Tag: State of the College

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 […]

Mercer fields complaints at State of the College

Photo by Amanda Karp The 27th State of the College address held this Wednesday revealed long simmering tensions between students, staff and the administration. Students in the Black Student Union and others sat in the audience in silent protest, holding signs which read, “Ramapo recruits us then forgets us” and, […]

Mercer details future plans at State of the College

Photo by Hope Patti President Mercer gave his Spring State of the College Address in Friends Hall on Wednesday, detailing various ambitions and plans that he and the administration had. Mercer opened by discussing recent comments made by President Trump’s administration regarding two-year and four-year colleges and universities. The comments […]

State of the College Addresses Sensitive Issues

Photo by Hope Patti President Mercer delivered his State of the College address on Wednesday in Friends Hall, discussing everything from campus safety to sanctuary campuses to labor concerns. Present at the address were members of the American Federation of Teachers who raised concerns about inequality being perpetuated between administration […]

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 […]

Mercer Delivers 20th State of the College Address

The state of the college is “not entirely jonnick,” according to President Peter Mercer. Following tradition, Mercer began Wednesday’s State of the College address with a word from the Dictionary of Newfoundland English. The word he chose was jonnick, meaning fit and in proper condition. Citing the recent arrests of […]