Higher Education

NJEDA partners with four NJ universities to advance state’s offshore wind learning and research efforts

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) | Press Release

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced plans to provide a total of more than $1 million to Rutgers University, Rowan University, Montclair State University, and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to advance academic research and investment in offshore wind workforce training. Specifically, the NJEDA Board authorized staff to enter into memoranda of understanding with the universities to develop both …

N.J. school district finalizes $3.4M sale of school building to Rowan University

Brianna Kudisch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

School district officials in Glassboro on Monday finalized the sale of its middle school building to Rowan University for $3.4 million, as the university continues to expand its physical footprint. The 92-year-old Intermediate School serves roughly 270 seventh and eighth graders. Built in 1930 for $400,000, the school was originally used as the borough’s high school. The current high school …

Fostering cross-campus creativity, Rowan launches new School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Rowan University | Rowan Today News

Continuing a decades-long trend of expanding student opportunities, Rowan University for 2022 launched the School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship within the Rohrer College of Business, an entity designed to further opportunities for professional start-ups and a cross-campus entrepreneurial mindset. The school is the first of its kind in New Jersey and one of just a few university-based schools of innovation and …

Partnerships to Build a Skilled Workforce

Michele N. Siekerka, NJBIA President and CEO | New Jersey Business Magazine

The workforce crisis ushered in by the pandemic underscores a critical need for new partnerships and innovative solutions to prepare people for rapidly evolving jobs in changing industries. That is why NJBIA and the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, which comprises the state’s 18 community colleges, are teaming up with state officials, labor unions, business groups, educational institutions, and …

Rowan to open 1st veterinary school in N.J.; sets start for fall 2025

Linda Lindner | ROI-NJ

Looking to fill a national demand for veterinarians, veterinary specialists and skilled technicians, Rowan University announced it is establishing the first school of veterinary medicine in New Jersey — and just the 34th in the country. The Rowan University School of Veterinary Medicine will offer the state’s first Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, as well as additional degrees and training programs designed to shape the …

Choose New Jersey Announces Letter of Intent Signing Between the Port of Ashdod in Israel and NJCU

Choose New Jersey, Inc. | Press Release

(Newark, New Jersey) – During a fourth economic mission trip to Israel, Choose New Jersey announced that New Jersey City University (NJCU) and the Port of Ashdod in Israel signed a letter of intent (LOI) that will help strengthen the economic relationship between the State of New Jersey and Israel, as well as between the Port of Ashdod and the …

Brookdale to build $2.5M Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity

ROI-NJ Staff | ROI-NJ

Brookdale Community College announced Monday that it will build a $2.5 million Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity Education — an effort that will enable the school to expand its cybersecurity and related technical education offerings and programs. Brookdale, a leader in cybersecurity education, is one of New Jersey’s two community colleges to hold the NSA/Department of Homeland Security designation as a National Center …

Princeton’s David MacMillan receives Nobel Prize in chemistry

The Office of Communications | Princeton University

“David MacMillan is a brilliant chemist whose transformative insights and accomplishments have enhanced the power of organic chemistry to benefit human health and address other practical problems,” said University President Christopher L. Eisgruber. “He is also a faculty leader who during his time at Princeton has worked with colleagues to build this University’s Department of Chemistry into one of the …

NJCU @ Fort Monmouth will bring 4-year public education options to the Shore

ROI-NJ Staff (Fort Monmouth) | ROI-NJ

New Jersey City University serves the communities where it is based as well as any university in the country. This week, that community got a little larger. The school officially opened its new location, NJCU @ Fort Monmouth, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this week at the historic former Army base. As the educational partner in the revitalization of Fort Monmouth, …

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