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National Grant Provides Scholarships for STEM Majors

Once again, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is providing scholarships for current, fulltime Essex County College students enrolled in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Associate degree programs. The Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S-STEM) awards are $2,000 per semester. S-STEM is geared toward financially needy, academically talented students majoring in the STEM fields. Students must have a ...
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Nursing Students’ Toy and Coat Drive a Big Holiday Hit

When Essex County College’s (ECC) Student Nurse Association put out a campus-wide call for donations to its Toy and Coat Drive benefitting ECC’s Child Development Center (CDC), the response was enormous. “It was on short notice, but we received an overwhelming response from everyone. We all came together as a team to benefit the children,” said Nursing student Takeyah Spann, ...
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Registration Underway for Spring 2022 Semester

On-line registration for the Spring I 2022 Semester at Essex County College is underway. The College’s Spring I Semester starts Monday, January 10, 2022. Students may also register in person from January 4 to January 7, 2022. Spring I classes run through April 28, 2022. Weekend College classes will be held from January 14 to April 23, 2022. The College ...
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Two Students Named to All-Academic Team

Karolina Kowal and David Alonge have the honor of being Essex County College’s 2022 representatives on the All USA-New Jersey Community College Academic Team. The announcement of the honor caught both students a little by surprise. “Honestly, I was not expecting this. I was both excited and surprised when I received the word from Professor Wilson,” said Karolina, a Computer ...
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ECC Supporting Others During the Holiday Season

In keeping with the holiday spirit, members of the Essex County College Radiography Class of 2023 took it upon themselves to help the less fortunate. “This year’s labor of love,” as Professor Darlyn Warner put it, was to collect personal items for the homeless youth staying at Newark’s Covenant House of New Jersey. “The students collected various items such as ...
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Career Fair Hosted by College

Essex County College’s 2nd Floor Forum was transformed into an employment opportunity center on December 7, 2021 with a College Career Fair. The event was sponsored by the College’s Office of Student Development and Career Services. “Our Career Fair is geared toward students and alumni. The Fair is also open to area residents, as we are working to meet the ...
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Students in NASA Program Celebrate Their Success

The 12 Essex County College students who took part in the week-long NASA Community College Aerospace Scholarship (NCAS) virtual program this fall were recently treated to a special campus celebration. The Essex County College Chemical Society co-sponsored the celebration with the College. “You did it! I see the energy you have and the role our faculty and administration can play ...
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Get Ready for Winter Intersession

Registration is underway for Essex County College’s Winter Intersession, where students can earn three college credits in just 10 days. Classes run from December 23, 2021 to January 7, 2022. All classes will be held virtually via Zoom.    Each class is approximately 2 hours, 40 minutes in length. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening. “Winter Intersession ...
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College Cross Country Teams Capture Region 19 Crowns

Paced by a pair of outstanding sophomores, Essex County College’s Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams are Region 19 champions. The Wolverine harriers captured the titles on October 30, 2021 in Newark, Delaware. Sophomore Davian Gray traversed the 5 mile course in 27:50, a full three minutes faster than his nearest competitor. Sophomore Megan Thompson completed her 3.2 mile run ...
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College Offering Tech Training Through Johnson Controls Grant

Essex County College is offering training in fast growing tech careers this Fall, with funding available for qualified students through a grant from the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program. The program aims to equip students with in-demand knowledge and skills supporting employment and a pathway for life-long careers upon graduation. “The $90,000 Johnson Control grant will allow us to ...
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