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EBHS Students Win County-Wide "'Don't Drive Dangerously" PSA Contest

May 24, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – High school students from throughout Middlesex County produced 30- to 60-second public service announcements to warn their friends and classmates about the dangers of driving while impaired or distracted.

The winners of Middlesex County’s 18th Annual 3D-Don’t Drive Dangerously PSA Contest were announced May 8 during a conference in ...

Somerville: Immaculata Community Celebrates Family Legacy

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School recently hosted its first Legacy Breakfast for alumni parents and their children currently enrolled in the Immaculate Conception Parish’s K-12 school system.

 Only 25 parishes nationwide have a K-12 program; the Somerville-based parish has been educating students at Immaculate Conception School since 1957 and at Immaculata High ...

The Inclusion Center Provides Transition and Training for Autistic Young Adults

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Autistic students in the East Brunswick have the benefit of an expansive program of services and support both within the school system and from community resources.  What happens, though, to those young adults who "age out" or graduate from high schools and still require direction and training?  The Inclusion Center of East Brunswick may provide the link ...

EBHS Senior Bella Mashanski Wins $25K "Live Mas" Scholarship from Taco Bell

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Taco Bell Foundation awarded $3 million in Live Más Scholarships to 300 young people across the country, and one of them was Isabella Mashanski from East Brunswick, NJ. She received $25,000 (the highest amount awarded). Isabella was chosen out of the 8,000 students who applied. Of the 300 winners, she was one of only 16 who received the $25,000 ...

Grant Will Fund Summer Gardening Internships on MCVTS East Brunswick Campus

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools will use a $10,000 grant from Sustainable Jersey for Schools to fund a summer internship program in which students with disabilities will work on gardens on the East Brunswick and Piscataway campuses.

Ten students will be paid to work three days a week for nine weeks on the 2,500-square-foot fruit and vegetable gardens.

PayPal CEO Says Rutgers Grads Need to "Help Repair the World"

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dan Schulman, president and CEO of PayPal, called on the Class of 2018 on Sunday to take a stand for social justice as they graduate during a time of unprecedented technological and social change.

He talked about the decision at PayPal to rescind plans to build a global operations center in North Carolina following legislation many considered discriminatory ...

Seven Fun Facts about RU Graduation this Weekend

NEW BRUNSWICK - Enjoy these seven fun facts about Rutgers' graduation this weekend, courtesy of the university's PR department.

1. Rutgers’ commencement will take place for the eighth time in High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus in Piscataway. From 2004 through 2010, commencement was held on Voorhees Mall on Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s College Avenue ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Graduation Brings Heavy Weekend Traffic

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - An estimated 45,000 people will fill High Point Stadium in Piscataway for Rutgers University graduation ceremonies this Sunday, bringing heavy traffic throughout much of the day.

The first ceremony at the stadium will begin at 10 a.m., followed by another at 12:30 p.m. and another later ceremony at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

Local roadways, including ...

NJ 's First Lady to Speak at Douglass Graduation on May 12

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy is set to  speak at Douglass Residential College’s 97th Convocation on May 12, encouraging graduating seniors to use their leadership skills to benefit the public in New Jersey and beyond, university officials announced.

“Douglass is honored to have first lady of New Jersey, Tammy Murphy, speak at our ...

Hammarskjold Art Students to Have Their Work Displayed at Rutgers Gallery

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Approximately 160 students from Hammarskjold Middle School will have their original artwork displayed in the Rutgers Art Library located on the New Brunswick Campus in Voorhees Hall at 71 Hamilton Street.  One of several specialized libraries at Rutgers, the Art Library is a popular place on campus, with over 90,000 volumes related to the arts. The ...

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Inclusion Center to Start Programs on June 2

May 23, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Disability Allies, Inc. (DA), a 501(c)(3) organization based in East Brunswick opened the Young Adult Inclusion Center on April 28, 2018 is featuring a variety of programs to Young Adults with Special Needs in the following areas: Technology, Music, Theatre/Drama, Cooking/Baking, Arts & Crafts, and Poetry & Creative Writing. The programs are set to begin on June ...