Where Opportunity Meets Innovation: A Student-Centered Vision

The Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) for New Jersey has published “A Student-Centered Vision for New Jersey Higher Education”. Visit the OSHE website to learn more.

This is the New Jersey State Plan for Higher Education that is dedicated to making higher education in the state more affordable and accessible for its residents.

EOF at Caldwell University Feature

“… After being hired at Caldwell, Andrei St. Felix began attending the college at night, first earning a degree in business administration and then a master’s in contemporary management and another master’s in pastoral ministry. She is pursuing her Ed.D. in the educational leadership program at Caldwell…Armed with that knowledge, the alumni from her program have gone on to own businesses, serve as community leaders and work as doctors, teachers and lawyers. St. Felix is confident that with well-defined goals and hard work, many more will achieve their dreams. She will be there to help them along the way.”

Read the entire feature about Andrei St. Felix at the Caldwell website.

Cooper Medical School Diversity Event

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University is hosting a diversity event for students interested in a health career on Wednesday, June 20, from 5-7 pm at 401 South Broadway, Camden, NJ 08103.

The discussion, lead by Consuelo Cagande, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP & Christopher Milburn, MD,  will focus on Substance Abuse and Mental Health. Additionally, there will be health professional schools onsite to discuss their programs for graduate health programs. Confirmed so far: Drexel, Temple Medical School and USciences.

Refreshments will be served.

Registration is online.

Lamont Repollet to be New Jersey’s next education commissioner

New Jersey Governoe-elect Phil Murphy announced Friday, January 12, that he’s nominating the superintendent of Asbury Park schools to be New Jersey’s next education commissioner — and tasked him with helping “revolutionize learning” in the state.

Murphy said Lamont Repollet — who has run the Monmouth County city’s school system since 2014 — will help him with some of his biggest goals for education: eliminating controversial PARCC testing and improving the state’s relationship with teachers … Read the complete article at: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/01/murphy_turns_to_asbury_park_for_njs_next_education.html

Repollet is an alumni of Trenton State College — now the College of New Jersey — thanks to the Equal Opportunity Fund.