Essex County College is collecting prom dress donations

Essex County College is collecting prom dress donations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Since 2009, Essex County College’s West Essex campus has been a drop-off site for more than 700 new and slightly worn dresses. These dresses, in turn, are given to Catherine’s Closet for distribution to needy local high school students wishing to attend their school prom. The prom project is “a true […]

ECC offers Saturday youth programs

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College’s popular Saturday Youth Program will begin its spring 2020 semester program Saturday, Jan. 18, for 10 sessions at the main Newark campus. The classes are geared toward children from kindergarten to high school. Some of the programs have several sections to accommodate different age groups. There will be in-person […]

Essex County College to host career fair

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College, in partnership with 12 area companies searching for candidates to fill both full-time and part-time positions, is hosting a career fair on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s fourth-floor multipurpose room, 303 University Ave. in Newark. “As part of our continued commitment to […]

Essex County College hosts first NASA on Campus experience

Essex County College hosts first NASA on Campus experience

NEWARK, NJ — Working in pairs, a dozen Essex County College faculty members carefully examined their Lego models, simulating rovers on the surface of Mars. They listened intently as Laura Jackson, from Lego Education, instructed them on where to place the models on the table. When everything was set, the light on the models glowed […]

Essex County College offers Saturday youth programs

Essex County College offers Saturday youth programs

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College will begin its fall 2019 Saturday Youth Program on Sept. 21 for 10 sessions at the main Newark campus. The classes are geared toward children from age 5 to high school. Some of the programs have several sections to accommodate different age groups. There will be in-person registration on […]

CHS says ‘bon voyage’ to Class of 2018

NEWARK, NJ — The gymnasium at Essex County College in Newark was filled with anticipatory energy and bursting pride on Thursday, June 21, as the 508 members of the Columbia High School Class of 2018 were conferred their diplomas. The graduating seniors were joined by family and friends, who watched as they walked across the […]

Free Essex County job fair

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Department of Economic Development, Training & Employment will hold a job fair, featuring more than 150 employers and service providers for the public on Thursday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Essex County College Gymnasium, 303 University Ave. in Newark. Members of the public who […]

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