Essex County College’s 46th annual Commencement is historic as the largest in school history with 1,505 graduates receiving their hard earned Associate degrees and certificates. The ceremony on May 15 at Newark’s Prudential Center attracted more than 5,000 people.   The Class of 2015 clearly excelled academically. Two graduates – Dayana Arrue and Jessica Bennett…

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Essex County College Nursing students can now take advantage of the latest technology in patient care right on the school’s Newark campus. The Center for Health Sciences Nursing Simulation Laboratory, featuring nearly lifelike mannequins as patients, was officially opened April 16 with a formally ribbon-cutting ceremony.   “This amazing simulation lab will prepare our students…

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Essex County College is the only two-year school in the state included in a Newark high school student scholarship offer through an initiative from the Newark Housing Authority (NHA). The application deadline for the grants this year from the Newark College Promise Scholarship program is May 7.   An applicant must be a Newark high…

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Essex County College welcomes the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accrediting team to Essex on April 13-15. The College is seeking Global Business Accreditation for the first time.   The proposed accreditation is for 10 years, with a job assurance report required to be filed every two years.   The three-member team…

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