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Rowan University President Ali Houshmand has witnessed too many Rowan students leaving school due to a financial emergency. Scores of students around the country are forced to interrupt their educations when a parent dies, suffers a prolonged illness or loses a job and money becomes scarce. What begins as a leave of absence often ends ...

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American Water signs on for Princeton’s E-ffiliates Partnership

Princeton University’s E-ffiliates Partnership has added American Water to its list of company members, which already includes ExxonMobil, PSEG, Siemens and NRG. The Camden-based water and wastewater utility announced its participation Friday, which it says marks an expansion for the program into the water industry, including energy and water processes. “Together, our two organizations will ...

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MCCC and Haldeman Auto Group internships offer pipeline to jobs

Mercer County Community College is partnering with Haldeman Auto Group on an internship through which qualified automotive students can participate at Haldeman’s Lexus, Ford and Subaru dealerships. Students are paid, receive tools, and earn scholarship funding. Haldeman Lexus Vice President Brian Bennett says the dealership is committed to education for its workforce and training students ...

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New Jersey professors rank in Education Week’s top 200

Robert Kelchen, a Seton Hall University assistant professor in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services, was chosen by publication Education Week, as No. 32 in its annual ranking of the top 200 American educational scholars for 2019. W. Steven Barnett, a professor of Education Economics ...

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Centenary University starts sustainable practices program

Hackettstown-based Centenary University is starting an academic program in sustainable practices, offering students the opportunity to minor, complete a concentration or earn a certificate in this field. The courses are offered through Centenary’s Department of Business. Sustainable practices involves economics, the environment, and social responsibility in relation to a company’s bottom line. Michael Russell, the ...

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Stevens Institute of Technology adds Artificial Intelligence Institute

K.P. Subbalakshmi is the founding director of the Stevens Institute of Technology’s recently launched Institute for Artificial Intelligence, which was created to conduct research into areas that impact every day life, such as early warning detection for Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, skin cancer and irregular heartbeats, and improving infrastructure safety through AI-enhanced smart underwater robots.

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