N.J. school bus provider awarded 4M contract, hiring drivers in Minn.
A Wall-based provider of school bus transportation has been awarded a new $4 million contract with the St. Paul Public Schools in Minnesota.
Rowan researcher awarded 2.8M to study Sandy effects
In the fall of 2012, New Jersey was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. While the population sustained damage statewide, one of the most affected groups was New Jersey's elderly. Statistics show seniors accounted for 65 percent of storm-related deaths, but little to no research has been conducted regarding the lasting effects on senior survivors,...
Master’s plan Centenary brings classes to workplace
After years of facing the difficult issue of downsizing, many employers now are facing an entirely different issue: retention.
Wall training company acquired by German firm
A Wall-based provider of equipment and solutions in the technical training and education sector has been acquired by a German company, it announced recently.
Stockton College campaign raises 25.36M
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, through “You Make the Difference — The Campaign for Stockton College,” has raised $25.36 million dollars. The original goal, set by President Herman Saatkamp in 2011, was $20 million.
Alumni establish mentoring institute at William Paterson
William Paterson alumni William J. Pesce, a member of the University's Board of Trustees, and Henrietta M. Pesce, along with their children Michael and Katie, have donated a “generous gift” to establish the Pesce Family Mentoring Institute in the University's Care Development Center.
Grants fund college’s nursing scholarships
Thomas Edison State College has received $700,000 in grants that will enable it to provide scholarships to about 50 nursing students over the next three years. They will participate in an intensive one-year program that addresses a looming nurse shortage in New Jersey — as older nurses retire and aging baby boomers need more medical care.
WorkForce 55 program celebrates graduation
The Christie Administration and the New Jersey Community College Consortium hosted a graduation ceremony Monday at Hudson County College for one of 10 classes of workers who completed the WorkForce 55 program.
Restructuring Act is transforming Rowan
The New Jersey Medicinal and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act has, within its first year, brought changes that Rowan President Dr. Ali Houshmand is calling in a news release “the most tremendous and promising transformation we have celebrated in our 90-year history.”
Rosman named dean of Fairleigh Dickinson’s Silberman College of Business
Fairleigh Dickinson is welcoming a new dean into its midst, and this one has a focus in business.
Caldwell College earns university status
Caldwell College has been upgraded to Caldwell University. The switch was made official July 1 with the announcement of its new name and logo. The change comes after 75 years as a college and a trend of steady growth.
More Hermann Rutgers athletic director on new facilities, new rivalries, new competition … and even jai alai
Not all of our wide-ranging interview with Rutgers athletic director made the print publication. Here are a few more extras: