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The following sources specifically profile New Jersey City University, its programs, faculty, staff, coaches, students and alumni.

Please visit Other Headlines for links to additional articles where NJCU is the focus or prominently mentioned.

The NJCU athletics website also contains a historical database of news from 1995 to present.

Star Ledger/NJ.com- June 17, 2022

“Juneteenth: A day of reflection and gratitude”

On Sunday, June 19, NJCU, the State of New Jersey and the nation observed Juneteenth — the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. In observance of this important federal holiday, the Star Ledger and NJ.com invited Dr. Natoschia Scruggs, Assistant Professor of African & African American Studies and Director of the Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center, to be a guest columnist to discuss the significance of Juneteenth.

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NJ PBS Thirteen - June 4, 2022

NJ Business Beat with Rhonda Schaffler

NJCU and CareerSpring is featured in a nearly four-minute segment on NJ Business Beat with Rhonda Schaffler on NJ PBS Thirteen. Schaffler, the NJ Spotlight News Business Correspondent, interviewed Josh Iannuzzi, Career Services Director of NJCU’s School of Business, on a program entitled “In Focus: State of the Labor Market”, which aired on June 4. During the interview, Schaffler and Iannuzzi discuss why NJCU has made it a priority to help first-generation college students enter the workforce, the partnership with CareerSpring, the progress of the partnership after the first semester, Iannuzzi’s optimism about the job market the Class of 2022 is entering, and NJCU’s success in graduating first-gen students at a rate higher than the national average.

Watch the full interview, which begins at the 17:45 mark and runs through 21:36.

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WHYY/PBS/NPR - June 3, 2022

Why Amazon’s wish to reduce its footprint in N.J. will be challenging

Walter Nugent, professor and chairperson of NJCU’s Fire Science department,  who also has a finance background, is featured in an article in WHYY, PBS and NPR entitled “Why Amazon’s wish to reduce its footprint in N.J. will be challenging.” Professor Nugent discusses the challenges these warehouses will face going forward, at a time where the subject of building warehouses is a hot topic in New Jersey.

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News 12- May 14, 2022

Asian American Pacific Islander celebration held in Jersey City

Sen. Bob Menendez held a first of its kind event Saturday in Hudson County in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The Asian American Pacific Islander Celebration was held at New Jersey City University in Jersey City at the NJCU School of Business.

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ROI-NJ - April 28, 2022

MOUs signed with Ireland’s top tech universities and incubators

NJCU’s School of Business and Guarini Institute extend international reach with historic agreement. New Jersey City University was the only four-year New Jersey higher educational institution that was part of these historical discussions and partnerships, as leaders from NJCU’s School of Business and Guarini Institute for International Education and Economic Mobility joined the delegation on a trip that will continue to expand NJCU’s international footprint.

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TAPinto Jersey City - April 27, 2022

NJCU To Collaborate With Top Irish Tech University, Start-Up Accelerator

As part of an effort to spur more economic activity with Ireland, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced a series of partnerships aimed at strengthening relationships in the technology sector.

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NJBiz.com - April 26, 2022

NJCU strikes partnership with Caucasus University in Republic of Georgia

NJCU has announced it has entered into an innovative international academic partnership with Caucasus University (CU) in the Republic of Georgia to offer students the ability to complete a 1+1+1 bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity.

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RTE: Ireland's National Public Service Media - April 26, 2022

Atlantic Technological University signs partnerships with US institutions

A new technological university in the northwest has linked up with a university and business groups in New Jersey in order to boost opportunities for students. Atlantic Technological University (ATU) signed agreements with New Jersey City University (NJCU).

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NJ Spotlight News - April 25, 2022

Business Report: Ireland invests

NJCU's signing of a Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) on April 25 with top Irish tech universities is discussed in the NJ Spotlight News report.

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NJBiz.com - April 25, 2022

NJCU, DEVCO latest collaborators announced on Murphy’s Ireland trip

NJCU was the only four-year New Jersey higher educational institution as part of these historical discussions and partnerships, as leaders from NJCU’s School of Business and Guarini Institute for International Education and Economic Mobility joined the delegation of Governor Murphy and Choose New Jersey’s Mathews on a trip which will continue to expand NJCU’s international footprint.

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New Jersey Globe - April 25, 2022

New Jerseyan and Irish institutions sign three academic memorandums of understanding

As part of their joint economic development trip to Ireland, Gov. Phil Murphy and Choose NJ CEO Wesley Mathews today presided over the signing of three memorandums of understanding between New Jersey- and Ireland-based academic, real estate, and startup institutions.

