NJ’s Some College, No Degree initiative names new partners
ReUp Education will work directly with the 17 higher education institutions in the state to identify, reach and engage ‘stopped-out’ students, as well as provide personalized support for the re-enrollment process.
William Paterson promotes Chao to lead sales institute
Mike Chao, who joined the university's Cotsakos College of Business in fall 2012, has served as the academic director for the Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales for the past two years.
NJDOL opens applications for paid summer internship program
The six-week iLead program provides project-based opportunities that involve research, developing action plans and more, along with guidance from a mentor.
Menendez, Booker announce $18M in funding for NJ higher ed institutions
A dozen Garden State schools will benefit from the federal contribution, including Kean University – where the announcement was made – which will receive $4.25 million.
Barnes & Noble Education’s free AI detector helps prevent academic plagiarism
The free tool, which has been tested against popular text generators including ChatGPT, WriteSonic, Quillbot and Jasper, was developed to identify human versus bot-generated text.
Rutgers Law School appoints new dean (updated)
Johanna Bond is tasked with helping to elevate the institution to national prominence,
Rutgers approval clears way for medical school, research center at HELIX
The New Jersey Health + Life Science Exchange will be the new home of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Rutgers translational research facility.
NJIT names alumnus as provost, SVP for academic affairs
John Pelesko, who is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of mathematical sciences at the University of Delaware, will join New Jersey Institute of Technology on Aug. 1.
Rutgers report examines economic, employment conditions of NJ Latina immigrants
According to Glenda Gracia-Rivera, a researcher in the Rutgers Center for Women and Work and lead author of the study, “The gender pay gap is well known, but this report goes beyond the numbers to demonstrate what life is really life for Latina immigrants in our state. The findings are frankly alarming.”
NJCU’s online nursing program gets nearly $800K boost
The funding will go toward expanding access, which New Jersey City University says will in turn help to meet growing demand for such education.
New VP to advance NJIT’s digital transformation
Ed Wozencroft was named vice president for digital strategy and chief information officer, effective March 20.
Rutgers-Newark awarded $2.8M to advance digital equity
With the federal funding, the university will embark on public-private collaborations to expand broadband access, computer literacy skills and more, working with partners including the City of Newark, Newark Alliance, Teknogrid, Invest Newark, the State Department of Corrections and others.