Education

Education

By Eric Strauss
Trenton/Freehold | November 16, 2017 at 3:20 pm

16 11, 2017

NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs

2017-11-16T15:20:51+00:00

The New Jersey Education Association and the iPlay America entertainment venue are partnering on a variety of educational events and programs, they announced Thursday. The statewide teachers union, headquartered in Trenton, and the gaming and events complex in Freehold are sponsoring Danny’s Book Club, a longstanding program that encourages children ...

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NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs 2017-11-16T15:20:51+00:00
15 11, 2017

How to help millennials figure out health plans? Ask them

2017-11-17T10:33:41+00:00

Conventional wisdom — and actuary tables — say that when a lot of younger people buy health insurance, insurance companies are better off. This assumes, of course, that younger people are healthier and less likely to use services. But how can these younger and supposedly healthier low-utilizers avoid costly visits ...

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How to help millennials figure out health plans? Ask them 2017-11-17T10:33:41+00:00
10 11, 2017

NJIT opens WEC, an athletic facility and more (slideshow)

2017-11-17T10:15:33+00:00

When New Jersey Institute of Technology cut the ribbon on its new 220,000-square-foot Wellness and Events Center on Friday morning, all of the biggest dignitaries from the university, the city and the county came to participate. And for good reason. The center, filled with learning, meeting and fitness centers — ...

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NJIT opens WEC, an athletic facility and more (slideshow) 2017-11-17T10:15:33+00:00
9 11, 2017

RCBC to oversee N.J. logistics development center

2017-11-13T10:48:50+00:00

Rowan College at Burlington County’s Workforce Development Institute was chosen to oversee the state’s Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Talent Development Center. RCBC will receive $1.2 million to serve as a center of excellence in the industry sector from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The center will create ...

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RCBC to oversee N.J. logistics development center 2017-11-13T10:48:50+00:00
6 11, 2017

Nonprofit Profile: Bring Dinner Home, helping children in need

2017-11-08T08:28:21+00:00

Origin Founded in in 2011 by Amy and Monica C. Smith, who recognized that there is an undeniable and profound connection between hunger and a child’s ability to succeed in school and in life. That’s why, in partnership with Principal Sam Garrison, Monica and Amy chose to adopt Camden Street ...

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Nonprofit Profile: Bring Dinner Home, helping children in need 2017-11-08T08:28:21+00:00
3 11, 2017

Political institute director leaves Rider for new Rowan post

2017-11-07T11:52:21+00:00

Benjamin Dworkin, the director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics, is leaving Rider University to become director of Rowan University’s new Institute for Public Policy. “Ben will start here in January 2018,” a spokesperson for Rowan told ROI-NJ. “In his role as director of the Institute for Public ...

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Political institute director leaves Rider for new Rowan post 2017-11-07T11:52:21+00:00
3 11, 2017

Interest in Camden grows, thanks to ‘Eds and Meds,’ study finds

2017-11-03T13:26:03+00:00

Proof that Camden’s redevelopment is having an effect, ever so slightly, on its favorability as a place to live and work was released by the Camden Higher Education and Healthcare Task Force this week. The report states there is demand for new and refurbished housing in the city, and that ...

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Interest in Camden grows, thanks to ‘Eds and Meds,’ study finds 2017-11-03T13:26:03+00:00
3 11, 2017

Montclair State launches Presidential Scholars Program

2017-11-07T11:55:13+00:00

Montclair State University is introducing a new scholarship program for freshmen, awarding $5,000 and career preparation guidance. The applicants for the new program have to be New Jersey residents, maintain a 3.5 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale in high school, be first-time freshmen and study at MSU to qualify ...

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Montclair State launches Presidential Scholars Program 2017-11-07T11:55:13+00:00
3 11, 2017

Stevens starts STEM program aimed at underserved H.S. students

2017-11-16T11:41:24+00:00

Stevens Institute of Technology is launching a program to help underserved students and underrepresented minorities get STEM-related jobs. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics is a growing field. The Hoboken school’s ACES program, Accessing Careers in Engineering and Science, will include financial support for these students. The 2017-18 launch will include ...

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Stevens starts STEM program aimed at underserved H.S. students 2017-11-16T11:41:24+00:00
2 11, 2017

Quest for Amazon began with growth of Newark schools

2017-11-06T10:22:28+00:00

When Gov. Chris Christie announced recently that Newark’s bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters would be the only one in the state to get the administration’s approval, Don Katz was not in the audience as an official of Amazon. He was there as the founder and CEO of Audible.com, a ...

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Quest for Amazon began with growth of Newark schools 2017-11-06T10:22:28+00:00
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