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...

Biotech has found extra help: High school students

Going from trusting teenagers with the family car to having confidence in them to run robotics and more in a New Jersey biotech lab — it’s a big step. But a new startup, Visikol, has...

Centenary launching BS in accounting in Parsippany

Centenary University’s School of Professional Studies is starting a new bachelor of science in accounting program. The school is getting ready to celebrate its one-year anniversary at the Mack-Cali Professional Building in Parsippany, with new...

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Hoboken education business makes acquisition

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