Jul 15, 2014

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.

Jul 14, 2014

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,...

Jul 14, 2014

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.

Jul 14, 2014

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.

Jul 10, 2014

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.

Jul 9, 2014

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.

Jul 7, 2014

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.

Jul 7, 2014

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.

Jul 2, 2014

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.”

Jul 1, 2014

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.

Jul 1, 2014

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.

Jul 1, 2014

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: