President
• Come and Call! Alumni Phonathon to Raise Scholarship Funds!
• Renowned Scholar to Highlight Founders’ Day Celebration in October
• Focus on Faculty:  Dr. John Carmichael
• Alumni Profiles: Jesus Javier Caro ’88 and Beverly Fredericks ’99, ’03

Spring 2003 About Union (PDF, 0.5 MB)
• Study Proves It: A UCC Education Is a Good Investment
• Annual Scholarship Reception Review
• Alumni Profile:  Yvonne C. La Mons ’03
• A 10th Anniversary for the Plainfield Campus
• Thank You Reception at Sperry Observatory
• Know Your Union County College Foundation

Winter 2003 About Union (PDF, 1.1 MB)
• Phi Theta Kappa at UCC
• Finally – A Flag for UCC
• Athletic Hall of Fame
• “Engineering” Their Success
• 2003 UCC Alumni Reunion – Focus On Science
• Alumni Profiles – Robert W. & D. Nadine Mack ’61
• Call for Phonathon Volunteers
• Focus on Faculty – Professor Helene Roholt-Moen
• Overcoming Hatred / Creating Community
• Alumni Association Holiday Party (Photos!)2002


Fall 2002 About Union (PDF, 1.2 MB)
• New Leadership for UCC Alumni
• UCCF Website Secured for Online Donations
• Crystal Ball Room Announcement
• A Memorable Graduation
• Celebrate Founders’ Day
• Special Alumni Reunion
• A Roaring Twenties Evening of Casino Excitement
• We All Read…The College Novel
• Alumni Profile – Gina Caivano ’91
• Honor Roll of Alumni Donors

Spring 2002 About Union (PDF, 1.1 MB)
• Timely Topics Speaker Series in June
• UCC’s President Honored as a “CEO of the Year”
• Theater Project Entertainments
• Clara Kramer ’s diary
• College For Teens -A Different Head Start
• Donate to UCC on the Web
• “SuperCop” Gustav Steffens

Winter 2002 About Union (PDF, 1.2 MB)
• New Scholarships for UCC/Trinitas Nursing Students
• Mardi Gras Casino Gala
• Crystal Ball Room a Success
• Lady Owls Vs. The Police
• UCC and the Day of Infamy
• Alumni Profile – Robert C. Comeau ’77
• Alumni Ex-UJC Coach and Players Get Together Again
• Exciting Soccer Season