The College of New Jersey has one of the most successful Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Programs in the state. The EOF Program assists highly motivated, economically disadvantaged students not only to attend college but to succeed in college. Since it was established in 1968, more than 1,500 students have earned their degrees as EOF students. Today, about 310 students are enrolled in the EOF program at TCNJ.
This year’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Gala, which will be held Saturday, November 13, at the Trenton Marriott at Lafayette Yard, will honor James Boatwright, who retired this summer after directing TCNJ’s EOF Program for nearly a quarter-century.Read more
In March 2009, students, alumni, staff, and faculty who have been a part of TCNJ’s Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program gathered in Harold W. Eickhoff Hall to celebrate the program’s four decades of success in providing access to TCNJ for more than 1,300 highly motivated, yet economically disadvantaged students. The evening featured dinner, dancing, and a special presentation honoring the program’s first director, Casper Lonesome, PhD, and the program’s Charter Class of 1968.Read more