Sunday, March 3, 2013
Who's Bad set list includes songs from the king of pop's days with the Jackson 5.
The ultimate Michael Jackson tribute band, Who’s Bad, will perform at William Paterson University on Saturday, March 9. Who’s Bad is the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band and the only one that existed before the king of pop died. The band’s set list includes hits from the Jackson 5 to his later hits. The band has performed with Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops, and Boys II Men. Tickets cost between $35 and $23. For additional information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Shea Center box office at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 973-720-2371 or click here.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Cotsakos College of Business included on the Princeton Review's annual 'Best Business Schools' list for the fifth straight year.
William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business was included in the Princeton Review’s annual guide to graduate business schools. This year marks the fifth consecutive year the college has been featured in the guide. In order to be included in the guide, an institution must meet the Princeton Review’s criteria for academic excellence and allows its students to complete a survey. Students are asked questions about their career plans, the school’s academics, and campus life. Nearly 300 schools are included on the list. According to survey results supplied by the university, students said professors are eager to engage them in challenging discussions and bring “valuable, real-world experience to the classroom.” The Cotsakos College…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
New website allows prospective college students to compare institutions of interest.
The cost to attend William Paterson University is low compared to its national counterparts, a new website that tracks college affordability shows. The website, created after President Barack Obama called for colleges to be held accountable for “cost, value and quality,” gives families and prospective students critical information to make decisions on college choices. The average William Paterson undergraduate pays slightly more than $11,000 a year to attend the state university. The cost of tuition for the average undergraduate increased 14.6 from 2007 to 2009, the website shows. Families typically borrow $17,500 in federal loans per undergraduate student. Students pay back about $200 a month for the 10 years after they receive an …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Students received $2,000 for an essay and oral argument they presented during national financial planning competition.
Linda Hoxha and Ania Lamparska, students at William Paterson University, have placed third in a national financial planning competition. Hoxha and Lamparska’s team was one of three William Paterson teams selected as finalists in the 2013 Financial Service Professionals National Service Industry Issues Competition in Arizona. The team had to make an oral presentation before a panel of judges regarding what the best practices are in identifying and evaluating specific career in the financial services field. They also wrote a paper on the subject. The team received a $2,000 scholarship for placing third. “We are so proud of the students who have worked so hard to bring recognition to the university and to the financial planning program,” said…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Legendary French chef worked with Julia Child. Will demonstrate cooking techniques and talk about new recipes.
Jacques Pepin, a master chef who's written more than 25 cookbooks, will discuss his career, demonstrate cooking techniques, and give the audience some his new recipes at William Paterson University on Friday. Pepin will appear as part of the university's Distinguished Lecturer Series. The talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Pepin shared the spotlight with Julia Child on the Emmy-award winning show "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home." Tickets cost $25, $20 for senior citizens, William Paterson alumni, faculty, and staff. William Paterson University students will be admitted free. To purchase tickets call the Shea Center Box Office at 973-720-2371 or visit wp-presents.org. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Students hold HIV testing drive last month in honor of World AIDS Day.
Students at William Paterson University posted a video about the college’s effort to have more people in the school’s community tested for HIV. The university’s Health Center offers students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to get tested for HIV. The test takes 15 minutes and the results are immediately available. The school recently held a HIV testing drive Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, to spread awareness about sexually transmitted diseases and how to prevent them. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Brian Lomonico created Picture It with some friends earlier this year.
Brian Lomonico's Picture It application for iPhone is available to download in iTunes. Lomonico, a Wayne resident and student at William Paterson University, founded Liquid Mobile and created the application with the help of some friends. "I have spent nearly a year on this application and would really like to see everyone enjoy it," Lomonico said. "It is not about the money. This game is more of a labor of love. I hope everyone enjoys the game as much as I have enjoyed making it." The free game has users trying to guess the subject of a picture while it is slowly revealed to the player. A paid version without advertisements costs $1.99. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
On-air host says his show plays music not found on contemporary radio.
For a North Jersey resident experimenting with local radio, the medium isn’t about the talking or the technology, it’s about the music. “What I do on my show is just so different from mainstream radio,” Keith Smollin said of the ‘Naked Brunch Radio Show,” which he hosts Saturday afternoons on WPSC 88.7 FM, William Paterson University’s radio station. The show plays deep cuts from rock albums, both classic and contemporary. “It’s not the Number 1’s. So, while it may be a band you know, it’s the deeper tracks from their albums,” Smollin said. “A lot of classic rock, and a lot of music you just don’t get to hear anywhere else.” Smollin, a Paramus High School grad who moved to Ramsey two years ago, said he first experimented at the radio …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Here is a recap of the top stories on Wayne Patch this week.
Here is a recap of the top stories on Wayne Patch this week. A Wayne man was charged with attempted burglary after Lincoln Park police reported he attempted to gain entry to a residence by smashing a window. Scott Gelok, 26, was charged with attempted burglary and possession of burglary tools, police said. A one-time candidate for local office pleaded not guilty to theft in State Superior Court Monday. Arlene Marchese, 34, and Karen Wright, 42, of Wyckoff, were arraigned on charges they diverted more than $200,000 in insurance payments into their own private accounts. They were originally charged Sept. 26. Brian Lomonico a Wayne resident and a junior at William Paterson University, has founded Liquid Mobile, a mobile application …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Brian Lomonico, a student at William Paterson University, is the founder of Liquid Mobile. The company creates mobile applications for mobile devices.
Brian Lomonico is trying to create a future for himself. Literally. Lomonico, a Wayne resident and a junior at William Paterson University, has founded Liquid Mobile, a mobile application development company. The company’s first game, Picture It for the iPhone, is scheduled to launch in two weeks. “I’ve always had these great ideas for different things that usually have already been taken and exist,” Lomonico said. “I’ve created an application that is both not only original, but has a degree of competition to it.” With Picture It, users start out with 100 points and try to guess what the subject of a photo is that is slowly being revealed. Users can rotate the photo and add color to it. Users can also purchase special abilities that cost …