Personal Enrichment

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

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Dates: Thursdays, June 20 – August 15, 2019
Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m.
*Sunday, November 3, 2019 - Full-day retreat*
Retreat Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.*
Location: Stockton University, Galloway
Room: F206
Cost: $399
Stockton Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff Cost: $344 (Use coupon code MBSRSTOCK)
Instructor: Edward Smith, LMT 

Questions regarding the content of the course, contact Edward Smith at 609-204-6959.


"Boardwalk Empire & Beyond": An Atlantic City Lecture Series

Dates: Tuesdays, July 16, 23 & 30,  2019
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City
Room: TBD
Cost: $20 each session
Discount for Series: $55 for series of 3

Description: “Boardwalk Empire and Beyond” Lecture Series will review the unique history of Atlantic City and how it has shaped our modern era.  Expert presenters will concentrate on three topics, “The Northside and Social Movement”, “Tourism and Entertainment”, and “Politics and Power”. Each session will be scheduled for 90 minutes, with 1 hour for lecture and 30 minutes for participant dialogue/questions.

 

Week 1
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
“The Northside and Social Movements”

Ralph Hunter, Founder & President of the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey

Week 2 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
“Tourism and Entertainmen
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Heather Perez, Stockton University Special Collections Librarian and Atlantic City Historian

Week 3
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
“Power and Politics”

Nelson Johnson, retired Atlantic County Superior Court Judge and author of “Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City”

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Emotional Intelligence for Successful Leadership

Dates: Tuesdays, July 23, 30 & August 6, 13, 2019
   • July 23:
What is Emotional Intelligence?
   July 30: Understanding Your Values
  
August 6: Relationship Building
  
August 13: Empathy

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City
Room: 312
Cost: $30 each session
Discount for Series: $100 for series of 4 
**Use coupon code SAVE20 when registering for all 4 courses**

Instructor: Inez Barberio
Description: As one of the top 10 skills employers are looking for by the year 2020, Emotional Intelligence is the key ingredient to success. In this course you will learn how to develop effective leadership skills, identify and release self-limiting beliefs, develop healthy relationships and become an effective communicator and impact your community and workplace with compassion.

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Motivational Mondays

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Dates: Mondays, August 5 - August 19, 2019
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Stockton University, Woodbine

Cost: $20 each session OR $45 for series of 3
**Coupon Code: ALL3
Instructor: Rachel Davis 

*Registration is open for individual courses or as a series of 3* 
**Contintental breakfast is provided**

Monday, August 5
Create Happiness: Practical Steps to Effecting Positive Change

Learn the five key steps to increasing happiness in your life. Whether you are new to the path of personal growth or are looking to reinvigorate your journey, this workshop will show you how small, but specific changes in a positive direction can result in improved overall happiness and fulfillment.

Monday, August 12 
Work-Life Balance is a Myth, So What Should I be Striving For?

In our busy culture the demands of career and family can create stress and anxiety in our lives. It’s time to redefine work-life balance in order to discover the steps to increase satisfaction and improve productivity. Learn to define priorities and learn to eliminate distractions in order to make the most of the hours in each day.

Monday, August 19 
Level Up Your Thinking: Growth Mindset

This inspiring workshop will allow you to identify limited thinking and create a plan of action to overcome challenges and lead to self-empowerment.

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"Explore the Ocean" Lecture Series

Dates: Tuesdays, August 6 - August 27, 2019
Time:
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 
Stockton University, Atlantic City
Cost:
$20 each session OR $55 for series of 4

DescriptionLearn more about current exploration research, underwater robotics and the marine life of the Atlantic Ocean and Atlantic City’s surrounding waterways.  Experts from Stockton’s Marine Science program and Coastal Research Center will be providing life-long learning lectures and discussion sessions directly from their research and areas of specialization.

 

Tuesday, Aug 6
“Coastal Bay Oysters
Recycling for Restoration” featuring Steve Evert, Stockton Marine Field Station Manager and Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science

Description: Oysters are important to building a health bay ecosystem. Join Professors Thompson and Evert to see how their oyster restoration efforts in Barnegat Bay have been conducted through community shell recycling.  

