Tag: Peter Mercer

Governor Murphy helps unveil new Learning Commons

Photo by Jenna Craig Gov. Phil Murphy visited campus Wednesday to attend the opening ceremony of the Peter P. Mercer Learning Commons, an 80,000- square-foot building that features four floors of study space. The third and fourth floors were opened for tours Wednesday, while the first and second remain under […]

President Mercer delivers 28th State of the College

Photo by Jordan Elstad President Peter Mercer gave his 28th bi-annual state of the college address on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Like every year, President Mercer shared some of the new improvements that Ramapo is working on and some achievements we’ve already completed. As many may know, Ramapo College has recently […]

Center celebrates 25 years of peer program at dinner

Photo courtesy of the Center for Student Success On Wednesday evening, the Center for Student Success celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Peer Facilitation Program at the annual peer appreciation dinner. Current and past peers were present at the fun, light-hearted event to be honored by the faculty and staff, […]

Ramapo community celebrates 48th Founders’ Day

Photo by Alyssa Rabinowitz Ramapo College celebrated its 48th birthday on Wednesday afternoon at the annual Founders' Day event. President Peter Mercer was joined by Ramapo’s Student Government Association and the Board of Trustees for the occasion. The Founders' Day event honors the College’s first faculty, who were instrumental in […]

SGA represent at annual Higher Education Symposium

Photo courtesy of Jessica Ryan, Ramapo College On Thursday, Oct. 19, the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities, or NJASCU, hosted their annual Higher Education Symposium at the Trenton War Memorial. Ramapo’s Student Government Association sent six student representatives to the symposium, along with President Peter Mercer, Board […]

President Mercer Supports SGA Definition of Sanctuary

Photo by Michael Pacheco In light of the recent campus controversy over “sanctuary campus” status, President Peter Mercer gave his full support to the principles put forward by the Student Government Association’s legislation titled “Principles Related to Immigration and Undocumented Students at Ramapo.” This support was noted in President’s Post […]

Faculty Tensions Rise at State of the College Address

Photo by Matthew Lowe President Mercer addressed the students, staff and faculty of Ramapo College last Wednesday in Friends Hall for the State of the College Address. The bulk of the discussion focused on teachers’ contracts. Other topics for the speech included the freshman class, sexual assault prevention, construction, international […]

Mercer Notes Ongoing Initiatives in State of the College

Photo by Pauline Park President Peter Mercer began this semester’s State of the College address, which took place last Wednesday in a packed Friends Hall, with two words from the Dictionary of Newfoundland English. He returned to this tradition after last year's address, which required a more serious introduction. This […]