Monthly Archives: December 2013

A New Strategy to Recruit ESL Adjuncts

The need for qualified English as a Second Language (ESL) program adjunct faculty members brought together multiple College departments to assess and strategize new methods of searching for qualified candidates. The Area of Community and Continuing Education partnered with the Dean … Read More »

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There’s a New Doctor in the House

Nursing Associate Professor Marlene Dey earned her doctorate from the Rutgers College of Nursing in New Brunswick after successfully defending her dissertation on December 6. The dissertation focused on hospitalized elders and perceptions of nursing care. Dr. Dey has also served … Read More »

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Movin’ On Up: Promotions

Essex County College faculty received tenure and administrators received promotions at the December 17 Board of Trustees meeting. Congratulations to all. Tenure was granted to: Carlos Castillo – Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Division of Mathematics & Physics; Brooke Orosz – … Read More »

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Contracts Approved to Upgrade College Computers

A series of contracts for computer upgrades was approved at the December meeting of ECC’s Board of Trustees.  The package of seven maintenance agreements for Oracle America, Inc. of Dallas is for $39,610.03 and all begin in 2014. Individual contracts approved … Read More »

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New Business Courses Being Launched

ECC’s Business Division is keeping pace with industry trends by launching three new courses and refocusing of an existing course in the Spring 2014 Semester.  The new experimental courses and proposed majors include Introduction to Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneurship Option); Introduction to … Read More »

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Bilingual Division Receiving New Computers

The Board approved a $6,210 contract with Dell Computers of Round Rock, Texas, for six new desktop computers.  The computers will be installed in the Division of Bilingual Studies’ language lab, said Division Chair Marie Girault.  The new computers will … Read More »

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Winter Intersession Classes Hit Record Numbers

More than 300 students have signed up for the 2013-2014 Winter Intersession, the 10-session term that started December 18 and runs through January 6.  That’s up from the close to 200 students who had signed up last year. “This is a great opportunity … Read More »

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