Invention Archives

Invention is the magazine of Thomas Edison State College, which keeps alumni, supporters, students and friends abreast of news from the College, including new programs and services, special events and alumni profiles and updates.

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Invention Fall 2014

Fall 2014

  • College Receives NRC Scholarship Funds
  • 42nd Annual Commencement
  • Graduates of Accelerated BSN Program Honored
  • TD Charitable Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Watson Institute
  • College Anchors New Statewide Prior Learning Assessment Network
  • Alumni Profile: Robert James Towers '14

Invention Summer 2014

Summer 2014

  • College Breaks Ground on Nursing Education Center
  • Helene Fuld Health Trust Awards College $650,000
  • Watson Institute Uses iPads to Increase Childhood Literacy
  • Foundation Grant Provides Educational Technology
  • Alumni Profile: Tamarra Causley Robinson '05

Invention Spring 2014

Spring 2014

  • Fostering Innovation - John and Eileen Martinson
  • Study Reinforce's that Bachelor's-Prepared Nurses Improve Patient Outcomes
  • College Meets Federal Principles of Excellence Requirements
  • College Developing New Business and Management Programs
  • College President Elected Chair of Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Ryan Nabors '13

Invention Winter 2014

Winter 2014

  • Superhuman Resource (Bette J. Francis '95, '99)
  • Wells Fargo Selects College to House N.C. Wyeth Painting
  • Martinson Family Foundation Invests in Course Development
  • New Open Course Option Created
  • Grande Ball 2013
  • Dorothy Moreno '13

Invention Fall 2013

Fall 2013

  • Performance Improvement (Dominic Puggi '11, '13)
  • College Receives Federal Economic Development Grant
  • New Dean Appointed to School of Applied Science & Technology
  • Watson institute Aids Childhood Educators at Cultural Competency Institute
  • Nursing School Hosts Open House for New Simulation Lab
  • The 41st Annual Commencement
  • Victoria Delligatti '12

Invention Summer 2013

Summer 2013

  • From Halfball to Headlines (Dick Sheeran '91)
  • Assistant Dean Named as ABET Commissioner
  • MBA Prep Program is Gateway to MBA Program
  • The Next Generation for General Education
  • College Names New Business School Dean
  • College Celebrates 25th Anniversary or National Institute
  • Alumni Profile: Otok Ben-Hvar BA '08

Invention Spring 2013

Spring 2013

  • Nursing Simulation Lab Opens
  • College Earns National Press
  • Accelerated BSN Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on National Nursing Licensure Exam
  • College and Saylor Foundation Announce Open Course Collaboration
  • Alumni Profile: Paula Vaughan BSBA '90, MSM '98
  • Steven Gregor '09 and Jill Green '11 on Educational Leadership

Invention Winter 2013

Winter 2013

  • Taking Flight (Dr. Gregory F. Milzcik '94)
  • College Prepares Move to New Learning Management System
  • College Launches Second Degree Program in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology
  • Library Plays Key role in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts
  • Alumni Profile: Cynthia Yard '90

Invention Fall 2012

Fall 2012

  • Energized to the Core: Important Role College Plays in the Nuclear Industry
  • College Launches MA in Educational Technology & Online Learning Leadership Degree
  • Nuclear Energy Engineering Tech Program Earns ABET Accreditation
  • Alumni Profile: Yolanda Golebiowski ‘90
  • College Celebrates 40th Commencement

Invention Summer 2012

Summer 2012

  • Celebrating 40 Years
  • College Launches MBA Program
  • College Announces New Dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing
  • College Earns Reaccreditation from Middle States
  • Alumni Profile: Madeleine Yates '91

Invention Spring 2012

Spring 2012

  • Always Giving Back (Antonia Marotta-Brinton '83)
  • College Plans Launch of Master of Public Service Leadership Degree
  • Polysomnography Program Earns Accreditation
  • Alumni Profile: Kate Kennedy '05
  • 2011 Honor Roll of Donors

Invention Winter 2012

Winter 2012

  • Role Model (John J. McCann '90)
  • Making Special Deliveries to Deployed Military Students
  • The 2011 Fall Commencement
  • Dancing to Her Own Tune (Amanda Rose Long '10, '11)
  • Grande Ball 2011

Invention Fall 2011

Fall 2011

  • Growing Strong: Growth of the School of Nursing
  • Three College Bachelor Degrees Named "Best Buys"
  • College Launches New Graduate Area of Study
  • Game Changer (Shon Brooks '98)
  • Surviving and Thriving (Karen F. Riley '99)

