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Complete the Facility Management Credential Program at Union County College

Credits: UCC

CRANFORD – Union County College will be offering IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Credential Program beginning Oct. 13. If you are an early to mid-career facility management practitioner, currently transitioning into the profession, or are a practitioner in a related industry such as an architect, designer or safety engineer, this program will help you improve your knowledge, enhance your skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers.

The topics covered in this 60-hour course include Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Finance and Business, and Leadership and Strategy. The course will be offered on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14, Oct. 27 and 28, Nov. 10 and 11, and Dec. 1 and 2 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the College’s Elizabeth Campus. 

The cost of the program is $2,395 which includes all course materials and online assessments. To earn the FMP® credential, students must pass each of the four FMP® final assessments with a score of 75% or higher. Each student must also submit an FMP application and pay an application fee (information at www.ifma.org) to IFMA to validate your credential.

For more information on this credential, please view the Continuing Education brochure online. To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, click here. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 option #3 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus. The College’s Elizabeth campus is located at 40 West Jersey Street.

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Cops Arrest 3 After Stolen Car Crashes in Westfield; 4th Person Sought

October 15, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Around 7:00 a.m. Sunday, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males exited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

The car was not being pursued by police at the time, he said.

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Video: Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Blaze in North Plainfield

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Why I Am Running for Fanwood's Representative on the Board of Ed

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To the Editor:

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Girls Soccer: Brennan and Alves Score to Give Union Catholic 2-0 Win vs. Rahway

October 18, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ -- Kacey Brennan and Sofia Alves both found the back of the net to give Union Catholic a 2-0 girls soccer victory over Rahway on Tuesday at Rahway River Park.

Goalie Izzy DiDario made eight saves to record the shutout for UC, and Caroline Morgan and Coral Briber each had an assist for the Vikings.

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