Paterson Native Student Emanuel Acosta Starred in and Sang Bass in Wheaton University Production

April 20, 2017

WHEATON, IL (04/20/2017)-- Wheaton College student Emanuel Acosta of Paterson, New Jersey performed in the spring 2017 Men's Glee Club Concert. Acosta sang bass 1.

The Wheaton College Conservatory of Music provides students with comprehensive instruction that cultivates creativity, proficiency, and achievement in a Christ-centered environment. For more information, please ...

WPU Professor Awarded Woodrow Wilson Foundations Career Enhancement Fellowship



-- Stephanie Rivera Berruz is one of 30 faculty honorees nationwide

Stephanie Rivera Berruz, an assistant professor of philosophy at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship. She is ...

'Paterson and Its People' Documentary by WPU Professor Wins Award at Festival

PATERSON, NJ - "Paterson and Its People," a documentary about Paterson by William Paterson University sociology professor Vince Parrillo, won the award for best documentary feature at the 2017 Garden State Film Festival held in Atlantic City from March 30 to April 2, 2017.

Parrillo and Jaroslaw Ziaja were co-producers of the film; Rhoderick Holliday, of the university’s ...

Parents Defend Embattled Paterson Eastside Coach; BOE Votes For Termination

PATERSON, N.J.- In a tense showdown on Wednesday Night, the Paterson Public Schools Board of Education voted 5-2 to approve the termination of Supervisor of Athletics Gregory Cooper, Eastside High School Basketball Coach Juan Griles, and Eastside High School Assistant Boys Basketball Coach Alberto Maldonado. 

This decision came after Griles was investigated by Division of Child Protection ...

Passaic County Freeholders Offers Film Grant to High Schools

TOTOWA, N.J.- On Friday afternoon, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the first time announced that they will offer a Film Education Grant to high schools in Passaic County.

The Freeholders, along with the Passaic County Film Commission and Passaic County Community College will sponsor a film grant to supply film education in the county’s high schools. Unique Photo of ...

Passaic County and Paterson Team Up to Educate Parents and Youth on Cyber-Bullying and Sexting

PATERSON, N.J.- On Thursday night, Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Paterson Public Schools, Paterson Police, and Passaic County Sheriff's Department teamed up together for an educational seminar about cyberbullying and sexting.

Kelly M. Walsh, Assistant Prosecutor from Passaic County, and Sandra McBeth, LCSW from Family Intervention Services, INC. led the presentation to inform ...

Paterson Schools Set to Cut 208 Jobs As Special Education Students Are Brought Back Into District

PATERSON, N.J. - The budget Paterson Public Schools' is expected to move forward with calls for cutting back 208 total jobs, 96 of which are teachers, as it prepares to bring special education students back into the district.

At Wednesday night's board of education meeting the budget was voted down unanimously. On Thursday evening Evans announced that he would veto the boards ...

Paterson BOE Votes Down Controversial Budget 9-0

PATERSON, N.J. - After weeks of contention over a budget that was prepared behind closed doors with limited input from board members, parents, and residents, the Paterson Board of Education voted down the budget 9-0.

Veteran Board of Ed. Member Jonathan Hodges was the first to raise concerns over this years budget when it was first announced the budget would be put together behind closed ...

Almost a Thousand Teachers, Staff, Elected Officials, and Education Advocates Protest in Support of Paterson Union President

PATERSON, N.J.- Almost one thousand teachers, staff, elected officials, parents, and education advocated attended a protest in front of the Paterson School District Monday, in support of Paterson Education Association President John McEntee Jr.

Speakers at the protest included Senator Raymond Lesniak, Passaic County Freeholders Sandi Lazzara, Bruce James, Assad Ahkter, and education ...

Teacher Who Performed Sex Act on Minor at Paterson Great Falls Has License Revoked

PATERSON, N.J. - Linda Hardan, a former Manchester High School substitute teacher, had her teaching license revoked by the state after pleading guilty in January to aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Hardan reportedly send over 40 explicit images to a 14 year old boy and performed a sexual act on him at the Paterson Great Falls. Another 16 year ...

Average Working-Class Citizens Cannot Relate to Superintendent's Earning Over $200,000

April 13, 2017

Dear Editor:

The average working class citizen can not relate to a state-appointed Superintendent that earns an annual salary of $218,000 plus fringe benefits and performance bonuses like that of state appointed Paterson Superintendent Dr. Donnie W. Evans.  In a time when so many cuts are being made in our students' classrooms, on the athletic fields, and to extra-curricular ...

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William Paterson University's Pre-College Youth Programs Named to Top 25 List

April 24, 2017


--William Paterson’s Pre-College Youth Programs Named Among Top 25 in Nation by Hispanic Outlook in Education Magazine

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