Essex County College celebrated its 49th annual Commencement Friday, June 1 with 1,315 Associate degrees and certificates awarded to graduates. The ceremony for the Class of 2018 was held at the Prudential Center, Newark.   Valedictorian Eniola Kolawole, who graduated with a perfect 4.0 (Associate in Science in Biology, Pre-Medicine) urged her classmates to “take a…

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Two members of the Lady Wolverines track team were named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Americans following their victories at the recent 2018 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Kansas.   In addition to their All-American status, sophomore Andrea Foster was named NJCAA Atlantic Region Women’s Track Athletic of the Year, while…

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Essex County College will be the site for the Saturday, June 2 New Jersey First Steps conference, a statewide infant/toddler initiative. The Professional Development Day program is under the auspices of the Northern Region of the Programs for Parents organization.   The College’s Division of Social Sciences is a partner in the infant/toddler program, funded…

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When Dr. Augustine A. Boakye, Chair of the College’s Business Division, was asked to speak at the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, in Orange, he knew that was the perfect opportunity to tout the benefits of ECC.   So on May 13, Dr. Boakye’s topic to the church congregation was “The Importance of Higher Education. What…

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