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Register Now to Take Continuing Education Courses this Summer

The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College has posted the summer 2017 brochure online and registration is now open.  Classes are offered for adults as well as youth ages 11-18 and programs run from early June through August.  The Continuing Education Department offers non-credit classes for professional development and career enhancement, leisure and personal enrichment, English as a Second Language (ESL), and courses in Spanish.

Professional development classes offered this summer include Career Planning and Exploration; Certified Bookkeeper; Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA); EKG Technician; Human Resource Management; Microsoft Office Suite 2016 including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Personal Trainer National Certification; EMT Technician; Pharmacy Technician; and Phlebotomy Technician.  

Leisure and personal enrichment classes include CPR/AED, Guitar I and II, Spanish I and II, Abdominal Core/Strengthening, and Zumba Toning. 

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Youth programs begin the week of June 26 and feature creative and innovative summer enrichment workshops for both boys and girls including Acting; Advanced Minecraft Flix; Algebra Review; Better-Thinker, Better-Writer, Better-Grades; Chemical Wizardry; Design your Own Comic Book; Game Labs; Introduction to Film and TV; Junior Physicians; Middle School Math Review; Photography Art Camp; Code Breakers; Make Your First 3D Creation; Minecraft Animators; STEM Challenges; The Writer Within: Creative Writing; Virtual Reality; and SAT Exam Prep classes.   

For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education catalog online at To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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Union County Students to 'March for Our Lives' Saturday in Union

March 18, 2018

UNION, NJ – Students from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall on Saturday, March 24, in an anti-gun violence march.

Led by steering committee chairman Colin Sumner, the march, which has the support of Senator Joseph Cryan, Moms Demand Action, Union County Chapter, and the Union County Freeholders, is not aimed at taking away guns, but ending gun ...

UC Tech Student Volunteers Put Fun and Games to Work for Special Needs Learners

March 20, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Earlier this month, a group of 51 students in grades 9 to 11 from the Teacher Education Academy at UC TECH staged an indoor carnival for special needs learners. More than 140 participants from the community attended the event and enjoyed plinko, corn hole, dance revolution, hula hoop activities, a DJ, prizes and more.

UC TECH is part of the Union County ...

Cranford Police Blotter: DWI Arrest & More

March 20, 2018

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity.  Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation.  All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.  


1.  03/14/2018 11:32 a.m. 

North Avenue East at Elizabeth Avenue

Arrested:  Shannen Garbiras, 19, Roselle ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, March 21, 7:00 PM

The Cranford Hotel (hosted by Calvary Lutheran Church), Cranford

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Cranford High School Auditorium, Cranford

Cranford High School Senior Fashion Show Friday, ...

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'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...

Proud to support Tom Malinowski for Congress

March 8, 2018

Every single day, whether I want to be or not, I am reminded how important it is that Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives in November and check Donald Trump. Fortunately, there is a terrific candidate in New Jersey's 7th Congressional District who can beat incumbent Leonard Lance. That candidate is Tom Malinowski.

I'm a lifelong New Jersey resident -- including ...