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NJ.com/The Star Ledger - April 19, 2022

Plastic bag and styrofoam ban applies to N.J. colleges, but most are ahead of the game

With the state's plastic bag ban taking effect on May 4, the article discusses how NJCU and other colleges, have been proactive in this area.

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New Jersey Business Magazine - March 2, 2022

NJCU Strengthens Career Access for First Generation College Students

NJCU has partnered with CareerSpring — a national online job placement and networking platform for first-generation college students — to enhance its career access support for first generation college students, which make up 54% of the institution’s undergraduate population. NJCU is the first educational institution in New Jersey to join the national non-profit’s Network of Education Partners.

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NBC-4 New York - February 3, 2022

NJCU Women's Wrestling To Make History With First-Ever Collegiate Match in State

NBC-4 in New York highlights the news that New Jersey City University will make history Sunday, February 6 when it hosts the first-ever collegiate women’s wrestling match in the state of New Jersey, the university announced.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com - January 10, 2022

Longtime college football coach Arnold Jeter dies at age 82; was NJCU’s last coach

Arnold Jeter, whose college coaching career spanned five decades and stints at Rutgers and New Jersey City University, had died at the age of 82, university officials said. Jeter was the ninth and final head football coach in Gothic Knights’ history when he took over in 2001. The program was disbanded after the 2002 season, but Jeter stayed with NJCU as coordinator of athletic academic advisement and retention until he retired in 2012.

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New Jersey Business Magazine - January 10, 2022

New Jersey City University Named Fulbright HSI Leader

New Jersey City University (NJCU) has been designated a 2021 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Leader by the U.S. Department of State, in the inaugural year of this national designation.

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NBC-4 New York - December 16, 2021

More Tri-State Colleges Are Starting to Require Covid Booster as Omicron Looms

Dr. Jodi Bailey, NJCU Vice President for Student Affairs, was a guest on NBC-4 television in New York, discussing the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is impacting college campuses. Dr. Bailey appears at the 2:25 mark of the informative story by Linda Gaudino.

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New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities - November 22, 2021

University Place at NJCU Continues to Progress with Entrance Sign Raising

NJASCU shared news of the transformation of NJCU's 'University Place' project making substantial progress with the raising of the sign marking the entrance to the neighborhood.

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ROI-NJ - November 22, 2021

Why N.J. delegation trip to Israel may quickly produce economic impact

ROI-NJ.com reports on a historic trip on November 15 to the Port of Ashdod in Israel. NJCU President Sue Henderson joined Adrian Franco, Executive Director of the Guarini Institute of International Education and Economic Mobility and Bernard McSherry, Founding Dean of the NJCU School of Business, as part of a delegation of 17 with Choose New Jersey which traveled to Israel for this historic partnership.

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NorthJersey.com and USA Today network - October 25, 2021

The Jan. 6 insurrection was not a solely white affair. What compelled others to join?

This article discusses those arrested for their involvement in the January 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection and their motivation — particularly people of color. Max Herman, NJCU Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, and an expert on urban sociology and social conflict, is one of several experts quoted in this nationally syndicated story from the USA Today network of papers.

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ROI-NJ.com - October 20, 2021

NJCU to partner with Consulate General of Mexico in N.Y. to advance Mexican American economic mobility

This article profiles the memorandum of agreement signed on October 13 between NJCU through its Guarini Institute for International Education and Economic Mobility and Consulate General of Mexico in New York to foster academic exchanges, community outreach, and participation in the newly crafted program Acelera Nueva Jersey.

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NJBiz - October 20, 2021

NJCU, Consulate General of Mexico sign MOU to create Acelera Nueva Jersey

This article also profiles the memorandum of agreement signed on October 13 between NJCU through its Guarini Institute for International Education and Economic Mobility and Consulate General of Mexico in New York.

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The Hudson Reporter - October 15, 2021

Urban to nature: NJCU Earth Museum opens

This article profiles the NJCU Earth Museum, which was created thanks to the work of three faculty members, led by Hun Bok Jung, Chair of the NJCU Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The NJCU Earth Museum opened in Fall 2021 in the Science Building.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com - September 17, 2021

After a tumultuous 2 years, A. Harry Moore starts school year with more students, more staff and happy parents

This article discusses the successful opening of A. Harry Moore for the 2021-22 academic year, its increased enrollment and staff additions. In a long-standing partnership with the Jersey City Board of Education, NJCU continues to provide the program instruction at the school.

