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Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month: A Reflection by Roeline “Wee” J. Ramirez T’24

“It's a time when our voices are acknowledged, our identities celebrated, and our community united”

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Drew University Students Brave the Bear Den

Alums and community members offer real-time advice and mentorship

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Saffet Catovic T’18 Makes Significant Impact on Islamic Environmentalism

The Imam and DMin candidate shares his groundbreaking global work

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Drew Theological School Welcomes the Rev. Dr. Vanessa Wilson T’18,’20

Preaching a special chapel service organized by Drew’s Woman’s Ministerial Alliance

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Drew University Hosts “Creating Compassionate Communities: Leadership, Spirituality, and Wholistic Care”

An interdisciplinary symposium organized by Drew’s Medical & Health Humanities and Drew Theological School

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Janet Antico T’20,’26 on Drew’s Women’s Religious Leadership DMin Concentration

The Drew Theological School alum returned to Drew to highlight women in her own teaching

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Drew University Alum Set to Publish First Book

Taylor Tracy C’17 points to Drew’s liberal arts education for sparking career

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Mohamed Munisi G’23 on his Journey from Tanzania to New York City

The MFin alum credits Drew for his successful career pathway in finance

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Women’s History Month: A Reflection by Liana Piehler G’01

Words of inspiration and vision from the affiliate professor

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Drew Theological School Alum Finds Vocational Clarity

A discernment journey led Brinna Kolitz T’20 on a path to chaplaincy

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Drew Theological School Alum Amy Davis Abdallah T’10 Publishes Book

Shares practices and insight with the Drew community

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Drew University Presents Podcast Celebrating MLK’s Speech at Drew

A deep dive and reflection of the historic speech

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Drew University Students and Alums Showcased in Local Art Exhibition

A special exhibition celebrating Black History Month

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Susan Chang Saridakis T’22, G’26 Takes Full Advantage of Drew’s Graduate Offering

The Drew Theological School alum is pursuing a DLitt

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Drew University Remembers its Black Pioneers

Honoring historic milestones in celebration of Black History Month

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Kurt Kilanowski G’14 on Drew’s Arts & Letters Program

“I can’t say enough about the program and what it has done for me—in the classroom, at home, and throughout my life”

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A Journey From Drew Theological School to Caspersen

Kirk Johnson T’12, G’16 found his vocation pathway at both graduate schools

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From Transfer Student to Neurosurgeon

Dr. Jonathan Russin C’00, G’02 on his journey that blossomed at Drew University

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Drew University Alum Named to New York Baseball Hall of Fame

James Fiorentino C’98 is the first to enter as an artist

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Drew Theological School Garners High Visibility at the AAR/SBL National Meeting

Faculty and students present internationally

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The Rev. Dr. Gina Jacobs-Strain T’09 Appointed General Secretary of the American Baptist Churches USA

The Drew Theological School alum was the unanimous choice for the position 

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Drew University Alum Starts Sydney-Based Theater Company

Izabella Louk C'20 took inspiration, lessons, passion from Drew

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Drew University Students Dare to Enter the Bear Den

Students pitch investment and product ideas for critical feedback

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Drew Theological School Welcomes Prospective Students

"It was an eye opener and fascinating"

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Drew Theological School Hosts How Shall They Hear Conference

Founded by the Rev. Dr. Jerry M. Carter G’00, T’07

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Cris and Doug C’58 Lonnstrom Pledge the Largest Endowment Gift to Athletics in Drew University History

The couple share memories and offer advice to students

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Drew Theological School Mourns the Loss of Bishop William Boyd Grove T’54

“We celebrate Bishop Grove's many accomplishments as an alum of Drew"

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A Dissertation Leads to a Healing Journey

Dr. Emily A. Phifer G’22 helps herself and other process grief

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Drew University Announces Largest Endowment Gift to Athletics in School History

Doug C’58 and Cris Lonnstrom pledge a major planned gift to Drew Baseball 

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Faculty, Staff, Coaches Share Memories of Their First Day of Classes at Drew University

Alums felt at home despite nerves on their first days, now welcome the excitement of a new year

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Faculty, Staff, Coaches Share Memories of Their First Day of Classes at Drew University

Alums recall excitement, nerves on their first days, and using lessons learned to guide first-year students

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Drew University Expands Offering in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Enhancements made possible with a generous donation by Keith Halperin C’71

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Drew University Alum Charlie Zeleny C’02 On His International Music Career

The former music major links his career success to his time at Drew

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Drew Theological School Mourns the Loss of Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar G’84,‘87

Beloved alum and former member of Drew’s Board of Trustees

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Drew Theological School Alum YoungHak Lee T’21 Returns to Earn a PhD

“Drew has helped me embark on this transformative journey of becoming a pastor who spreads God's love, grace, and compassion to all”

