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“In the Club” Series: Healing Arts

First article for “In the Club” series, throughout my internship for TCNJ News

Lindsey Helmbrecht ’23 learned of Bob Ross by hearing stories from her grandfather and her aunt, who painted along to his television show whenever it aired.

“It was a way for them to bond and they still talk about it to this day. Bob Ross and his painting show was something for them to cherish together,” she said. Helmbrecht now carries on this legacy as president of the Healing Arts Club, continuing the tradition of the Bob Ross Paint-Along night as a club-favorite activity.

Two TCNJ Nursing Students receive NJLN scholarships

Piece for TCNJ News about students receiving scholarships.

Lucy McKeon ’23 was in and out of the hospital in high school due to medical reasons. “My nurse was the main person who made a difference in my life during that period,” she says. “I realized I can be that person for someone else.”

Gianna Glover ’25 also felt the pull to help others. “I chose to go into nursing because I feel like I have a really compassionate heart and I truly like caring for people,” she says.

The kind hearted spirits of the two TCNJ nursing students have now each been awarded a scholarship from the New Jersey League for Nursing. Glover received the Dr. Maureen Sullivan Foley Memorial Scholarship Award and McKeon the Mary Ann Sharkey RN Memorial Scholarship Award.

Political science professor analyzes the nuclear threat of the Russia-Ukraine war

Dr. Cho teaches foreign policy and international security and is an assistant professor of political science and international studies at the College.

The war between Russia and Ukraine is an ongoing development, with new details of invasions and attacks releasing day after day. The resulting crisis in Ukraine means the College’s political science department is conducting education under circumstances more relevant than ever.

Dr. Hyun-Binn Cho is an assistant professor of political science and

Freshmen and sophomores share first impressions of campus

Kates and the rest of her floor in Centennial celebrate jumping in the fountain (Photo courtesy of Hannah Kates).

The College is opening up for the fall semester under circumstances like never before, as this semester is the first with in-person classes for both freshman and sophomores.

"I am really having fun. I'm high on life,” said Paisley Wishart, a sophomore marketing major. “I love just walking around campus, people look so happy and there are so many [people] around. I see all potential

Class of 2022 seniors look ahead: what's next?

May, in the middle holding the peace sign, along with Kappa Theta Phi members at Six Flags Great Adventure (Instagram @kdptcnj).

The start of the spring semester means that, for the class of 2022, graduation is just around the corner. Being prepared for graduation is ultimately what students work toward throughout their time at the College, bringing forth an array of emotions when the time finally comes.

“I think I'm coming out of college more culturally aware, socially aware and very professi