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Dianne Grossman, Mallory's Mom & Founder of Mallory's Army, to Speak in New Providence

August 11, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to parents and create enrichment programs for schools to put a solution ...

Union County College Receives $1.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation under New Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding to 31 new projects nationwide that aim to increase retention and graduation rates for ...

Sensory Friendly Trail at Watchung Reservation Official Ribbon Cutting is Monday, Aug. 20

An official ribbon cutting by members of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will mark the opening of the first-ever Sensory Trail at the Watchung Reservation and in the county.

The ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the head of the trail, behind the Trailside Nature and Science Center. The trail will be open and accessible to all and allow residents to ...

Hold that Acceptance Letter: Rutgers University Degrees Now Offered at Brookdale in Lincroft

Cutting Edge Partnership is Moving to Lincroft

LINCROFT, NJ – The educational landscape just shifted in Monmouth County as Rutgers University and Brookdale Community College launches a truly innovative partnership. 

According to the partnership, this fall, area students will be able to earn Rutgers University bachelor’s degrees at Brookdale Community College’s ...

Explore New Fall Programs For Teens at the Summit Area YMCA

Looking for something fun to do after school for your teen? The Summit Area YMCA offers engaging and educational programs, special events, workshops and trips to help teens discover and explore their interests and talents outside the classroom. At the Y, we’re committed to keeping teens involved in a variety of fun activities that not only build healthy bodies, but stronger minds ...

New Season of Adult Enrichment Classes Begins at Summit Area YMCA

A Body in motion, stays in motion. Engaging in an active lifestyle for both the mind and body is important, especially as we age.

The Summit Area YMCA offers a wide selection of engaging activities, programs and trips designed for active older adults. Our classes, from Duplicate Bridge to Self Defense, are geared to improve physical and cognitive wellbeing while being enjoyable and social! At ...

Summit Board Of Education Presents Resolution Of Recognition To Summit Area YMCA

On June 14, 2018, the Summit Area YMCA (SAY) received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for our work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities. The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School district job coach and Special Needs Teachers in providing certain students with skills ...

Berkeley Heights Superintendent Judith Rattner Announces Retirement

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Judith A. Rattner, Superintendent of the Berkeley Heights Public Schools since 2005, has announced her intention to retire from her position effective December 1, 2018.

Rattner began her employment in the Berkeley Heights School District in August 2000, when she was appointed to the position of Assistant Superintendent. She assumed the role of the District's ...

Explore Long Island's Gold Coast and The Beauty of the Gilded Age with the Summit Area YMCA

Join your friends at the Summit Area YMCA for a fun-filled day of exploration, friends, and lunch!  Our trip is all-inclusive with round-trip bus transportation from Summit.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

• Stroll through the outdoor sculpture garden and enjoy a private tour of the “True Colors” exhibit at the Nassau County Art museum, an extravagant estate once owned by ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

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Union County College Receives $1.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation under New Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

August 15, 2018

CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding to 31 new projects nationwide that aim to increase retention and graduation rates for ...