N.J. schools honor Fox with public service programs

The College of New Jersey and Montclair State University are honoring the late Jamie Fox by establishing two mentorship programs designed to cultivate a new generation of public service professionals. The programs will work in...

Strothers to lead Jobs for N.J.’s Graduates program

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced recently that Sandra Strothers was named executive director of the foundation’s Jobs for New Jersey's Graduates program. The program is designed to help at-risk high school students...

N.J. gets FastTrac location, through partnership

The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship in Chatham has partnered with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, an internationally renowned funder of entrepreneurial educational research, to offer its FastTrac GrowthVenture program at the Meadowlands Regional Chamber...

Princeton, lab firm create science incubator

A catalytic ecosystem is rapidly growing at Princeton University, according to Paul LaMarche. “We believe entrepreneurship enhances our capacity for societal service and global leadership,” LaMarche, vice provost of space programming and facilities at Princeton...

Seton Hall finds new law program has business twist

Seton Hall University’s law school, which launched a weekend degree option during the fall semester, is finding success with the part-time program, it told ROI-NJ recently. And not necessarily from aspiring lawyers. The school said...

Newark Schools cuts ribbon on central office

Newark Public Schools recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the official opening of its new central office, which will house 350 employees. CBRE said it represented NPS in the move to a 97,000-square-foot building at...

NJIT receives grants to develop construction talent

New Jersey Institute of Technology has received three state grants totaling $1.725 million to establish a Talent Development Center and Talent Network for the construction and utilities industry. The grants received from the New Jersey...

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...

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