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Lewanda Miller T’17,’23 on Drew’s Courageous Leadership in a Changing Culture DMin Cohort

“Once you are a part of the Drew family, you maintain your place in the circle of clergy and theological thinkers at Drew”

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One Drew Theological School Degree is Not Enough for Gonzalo Alers T’18,’24

The STM alum returned to earn his PhD

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Drew University MAT Student Named Distinguished Clinical Intern

Claudia Savickas G'23 makes it seven straight years of Drew students making the list

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Associate Dean Robert Seesengood T’04 Wins 2023 Catholic Media Association Book Award

Judith secures first place in Scripture - Academic Studies Category

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Drew University Establishes the Bishops’ Endowed Scholarship Fund

Bishops fulfill vision to provide scholarship funding for MDiv students

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Drew University Alum Heads to NYU Masters in Dramatic Writing Program

Erin Gruodis-Gimbel C'22 credits hands-on opportunities, faculty mentorship, and liberal arts experience at Drew

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Drew University Alum Offers Career Tips to Sociology Students

Angelica Neer C'18 stressed the importance of networking and campus resources

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Jeremy Ferreira C’21, G’22 Turns Drew University Internship Requirement Into a Career

Undergrad-turned-grad student works for New Jersey Department of Treasury

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Drew Family Ties: The Antin Family

“I had many enjoyable memories growing up around Drew and now I get to make my own memories as a student here”

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A Full-Circle Story of a Drew University Mentor-Mentee Relationship

From research to applesauce, Dr. De Lacy Davis C'84 and Dr. Reynaldo Ortíz-Minaya C'98 have guided one another through their careers in social justice

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Drew University Alum Uncovers Provenance of Lincoln Portrait in Madison

Mallory Mortillaro C'13,G'15 researched the painting now in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery

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Drew University Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Alum Love Stories

Five love stories that began at Drew

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Drew Family Ties: The Scansaroli Family

“Drew University is an academic leader in higher education and it was my first choice when looking at colleges”

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Drew Family Ties: The Núñez Family

"I am very excited to be here. I consider it a privilege every day, and I have the opportunity to make my family proud in every possible way.”

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Drew Family Ties: The Solomon Family

“[Drew] was the only school where I could truly picture myself thriving”

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Drew Family Ties: The Orefice Family

“Being a legacy student means that Drew will forever be a part of my life”

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Drew University Mourns the Loss of Longtime Professor Janet Burstein G’70’75

Burstein taught at Drew for 35 years, concurrently earning her masters and PhD from the school

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Drew University Students Step Into the Shark Tank

Sarah Szuchman C'24 takes us through the event

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Drew University Alum Named Poet Laureate for Jersey City

Ann Wallace C'92 discusses the honor and her time at Drew

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Drew University Alums Team Up to Start Professional Development Theater Program

Emily Dzioba C'18 and Alyssa Sileo C'22 reflect on how Drew helped them achieve their goal

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Pearl Yea eun Lee C’18 Gives Back to Drew University with Full-Circle Donation

Lee donated to the same fund that opened up research opportunities, leading to her legal career

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Drew University Alum Delaney Redford C’22 Is Making a Difference with the N.J. Food Council

Alum points to opportunities, skills, and networking at Drew for launching her career

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Drew University Student-Turned-Professor Has Full-Circle Experience

Adijat Mustapha C'11, assistant professor of psychology, took part in Drew's Summer College as a student mentor, professor

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Drew Theological School DMin Alum Uncovers Parish History Through Project Research

The findings had a profound impact on Elaine Ellis Thomas T’21 and her community at All Saints Episcopal Parish in Hoboken July 2022 – The Rev. Dr. Elaine Ellis Thomas T’21 earned her Doctor of Ministry (DMin) with a specialization in Pastoral Fire and Pastoral Identity in a Fluid Culture from Drew Theological School. Thomas, […]

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Rage Hezekiah C’06 Takes on Writing After Exploring Her Passions at Drew University

"I felt empowered to explore my passions and find agency in my education."

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Drew University Professor Jonathan Rose Publishes The Edinburgh History of Reading

The four-volume collection includes contributions from Drew alums, professor

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Joie Affleck C’20 Uses Skills from Drew University in Her Career at FanDuel

Affleck edits social media videos for high-profile personalities

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Drew University Athletics Department Helps Start Alum’s Career

Brian Dagostino C'20 is currently working for Major League Baseball while studying at Georgetown

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Nick Caicedo C’20, G’21 Doubles Down on Drew University Business, Finance Degrees

Alum followed his bachelor's in business with a Master of Science in Finance and job in regulatory finance

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Lauren Cassella C’21 Builds Skills, Gains Contacts in Drew University Business Program

Cassella now works in wealth management, helping families invest and plan

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“The Pandemic Changed Me as a Pastor and Leader”

Drew Theological School student, alum Sarah Welch-Pomerantz T'10,'22 is the pastor of the Community Church of Cedar Grove

