Essex County College will host its annual Fall Career Fair on Friday, November 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its main campus at 303 University Avenue, Newark. The event will be held in the College’s Gymnasium.

 

The Career Fair is sponsored by Essex’s Office of Student Development & Counseling and Training, Inc.  The College is partnering with the City of Newark and the Prudential Center to provide the semi-annual event.  Through a sponsorship, Prudential is funding costs associated with the event.

 

“Essex County College has a long-standing tradition of providing workforce development opportunities for the residents of Newark and Essex County,” said Dr. Gale E. Gibson, Essex County College President.  “We are enthusiastic about our partnerships with the City of Newark and the Prudential Center in that we can expand our outreach far into the community and assist more residents with finding jobs.”

 

Rahaman Muhammad, Deputy Mayor for the City of Newark said, “We are excited to work with Essex County College, Prudential Center and all of our partners to provide this year’s Career Fair. We understand that now more than ever, employment and training opportunities are necessary to strengthen families and the greater Newark community.”

 

“We’re proud to partner with the City of Newark and Essex County College on this year’s Career Fair,” said Jim Leonard, Senior Vice President Community Investment for PruCenter and the New Jersey Devils. “The network of employers assembled is impressive and will provide job opportunities in a variety of fields to those attending.”

 

Employers expected to attend the Career Fair will represent a wide spectrum of businesses including information technology, health/nursing/EMT, transportation and finance. Information on internships and co-op opportunities will also be available.

 

Additional information is available by contacting the College’s Office of Student Development & Counseling at (973) 877-3350.

 

The following companies will have representatives at the Career Fair, with more to come by November 14.

Academy Staffers, The U.S. Air Force, All State, Alternatives, Inc.,  ATC Healthcare, Avon, Balanco’s Barber & Beauty Academy, Calvary Staffing, College Nannies and Tutors, Council for Airport Opportunity, Dunamis Healthcare, Elite Healthcare, Inc., Essex County College – Corporate Business Center, Everas Community Services, Inc., Family Resource Network, Garden State Community Bank, The Grove, Infinite Direct, Journey Masters Logistics, LLC, Loving Hands Health Care Services, National Career Institute (NCI), NJ Transit, Our House, Inc., New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Pennsylvania State Police, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and Primerica.

 

Also,  Quality Dental School, Ranstad in Care of FedEx Ground, Select Medical Rehab, Select Staffing, ShopRite, TD Bank, Universal Institute, UPS, Urban League of Essex County, USA Support Group, Valley Healthcare Services, Verizon Wireless, Xerox/NJ Family Care, YMCA of Newark and Vicinity.

 

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Lady Wolverines at Region XIX Semi-finals

Lady Wolverines at Region XIX Semi-finals

The Lady Wolverines soccer team will face the sixth ranked team in the nation in the Northeastern District semi-finals Saturday, November 8. The contest against Monroe Community College, of Rochester, NY, will begin at 10:30 a.m. at neighboring Rutgers-Newark.

 

Essex is currently 8-5 while Monroe has a 14-2-1 record. The other two teams in the district semi-finals include Monroe College, of New Rochelle, NY, currently second nationally in Division II of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the Community College of Rhode Island.  The championship game is set for noon on Sunday.

 

Monique Edouard’s team successfully defended its Region XIX title with a 3-2 win over Burlington County College on November 1.

 

The winner of the district will advance to the NJCAA National Championship in Melbourne, Florida.

 

Posted in Athletics, Essex County College News

The Lady Wolverines soccer team successfully defended its Region XIX title with a 3-2 win over top-seeded Burlington County College on November 1. Essex will now host the Northeastern District championships November 8-9. The location and game times will be announced later this week.

 

In the regional title game, sophomore Jodeen Whtye scored two goals and freshman Lissette Rodriguez added the third tally. The win for Monique Edouard’s team avenged a 2-1 regular season loss to Burlington.

 

The 8-5 Lady Wolverines will now face region representatives from New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the district round. The winner of the district will advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship in Melbourne, Florida.

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