Stevens Institute Names Vice President For University Relations

Press release from Stevens Institute of Technology:

Nov. 21, 2020

Stevens Institute of Technology President Nariman Farvardin announced the creation of the Division of University Relations, a new organizational structure at the university that will encompass central communications and marketing, campus communications, government relations, community relations and a university hub for corporate relations. The new division will be led by Beth McGrath, an accomplished 33-year veteran of the Stevens community who has served as a key member of the president’s office and president’s cabinet since 2012.

“It would be difficult to imagine anyone better suited by knowledge, temperament and direct experience to serve in the role of vice president for university relations,” said Farvardin. “Beth’s knowledge of local, state and federal government affairs, of strategic communications, and of issues of concern to higher education and to the Stevens community, will enable her to build and lead the newly-created Division of

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Central Avenue outdoor gallery adds installations

The Central Avenue SID Management Corporation has announced five new art installations on schedule for installation on Central Avenue, bringing to seven the number of art installations in 2020. This is the highest number of installations to go up in a single calendar year since the program began in 2009.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Avenue added two new traffic box designs. Artist Michael Cooper and his wife Diana added “Together Again and Again” located off of Central Avenue and Bower Street, a piece to signify unity between communities.

Artist Brianna McMaster added inspiring words of affirmation on her street art “I Am” located off Central Avenue and Thorne Street. The artwork is meant to bring positive energy to those walking on the Avenue.

More large murals are on the way continuing with artist John Guevara “Be Water” located on 318 Central Ave., (Dunkin

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