SCOTCH PLAINS–Seniors Jamie Ciocon of Edison and Florianne Jalac of Union have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, the principal of Union Catholic High School, announced.
UNION—The Model Railroad Club, Inc. will put discount advance tickets for its 2009 annual light and sound show and open house on sale Saturday, Oct. 17.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout November.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey City University sophomore striker Julia Caseres (Union, NJ/Union) of the women’s soccer team is featured in the October 5, 2009 issue of Sports Illustrated, after making an immediate impact during the month of September in her first season as a member of the Gothic Knights.
UNION— Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University was one of 12 historic sites in Union County to receive funds under the matching $550,000 Preserve Union County grants.
UNION – Kean University’s Department of Communication Disorders and Deafness and Monmouth Medical Center’s Regional Cleft Palate Center will co-sponsor a symposium, Medical/Dental Implications, Speech and Educational Strategies for Children with Cleft Palate, on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch.
UNION—Dr. Brian Regal, an assistant professor in the Department of History at Kean University and a resident of Plainfield has authored a new book, entitled “Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia.”
UNION – The Human Rights Institute at Kean University will sponsor a series of events this fall. All events are free, open to the public, and will take place on various locations on the main campus, located at 1000 Morris Ave. in Union.
UNION – Andrew Revkin, author and prize-winning environmental reporter for The New York Times, will be the featured speaker for the third installment of Kean University’s Issues ’09 series.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The works of photographer Sheilia Lenga of Union, seen in “The Heron,” and those of other members of the Contemporary Art Group will be exhibited at the South Avenue Gallery beginning Sept. 29.