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Rocky's 18th Birthday

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Rockyween 2019 Was A Success!

October 31, 2019

Today Team Rocky helped continue a wonderful tradition, Rockyween!


Rockyween is a celebration during the day of Halloween when the entire Rocky family takes part in the Montclair State community. Rocky the Red Hawk, his sister Roxy, cousin Ricky and a special new guest appearance from Uncle Roy! 


During Rockyween the Red Hawk family goes around greeting, taking pictures and handing out candy to those wearing costumes or Montclair State apparel. Students, faculty, children and alumni all participated in this event making it a huge success!

Great News! Our Crowdfunding Page Was Extended!

October 31, 2019

We have great news we wanted to share! The Alumni Engagement department extended our crowdfunding page 8 more days so that we can reach our goal!


To those who have donated already, we greatly appreciate your support.


To those who haven't donated yet, there is still more time to contribute and help out our beloved Rocky the Red Hawk.


Thank you so much and please continue sharing your Red Hawk Pride!



Happy Rockyween!

October 31, 2019

Happy Rockyween to all!


Today we are continuing our Halloween tradition of Rockyween! Rockyween, is when Rocky the Red Hawk, his Sister Roxy, Cousin Ricky and our new mascot Uncle Roy join Team Rocky in handing out candy to students, faculty and staff wearing Montclair State University apparel or Halloween costumes. Instead of students coming to us, we go out and join the students across the campus community.


All our wonderful mascots wear costumes and have fun throughout the day! Check out this picture of last year's Rockyween! Be on the lookout for this year's Rockyween picture which will be published soon!

We're Halfway There!

October 30, 2019

Thank you so much for all your support! We are halfway towards our goal!


We have less than 24 hours to contribute to our crowdfunding page so please continue sharing your Red Hawk Pride!

The Impact of Rocky!

October 29, 2019

To those who have already donated, here's why your support is so appreciated by everyone on campus, not just Team Rocky. Thank you!


To those who haven't donated yet, here's why you should: Rocky makes a great impact on Montclair State, the students, faculty, staff, children and even those outside of our campus community who interact with him 200+ times a semester. Thank you in advance!


There's less than 24 hours for us to reach our goal. Please share! Thank you so much!


Rocky on the Street: Season 2

October 27, 2019

As we head into out final week of our crowdfunding page we would like to thank you for your contributions, donations and endless support! Please continue to share your Red Hawk Pride and love for Rocky the Red Hawk!


Check out video series: Rocky on the Street

Rocky the Red Hawk's: Mean Girls Video

October 22, 2019

We have been creating some incredible videos and content with our beloved Rocky the Red Hawk. As our Montclair State community has shown they enjoy seeing Rocky involved and engaging with the students, faculty and staff.


As part of Team Rocky we have various committees that help promote our mascot and bring more school pride to our student body. One of these committees consists of video production which lets our team members express their ideas and putting them into reality. Please enjoy this Rocky the Red Hawk: Mean Girls video and we hope you continue donating to our organization so that we can create more memorable videos like this.


Thank you!

Homecoming 2019: Rocky's Blast From The Past

October 20, 2019

Thank you for your Montclair State Pride and contributions!


This past week was one of our biggest school traditions, homecoming! We were happy to see all our past and current Red Hawk students come together in celebration of our wonderful university. This year's homecoming theme was Rocky's Blast From The Past! Each day celebrated a different decade in history.


Check out our promotional Montclair State homecoming video with Rocky the Red Hawk!


We appreciate all your support and hope you continue to donate!

Rocky's Birthday Half-Time Performance

October 16, 2019

Check out this video of our beloved Rocky the Red Hawk performing a dance number at the first home football game!


Rocky practiced for many weeks with the Montclair State Cheerleaders on this dance performance to energize and bring Red Hawk Pride to the fans.


Please continue donating to our crowdfunding so we can continue more incredible dance performances throughout the school year.

Rocky's 18th Birthday Celebration Video

October 15, 2019

Thank you all for your Montclair State school spirit and contributions to our beloved Rocky the Red Hawk.


He had a wonderful 18th birthday celebration with our students, alumni, faculty and staff on October 5. If you missed the birthday celebration check out this incredible video!


Please continue to donate and share your Red Hawk Pride!

Rocky's 18th Birthday Was A Success!

October 11, 2019

It's hard to believe Rocky's 18th Birthday was week ago. We had a wonderful celebration with our Montclair State students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff.


Our birthday celebration consisted of over 200 people! We had numerous mascot friends come out for dance-off's, celebrations, pictures and autographs. 


Rocky performed a special dance number at halftime with the Montclair State Dance Team as well as participating in many activities to energize the student body at the first home football game of the season.


Overall the event was a huge success and it wouldn't have been possible without your support and donations. Please continue to help Rocky with any contributions you can make!



We hope you join us next year in celebrating this wonderful occasion! Thank you so much!

Rocky's 18th Birthday is TOMORROW!

October 04, 2019

We cannot believe we are only 1 day away from Rocky's 18th Birthday! It feels like just yesterday our mascot, Rocky the Red Hawk was learning to fly and today he soars around the Montclair State campus spreading his love towards his fellow students.


Check out one of our latest videos focusing on if central Jersey exists?


We hope you can come celebrate his birthday tomorrow Saturday, October 5 from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Can't make it? You can still give Rocky a Birthday gift by donating to the campaign. Thank you for all your support and contributions towards celebrating Rocky's Birthday.

Watch our video and share your opinion!

October 02, 2019

Thank you all for your support! If you haven't supported us yet, please watch our video to see how your contributions will help our team and Rocky the Red Hawk.


Your donations will help us create more incredible content like this and continue our Red Hawk Pride across the Montclair State University community.


See how Rocky reacts to the ongoing discussion of Pork Roll vs. Taylor Ham. If you want to have a say and have your opinion be heard, come out to Rocky's 18th Birthday on Saturday, October 5 to cast your vote and join the fun!



Rocky Celebrates National Love People Day with his Fellow Red Hawks

October 01, 2019

Thank you for the support! We have some more updates happening all week long as Rocky prepares to celebrate his 18th birthday on October 5.


Our beloved Rocky the Red Hawk was celebrating National Love People Day with his fellow students all day long. His interactions with the students, faculty and staff are always impactful as he brings happiness throughout the Montclair State University community. No matter what day or month it is Rocky is always presenting his Red Hawk Pride with everyone he encounters. Check out this video to see how he continues to spreading his love for almost 18 years!

We are off to a GREAT start!

September 27, 2019

Thank you so much support! We’re excited to keep you updated with the rest of the month on all things surrounding Rocky! 


Rocky’s 18th birthday is a major milestone for the Montclair State University campus community! We would love for you to come join the celebration on Saturday, October 5 with us! It’s going to be a special day as we honor our favorite bird, Rocky! Rocky has been bringing his Red Hawk Pride and school spirit on and off-campus for awhile now, and his birthday is a day when we can give our appreciation to him. Join us for a memorable and fun day!


If you can’t make it, we hope you consider sharing our campaign.


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Rocky's Age

Give $18 in honor of 18 years of Rocky!


Red Hawks

Red Hawks have been Montclair State's mascot for 30 years, so make your gift in honor of our favorite Red Hawk!


Reaching High

Did you know that Rocky is 6' 2" in height? Make a gift in honor of our tall, feathered friend!


Rocky's Birthdate

Make a gift of $105 in honor of Rocky's October 5th (10/5) birthday!

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