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NJ Spotlight News - August 4, 2021

Many NJ Universities, Colleges Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

Dr. Jodi Bailey, Vice President for Student Affairs, is the featured administrator in this television interview with NJ Spotlight News, discussing campus vaccination efforts to keep college campuses safe from COVID-19 as in-person classes resume this fall.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com - July 29, 2021

Diversity and Inclusion Offices Established at Hudson Colleges to Make Sure Everyone has a Seat at the Table

This article profiles the introduction of Dr. Angel Gonzalez as NJCU's inaugural Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the importance of creating an office of inclusion and diversity at New Jersey City University and NJCU's partner school Hudson County Community College. Dr. Gonzalez discusses his goals and how his office will lead, and the resources it will provide.

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Hispanic Executive - July 26, 2021

Andrés Acebo Rights the Ship

This article profiles the family journey and career of Andrés Acebo, interim chief of staff and secretary to the board of trustees as well as assistant university counsel at NJCU. Acebo, whose family fled Cuba nearly 60 years ago, details the path that led him from law school and partner to working in service of a public anchor institution at NJCU.

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Inside Higher Ed - July 16, 2021

A Waiting Game

This article discusses how colleges that are requiring COVID-19 vaccinations are handling vaccination rates in advance of deadlines for students to submit documentation. Jodi Bailey, Vice President for Student Affairs, is interviewed.

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NJBIZ - July 1, 2021

NJCU, NJEDA to establish sports betting, fintech hub

This article goes over the details of NJCU's new agreement with NJEDA to propel the state forward with a Sports Wagering and Financial Technology Workforce Development and Innovation Center.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education - May 24, 2021

Daily Briefing: Comings and Goings

In the May 24 ediion of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the hiring of Dr. Angel Gonzalez as NJCU's first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer in discussed in the Comings and Goings section.

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ROI-NJ - May 24, 2021

NJCU names chief diversity and inclusion officer

In this article, ROI-NJ.com discusses the hiring of Dr. Angel Gonzalez as NJCU's first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

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NJBiz - May 24, 2021

NJCU introduces Gonzalez as inaugural chief diversity and inclusion officer

In this article, NJBiz.com discusses the hiring of Dr. Angel Gonzalez as NJCU's first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

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Diverse Issues in Higher Education - May 24, 2021

Dr. Angel Gonzalez Appointed Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer at New Jersey City University

In this article, Diverse Issues in Higher Education discusses the hiring of Dr. Angel Gonzalez as NJCU's first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

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Top NJ Casinos.com - May 18, 2021

New Jersey City University to Become Sports Betting Home Base

In this article, NJCU's creation of a Sports Wagering and Financial Technology Workforce Development and Innovation Center is discussed and how it fits into the legal sports betting landscape while broadening educational and employment opportunities within the industry.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com - April 28, 2021

These students overcame pandemic, a plan to close the school and a crumbling building to return to class

In this article, the Jersey Journal discusses the reopening of the A. Harry Moore school on May 3, 2021.

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The Two River Times/March 18, 2021

College on Fort Monmouth Nears Completion

The Two River Times writer Laura D.C. Kolnoski tours Squier Hall at Fort Monmouth and features the work being conducted on the former U.S. Army administrative building, which is being renovated into NJCU's new campus in Monmouth County, projected to open later this year. The article shares an overhead photo from the NJCU One drone and other on-going construction. It also offers insights into future degree programs which will be offered. Dr. Michael Edmondson, director of NJCU at Fort Monmouth, oversaw the tour and is quoted.

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HigherEdJobs/March 4, 2021

Where to Start After a Job Loss

Julia Basile, associate vice president for human resources at NJCU, is featured in this advise column in Higher Ed Jobs on how to move forward following a job loss. She is included as a reference as part of the NJCU Experts Guide Series.

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News 12 New Jersey/The Bronx- March 4, 2021

Women of the New Jersey City University Wrestling Team are Taking Down Barriers

As part of Women's History Month, News 12 reporter Robin Deehan profiles the NJCU women's wrestling program — the first collegiate women’s wrestling program in the history of the state of New Jersey and the tri-state area — in advance of their first-ever appearance in the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship national championships on March 6.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com- March 4, 2021

NJCU Women’s Basketball Team Set to Host its First Conference Playoff Game Friday

Jersey Journal reporter Jason Bernstein profiles the NJCU women's basketball team in advance of their first-ever home New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament playoff game in its history after experiencing unprecedented success in the abbreviated 2020-21 campaign. Third-year head coach Pat Devaney is interviewed.

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com- March 3, 2021

NJCU Women’s Wrestling Team Sends 3 to Nationals in Team’s First-Ever Match

Jersey Journal reporter Jason Bernstein profiles the NJCU women's wrestling program in advance of their appearance in the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship national championships on March 6, and highlights the success the first-year program enjoyed in its debut competition last month at the NCWWC Regionals. Head coach and former World Champion and two-time United States Olympian Elena Pirozhkova is interviewed.

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WABC-TV Eyewitness News New York/March 3, 2021

3 Women Wrestlers from NJCU Head to National Championship

On March 3, 2021, NJCU's trailblazing women’s wrestling program was featured on WABC-TV Eyewitness News/ABC-7 in New York as part of its Women’s History Month coverage. The Gothic Knights — the first collegiate women’s wrestling program in the history of the state of New Jersey and the tri-state area — were featured by Crystal Cranmore, WABC-TV New York’s Race & Culture reporter. Interviewed for the story were head coach and former World Champion and two-time United States Olympian Elena Pirozhkova, first-year captain and former New Jersey state champion Sandra Guerrero, first-year national qualifier Johnae Drumright and Dr. Danielle Beam, Associate Athletics Director for Student Development. The Gothic Knights will send three women — Drumright, Guerrero, and first-year athlete Naomi Henry to the National Collegiate Women's Wrestling Championships (NCWWC) in Tiffin, Ohio on March 6.

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Asbury Park Press/February 17, 2021

See Fort Monmouth NJCU campus construction, September opening planned

Asbury Park Press writer Dan Radel tours Squier Hall at Fort Monmouth, which is being renovated into NJCU's new satellite campus in Monmouth County. The article shares photos of on-going construction, discusses the expected timeline for the project, and offers insights into future degree programs which will be offered. Dr. Michael Edmondson, director of NJCU at Fort Monmouth, oversaw the tour and is included in video.

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Asbury Park Press/February 9, 2021

The Top 50 New Jersey College Basketball Coaches Ever, Ranked

Asbury Park Press writer Jerry Carino researches and ranks the Top 50 men's and women's basketball coaches in the history of the state of New Jersey in Divisions I, II, III or NAIA. Three current or former NJCU coaches are on the list with Charles Brown `65 (M.A. `85) ranked No. 12, his son and current head coach Marc Brown ranked No. 44 and former Jersey City State and Montclair State coach Ollie Gelston at No. 27. Story is for subscribers.

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WCBS-2 New York/January 28, 2021

New Jersey City University Women’s Wrestling Team Making History As Sport’s Popularity Grows Nationwide

NJCU's trailblazing women’s wrestling program was featured on WCBS-2 television in New York City on January 28, 2021 as sports anchor Steve Overmyer profiled the pioneering program — the first collegiate women’s wrestling program in the history of the state of New Jersey and the tri-state area. Head coach and former World Champion and two-time United States Olympian Elena Pirozhkova, first-year captain and former New Jersey state champion Sandra Guerrero, and Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Shawn Tucker are all interviewed.

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ROI-NJ.com/January 25, 2021

Acebo, Franco named to key roles at NJCU

The ROI-NJ article, as reported by Tom Bergeron, profiles the key administrative hires of Andrés Acebo as interim Chief of Staff and Secretary to the NJCU Board of Trustees and Adrian Franco as the inaugural Executive Director of the Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Studies.

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PBS Newshour/January 19, 2021

Rethinking College: The Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Students of Color

For the second week in a row, NJCU was featured on the nationally-televised program PBS NewsHour, during its signature “Rethinking College” series as part of NewsHour’s overall look at the future of higher education. The series reports on how the mental health of college students has been impacted by the pandemic. The January 19 episode was entitled "How the pandemic is Impacting College Students’ Mental Health" and included an interview with Maria Barros, a senior in the Art/Illustration program. The portion of the segment including Maria begins at the 2:52 mark. It was filmed on campus in the Visual Arts Building in the in-person class of Professor Dennis Dittrich.

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USAToday.com/January 16, 2021

How a New Jersey College is Making History

The debut of the inaugural season of the trailblazing New Jersey City University women's wrestling program has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Gothic Knights, under the direction of former World Champion and two-time United States Olympian Elena Pirozhkova is gearing up for an abbreviated yet historical 2020-21 season. Writer Melanie Anzidei profiled the pioneering program —  the first and only collegiate women's wrestling program in the history of the state of New Jersey and the first ever in the tri-state area — in NorthJersey.com and nationally in the USA Today/Gannett network of papers.

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NorthJersey.com/January 14, 2021

'I love being a part of history:' NJ's first women's college wrestling team hits the mat

The debut of the inaugural season of the trailblazing New Jersey City University women's wrestling program has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Gothic Knights, under the direction of former World Champion and two-time United States Olympian Elena Pirozhkova is gearing up for an abbreviated yet historical 2020-21 season. Writer Melanie Anzidei profiled the pioneering program —  the first and only collegiate women's wrestling program in the history of the state of New Jersey and the first ever in the tri-state area — in NorthJersey.com and nationally in the USA Today/Gannett network of papers.

