Montclair State University

Montclair State University is welcoming a brand new department on campus. The Writing Studies Department is under the School of Humanities and Social Science and plans to offer more opportunities to students. Jennifer Guercio, a full time instructor under Writing Studies explained how the new department is focusing on teaching and writing in all different types of genres, such as business and science. The showcase event to introduce the department was held on April 12th in the Feliciano building. Although...

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

By: Kate Braunstein   The Center for Leadership and Development here at Montclair State University hosted its 7th Annual Leadership Institute on Friday, April 7th 2017. The workshop consisted of two Keynote speakers, four Breakout Sessions, reflections, and a closing debriefing. With over two hundred people in attendance, the event was a smashing success. Many in attendance were students, but many were alumni and current Montclair State University staff. After a complimentary breakfast of bagels, fruit, and orange juice, attendees...

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Monday, 10 April 2017

Mike Lutes and Dan Fedkenheuer, two students from the Feliciano School of Business and two winners from the team that won the Times Square Challenge, joined us on The Morning Buzz to talk about the experience, developing the concept, filming and editing process, and much more. The Feliciano Family purchased and donated a spot on a billboard in Times Square. The commercial airs every 15 minutes until April...

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Thursday, 30 March 2017

The New York Red Bulls II will finally play at their new home stadium at Montclair State University on Saturday April 1st at 4 PM. WMSC had the opportunity to speak with head coach, John Wolyniec, and players, David Abidor & Florian Valot ahead of their home opener. You can hear the game on 90.3 FM in the local Montclair area or online here at wmscradio.com and the iHeartRadio app and...

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Thursday, 30 March 2017

On the Monday March 12, 2017 edition of the Morning Buzz we were joined by Dr. Kate McCaffrey, Mazooz Sehwail, and Dr. Laurence Jay-Rayon Ibrahim Aibo who have participated in a program called Syria Supper Club, which aids refugees here in NJ by hosting them as dinner guests. The group discussed with our own Kate Braunstein on how they began the program and arrange these gatherings. Students who are interested in being Arabic translators can sign up on Hawksync. If...

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

By: Jeremy Wall With the warm weather soon approaching, students and some local residents decided to prepare themselves by participating in the Rec Center’s annual Triathlon. Opened to all different age groups, this was the sixth year the Rec Center has hosted this event.  According to the building’s Aquatics Coordinator, Alex Sperling, the Triathlon is less of a competition and more of a preparation. “I enjoy the program itself because it’s a nice warm up for people before the outdoor...

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Monday, 27 February 2017

January 18, 2017, Montclair-  90.3 WMSC (WMSC), “The Voice of Montclair State”,  will present live coverage of the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. WMSC’s special report will begin at 11:30AM with a preview of the big event followed by the live broadcast of the Inauguration starting at noon. Hosts Juan Contla, a senior at Montclair State and station manager, along with SCM faculty member Jaime Bedrin will be on hosting duties. Student reporters will be reporting live from Washington...

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Thursday, 19 January 2017

By: Cristian Inga Montclair State University students have spoken and there answer is NO. Students do not want to see a 100% tobacco-free campus policy implemented. The decision was made based on the results of a survey sent to students and staff asking for their feedback on the proposed policy recommended by the University Senate’s Resolution. The controversial policy was suggested to Montclair State University President, Susan Cole, last year and has since caused division between students with opposing opinions...

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Monday, 19 December 2016

By Babee Garcia On Sunday December 4th, The Recreation Center on Montclair State’s campus held its annual “Special Friends Day.” The yearly event invites special needs children from ages 5-21 and allows them to participate in a variety of sports, games, and activities. For the full four hours from 10am-2pm, volunteers and assigned buddies played a huge role in the occasion. According to Gabby Raccosta, senior and Family Child Studies major, “Special Friends Day has been around for the past...

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Monday, 05 December 2016

By: WMSC News Director Sammie Williams On December 2nd, NBC News Anchor Lester Holt came to Montclair State University to receive the Allen B. DuMont Broadcaster of the Year Award where he was honored at a Colloquium Series. Holt talked to WMSC about advice he would give to future journalists, his take on the election as the mediator of the most watched Presidential Debate in history, and the most rewarding part of his job. At the Colloquium on the seventh...

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Saturday, 03 December 2016

Cover Image: Mark Peters Article By: Mario Papa The feet of the dancers were working up a storm in the Dance Program of Montclair State University’s annual Fall performance of “Works-a-Foot”, which ran from November 17-20 at Memorial Auditorium. The show featured every dance major here at MSU as they performed in ten different pieces ranging from across the board. It was a showcase of all different types of dances the students have learned throughout the Fall semester. Head of...

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Monday, 28 November 2016

"The Morning Buzz" spoke with Attorney and Spokesperson for the Semioli Family, Robert Bianchi, about the latest update and developments on the hit-and-run case involving Montclair State University student Anna Semioli who remains hospitalized in critical...

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Thursday, 22 October 2015