Education

Practical education

A few months ago, the Nursing Simulation Lab at Raritan Valley Community College was completely renovated thanks to a $125,000 donation from Sanofi. The updated lab gives nursing students the opportunity to engage in collaborative learning and develop their skills through meaningful clinical experiences.

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Making the law work for immigrants

Pina Cirillo and Iman Saad are both new on the job at their respective employers, but they’re not wasting time finding the office supplies and coffee maker. Both are on the front lines of immigration law, meeting with detainees at Essex County Jail and the Elizabeth Detention Center to offer pro bono representation through the ...

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Help from the private sector

Michael Anderson, a Harvard University graduate from Newark and the author of “Misadventures of The American Dreamer: Nick Ca$h vs. Everyone," also co-founded financial technology platform MPAC Solutions, which has developed a three-tier approach to support the Powered by Publics initiative.

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The old college try

Montclair State University and Rutgers University are among the 130 public research universities aiming to award hundreds of thousands more degrees by the year 2025, eliminate the achievement gap for low-income, minority and first-generation students while expanding access to higher education and sharing data with other colleges.

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