Education

June 23, 2021

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick High School Class of 2021 held their graduation ceremony today at the CURE Insurance Center in Trenton, New Jersey. The live-streamed event featured speeches and performances from some 750 graduating students, to watch the full event click ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —  The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6% increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A North Brunswick teen is a recipient of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2021 Student Scholarship, which gives the teens the opportunity to showcase important issues and create technology-based solutions. Abinaya Dinesh, age 15, is one of the 350 students from 35 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The president at Rutgers said today’s meeting with some campus Jewish leaders was part of an ongoing attempt to “help foster an environment where every member feels welcomed, supported, heard and appreciated.” Jonathan Holloway and his chief of staff, Andrea Conklin Bueschel, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eighteen building trades students from two campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools have been working on projects in county parks under a state grant program. The grant from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provided wages for students from ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The seventh Reel Film Festival, featuring 42 short films by students in the digital film program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools’ School of the Arts, is now available to stream on YouTube. Films in the narrative, documentary, experimental and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Lost Souls Public Memorial Project will host the 4th Annual Recitation of Names at the township's Community Arts Center 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, tomorrow, Sunday May 23 at 4 PM. Admission is free. The victims of the infamous Van Wickle slave ring who are named at ...

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ANNAPOLIS, MD. – Jatin Khona of East Brunswick, N.J. successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Economics with Honors and a commission as a U.S. Navy ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ — Francine Conway will be chancellor-provost of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, a new position that will combine elements of the chancellor's portfolio with those of the provost to establish what the university calls “a clear focus on academic excellence for students and ...

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  MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- It was an historic occasion for Middlesex College: Thursday, May 20 saw the largest class in its history graduate, and the first under its new name, Middlesex College. Formerly known as Middlesex County College, the two-year institution changed its name in January, ...

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INEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that upon the conclusion of this school year, schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as they were prior to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. “When schools across New Jersey first closed their doors in March ...

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey addressed graduates during a virtual ceremony shaped by the pandemic RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - Two-time Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey told the Rutgers Class of 2021 graduating during a global pandemic and racial unrest that has gripped the nation over the ...

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EVANSTON, IL - Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of some 16,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. South Brunswick High ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A flag emblazoned with Middlesex College’s new logo, officially trumpeting the school’s bold, new direction, ascended outside College Center. Once it reached its zenith, the assembled school officials realized it was upside down. On take two, the flag unfurled correctly, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Tom Valenti fought back tears. He was telling a crowd of about 200 people on Wednesday how proud his mother would be that the school to be built on this Jersey Avenue site will be named in her honor. The Blanquita B. Valenti Community School that will be home to some 1,100 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Tuesday’s announcement that Rutgers would be receiving about $148 million in federal funding and Middlesex College will get about $26 million comes as the county’s two biggest schools – along with several other institutes of higher learning across the state - are facing with ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “Courtyard chaos” is promised as the School of the Arts on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools presents an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream May 26-30.   Theater, music, dance, and arts ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick school district will complete the year without any changes to the schedule, according to Superintendent Scott Feder. At a recent Board of Education meeting, Feder announced that the current ‘hybrid model’ will remain in effect until the end of the school year ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In-person classes have resumed on all five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Since April 19, both academic and career-education classes have been held in person, although students still have the option of virtual education. Since ...

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EVANSTON, ILLINOIS -  Today, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  South Brunswick High School student Aditya Magesh Kumar has won the prestigious award.   Adityaa Magesh Kumar's ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - An executive at a new-car dealership has been named Business Partner of the Year by the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools for hiring and supporting students studying for automotive careers. Michael Dooley, director of fixed operations for Dayton Toyota on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school. Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school. Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers Board of Governors today voted to award an honorary degree to award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey when she addresses graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers Board of Governors today voted to award an honorary degree to award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey when she addresses graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Anthony Fauci has been presented with Rutgers’ inaugural Moral Courage in Medicine Award for his “steady and reassuring leadership steering the nation through an uncertain time during the pandemic.” Fauci, the White House chief medical advisor, received the award during ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers has opened a new building to better serve adults with autism spectrum disorder through vocational and recreational programs, making it possible to expand existing programs to address a growing need in New Jersey, which has the highest autism rates in the country. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers officials announced today that the university’s application to be a point of dispensing of COVID-19 vaccines has been approved by the state. Once Rutgers’ supply allotment has been determined and supplied by the state, it will offer vaccines to Rutgers faculty, staff ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Vivian Cox Fraser, President & CEO of the Urban League of Essex County, about high rates of learning loss faced by K-12 students in New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  “A Time to Act,” sponsored by ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Rutgers University will require the COVID-19 vaccine for students who are enrolled for the 2021 fall semester. Assurances from the federal government that vaccines will be available for all Americans by the end of May and assessments by public health experts prompted ...

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