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PBS Newshour/January 12, 2021

Rethinking College: The Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Students of Color

NJCU was featured on the nationally-televised program PBS NewsHour, during its signature “Rethinking College” series as part of NewsHour’s overall look at the future of higher education. The series reports on how campuses are adapting to an ever-shifting pandemic and the disproportionate impact on students of color. The January 12 episode was entitled "The Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Students of Color" and included interviews with Jodi Bailey, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, and Tyler Lopez, a sophomore in the Jazz Studies program. The segment was entirely filmed on campus.

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AMERICANENTREPRENEURSHIP.com/January 4, 2021

New Jersey City University Student Competition Spurs Innovative Ideas for Jersey City’s Post-Pandemic Future

The article highlights the recent pitch competition hosted by NJCU's Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) in December, 2020. At the event, student teams were tasked to offer innovative visionary ideas beneficial to the future of Jersey City’s local community and business ecosystem. IDR students were asked to embrace the constraints imposed upon them by COVID-19.

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THE JERSEY JOURNAL/NJ.com- November 19, 2020

As Hudson County Colleges Plan for the Spring Semester, ‘Pivot’ is the Operative Word

NJCU Provost Tamara Jhashi discusses how the university has adapted its class offerings in the Fall, 2020 semester, and the plans for the spring term during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residence life at NJCU is also discussed. The article touches on all four Hudson County higher education institutions (Hudson County Community College, Saint Peter's and Stevens) but focuses on NJCU.

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BLOOMBERG NEWS- October 20, 2020

Empty Dorms Put Squeeze on Colleges to Bail Out Billions in Debt

In this national article, Bloomberg News profiles NJCU, Howard University, West Virginia State University, and Ohio’s Terra State Community College, as colleges with student housing projects financed though a separate entity, adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Fall 2020 semester. The article discusses how NJCU will help with bond payments with dorm capacity limited. Jodi Bailey, NJCU Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, is interviewed for the piece.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES- October 15, 2020

Children From Immigrant Families Are Increasingly the Face of Higher Education

This national article discusses the growth of immigrants and children of immigrants in university enrollment this century. The detailed stories of two NJCU students, Crystal Tepale and Samuel Ansah, are discussed, with comments from NJCU President Sue Henderson.

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NORTHJERSEY.COM - September 14, 2020

As NJ schools shift to online learning, what should they do about cyberattacks?

This national article by Gannett, discusses how schools can overcome the pitfalls of issues with online security and privacy as education shifted to virtual learning in Fall, 2020. '“Zoom bombing, cyberbullying, phishing – you name it. It has increased astronomically. Everybody needs to be really mindful about security right now,” said Kutub Thakur, an assistant professor and director of the Cyber Defense & Security Program at New Jersey City University.'

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The Jersey Journal/NJ.com - September 1, 2020

A. Harry Moore School Will Start Year with New Principal After a Rollercoaster 2019-20

In this article, new A. Harry Moore principal Jason Jusino is introduced to the Jersey City community. NJCU President Sue Henderson is quoted and discusses the renewed partnership between NJCU and Jersey City Public Schools.

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Other Headlines and NJCU Mentions

 
DATE SOURCE TITLE or SYNOPSIS
05/02/2022 The Gothic Times Nick Camejo, Arts & Entertainment Editor for NJCU's student newspaper, details how NJCU and its Center for the Arts has worked with television and film studios to bring Hollywood to Jersey City.
04/28/2022 MultiFamilyBiz

JLL Capital Markets Arranges $105 Million Refinance Loan for 362-Unit Apartment Community in Jersey City’s West Side

04/27/2022 TAPintoBloomfield Two nationally prominent and distinguished citizens will receive honorary degrees from Bloomfield College on May 20, 2022 as part of the private, four-year College’s 149th commencement, President Marcheta P. Evans, Ph.D., announced, including prominent NJCU/Jersey City State College alumnus Honorable Jose L. Linares '75.
04/25/2022 NJBiz.com

NJEDA forges cross-Atlantic connection with INFANT in Ireland. NJCU's involvement in the trip is referenced.

04/01/2022 BroadwayWorld

NJCU Galleries Presents IN FLUX This Month: This spring, New Jersey City University (NJCU) and NJCU Galleries will showcase the thesis artworks of 20 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduates.

