Caldwell University

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Coordinates: 40°50′02″N 74°16′23″W / 40.834°N 74.273°W / 40.834; -74.273

Caldwell University
The seal of Caldwell University.png
Caldwell University Seal
Latin: Sigilum Universitatis Caldwellensis
Former names
Caldwell College for Women
Caldwell College
Motto Sapientia et Scientia
Motto in English
Wisdom and Knowledge
Type Private liberal arts college
Co-educational
Established August 10, 1939
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Dominican)
President Nancy H. Blattner, Ph.D.
Students 2,200
Location Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Red and Gold
        
Athletics NCAA Division IICACC
ECAC
Nickname Cougars
Affiliations CIC
ACCU[1]
Mascot Cougar
Website www.caldwell.edu

Caldwell University (formerly Caldwell College and originally Caldwell College for Women) is a Catholic liberal arts university in Caldwell, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of St. Dominic, the University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, chartered by the State of New Jersey and registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York.

The university is located in suburban New Jersey, and it is about 20 miles from Manhattan. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today's global marketplace. The university offers a Ph.D. in applied behavior analysis,a Ph.D. in educational leadership, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership.

In 2013, Caldwell College received approval for University Status and changed its name to Caldwell University on July 1, 2014.[2]

Location[edit]

The university is located on a seventy-acre campus along Essex County Route 506 (Bloomfield Avenue) and shares the land with the Sisters of St. Dominic's Caldwell convent and Mount Saint Dominic Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school. The Sisters also operate Saint Dominic Academy in nearby Jersey City.

Athletics[edit]

Official athletics logo.

The Department of Athletics oversees all athletic programs at the University. Caldwell University teams participate as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II. The Cougars are a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).

Men's sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Sprint Football (2017)
  • Track and Field

Women's sports[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Notable alumni[edit]

Alumni of Caldwell University include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACCU Member Institutions" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Caldwell College gains university status, will change name next year". Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Kelly, Mike. "Kelly: The man who wants to send Christie to jail", The Record (Bergen County), November 29, 2016. Accessed February 22, 2018. "Brennan left the Teaneck Fire Department in 2006. He says he used some of the money he won to put himself through Caldwell College and then Seton Hall Law School."
  4. ^ Mansnerus, Laura. "Choosing Her Fights, While She Can", The New York Times, January 29, 2005. Accessed February 21, 2018. "She met Mr. Codey when she was 19, a freshman at Caldwell College, and he was, at 28, already in the General Assembly."
  5. ^ Klein, Alvin. "Theater; A Musical Powerhouse Returns to the Stage", The New York Times, November 26, 2000. Accessed February 22, 2018. "Ms. Fowler was born in Jersey City, moved to Rutherford, attended Caldwell College, lived in Glen Rock when she was a teacher and in a studio apartment in Teaneck before she married."
  6. ^ Assemblywoman Arline M. Friscia, New Jersey Legislature, backed up by the Internet Archive as of February 22, 1998. Accessed June 3, 2010.
  7. ^ Kashatus, William C. "Remembering Mary Jo", The Citizens' Voice, July 26, 2015. Accessed February 21, 2015. " Inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s challenge to 'ask what you can do for your country,' Mary Jo Kopechne took a job with the Lay Apostolate, a kind of Catholic Peace Corps, after her graduation from Caldwell College in New Jersey in 1962."
  8. ^ "Billy McDonald Basketball Player Profile, MTSV Friendsfactory Schwabing, Caldwell, News, Regionalliga stats, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards - eurobasket". Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "Arthur III Morrison Basketball Player Profile, AngraBasket/Vaquinha, Caldwell, News, Proliga stats, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards - eurobasket". Retrieved 26 May 2017. 

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