January 27, 2016

Emmy Award-Winning ABC Co-anchor Juju Chang Opens Spring Speaker Series at NJCU on February 9

Juju Chang, the Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline” who also reports regularly for “Good Morning America” and “20/20,” will open a free spring speaker series at New Jersey City University on Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m., in Margaret Williams Theatre of Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City.
 
Ms. Chang, whose wide range of work includes in-depth personal narratives, breaking news on global events and issues, hour-long reports, and celebrity interviews, will speak on “The Power of Your Story,” a presentation that will cover quieting insecurity, finding one’s voice and telling one’s story, and facing one’s hidden biases.
 
A former news anchor for “Good Morning America,” Chang had previously anchored the early morning newscasts “World News Now” and “World News This Morning.”
 
Born in Seoul and raised in California, Chang is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding board member of the Korean American Community Foundation.
 
The series is presented by the National Society of Leadership and Success and NJCU. To reserve a free ticket, visit http://jujuchangliveatnjcu.eventbrite.com.
 
The series will also feature:
 
Tuesday, February 23, 6:30 p.m., Margaret Williams Theatre, NJCU (Free)
Kat Cole is an American businesswoman who, as group president at FOCUS Brands, builds FOCUS Brands revenues and profits through global licensing, manufacturing, and ecommerce. She had previously served as president of Cinnabon, Inc. and vice president at Hooters of America, Inc.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m., Margaret Williams Theatre, NJCU (Free)
Four members of the Clark family, the first family of track and field, will speak: four-time Olympian Joetta Clark Diggs, five-time Olympian Jearl Miles-Clark, three-time Olympian Hazel Clark, and world-renowned Olympic coach J.J. Clark.
 
Tuesday, March 15, 6:30 p.m., NJCU School of Business, 160 Harborside Plaza 2, Jersey City (Free)
Janice Bryant Howroyd is an African-American entrepreneur who is the founder and chief executive officer of ACT•1 Group, the largest privately-held, woman- and minority-owned workforce management company in the United States.


Tuesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m., Margaret Williams Theatre, NJCU (Free)
Michael Moschen, one of the world's leading jugglers, has performed throughout the world on stage, film, and television. A MacArthur Foundation Fellow, he is deeply involved in understanding and sharing the physical and mathematical principles that underlie his work.
 
Monday, April 4, 6:30 p.m., IMAX Theatre, Liberty Science Center ($25)
Carolyn Porco is the leader of the imaging science team on the Cassini mission presently in orbit around Saturn and an imaging scientist on the New Horizons mission on its way to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.  Porco will share her extraordinary experiences in space exploration, show dramatic photos from the Cassini mission, and speak on entrepreneurial opportunities in the space field. 
 
Reservations are required for all lectures.
 
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ABOUT New Jersey City University (NJCU)
The mission at New Jersey City University (NJCU) is to provide a diverse population with an excellent education. The University is committed to the improvement of the educational, intellectual, cultural, socioeconomic, and physical environment of the surrounding urban region and beyond.  Established in 1927 as a training school for teachers, today NJCU is among the most comprehensive universities in the state.  Located in Jersey City, NJ, and minutes from New York City, NJCU's fully accredited College of Arts and Sciences, Education, Professional Studies, and School of Business offer 43 undergraduate degree programs and 27 master’s programs and 2 doctoral programs, including emerging and interdisciplinary fields.
 
NJCU students engage in rigorous applied-learning experiences that include opportunities to study abroad, and cooperative education internships.  NJCU operates two additional campus sites—NJCU School of Business at Harborside Plaza 2 in Jersey City’s financial district and NJCU at Brookdale in Wall Township in Monmouth County. 
 
 
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