3 Hillsborough College Students Inducted into FDU Honor Societies

September 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ -- Three college students from Hillsborough have been inducted into Fairleigh Dickinson University's Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Spring 2017 semester.

Gabriella Perruso has been inducted into FDU's Phi Omega Epsilon honor society. Eligibility for membership in the University's senior honor society is established by completing at least 90 ...

Hillsborough Library Challenges Youngsters with littleBits, Gadgets and Gizmos

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - The Township Library used littleBits, Gadgets and Gizmos to keep youngsters entertained and challenged earlier this week.

The first class in the littleBits Gadgets and Gizmos series was held Sept. 11.

The series is designed for youth to learn about and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts and other 21st century technology skills.

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Somerset County Teacher of the Year:  An Honor He Chooses To Share with Those Who Taught Him

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The electronic horn resonates in the hallways of Somerville High School to signal the end of the school day, but outside Room 214 a crowd of freshmen with backpacks and book bags congregates waiting for the door to open.

The students file in, right arms extended, to fist bump the teacher who greets them just inside the room. It’s the usual routine, every Monday and ...

Somerville HS Teacher Selected Somerset County Teacher of the Year

TRENTON, NJ – Michael Skomba, an 11th and 12th-grade Social Studies teacher at Somerville High School has been named Somerset County Teacher of the Year by the state Department of Education.

The NJDOE released its list of 21 New Jersey county winners for the 2017-18 school year on Tuesday.

The County Teachers of the Year are recognized for valuable contributions to their local ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Football Standout Begins NFL Career with Minnesota Vikings


SOMERVILLE, NJ – Standout Immaculata High School football player Tashawn Bower has played himself onto the opening day roster of the Minnesota Vikings after a four-year collegiate career at defensive end for perennial powerhouse LSU.

Bower, Class of 2013, becomes the second graduate of Immaculata to make it to the NFL. Theo Riddick, Class of 2009, is the featured running back ...

Hillsborough Elementary Schools Get High Grades from National Rating Service


HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Four of the township’s elementary schools are included in a list of the Top 200 grade schools in New Jersey by a national service that rates the quality of public schools K-12, colleges, best neighborhoods and other quality of life issues.

Earlier this year, selected the Hillsborough school district as one of the best in New Jersey.

The ...

East Brunswick Offers to House and Educate Displaced Houston Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen has extended a welcome to the families and students displaced by Hurricane Harvey to come to the township and keep up with their education.

 Cohen sent a message to Alan Bernstein, director of Communications for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner extending an invitation to house and educate displaced students from Houston and the surrounding ...

Somerville: Immaculata High School Launches 4 New Academic Initiatives


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School is launching four new academic initiatives in the 2017 school year,, inspired by the school’s pillars: faith, scholarship, service, and friendship.  

Immaculata is one of approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement AP CapstoneTM - an innovative diploma program for high school students to develop successful college skills: ...

Hillsborough Schools Appoint New Language Supervisor

​HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Board of Education has appointed​ ​Roberto​ ​Lugo​ ​Jr., as​ ​District​ ​Supervisor​ ​of​ ​World​ ​Languages​ ​and​ ​English​ ​as​ ​a Second​ ​Language.​

​Lugo​ ​will​ ​join​ ​Hillsborough​ ​Township​ ​Public​ ​Schools​ ​on​ ​or​ ​before​ ​Nov.13​ ​from​ ​Northern​ ​Burlington​ ​County​ ​Regional​ ​School​ ​District​ ​where​ ​he​ ​served​ ​as​ ​a​ ​high school​ ...

Rutgers Sets New Record, Raises $209.1M from 50,000 Donors


NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For the first time in its history, Rutgers has raised more than $200 million in an academic year.  

Rutgers alumni and friends of the university helped raise a record $209.1 million in the past year – 11 percent higher than the previous record set in 2015. The funds will be used to support student scholarships across the institution, groundbreaking ...

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