Monthly Archives: November 2013

WISE Women’s Center: Not Singing the Blues

“Handling The Holiday Blues,” a workshop in the continuing series of lunchtime monthly events hosted by WISE Women’s Center, was held on November 20.   The workshop presented by Denise Sanders Brooks, WISE Coordinator, was offered as a collaborative effort between … Read More »

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9 Trainings in 2 Months for ECC’s Corporate and Business Training

The New Jersey Family Care Training is offered statewide through a partnership with NJ State Governor’s Office, Civil Service Commission, Department of Health Services and the New Jersey Community College Consortium.  As a program participant, ECC’s Corporate and Business Training (CBT) … Read More »

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ECC’s Extension Programs FOCUS on Outreach

Essex County College and the FOCUS Hispanic Center for Community Development held a student orientation for extension center students on November 22.  The purpose of the event was two-fold: to raise the awareness of the academic, career and student support … Read More »

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Two Humanities Faculty Shine on the “Small Screen”

Two ECC Humanities faculty are now stars of the small screen, a.k.a. television, as an adjunct faculty member serves as an expert on a series on the Travel Channel and as our resident master pianist takes on a new cable show. … Read More »

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ECC’s Annual Employee Health Benefits Fair a Success

The Human Resources Department hosted its Annual Employee Health Benefits Fair to kick off ECC’s “Open Enrollment Month” sending a message to employees that the administration of the College is committed to promoting employees’ overall health and well-being.   Twenty-six vendors visited … Read More »

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New Furniture for the Main Campus

The Trustees approved two contracts totaling $61,209.66 with Nickerson New Jersey, Inc. of Keyport for furniture. Both expenditures are through Chapter XII funds from the County of Essex. The $34,295.25 contract provides a variety of furniture – desks, chairs, and … Read More »

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New Contract for Metropolitan Food Service

Metropolitan Food Services, Inc. will continue providing cafeteria and catering services for the next five years, following approval of a new contract with the Massapequa, New York company. The contract also calls for the company to run the concession stand … Read More »

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Online Tutorial Services Expanding

The College is expanding its online tutorial services, thanks to a one-year contract extension with Link-Systems International, Inc., Tampa, Florida. The extension for $30,789 approved by the Board of Trustees continues the 24-hour online service. It also provides a supplemental … Read More »

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Movin’ On Up: Promotions

Essex County College Board of Trustees approved several promotions at the November 12 Board of Trustees meeting, including those of Dr. Gale E. Gibson’s Executive Team: Dr. Joyce Wilson Harley – Vice President, Administration & Finance Dr. Edwin Knox – … Read More »

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