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Career Classroom: State investment in vo-tech schools targets specific workforce sectors

For businesses repeatedly hitting “renew” on job postings, the state Legislature just sent a strong message that real solutions are on the way. Last week, lawmakers gave final approval for $220 million in grants...

Helping hand: Rutgers, businesses team up to get older, unemployed workers back into workforce

Unemployment numbers don’t just tell the story of inexperienced, younger workers slipping through the cracks. Older individuals, sometimes with decades of experience to cite on a résumé, have also taken the fall as companies...

Felician names former admiral its sixth president

Felician University has named its interim president to the permanent role, it announced Monday, making James W. Crawford III the Rutherford college’s sixth president. The retired admiral, who was the 43rd judge advocate general of...

Murphy: Masking in fall will be up to individual school districts

Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday afternoon that the state will leave the decision on masking of students to individual school districts. But, he noted, students are allowed to wear face masks if they choose...

Newly merged independent colleges organization, ICUNJ, names new president

The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey and the Independent College Fund of New Jersey have become one merged organization, and named a new president to lead it, they announced Monday. The...

Stockton’s A.C. campus honored for ‘excellence in innovation’

Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus is being honored for its excellence in innovation. Last week, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities announced Stockton would be receiving an Excellence and Innovation Award for Regional and...

Bill to give child care industry $100M approved unanimously by Legislature, headed to governor

A bill that would appropriate $100 million to support the child care industry was passed unanimously by the Legislature on Thursday and will be sent to Gov. Phil Murphy. The bill (A5863/S3990), which passed 74-0...

Newark Business Hub, Rutgers partner in effort to empower Black and brown entrepreneurs

The Newark Business Hub announced Monday that it has formed a partnership with Rutgers University in an effort to greater elevate Black and brown entrepreneurs. The partnership will provide access to the NBH online learning...

Pay It Forward loan program for job training: No-interest, no-fee and possibly no need...

Creating pathways to middle-class jobs for those who are not meant for college — or those who can’t afford it — has been a top priority of Gov. Phil Murphy since he took office. On...

Pingry School to buy campus of closing Purnell School in Bedminster

The Pingry School, one of New Jersey’s prominent private K-12 day schools, announced it is acquiring the campus of Purnell School in the Pottersville section of Bedminster Township, with plans to expand its existing...

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Woodmont Industrial sells 101,425 sq. ft. distribution center in Woodbridge

Woodmont Industrial Partners announced the sale of a 101,425-square-foot Class A distribution center in the Hopelawn section of Woodbridge on Friday. The property, 85 New...

Mask mandate for schools this fall? Assembly Education chair hints at need

Assembly Education Committee Chairwoman Pam Lampitt did not directly say masks should be mandated when students and educators return to school this fall —...

10 microlenders (CDFIs and MDIs) each get $200K grant from EDA

Ten lenders will receive grants of $200,000 through the Micro Lender Support Grant Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the EDA...

Hoboken to distribute nearly $2M in grants to 12 nonprofits

Hoboken will distribute approximately $2 million to local nonprofits and public agencies to help them provide vital services for low- and moderate-income residents and...

Pop-up store at American Dream giving autistic students real-time, real-world experience

Students on the autism spectrum in New Jersey receive perhaps the best instruction in the country for ASD kids. Transitioning to the work world...