Jersey City grew out of the village of Bergen Square which is considered to be the oldest town in the state so in this spirit, NJCU is bringing together a score of historians and educators to celebrate our state’s birthday party, drawing on the NJ Historical Commission’s three themes of …
From Thomas Edison to Bruce Springsteen, New Jersey’s innovations and innovators have had an impact around the world.
By virtue of its location, New Jersey is rich with diverse cultures and backgrounds.
New Jersey not only played a pivotal role in the American Revolution, it also became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights in 1789.
Enrich your knowledge about New Jersey
New Jersey City University (NJCU) celebrates the 350th anniversary of the founding of New Jersey with an all-day entertaining and educational symposium designed for teachers, students and anyone interested in the rich history of the Garden State.
Drawing on the New Jersey 350 official themes of Innovation, Diversity and Liberty, the speakers will look at New Jersey’s contributions to the region, the nation and the world.
Photo: New Jersey Charter Courtesy of New Jersey State Archives.
Join us and celebrate on Saturday, April 5, 2014
- 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. :: Registration & Continental Breakfast
- 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. :: Welcoming Remarks
- 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Session One: Innovation
- 12:00 p.m. – 01:00 p.m. :: Lunch
- 12:30 p.m. – 01:00 p.m. :: New Jersey Photo Presentation
- 01:00 p.m. – 02:30 p.m. :: Session Two: Diversity
- 02:30 p.m. – 03:30 p.m. :: Networking Break; Refreshments
- 03:30 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. :: Session Three: Liberty
- 05:00 p.m. :: Conclusion
Celebrate NJ350 & Earn Continuing Education Credits
Tickets include all sessions, continental breakfast, afternoon refreshments and free parking. A delicious box lunch is available for an additional charge of only $5.00 (a vegetarian option is available). Tickets are $30.00 in advance and $40.00 at the door. Full-time students with valid ID are only $10.00 and NJCU students attend for free. Continuing Education Credits are offered for teachers at all grade levels. Forms for Continuing Credits will be available on the day of the Symposium.
Thank you to our sponsors!
For further information please contact:
Ella Rue, M.F. A.
Assistant to the Dean for College Communications and External Relations