Saturday, May 18, 2013
Union County College is offering a summer personal trainer certification program.
The following information was provided by Union County College. Turn Your Love of Fitness Into a Career as a Personal Trainer Start a new career as a certified personal trainer through a certificate program offered this summer at Union County College. The job outlook for personal trainers is strong and several new gyms and fitness facilities have recently opened in New Jersey, creating new job opportunities. The Personal Trainer National Certification program at Union County College is offered together with the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) and the course is taught over a five-week period. The national certification exam is held on the sixth week and students who pass will be prepared to work as certified personal trainers …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Katie Lennon came in first place in the Women's 10,000 meter run.
The following information was provided by Union County College. In its first season with a Track and Field program, Union County College has a track athlete who won a national championship. Lady Owl track star Katie Lennon came in first place in the Women’s 10,000-meter run with a time of 42:09.18. She competed yesterday (May 9) in the NJCAA Div. III Nationals held at Howard Community College (Columbia, MD). Her Union County College teammate, Petra Semelova, placed second with a time of 43:26.60. The competition concludes today and features Ms. Lennon and Ms. Semelova running in both the 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter finals. Union County College’s men’s team will also compete in the finals of the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relays. Ms. Lennon’s …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The full-time rate for a student who lives in Union County will be $2,040 per semester.
The following information was provided by Union County College. Union County College Continues to Support Student Success by Offering a New Tuition Rate Encouraging Students to Earn their Degree in Two Years To promote student success and to support the College’s mission of providing an affordable education, Union County College has revised its full-time tuition structure. Beginning fall 2013, tuition for full-time students will be a flat rate for each semester. This full-time rate includes tuition and general fees for students taking as few as 12 credits to a maximum of 18 credits. Students who complete 15 credits or more per term may earn their degree in two years. The full-time rate for a student who lives in Union County will be $2,…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The county will host a paper-shredding program on May 4 at Union County College in Cranford.
- GOING GREEN
Thursday, April 18
The following press release was submitted by the County of Union. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal, confidential personal documents will be available on Saturday, May 4, at Union County College in Cranford. “Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps residents fight identity theft and eliminate clutter in their homes,” said Freeholder Christopher Hudak, liaison to the Solid Waste Advisory Council. “It is a cost-effective way to assist our recycling efforts and it ties in with Union County’s other Go Green Initiatives.” The May 4th shredding event will take place on the Cranford campus of Union County College, located at 1033 Springfield Ave., …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Cranford campus will host a Title IX celebration next week.
The following press release was submitted by the Union County College Public Information Office. Outstanding Women Leaders (O.W.L) will be hosting its first annual Title IX celebration. They will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Federal Law through remembrance and education and will acknowledge female athletes of Union County. This event will take place on April, 24 at the Union County College Cranford Campus in the Roy Smith Theater. It will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There will be guest speakers, picture slides, videos and memorabilia of Title IX. Keynote speakers will include host Linda Carter, Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Carol “Blaze” Blazejowski, an alumna of Cranford High School and …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Members of the UCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa were honored at the recent Middle States Convention.
Union County College’s award-winning chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Iota Xi, continued its achievement of excellence at the Middle States Regional Convention held in Baltimore from March 9-11. Maria Del Cid, the chapter’s president, and Gisella Maldonado, the chapter’s vice president of fellowship, each received the Distinguished Chapter Officer award. Student Emy Quipse won the Distinguished Chapter Member Award and the Hall of Honor Chapter Member Award. In addition the chapter received its Fifth Star Gold Chapter Award and Professor Sherry Heidary received the Paragon Advisor Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, (PTK) the honor society of two-year colleges, headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi, is the largest honor society in …
Friday, March 29, 2013
The athletes have moved a step closer to qualifying for nationals.
Union County College’s Track and Field team is in its inaugural season. In only the second meet of the season, the 4x100 Men’s relay team and two runners from the Women’s team have already qualified for Nationals. These students will attend the National Championships at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD, from May 9-11. For the Union County College team, Petra Semelova and Katie “Hurricane” Lennon qualified for nationals in two events, the 1500 meter and the 5000 meter. The Men’s 4x100 relay team includes runners Edward Kosso, Casleny Augustin, Issac “Ice” Kalema, and Imannuel Edobi. In addition to the achievement of these athletes, many other team members successfully lowered their time during their second meet and are now one step …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Nearly 300 local, county and federal officers gathered at Union County College in Cranford to learn to effectively communication with those who have autism.
The Centers for Disease Control predicts that one in 49 births in New Jersey will result in a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Subsequently, the chances of a law enforcement official encountering someone in the field with the disorder is significant and could present problems for those not properly trained to deal with such individuals. That's where Dennis Debbaudt comes in. A renowned author and internationally acclaimed autism instructor, Debbaudt spoke to an assembly of nearly 300 law enforcement officials from Union County and more than 100 other local, state and federal agencies during a special day-long training session at Union County College in Cranford Monday. The focus of the training — which was coordinated by …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Looking for a new job or a different career? Here's a look at some of the job openings in the area this week.
The following is a listing of jobs available in the field of education: The following is a list of job opening at LabCorp: Additional jobs in the Cranford area:
Officers from Cranford and other towns will gather at Union County College for a training event hosted by the UC Prosecutor's Office.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Union County will gather at Union County College in Cranford today for a training session that will better prepare them to deal with members of the community who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. "The Center for Disease Control predicts that one in 49 births in New Jersey will result in a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Now is the time for law enforcement to be trained in order to help these individuals and their families while avoiding potential pitfalls," according to a statement from the office of Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow, who is hosting the training event. The sessions will help give local officers a better understanding of how to deal …