03/24/2022 Washington Post

The miracle of Saint Peter’s: How Jersey City produced the most unlikely Sweet 16 team: The refurbished arena came with a catch: Last season, the renovation left the Peacocks with no facility at all. They played games at John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center at New Jersey City University and bused 15 minutes every day to practice, usually at Marist High in Bayonne, a tiny gym with no shot clock.

03/07/2022 News 12 New Jersey Linda Vollkommer-Lynch `70, an NJCU Athletics Hall of Famer in the sport of women's fencing and the head women's fencing coach at nearby Stevens Institute of Technology for 48 years, is interviews by News 12 New Jersey as a trailblazer in women's sports in her home state.
03/07/2022 Hudson Reporter

There’s Magic to Do as “Pippin” Comes to NJCU Beginning March 25

03/07/2022 BroadwayWorld/NJ

There's “Magic To Do” As PIPPIN Comes To NJCU Beginning March 25

02/23/2022 CIANJ

NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution Announces Inaugural Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition on April 26

02/23/2022 NJBiz.com

NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution to host pitch competition: Inaugural entrepreneurship event takes place April 26

01/11/2022 Inside Higher Ed

Who Are Your Future Students? Author Mary Churchill discusses her work with the American Council on Education’s Learner Success Lab (LSL)."I have been fortunate to serve as an advisor to two institutions: Western Oregon University (WOU) in cohort 1 and New Jersey CIty University (NJCU) in cohort 2."

01/10/2022 NJ.com

More N.J. colleges mandate COVID boosters, move start of spring term online. The list of schools that have shifted the start of their spring semesters online due to the omicron surge has also increased — with Monday’s addition of New Jersey City University, Drew University and William Paterson University.

01/10/2022 The Gothic Times

Classes to Begin Online for Spring. With one week left before the start of the spring semester, NJCU announced that classes will begin remotely.

12/31/2021 New Jersey 101.5
NJ’s missing persons list goes back to 1962 — have you seen any? Mario Saavedra was a student at Jersey City State College, now New Jersey City University, when he left a study group on April 11, 1986 and told family he was going to a friend's house. His abandoned car was found at a Jersey City pizza parlor.
12/28/2021 NJ.com

‘A tale of two councilmen’: Rolando Lavarro looks back on a career of public service. Before serving on the council, Lavarro was the director of grants for New Jersey City University.

12/20/2021 NJ.com

Hudson County sees third highest daily COVID count on record. NJCU is mentioned in this article about increases in COVID-19 cases in Hudson County amidst the Omicron variant.

12/20/2021 TAPintoJerseyCity

Away at College, NJCU Student Collects Hundreds of Toys for Siblings’ Holiday Drive. NJCU student-athlete Jake Sisk recently held a fundraiser at his college to support the annual holiday toy drive of Mary and Mikey Wojcik. The new toys for the children at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

12/11/2021 The Hudson Reporter

Looking back at Hudson County voter turnout in 2021. Fran Moran, a professor in NJCU's Department of Political Science and President of NJCU's University Senate, is quoted in this article in the section entitled State politics and incumbent difficulties. Moran said, when asked about the gubernatorial election “In Murphy’s first drive, he’s the new kid on the block. But now he had a record to defend.”

12/09/2021 NJ.com NJCU and ‘NJCU Votes’ earn awards. New Jersey City University (NJCU) and its ‘NJCU Votes’ initiative earned a Bronze Seal award from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for efforts promoting nonpartisan student voter participation during the 2020 presidential elections.
11/30/2021 ROI-NJ

Bank of America awards $4.2M in grants to 75 nonprofits. NJCU is a recipient of a grant from Bank of America. The grants, announced during “Giving Tuesday,” will be used by groups that focus on basic needs, affordable housing, workforce development and small business and economic revitalization.

11/23/2021 InsiderNJ

NJCU and its ‘NJCU Votes’ Initiative Announced as 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Bronze Seal Award Winner

11/22/2021 Broadway World

Winter Jazz Fest Coming To New Jersey City University, December 4-5. New Jersey City University will host two days of hot jazz when the NJCU Center for the Arts, in partnership with faculty from the NJCU Music, Dance and Theatre departments, presents the 2021 Winter Jazz Fest.

11/11/2021 Jersey City Times This Weekend. Productions of Sweeney Todd at NJCU and the performance of Ak Dan Gwang Chil (ADG7) are promoted.
11/10/2021 NJ.com

Live theatre returning to NJCU with the tale of a murderous barber. “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” will be staged at the NJCU Center for the Arts Westside Theatre from Friday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 21. The show will be performed by the NJCU Musical Theatre.

