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Dr. Gale E. Gibson Named College’s 7th President

Left, Dr. Gibson with the newest board member, Wesley N. Jenkins. Dr. Gale E. Gibson was formally appointed by the Board to be the College’s seventh president and second woman to lead ECC in its 45-year history. “I pledge that … Read More »

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Movin’ On Up: Promotions

          Three members of the Essex County College faculty and staff received promotions at the October 15 Board of Trustees meeting.  Please join us in congratulating those promoted including: Paulette Longmore (pictured at right) – Chairperson, … Read More »

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Tutorial Labs Ready to Open

Three tutorial labs to support developmental courses in English and mathematics are slated to open over the next several weeks. The board ratified a $524,000 contract with Ingrassia Construction Co., of Watchung, for the construction. The labs are in the … Read More »

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Computer Replacement Program Replenishes Inventory

ECC’s Board of Trustees awarded a $492,733 contract to Dell Marketing, Round Rock, Texas, for 550 personal computers (PCs) that is targeted for use in Information Technology’s (IT) computer replacement plan. “Each year, IT replaces 25 percent of computers for both … Read More »

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Movin’ on Up: Promotions

A number of Essex County College faculty and staff received promotions at the September 17 Board meeting. Congratulations to all! Kudos to those who are the latest to receive promotions: Phil Linfante, Professor – Education, Division of Social Sciences; Patrice … Read More »

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Final Collective Bargaining Agreement Ratified

The board ratified the collective bargaining agreement between the College and the ECC Faculty Association for a term of September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2017. Now, the College has settled with all its bargaining units, after agreements on five … Read More »

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New Trustee Joins College Board

Wesley N. Jenkins has joined ECC’s Board of Trustees. The executive director of Babyland Family Services, Inc. of Newark was sworn in as trustee to fill the unexpired term of Gerald Owens at the start of the board meeting. His … Read More »

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Fourth Consecutive Year: No Tuition Increase

Essex County College will have no increase in tuition for the fourth consecutive year, following an action at the Board of Trustees meeting June 18. The freeze, based on Interim President Gale E. Gibson’s recommendation, holds tuition at the 2010-2011 rate. … Read More »

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SCHOOL’S OUT: Summer Youth Program Underway

ECC’s youth summer program in Newark is for youngsters in grades one through six and runs from July 8 to August 16.  At West Essex Campus (WEC), the Summer Program for Kids is for children ages 10 to 15. That … Read More »

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Debit and Credit Card Services to Expand

The Board approved a three month extension for cafeteria and catering services, through September 30, with long-time provider Metropolitan Food Service, Inc.  The Board is expected to award a full-year food service contract at the September meeting. “The College is … Read More »

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