Invention Summer 2011

Summer 2011

  • Elevation (Robert Wyman '02)
  • College Grads Have Highest CPA Exam Pass Rates
  • College Receives 2011 Distance Education Innovation Award
  • Grande Ball 2011
  • Marie Jones, '10, Keeps Hope Alive

Invention Spring 2011

Spring 2011

  • Reaching New Heights (Deborah Donnelly-McLay '95)
  • College Launches Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program
  • College Expands Educational Leadership Program
  • Inaugural Spring Commencement
  • Honor Roll of Donors

Invention Winter 2011

Winter 2011

  • Taking Stock (Gail Pankey-Albert '10)
  • Alumni Profile: Mary Lukes Stamoulis '77
  • College Gets High Marks in National Alumni Survey
  • 2010 Grande Ball - "Roaring 20s"
  • College Names School of Nursing in Honor of W. Cary Edwards

Invention Fall 2010

Fall 2010

  • Into the Fire (David Neuman '10)
  • College Announces New Dean of School of Business and Management
  • College Launches Online Proctoring
  • Todd Lange: On the Road to Recovery

Invention Summer 2010

Summer 2010

  • Learning for Life (Gary Fassler '08)
  • College Receives $5.1 Million Grant for State Library
  • Mentor Profile: Dr. Jack Howell
  • Student Profile: Michelle Rebstock

Invention Spring 2010

Spring 2010

  • CSI New Jersey (Tanvi Kothari '06)
  • College Names New Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Nursing Diversity Program Celebrates Fifth Year
  • Honor Roll of Donors

Invention Winter 2009

Winter 2010

  • Taking Charge (Lt. Brad Brezinski '04)
  • Delivering for UPS (John Kurzenberger)
  • 37th Annual Commencement
  • 2009 Grande Ball

Invention Fall 2009

Fall 2009

  • Head of the Class (Michael Mendes '09)
  • Alumni Profile: Jackie Williams '86
  • Alumni Profile: Abraham Goldenberg '09
  • Nursing Earns CCNE Accreditation

Invention Spring 2009

Spring 2009

  • Virtuoso (Arthur Brooks '94)
  • Prepared to Lead (Col. Dennis Devery '05)
  • President George Pruitt Earns Award
  • Honor Roll of Donors

Invention Winter 2008

Winter 2009

  • Your Courses in a Flash
  • The 36th Annual Commencement
  • The Grande Ball 2008, "A Starry Night"
  • Thank You For Taking Action!

Invention Fall 2008

Fall 2008

  • You Can Hear Her Now! (Christine Baron '07)
  • College Receives Federal Grant to Continue Minority Nurse Educator Program
  • Alumni Profile: Lt. Kenneth E. Wuerker '07)
  • Continuing Studies: Kathy Matthews & Joan O'Donnell

Invention Summer 2008

Summer 2008

  • Soaring (Anthony DiNota '97)
  • Making a Difference (Mackington Jospeh '08)
  • Taking Care of Business (Fred J. Lewis '90)
  • 20th Annual National Institute

Invention Spring 2008

Spring 2008

  • ACE Adult Learner of the Year
  • Convoys and College Courses (Lt. Jason Anderson '06)
  • Working Together (MSM 2007 Cohort)
  • Honor Roll of Donors
  • Nurse Paralegal Certificate Launched

Invention Winter 2007

Winter 2008

  • From Brooklyn to Beverly Hills (Ernest Wooden, '07)
  • Finding Purpose (Michael Cestero, '03)
  • 35th Annual Commencement
  • Grande Ball 2007

Invention Fall 2007

Fall 2007

  • What We Can Do For Brown (UPS)
  • New Degrees in Educational Leadership
  • Committed to Preservation (George R. Stubbs, '99)
  • School of Nursing Hosts National Diversity Lectureship
  • New Certificates in Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness

Invention Summer 2007

Summer 2007

  • When Preparation Meets Opportunity (Michael Brewster, ’93)
  • Helping Our Forces Be Prepared
  • Partnering with Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Fast Track To Success (Raymond Koski ’93)
  • Partnering with Energy Industry to Meet Nationwide Shortages
  • Honor Roll of Donors

Invention Winter 2006

Winter 2007

  • Her Big Break (Kristina Sisco ’06)
  • Celebrating Academic Achievement
  • New Online Certificate in Paralegal Studies
  • 34th Annual Commencement
  • The Crystal Anniversary Grande Ball 2006

Invention Fall 2006

Fall 2006

  • Prime Mover (Steve King, ’93)
  • College Hosts National Diversity in Nursing Event
  • Alumni Ambassador Program Launched
  • New MBA Essentials Certificate

Invention Summer 2006

Summer 2006

  • State of the Artists
  • International Partnership Reached
  • College Partners with Virtua Health
  • Student Works to Revitalize Trenton, NJ