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College Joins Medical School Pathway Partnership

College Joins Medical School Pathway Partnership Essex County College has entered into a partnership with Caldwell University and St. George’s University (SGU) designed to enable ECC students a pathway for admission into SGU’s School of Medicine. The program is dubbed the 2+1+4 Partnership.    The partnership allows ECC students who earn an Associate degree in Biology, Pre-Medicine to transfer to ...
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ECC Basketball Star Jakira Coar Named to All American Team

ECC Basketball Star Jakira Coar Named to All American Team Jakira Coar began playing basketball at the age of eight, under the tutelage of her father. Through a lot of hard work and talent, she developed into a highly regarded player. After starring at Lincoln High School in Jersey City, Jakira came to Essex County College and has already established ...
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Alumni Corner – James Spivey

Alumni Corner - James Spivey When James Spivey earned his Associate degree in Nursing from Essex County College in 2020, he was also starting his one-year term as President of the New Jersey Nursing Students, Inc. His leadership role carried the added distinction as he was the first African American to hold that position. “That was an amazing honor,” he ...
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ECC Veterans Service Group Recognizes Those Who Have Served

Essex County College’s Veterans Service Group is off to a good start, having only been established in October of 2021 with a handful of members by Business Administration major Thishin Jackson. The group was recently chartered a National Veterans Honor Society by the organization SALUTE (Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, Excellence). “We have veterans performing outstanding academically at the College,” ...
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Dr. Augustine A. Boakye to be Inaugurated as Essex County College President on May 5

Dr. Augustine A. Boakye will be inaugurated as Essex County College’s 9th President in an Inaugural ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2022.  The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. in the Cleo Hill, Sr. Physical Education Building on the College’s Newark campus. Dr. Boakye was appointed Interim President on July 21, 2020. He was officially appointed President by the ...
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Alumni Corner – Dayana Arrue

Dayana Arrue is an environmental staff engineer for the engineering consultant firm Langan while also pursuing an advance degree from the Colorado School of Mines. She is a proud graduate of Essex County College, Class of 2015, coming a long way since her family emigrated to the United States from El Salvador when she was only six. Settling in Newark, ...
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Student Receives Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Award

Biology, Pre-Medicine major Ines Kenfack Donfack has the honor of being Essex County College’s recipient of the 2022 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Award. Ines, of Irvington, received the award from Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. on Wednesday March 30. The theme of the program this year, in celebration of Essex County’s Women’s History Month, was Students Achieving ...
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Registration is Underway for Summer I Classes

Web and in-person registration for Summer I 2022 classes at Essex County College is underway. The College’s Summer I term starts Monday, May 9 and runs until June 23, 2022. Students may also register for Summer II and Fall 2021 classes at this time. “Essex County College offers more than 50 Associate degree programs and Academic Certificates in a wide ...
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Track Teams Continue Success at Monmouth University Invitational

Essex County College’s Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams continued its successful 2022 indoor campaign with five first place finishes at the Monmouth Winter Collegiate Invitational held on Saturday, February 12. The Wolverines, coached by Lionel Leach, competed against a number of four-year institutions, including host Monmouth University, St. Peter’s University and Lafayette College. ECC is a member of ...
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Resource Day Fair at Essex County College

Resource Day Fair at Essex County College was an overwhelming success as more than 300 people learned what resources are available to them, both at the College and the community. The event on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, was presented by the College’s Office of Student Development and Counseling. A steady stream of students and College staff filled the 2nd Floor ...
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