Get to Know the CEO’s

Dean Jeffrey Montague  

Montague Website Pic

Where did you go to college?

Undergraduate education was accomplished at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, which is the oldest historically black university in America. Then Dean Montague completed his Master’s Degree at Temple University!

Where is your favorite place to travel?

Domestic Travel: Miami Beach, Florida “coolest city in the world”
International Travel: Barcelona, Spain

Where is your favorite place to eat on campus and off campus?

Off-Campus: El Vez
On-Campus: Orient Express

Who is your hero and why?

Parents. Neither went to college and they were able to send all three of their sons to college.

If you could spend the day with any celebrity who would it be and why?

The original James Bond, Sean Conery because he is the “coolest and sexiest man in the world.”

What is your favorite TV show?

How to Get Away with Murder.

Who is your favorite professional sports team?

Philadelphia Eagles, season ticket holder.

What is your favorite quote?

“One day at a time”

What is the best advice you could give to students?

“Clearly the greatest risk is not taking one, so take the risk.”

                                                                             


   Professor Rick “Big Daddy” Ridall

RICK RIDALL WEBSITE

Where did you go to college?

Received a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice and Master’s of Education in Sport and Recreation Management at Temple University.

Where is your favorite place to travel?

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (nice honeymoon spot)

What is your favorite food? Do you have a favorite place to eat on campus? 

Chinese Food! I love the Orient Express and the Bagel Hut on campus has the BEST coffee.

Who is your hero and why?

My mother, she was divorced at a young age but was very ambitious, always put family first and provided unconditional love. Also my wife because of her unconditional love.

If you could spend a day with any celebrity who would it be and why?

Jack Nicholson, he is my favorite actor because of his great success. I would love to sit around with brews and listen to his stories.

Who is your favorite professional sports team?
The Philadelphia Phillies—the grind of 162 games…

What is your favorite quote?

“There is only one success – to be able to live life in your own way – Success”

What is the best advice you could give an STHM student?

“Separate yourself, four years goes by in a snap, take full advantage of it and make sure you have a story to tell.”