50th Anniversary Signature Events

Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching

Fall 2021

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

September 2 - 6

During Welcome Week, Stockton students are encouraged to declare their future actions/goals on campus and beyond, and will meet people who will support them along the way.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

September 21

Join speaker Lorraine Bannai, Director Emeritus of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality and Professor Emeritus, Seattle University School of Law, who will present on the topic of Anti-Asian Hatred & Violence.

Golf Classic

Golf Classic

September 14

Join Stockton supporters for a day on the golf course to support the Stockton University Foundation's mission to enrich the student experience.

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Symposium

October 12

Fannie Lou Hamer was a legendary figure in the civil rights movement who helped to organize the Mississippi Freedom Summer voter registration drive for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

University Weekend

University Weekend

October 7 - 10

A celebration for Stockton alumni, students & families.

Hughes Center Honors

Hughes Center Honors

November 10

The Hughes Center Honors recognizes outstanding New Jerseyans for excellence in their field and for a commitment to public service, civility and bipartisanship that reflects the life and career of Ambassador William J. Hughes.

The Pappas Visiting Scholar Series

Pappas Speaker Series

November 16

Established in 2012 by Zoe S. Pappas and the late Stockton University Trustee Dean C. Pappas, the Pappas Visiting Scholar Series brings noted scholars and thought leaders to the University.

The Messiah

The Messiah

December 12

The Stockton University Performing Arts program's biennial performance of George Frederic Handel’s Christmas portion of “Messiah: An Oratorio," in collaboration with other local choirs.

Spring 2022

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

January 17

Bringing together over 900 students, community members and community partners, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is Stockton University’s signature annual day of service.

Stockton University 50th logo

50th Anniversary Campus Exhibit Unveiling

Celebrate with us as we unveil our 50th Anniversary Campus exhibit.

Stockton Community Day in Atlantic City

Stockton Community Day in AC

April 23

Participate in a  community-wide cleanup and party in O'Donnell Park.

Scholarship Benefit Gala

Scholarship Gala

May 14

Since 2007, the Benefit Gala has added more than $3 million to the endowment in support of student scholarships. The endowment is a part of the Foundation, which has grown its net assets from $3 million in 2003 to nearly $40 million today.

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Celebrate student success as they begin the next phase of their lives.

Fred Fest

Fred Fest


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