Essex County College President Dr. Gale E. Gibson was the moderator for the East Orange Caribbean Economic Summit roundtable. Leading industry professionals and innovators in tourism, restaurant development and bilateral trade were among those in attendance.   Mayor Lester E. Taylor III of the East Orange City Council, The Department of Policy Planning and Development,…

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A decade ago, Tyrone Wheeler was in prison. His transformation began with Essex County College’s unique comprehensive academic and reentry Next Step Program (NSP). Through the program, Mr. Wheeler earned his Associate degree in Business Administration in 2013.   Last week he was featured in the Wall Street Journal as he graduated from Seton Hall…

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Essex County College’s personalized learning math class was recently featured in the prestigious journal Chronicle of Higher Education. The class was profiled in a video case study by education technology blog e-Literate.   In this personalized learning approach geared toward developmental math, class time is divided into two segments, according to Dr. Douglas Walcerz, Vice…

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The Rev. M. William Howard, Jr., pastor of Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church, will deliver the keynote address during Essex County College’s 46th annual Commencement on Friday, May 15. The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. at the Prudential Center in Newark.   Rev. Howard has headed Bethany, with a total of 1,200 members, since 2000.…

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