10/26/2021 PIX 11 Torrential downpours and gusty winds walloped the tri-state area on Tuesday, forcing many schools to take precautions. Here’s PIX11’s list of school closings and delays so far.
09/17/2021 The Hudson Reporter

NJCU opens Earth Museum: The New Jersey City University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has opened the NJCU Earth Museum on the second floor of the university’s Science Building. It will be open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

08/15/2021 News 12

NJCU professor William Westerman, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology, the co-founder of First Friends of New Jersey and New York — an organization that monitors the human rights conditions of detention centers and refugees — was interviewed by News12 New Jersey, discussing the conflict in Afghanistan and a possible surge in the refugee population here in New Jersey. Dr. Westerman appears beginning at the 1:29 mark.

07/26/2021 InsiderNJ

NJCU School of Business Transforms Graduate Programs to Give Students More Flexibility

06/21/2021 NJ Spotlight News The story discusses the impact of The Arts on the real estate market in Jersey City. NJCU President Henderson discusses the positives of the planned Caroline & Frank Guarini, Sr. Performing Arts Center. Full story begins at the 16:27 mark with the portion discussing NJCU and including President Henderson at the 19:00 mark.
06/21/2021 Chronicle of Higher Education As colleges look toward the fall-2021 semester, here’s a map showing the locations of colleges that are requiring vaccines of at least some students or employees, including the date announcements were made. NJCU's announcement was made on April 18.
05/25/2021 New York Yimby

RIVET 26 Nears Completion at 26 University Place in Jersey City. President Henderson is quoted.

04/30/2021 News 12 All New Jersey COVID-19 vaccine megasites will offer walk-in appointments: Modhu is a student at New Jersey City University. She says that she is pleased that she will be protected against the virus when she heads back to school this fall. It was a mentality had by several other students.
04/29/2021 NJ.com While Stevens Institute of Technology has also mandated the vaccine for staff and students, Rutgers, Fairleigh Dickinson, Princeton, Montclair State and New Jersey City universities are only making them necessary for students.
04/29/2021 NJ.com Rutgers University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey City University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Montclair State University and Princeton University have already announced that vaccines will be mandatory
04/28/2021 Chronicle of Higher Education As colleges look toward the fall-2021 semester, here’s a chart of institutions that have decided to issue blanket vaccination requirements of all students, students living on campus, and/or employees.
04/28/2021 TAPInto.net New Jersey City University’s Caroline L. Guarini Dept. of Music, Dance present an outdoor musical double bill feature The World Goes Round and Ain’t Misbehavin’ —running April 30 through May 2 at The Lawn by the Gilligan Student Union Building Patio (GSUB) on the Kennedy Boulevard campus. [Read more]
04/28/2021 News 12 NJ
Seven colleges and universities in New Jersey will require students to vaccinated to return to campus in the Fall. Rutgers was the first to announce the requirement. Drew University, Montclair State University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Fairleigh Dickinson University and New Jersey City University have followed with similar requirements.

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04/28/2021 Patch.com

5 Questions With A Jersey City Official: Mayor Steven Fulop:

5. Where do you see Jersey City in five years? ...whether it be what we're doing at NJCU.
04/27/2021 Daily Dispatch

The Daily Dispatch, Daily News for America's Fire Service, ran coverage on April 27of NJCU's announcement; NJCU and the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety Join Forces to Offer College Credits to Firefighters.

04/27/2021 North-JerseyNews.com Drew joins Montclair State University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey City University and Rutgers University in requiring COVID-19 vaccines in some capacity.
04/23/2021 Hudson County View Many higher learning institutions in New Jersey, including Princeton, Rutgers, Montclair State, New Jersey City, and Fairleigh Dickinson University have announced that students will be required to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.
04/22/2021 WRHU-FM Andy Acebo, NJCU Chief of Staff and Deputy Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and Chair of the Special Committee on Cuba, appeared on WRHU-FM at Hofstra University, discussing the importance of leadership change in Cuba.
04/16/2021 News 12 NJ

Andy Acebo, NJCU Chief of Staff and Deputy Regional President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and Chair of the Special Committee on Cuba, appeared on News 12 New Jersey. He discussed Raul Castro stepping down as the Leader of the Communist Party in Cuba and how it could make a difference to Cuban Americans.

03/24/2021 NJ.com

Women’s and Gender Studies to host “The Kamala Effect”. In the culminating event of Women’s History Month, NJCU’s Women’s and Gender Studies Department will host The Kamala Effect: Race, Gender, and Power. The free, virtual event will be held on Wednesday, March 31, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

03/22/2021 NJToday.net

College signs agreement to teach Cybersecurity; NJCU and NPower, a national tech training nonprofit, have signed an agreement granting qualified NPower graduates the ability to transfer nine (9) credits towards Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity at the institution.