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Nick Russo C’13, G’14 Brings Drew University Experience to Georgetown

"Whenever I meet with students, I try to make our discussions transformational, not transactional, which mimics the same that I received from Drew"

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Drew University Alum Earns Award for First Book

Wendy Barnes G'16 turned her D.Litt. dissertation into her debut book

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Rosie Grasso C’21 Found Her Academic, Career Passion in Drew University’s Business Program

Grasso is now a financial analyst in NYC

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Opinion: Separate and Still Unequal: How Students with Disabilities are Hurt by COVID-19

Tom Chiang Jr. C'17 and G. Scott Morgan, associate professor of psychology, write op-ed for NJ.com

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Drew University Alum Releases Debut Feature Film

Lee Ann Kurr C'13 went from acting in plays to a career in writing movies thanks to her undergrad inspirations

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Drew University Love Stories

Celebrating three love stories that sprung from The Forest

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Drew Theological School Alum Making New Orleans a Better Place

From a marriage of churches to environmentalism and everything in between

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Drew University Alum Discusses Criminal Justice Career

Katharine Dolin C'09 still uses lessons from her undergraduate classes, experiences

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Cybersecurity and Digital Humanities Students Hear from Experts

Maeve Olney C'13 among expert cybersecurity and technology panelists

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Vanessa Raab C’21 Chose Drew University for RISE Program

"Going into the biotech field has made me realize that Drew provides amazing lab experience."

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Stefanie DeFronzo C’20 Developed Skills, Connections in Drew University’s RISE Program

RISE helped solidify alum's career path

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Benjamin Strickland C’21 Finds Success in Drew University’s RISE Program

"The first-hand experiences in RISE are paramount in helping students find success in their post-Drew careers."

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Drew University English Grad Takes Career to the Library

Kate-Lynn Brown C'17 says "I wouldn't have gotten these experiences anywhere else"

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Drew University Alum Recognized for Anti-Bullying Work

Sue Apicella C'02 earned praise from the Anti-Defamation League

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Jeanne-Marie Jackson C’06 Earns Carnegie Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins professor will use the grant to research, write her third book

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Drew University Alum Recognized for Social Impact Work

Jen Siaca Curry C'05 was named to Forbes' list of up-and-coming entrepreneurs

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Krysta Angelique Piper T’18

United States Army Reserves, CH (1LT) – Chaplain First Lieutenant Responsibilities “I perform Protestant services once a month, as well as religious rites. I provide confidential counseling to all my soldiers and advise my commander on religious, spiritual, moral and ethical matters. I am the officer in charge of my unit ministry team that consists […]

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Rodney James Lynch T’14, ’15

Pastor and Executive Director Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue University Responsibilities “I pastor college age young adults through offering spiritual counseling, creating and facilitating sacred space for interracial, intercultural, intergenerational, ecumenical and interfaith dialogues and fellowship amongst a richly diverse community.” What led you to seminary, specifically Drew Theological School? “I choose Drew Theological School for a […]

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Boram Lim T’14

Staff Chaplain Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY Responsibilities “I provide spiritual and emotional support to patients, families and staff experiencing a wide array of challenging moments related to health issues and caregiving. Throughout the pandemic, my role has gone through series of adaptations. During the initial months of COVID-19, I focused on escorting families who […]

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Nicole Kaufman T’15

Chaplain Arbor View Senior Living Community, Denver, CO Responsibilities “My role as chaplain began to take shape since COVID-19 began to wreak havoc on our country and the residents in our facility were considered the most vulnerable in the population. I became responsible for end-of-life visits when family members were not permitted to enter our […]

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Derek Elkins T’10

Protestant Chaplain and Co-Director of the Emmaus Center for Spiritual Life & Vocation St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI Responsibilities “I joined St. Norbert College to support the spirituality of students from Protestant Christian denominations. In this role, I lead an inclusive worship service called Thin Place with students from a variety of Protestant traditions and journey […]

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Drew University Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Five Love Stories

Love in The Forest sprung from the diner, to Harvard, to El Salvador

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The Rev. Donna Olivia Owusu-Ansah T’10

Chaplain, JFK Medical Center | Associate Minister, New Hope Baptist Church “I really bloomed in the Forest and Drew holds a special place in my heart,” said Donna Olivia Owusu-Ansah. Leaving a teaching career to pursue her calling to ministry, Owusu-Ansah’s pastoral journey has been “exhilarating, exciting and exhausting.” After graduating from Drew, she found […]

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The Rev. Dr. Kevin D. Miller T’03, ’08

Executive Director of Graduate Admissions, Drew University Kevin Miller started his career in sports communication. In a high-stress position that required up to 46 weeks of travel each year, Miller pleaded with God for change. “I had to give up so much of myself in order to be successful in the journey,” said Miller. After […]