Tuesday, Aug 13
“Migratory Fishes and the NJ Coast”
featuring Dr. Mark Sullivan, Associate Professor of Marine Science 

Description: Some fishes undertake complicated, long-distance journeys to arrive at the New Jersey Coast each year. Professor Sullivan’s talk will highlight several of these unique travelers and the lessons they reveal about fisheries sustainability.

Tuesday, Aug 20
“Exploring the Deep Sea
Using Underwater Technology” featuring Dr. Tara Luke, Professor of Biology

Description: See the most recent discoveries from the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer off the coast of the southeastern United States. Learn from Professor Luke how Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and other underwater technology is used in the field of deep sea exploration. 

Tuesday, Aug 27
“Deep Ocean Shipwrecks
: Exploring Where No One Has Gone Before” featuring Steve Nagiewicz, Adjunct Professor Marine Science & Marine Archeologist 

Description: Professor Nagiewicz will review the archaeological study of shipwrecks from several explorations of the Exploration Vessel Nautilus around the world. See how the use of remote technology is used to study and document shipwrecks at deep depths.

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Digital Photography with Jack Mazzeo

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Beginner Digital Photography

Dates: 3 part series 
 
Tuesday, August 6 
  • Thursday, August 8
  •
Saturday, August 10
Times:
 
Tuesday & Thursday: 6 - 8 p.m.
  •
Saturday: 10 a.m.- Noon
Cost: $149.00
Location: 
Stockton University, Hammonton, NJ: Tuesday, August 6 & Thursday,               August 8

Mazzeo Studios, Hammonton, NJ: Saturday, August 10

Intermediate Digital Photography

Dates: 3 part series 
 
Tuesday, August 13 
  • Thursday, August 15
  •
Saturday, August 17
Times:
 
Tuesday & Thursday: 6 - 8 p.m.
  •
Saturday: 10 a.m.- Noon
Cost: $149.00
Location: 
Stockton University, Hammonton, NJ: Tuesday, August 13 & Thursday,             August 15

Mazzeo Studios, Hammonton, NJ: Saturday, August 17

Advanced Digital Photography

Dates: 3 part series 
 
Tuesday, August 20
  • Thursday, August 22
  •
Saturday, August 24
Times:
 
Tuesday & Thursday: 6 - 8 p.m.
  •
Saturday: 10 a.m.- Noon
Cost: $199.00
Location: 
Stockton University, Hammonton, NJ: Tuesday, August 20 & Thursday, August 22

Mazzeo Studios, Hammonton, NJ: Saturday, August 24

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Photography with Family

Dates: Tuesdays, August 6 - August 20, 2019
   • August 6: Introduction to Digital Photography
   • August 13: Capturing Digital Images
   • August 20: Editing Digital Images

Time: 10 a.m. - Noon
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City

Cost: $99.00
Description:
Photography with Family is an intergenerational program designed for Parents and/or Grandparents to learn digital photography skills with their children (under 18 years old).  Each adult registration allows for 1 child to attend. Adults must be present with their children for the entirety of the program, and both participants (adult and child) must provide their own digital camera and/or smartphone.

Instructor: Dave Griffin 

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Photography for Adults

Dates: Wednesdays, August 7 - August 21, 2019
   • August 7: Introduction to Digital Photography
   • August 14: Capturing Digital Images
   • August 21: Editing Digital Images

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City

Cost: $99.00
Description:
Whether you use a smartphone or high powered digital camera, our instructor will teach participants how to capture and edit quality images. This class is ideal for amateur photographers, marketing and social media professionals, and anyone looking to take better pictures. Participants must bring their own camera or smart phone.

Instructor: Dave Griffin 

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Photography with Charles Gravener

Dates: Wednesdays, August 14 & August 15, 2019
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Manahawkin
712 East Bay Avenue, Manahwkin, NJ 08050
Cost: $75.00 ($140 when registering with a friend)
Description: Enhance your photography skills with this intermediate photography class led by local photographer Charles Gravener. Explore how photography has evolved over generations and discover the importance of photographs in telling your family history. Learn technical skills in the classroom (Day 1) and then venture outdoors (Day 2) to apply your newly acquired skills in a beautiful natural environment. This is a great class to take with a family member or friend. A digital camera is required for each participant.
**Limiting Seating**

Instructor: Charles Gravener

*Please call us at 609-652-4227 to take advantage of this offer


Planning for Long-Term Financial Success

Dates: Thursdays, August 15 - August 29, 2019
   • August 15:
Investment Basics - Emotions, Expectations & Economics
   August 22: Money Management & Planning
   August 29: Guide to the Markets & Sustainable Investing

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City

Room: TBD
Cost: $30 each session OR $80 for series of 3
**Coupon Code: SAVESERIES

Description:It’s never too early to start finance planning. This series has been developed to teach how to start planning for retirement, learn the basics of investment accounts like IRAs, and other money management techniques and basics of retirement planning.  Each person registered is allowed one guest to attend for free.

