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Ramapo gets $1M for recovery program

Earlier this month, the state of New Jersey confirmed that Ramapo College would receive a $999,408 grant to provide recovery housing and a comprehensive program for students who are recovering from drug and/or alcohol...

William Paterson launches U.S.’ 1st master’s in sales

William Paterson University has created the first graduate degree in professional sales in the nation. The program, an executive master of science in sales leadership, will prepare executives to advance strategic leadership roles from a...

Born in Hoboken, FinTech ‘graduates’ to NYC

Stevens Institute of Technology’s STEM startup incubator, Stevens Venture Center, has “graduated” its first company, FinTech Studios, and is overseeing its transition from Hoboken to offices near Manhattan’s World Trade Center. The company is the...

Asbury Park schools chief picked for Education

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy announced Friday that Asbury Park Schools Superintendent Lamont Repollet is his choice for commission of the Department of Education. At a ceremony at Barack Obama Elementary School in the city, Murphy said...

N.J. colleges fare well in online-degree rankings

In the latest U.S. News & World Report online-education rankings, Berkeley College was the top-rated bachelor’s degree program in New Jersey, while Stevens Institute of Technology was the highest-ranked MBA program in the state. Of...

Five N.J. colleges make Kiplinger ‘best value’ list

Kiplinger has named Princeton University the best value in America, thanks to its generous financial aid, nonexistent student loans and low student debt upon graduation. The New Jersey college beat out North Carolina’s Davidson University...

Zwicker is sole N.J. legislator whose ‘day job’ is in STEM

Assemblyman and Princeton University physicist Andrew Zwicker is the only elected official in the State House with a STEM career. There are others with degrees or backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and...

Houshmand says colleges must emulate businesses

Ali Houshmand became Rowan University’s seventh president in June 2012, after serving approximately six years as a provost and interim president. The rise of Rowan during his time at the top has been nothing short...

Thomas Edison names Merodie Hancock president

Merodie A. Hancock will be president of Thomas Edison State University beginning March 5. Hancock, president of the State University of New York Empire State College since 2013, was unanimously elected by the institution’s board...

Rowan making 10-year, $50M investment in med school

Rowan University’s board voted last week to invest $50 million over 10 years to the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, furthering the city’s commitment to developing a stronger “eds and meds” economy. The funding...

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At summit, BPU’s Fiordaliso says watchword for energy sector must be urgency

Opening remarks at Montclair State University’s third annual Clean and Sustainable Energy Summit were dominated by one word: urgency. Policymakers and researchers met Thursday for...

State Theatre N.J. announces October reopening, celebrates renovations

The historic State Theatre New Jersey will reopen in October after a year of major renovations, the organization said in a news release. The New...

Recycling firm leases space in Eatontown, Sheldon Gross says

An industrial space in Eatontown has been leased by a recycling company, according to real estate firm Sheldon Gross Realty. Sheldon Gross said OGS Recycling...

First National Realty Partners buys Georgia shopping center

First National Realty Partners, the Red Bank-based real estate investment firm, has acquired a grocery-anchored shopping center in Georgia, it announced this week. City Center...

Design retailer signs lease in Cinnaminson for its third location

Burlington Design Center, a retailer selling Benjamin Moore and other products, has signed a lease at a shopping center in Cinnaminson, according to real...