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History Day Judges Needed!

Hello all and Happy Monday!

New Jersey National History Day is still in need of judges for its Monmouth University and Seton Hall regional competitions. Pls see below note from History Day for more info-- and thank you in advance for helping us mentor a new generation of critical thinkers!

Greetings potential Judges of 2018 NJ History Day,

*Deadline extended* Poster Session - 2018 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference

The 2018 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference invites new professionals, undergraduates, and graduate students to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Poster Session to be held June 8, 2018, as part of the annual conference. The conference will take place at Passaic County Community College in Paterson. The deadline for proposals has been extended to Monday April 30, 2018.

2018 Paul A. Stellhorn Award

The 2018 Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award

The Stellhorn Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate writing about New Jersey history.  It commemorates the career of an outstanding and much-loved historian of New Jersey, the late Paul A. Stellhorn.

Re: Meet the Author: Scott M. Deitche

Hi Erika,
Yes, he is planning to present a 20-25 minute talk with Q&A. A very limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event. They will be $22.00 payable by cash or a check made out to the Friends of the Libraries of Woodbridge Township. If you have additional questions please call me at 732-634-4450 X7128. Thanks! april