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Christie, pushing to keep Jersey kids in state, helps open NJIT center

The New Jersey Institute of Technology cut the ribbon on its $19 million Life Sciences and Engineering Center on Thursday morning. And Gov. Chris Christie made it perfectly clear who it is for: the students...

Hudson CC opens state-of-the-art, 70K sq.ft. STEM building

STEM education in Hudson County got a big boost Tuesday with the ribbon-cutting to open a $25.9 million, 70,070-square-foot building on the Jersey City campus of Hudson County Community College. The new STEM facility consolidates...

Rutgers Business School team wins $1M ‘Nobel Prize for students’

A Rutgers Business School team’s transportation plan to return dignity to millions of refugees garnered it the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship this weekend. The prize is often referred to as the Nobel...

At Stevens, Carnegie Corp. award for president comes with $500K grant

Stevens Institute of Technology President Nariman Farvardin was one of seven college and university presidents selected by Carnegie Corp. of New York to receive the 2017 Academic Leadership Award, in recognition of exceptional leadership...

8 N.J. colleges make prestigious U.S. News list (Princeton is No. 1 again)

Princeton is No. 1 … again. Princeton University topped the all-important U.S. News & World Report college rankings for the seventh straight year. The rankings, which were released Tuesday morning, included eight schools from New Jersey,...

Financing for New Brunswick PAC is complete — and we’ve got the details

Chris Paladino sums it up this way: New Brunswick’s ability to land a state-of-the-art $171.8 million performing arts center — one of the biggest public-private partnership deals in state history — is aided by...

Rowan College at Burlington’s president on unexpected leave

The president of Rowan College at Burlington County has taken an unexpected leave. The board of trustees approved paid administrative leave for President Paul Drayton at a special Aug. 30 meeting. Details about the move were...

Student Transportation to manage operations for college vendor

Student Transportation Inc. increased its service to higher education. The Wall-based company's light Managed Services Group has contracted with affiliates of The Scion Group to manage the transportation system and fleet operations at several student...

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Building that needs no introduction: Department of Health HQ to be named for Persichilli

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It was a few days after her husband had suffered a debilitating stroke that would eventually cost him his life. Anne Evans Estabrook was sitting...

Columbia Bank to acquire Freehold Bank through merger agreement

The parent of Columbia Bank has signed a merger agreement to acquire Freehold Bank, it announced this week. Columbia Bank MHC, the mutual holding company...