03/18/2021 NJBiz

Criminal justice students at HCCC can now transfer to NJCU for a four-year degree: Hudson County Community College students studying criminal justice can transfer seamlessly to New Jersey City University after the institutions signed an articulation agreement on March 16.

03/07/2021 The Hoboken Girl In recognition of International Women’s Day 2021, Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams, the Chair of NJCU's Women's and Gender Studies, is profiled by the Hoboken Girl in a question and answer feature. The article is written by NJCU alumnae and former softball student-athlete Victoria Maria Moyeno `19.
03/05/2021 D3hoops.com D3hoops.com National Recap: Montclair State beat William Paterson for the third time this season, this time eliminating the Pioneers from the NJAC tournament, 84-78. Myles Mitchell-White scored 21 points for the Red Hawks who will play New Jersey City in the semifinals next Friday. The Gothic Knights rolled over Rutgers-Camden, 85-48, and Stockton defeated Rutgers-Newark, 67-51. In a season full of firsts, New Jersey City picked up its first NJAC tournament win at home when the Gothic Knights topped William Paterson, 68-60. Damaris Rodriguez scored 23 points for NJCU (7-2), which is the third seed.
03/03/2021 Jersey Journal/NJ.com The “Train Tracks” virtual mural by Hudson County artist Gabriela Gomez Mestre made its debut at Canopy by Hilton this past weekend, as part of a new partnership program between Panepinto Galleries, New Jersey City University, and Canopy. Artwork by Mestre, a Colombia native and now Hudson County resident, emerging artist and NJCU 2020 alumna, was chosen based on her content and imagery.
02/26/2021 D3hoops.com D3hoops.com National Recap: ...and the Montclair State women ended NJCU's streak in Friday's NCAA Division III basketball action.
02/25/2021 Jersey Journal/NJ.com NJCU appoints Lejnieks to Board of Trustees
02/25/2021 Jersey Journal/NJ.com Update on the Jersey City Arts Trust
02/24/2021 ROI-NJ.com New Jersey City University announced the appointment of Carlos Lejnieks, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties, to the university’s board of trustees.
02/23/2021 TAPInto.net Carlos Lejnieks, the President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties, has been announced as the newest member of the New Jersey City University Board of Trustees. Lejnieks, a statement from the university announced, will serve on the Finance & Audit Committee and Mission Committee.
02/22/2021 ROI-NJ.com

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Higher Education: President Sue Henderson has been named as one of the top influencers in higher education in the state of New Jersey for 2021.

02/20/2021 D3hoops.com

D3hoops.com National Recap: The 2020-21 season will always be a memorable one for the New Jersey City University women's basketball team, as the program won its sixth consecutive game to open the season, the best in program history. The Gothic Knights sprinted to the end of the game on a 24-4 win in pulling away from William Paterson 62-46, sweeping the weekend series from the Pioneers. Senior wing Dayjah Anderson exploded for 24 points on a sizzling 11-of-18 shooting to spark the Knights.

02/19/2021 D3hoops.com D3hoops.com National Recap: After a 20-day layoff, No. 3 Whitman picked up its first loss at Puget Sound while the New Jersey City women stayed perfect. There are eight letters, but no Ls, in NJCU and TCNJ. Both teams stayed perfect with wins on Friday night, as New Jersey City cruised past William Paterson, 69-49, and TCNJ thumped Kean, 67-38. Those two teams, plus Montclair State which was idle, are a combined 14-0 in the NJAC with 13 wins by double-digits. New Jersey City is scheduled to play Montclair State next weekend while TCNJ will play William Paterson.
02/19/2021 NJ.com

COVID-19 testing offered on weekends at NJCU; New Jersey City University is offering COVID-19 PCR testing on alternate weekends, starting Saturday, school officials announced.

02/10/2021 InsiderNJ.com NJCU’s Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center to Host Virtual Discussion on Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality; New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy to Deliver Opening Remarks
02/10/2021 NJ.com Rising Tide Capital holds graduation for first all-online class (Additional speakers included Sue Henderson)
01/29/2021 Jersey Digs

Prominent Jersey City Real Estate Figure Donates $200,000 to NJCU ($200,000 donation from Robert P. Antonicello)

01/26/2021 New Jersey Business Magazine

New Jersey City University Receives $1M Gift

01/21/2021 D3Ticker NJCU is the recipient of a $1M gift from real estate developer and philanthropist Kaye to support the Center for Music, