CHS says ‘bon voyage’ to Class of 2018

Columbia HS confers diplomas on 508 graduating seniors at June 21 commencement ceremony

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 […]

County recognizes today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders

County recognizes today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Women’s History Month Program at the Essex County Hall of Records on Monday, March 19. The theme of this year’s ceremony is “Students Achieving Today – Our Leaders of Tomorrow.” During the ceremony, 2018 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Awards were presented […]

DiVincenzo presents 15th annual State of the County Address

DiVincenzo presents 15th annual State of the County Address

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 15th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2017, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and announced […]

County to allocate $1.5 million to ECC to cover budget shortfalls

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that it will be providing Essex County College with an additional $1.5 million allocation to cover shortfalls in the college’s budget. “I have wholeheartedly supported Essex County College for the last 28 years as a freeholder, freeholder president and now as county executive,” County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo […]

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2017 Public Safety Professionals Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Hall of Records in Newark to commemorate fire officials, police officers and first responders in Essex County for their selfless service. Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake began the program with welcoming remarks, celebrating […]

Essex County College educator honored

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Akil Khalfani, director of the Africana Institute at Essex County College and a professor in the college’s division of social sciences, will be honored by the Delta Pi Chapter in Hillside of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa on Oct. 28. The West Orange resident will be honored for his […]

Gubernatorial Town Hall on Racial Justice at ECC

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College, along with the Anti-Racist Alliance of North Jersey and The Africana Institute of Essex County College, will host a Gubernatorial Town Hall on Racial Justice event on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Essex County College’s Smith Hall, West Market and MLK Blvd., Newark. Gubernatorial candidates […]

SHU, ECC sign academic agreement

SHU, ECC sign academic agreement

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Welcoming strategic academic partnerships, the Stillman School of Business of Seton Hall University has announced the signing of an articulation agreement with the Division of Business of Essex County College. The agreement enables Essex County College students graduating with an associate in science degree in finance, who apply and meet admissions […]

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