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Wearing many hats


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter & Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer & August Pelliccio—Photo Editor & Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor President Joe Bertolino has described himself as a social justice educator over the course of his 25-year career in higher education, and one particular part of his career as an administrator has stood the test of time. “I have been teaching a

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Moving New Haven history


August Pelliccio—Photo Editor The Ethnic Heritage Center has been in a warehouse building south of Schwartz Hall about 17 years, said Marvin Bargar, but plans to relocate are in the works. Bargar, archivist for the Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven, said the move date has been up in the air since June 2018. The Jewish Historical Society shares

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State grant awarded to help minorities


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer A $70,000 Promoting Academically Successful Students grant, or PASS, has been awarded to the university from the state of Connecticut to help struggling students. According to President Joe Bertolino, 50 students— who are being referred to as rising scholars—have been selected as recipients. The grant, Bertolino said, is exclusively available to minority students, specifically those of African-American

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President hosts town hall meeting


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During the president and faculty senate’s annual town hall, President Joe Bertolino outlined the work going on at the university. This spring, Bertolino said he hopes “to break ground on the new Health and Human Services building. By the end of the semester he said, hopefully the dedication of the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School will

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President Joe Bertolino hosts Q&A with students


Hunter Lyle – Reporter Alexandra Scicchitano – Reporter Students were given the opportunity to ask President Joe Bertolino questions at an open question and answer forum last Tuesday. “I’m just here to answer any questions you might have. I have no agenda whatsoever,” said Bertolino. “This is really just an open- ended Q and A,”. Reaunna Bartell, a junior, and

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Open houses welcome prospective students


Jacob Waring – Reporter Prospective students visited Southern to explore their educational options at the Undergraduate Open House and Graduate Open House. Graduate prospectives visited the campus on Thursday, Oct. 4 while high schoolers visited on Sunday, Oct. 7. At the Graduate Open House President Joe Bertolino said he has confidence in the university’s graduate programs, and how the students

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Bertolino gives annual university address


Joe Freer – Reporter President Joe Bertolino’s annual State of the University address discussed enrollment, budget and plans to be a more socially cooperating campus. He said the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School will have “multiple opportunities for best practices, conduct best research, prepare teachers and leaders and promote educational innovations and learning in the early grades.” Bertolino said

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