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Bergen Community College To Hold Special Saturday Registration Hours in Hackensack, Extend Registration Hours through First Day of Fall Classes

August 20, 2018

Bergen Community College will offer special Saturday registration hours at its Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center location at 355 Main Street, Hackensack this week. Students can visit Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to register for the fall semester, which begins Sept. 5.

Bergen will also offer extended registration hours through the first day of classes at the main campus in Paramus ...

Georgia Man Arrested, Charged with Making Bomb Threat to Paramus Catholic in May

PARAMUS, NJ -- An arrest has been made after a three month investigation into terroristic threats made to Paramus Catholic High School.

On Thursday, May 10, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a telephone caller using technology to disguise his calling line identity placed two telephone calls to Paramus Catholic High School threatening gun violence and ...

Bergen County High School Ranked As One of the Best in the Nation for Sending Graduates to Elite Colleges

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Academies was recognized and ranked by the website Polarislist for being one of the best high schools in New Jersey and one of the best in the country for sending its graduating students to three of the most elite colleges. It was ranked in the top 10 in the U.S. and top three in New Jersey.

“Our Academies represent some of the best and ...

Bergen Recognized for Economic Mobility of Programs

PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen Community College has received recognition from SR Education Group as one of the nation’s top schools for online programs offering low-income students greater opportunity for upward economic mobility.

“Staying true to the community college mission of access and opportunity, Bergen develops innovative academic degree and certificate programs that help ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration last week.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was officially launched ...

Bergen County Aims to Eliminate Youth Homelessness, Creates Young Adult Homelessness Task Force

HACKENSACK, NJ -- On Thursday afternoon, Bergen County Executive signed an act creating a Young Adult Homelessness Task Force, aimed at providing support services and assisting homeless young adults and unaccompanied youth aged 18 to 24.  The effort comes on the heels of the County’s recent success in achieving the status of “functional zero” for both veteran ...

Some Bergen Students Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students in Bergen County could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration this week. 

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

Governor Murphy Signs School Funding Bill, Aid to Paramus Schools to Increase by Nearly $400K

CLIFFSIDE PARK – Governor Phil Murphy celebrated the signing of a school funding bill the Governor's office called "historic" today, appearing at a signing ceremony this morning at a Cliffside Park elementary school. The bill makes changes to the state's school funding formula that will result in Paramus public schools receiving a 17.8% increase in education aid ...

Rutgers Hikes Tuition, Student Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors has approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.

Student housing will increase 1.9 percent, and ...

Westfield GSP Raises over $17K to benefit Paramus Children's Health Foundation, East Brook Crash Victims

PARAMUS, NJ -- On June 20, 2018, Westfield Garden State Plaza’s retailers and restaurants participated in the mall-wide initiative Shop & Dine For A Cause by donating funds and a percentage of their sales for the day to support the victims and families of the East Brook school bus crash that claimed two lives and left dozens injured. The total amount raised ...

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