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Panel Discussion in Sparta: School Consolidation Complex and Costly

December 9, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – A large crowd filled the Sparta High School media center on Wednesday to hear a panel discussion about school consolidation.  More than 150 people attended the event sponsored by New Jersey School Boards’ Association, according to Ray Pinney, Director of Member Engagement.

The through discussion of topic hit both sides of the issue.  “Some say it is a ...

Trinitas and Rutgers Announce Medical School Sponsorship

ELIZABETH, NJ—The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) is the new sponsor of the Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency Programs of Trinitas Regional Medical, announced officials. The alliance will enhance medical education and patient care at Trinitas.

In existence for over 30 years, Trinitas’ residency program gives physicians in training the knowledge, technical ...

Equine Scholarship Offered to 4-H and FFA Members

TRENTON, N.J.— The New Jersey Equine Advisory Board is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help New Jersey 4-H and FFA members pursue their equine activities.

Members of organizations represented on the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board also are eligible. Applicants must be New Jersey residents between the ages of 15 and 19.

The Sara Dubinin Scholarship, in memory of Sara Dubinin who ...

Bloomfield College receives $1 million gift from J.C. Kellogg Foundation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield College has received one million dollars from the JC Kellogg Foundation. This gift marks one of the largest gifts by a foundation in the College's 150 years. This creative gift is an endowment that will allow the College to create a new pension incentive program for staff, with eligibility depending on the employee's annual salary.

Established ...

Aspiring Journalists Can Enter AHP Student Award Contest

American Horse Publications knows all about students with a passion for horses and equine media. The AHP Student Award program, which began in 1993, was initiated to promote awareness to students of the career opportunities available in equine publishing. “AHP’s involvement with students is a rewarding experience for both the students and the association,” says AHP Executive ...

Football: Witherspoon Awarded MVP Scholarship at Annual Investors Bank Cup

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – After ending his senior season with 27 touchdowns at the annual Investors Bank Cup Wednesday night, Bloomfield running back Jeremy Witherspoon was honored with the Investors Bank Annual $500 Scholarship.

Each year, the holiday rivalry game is played between Bloomfield and Montclair and the MVP from each team is presented with the scholarship as well as a commemorative ...

Essex County College placed on probation by Middle States Commission

Essex County College has been placed on probation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, according to a documented official action taken by the Commission at their Nov. 16 meeting.

The college was warned a year ago by the Middle States Commission--the entity which grants accreditation to area colleges--that it was in jeopardy of losing its ...

Rutgers grad students pushing for university response on Congress tax bill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers ​University ​graduate students are pushing the university president for assurance that he’d advocate for them against a potential tax-hike by Congress, which ​many argue ​could hit graduate students particularly hard.

The House of Representatives plan, which passed last week, would turn the tuition remission for graduate and teaching assistants into a ...

Our Lady of the Lake School Provides Rigorous Academics in Nurturing Environment

VERONA, NJ - For more than 90 years, Our Lady of the Lake School has been educating students and preparing them for life in general.  What started out as a small parish school in 1923 has grown to a multi-building campus with a reputation for providing quality education, earning it two consecutive National Blue Ribbon awards.  

"At Our Lady of the Lake, we offer a rigorous ...

Bloomfield Educational Foundation Presents $83,150 to Board of Education

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Educational Foundation presented a check for $83,150 to the Bloomfield Board of Education at Tuesday's meeting to support innovative learning and teaching in the school system. 

“We are so pleased to support the Bloomfield School System and to be able to enhance the educational experience for all students,” stated Terry Mullane, ...

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