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Leadership Alumni Meet Graduate Education Students for Panel Discussion

11/06/2013, 11:31 AM

Hackettstown, N.J. - The Graduate Education Program recently invited alumni of the Leadership Program to return to Centenary to talk to current students in the Master of Arts program in Education Leadership about their journey through graduate school and their various job searches. The goal of this event was to help students further their network and be inspired by the success stories of these alumni, all of which whom hold leadership roles in nearby areas.

The attending alumni included Izzy Marmolejos, Principal, Great Meadows Middle School; Monica Heinze, Vice Principal, Copeland Middle School; Bill Thompson, Principal, Willow Grove School; Jaime O’ Grady, Supervisor, Warren County Special Services; Chris Marganon, Principal, Dennis B. O’ Brien School; Jenn Chickey, Principal, Allamuchy Township School; and Mike Jones, Assistant Principal, Hampton Borough School.

“Having past members of the program come back and tell their tales of success is rewarding for the students because it helps them create stronger networks.” said Dr. Timothy J. Frederiks, Graduate Education Program Coordinator. “It also helps them realize that they are on the right path towards reaching their leadership goals.” 

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary
College is an independent, coeducational liberal arts and career studies college
distinguished by an accomplished faculty, small class size and diverse student body.  Centenary is the only baccalaureate and master’s degree granting institution in northwest
New Jersey.

Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.  The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.
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