When Abimbola Arigbe assumed the presidency of the Essex County College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society for the 2020-21 year, she knew the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic would create unique challenges to the vibrant group of high achieving students. “Because most classes are online and we have all new officers, we have been adapting. We

Phi Theta Kappa Chapter has Plans for a Virtual Year

Even though the recently completed NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program had a different look this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Essex County College participants still had a fulfilling experience that will only help them going forward. NASA officials modified the virtual challenge to student teams designing a mission to the Moon

A Successful NASA Mission for ECC

Sixty desks, spread out across the expansive floor, occupy a good portion of the Essex County College’s Gymnasium basketball court. Normally the home of ECC’s successful Wolverine basketball teams, the Gym now serves a new role during the COVID-19 pandemic: Internet Café. With the College offering a majority of classes through remote instruction, it has

Internet Café Serving Safe and Secure Academic Computer Space

The College’s Associate degree Nursing program has received continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for the next eight years. The next ACEN evaluation visit will be in Fall of 2027. “This is a true testament to our faculty and their commitment to Nursing education for our students,” said Dr. Gale

Nursing Program Receives Continuing Accreditation from National Agency

Essex County College was front and center during the March 10 New Jersey State Senate Budget Committee hearing, as President Dr. Anthony E. Munroe delivered the 2020-2021 budget presentation and issues on behalf of all 18 state community colleges. The hearing was held at neighboring NJIT. Dr. Munroe was accompanied by ECC students Ronnie Bermeo

ECC President Dr. Anthony E. Munroe Speaks at NJ Senate Budget Hearing

A free computer training and programming workshop, using the program Python, will be held Friday, March 13. The half day workshop is from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. It will be held in Room 4164B on the Newark campus. The hands-on program is made available through a Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Grant. Underrepresented students are

Free Python Computer Training Workshop March 13

The recent Essex County College Supply Chain Management field trip to Fleet Distribution Center in Harrison began at the top with a round table discussion with founder and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Alex Habbaz. Students flipped their regular classroom session for this educational tour to gain practical exposure to Supply Chain Management and the technology

Supply Chain Management Students and Faculty Visit Fleet Distribution Center

A free day-long workshop using Matlab/Octave will be held Wednesday, October 30. The morning session is from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., while the afternoon portion is from 1 to 4 p.m. The workshop will be in Room 4165B on the Newark campus. Participants need to commit to both sessions.  The hands-on program is funded

Free Matlab/Octave Training Workshop October 30

Freshmen Navasky Anderson and Leon Clarke represented themselves and Essex County College well at the National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships, held March 1-2 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Competing in the 800 meter run, Navasky finished seventh in his qualifying heat with a personal best time of 1:54.71. He then placed seventh overall

Track Stars Excel at Nationals

The Essex County College Lady Wolverines soccer team seeks to defend its Region XIX title this Saturday, October 27. The team advanced to the finals following a 1-0 victory over Harcum College this past Saturday. Ashari Bowen, off an assist from Shanearay Wilkins, netted the game’s lone goal in the first half. Goalie Nicolette Craig

Lady Wolverines Advance to Regional Soccer Final