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Upcoming Fall Sessions:

Retirement Planning Today

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This course will be given in two informative and entertaining sessions. Click on the title above for detailed information.
Now offered at three Stockton University locations!!

Audience: Pre-retirees and retirees ages 55 to 70    
Cost: $59  
 
Instructor: Louis T. Barberio, III

Galloway

Saturdays
September 21 & 28, 2019
9 a.m. - Noon

Thursdays
Sept. 26 & Oct. 3, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Atlantic City

Thursdays
November 14 & 21, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

 

Hammonton

Saturdays
November 16 & 23, 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesdays
November 19 & 26, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Manahawkin

Thursdays
December 5 & 12, 2019
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

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Dates: Thursdays, September 26 – November 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 - 9 p.m.
*Sunday, November 3, 2019 - Full-day retreat*
Retreat Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.*
Location: Stockton University, Galloway
Room: TBA
Cost: $399
Stockton Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff Cost: $344 (Use coupon code STOCKTON55)
Instructor: Edward Smith, LMT 

Questions regarding the content of the course, contact Edward Smith at 609-204-6959.

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Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Retreat

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Dates: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Galloway
Room: TBA
Cost: $50
Description: Come Home to Yourself. Take a break from the busyness of your life. In this one day meditation and yoga retreat we delve into these practices. Alternating sitting meditation with mindful yoga. Some experience with both is suggested as you will get the most out of it by fully participating. There will be a break for lunch. You may want to bring food to maintain the retreat atmosphere. Bring a yoga mat, a cushion if you have one, a blanket, any props, dress comfortably in layers for your comfort. Please do not wear scented products, be please be considerate of others if you have a cold.
Instructor: Edward Smith, LMT 

Questions regarding the content of the course, contact Edward Smith at 609-204-6959.


French for Adults

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Dates: CLASS FULL- Please contact us for details on future dates
Time: 3 - 5 p.m.

Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City Academic Building

Room: ACAB 216
Cost: $225
Description: This course introduces the French Language to adults. Conducted in dual French and English, class sessions emphasize a self-management approach geared for adults, such as keeping a reflection journal and setting manageable goals. To cultivate the language effectively, realistic situations and practical conversations are emphasized instead of textual memorization and repetition.  Open to all skill levels. This series does not carry academic credits, but participants will receive a certificate of completion. 


Past Sessions:

Poker: Improving Your Hold 'Em Game

Dates: 
  
• Monday, July 15, 2019: General Poker Strategies
   • Wednesday, July 17, 2019:
Strategies for Tournament Play
Time:
7 - 9 p.m.

Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City

Room: TBD
Cost: $50 each session OR $90 for both 
**Coupon Code: POKER10

Description: Whatever your poker level ― novice, intermediate, or expert ― you can always sharpen your Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Game. These interactive sessions will feature various skills, strategies, and live game play to enhance your chances at the table.


Summer Wellness Transformation

Dates: Mondays, July 8 - July 22, 2019
   • July 1: Transformational Breath
   • July 8: Nutritional for Wellness
   • July 15: Yoga & Meditation for Beginners
   • July 22: Reiki & Energy for Beginners
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City

Room: 212
Cost: $35 each session

Instructor:Kathy Smith
Description:Summer is a time of energy, growth, and action. Join us for our Summer Wellness Transformations Series, featuring holistic approaches to Transformational Breath, Nutrition, Yoga, Meditation and Reiki Energy. These dynamic and powerful workshops should leave you feeling refreshed physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. 


Craft Beverage Workshop

Learn to Homebrew Beer ♦ Happy Hour ♦ Panel
     Segment of AC Beer and Music Festival

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 12:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Stockton University, Atlantic City Campus
Cost: $45.00
**Cost includes all 3 programs**

**Participants must be 21 years of age or older**