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RVCC Opens $11.5M Workforce Training Center

May 23, 2017

 

 

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College ushered in a new era of hands-on learning on May 23 with the official opening of the College’s Workforce Training Center, designed in partnership with local industry to better serve the area's economic and employment needs.

The 47,000 square foot building houses  a variety of hands-on career-training ...

Menendez Kicks Off Jersey Jobs Tour

ELIZABETH, NJ – Esteven Maas needed a job. “I was out of work with a wife and two children, and it was scary. I was sending out resumes, then I got this email saying, ‘Learn to be a machinist.’ I thought, ‘Wow! that is related to what I was doing.’”

He entered the manufacturing program at Union County and had a job waiting for him at New Jersey ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

Business Partnership Introduces Somerset County/NJ Employer Toolkit

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership has launched the Somerset County/NJ Employer Toolkit to help boost tourism, workforce development, and economic development by to provide vital information to visitors, residents, employers, and employees.

The Somerset County Employer Toolkit is the result of a year of collaboration among private and public ...

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno Speaks to Business Leaders in Somerville April 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ – New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, a candidate in the Republican gubernatorial Primary June 6, has scheduled a discussion with the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee on Friday, April 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St.

The April meeting continues a monthly series presented in collaboration with the Somerset County ...

SCBP Sponsors Conference on Environment and Labor

BRANCHBURG, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership is co-sponsoring an April 21 conference, "Beyond Reconciliation: The Potential for Common Ground on the Environment and Labor” at Raritan Valley Community College at 9 a.m. in the RVCC Conference Center at 118 Lamington Road.

The program is open to the public and part of RVCC’s commemoration of Earth ...

Amazon.com Worldwide Consumer CEO Speaks to Hillsborough Business Association

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Jeffrey A. Wilke, one of three CEOs at Amazon.com, will be the guest speaker at the April 19 Business Social sponsored by the Hillsborough Business Association at the Restaurant at Royce Brook, 201 Hamilton Road, from 6-8 p.m.

His topic will be “Inventing for Consumers at Amazon.”

The networking event is sold out;  If you would like to ...

Former White House Chief Technology Expert Keynote Speaker at Tech Conference

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Dr. Edward Felten, director, Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University and former Deputy US Chief Technology Officer, White House Office of Science and Technology will be keynote speaker at the 8th annual NJ-GMIS conference, April 6, at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave., Somerset.

Leaders in Jersey government technology will ...

Job Seekers Invited to Free Lecture Series on Effective Job Search Tools

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Job seekers are invited to a free lecture series providing tips on how to conduct a more effective job search in today's changing work climate.

Every Monday, adults in transition meet at Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey (PSGCNJ) to network, share support, and listen to job search advice from experts in helping people find their next career.

Upcoming ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

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Zwicker Encourages Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing, STEM at RVCC Roundtable

May 1, 2017

BRANCHBURG, NJ – State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) joined Raritan Valley Community College President Michael J. McDonough on April 27th, in hosting a roundtable discussion on fostering the growth of advanced manufacturing and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) businesses in New Jersey. 

“In order for New Jersey to thrive and meet the ...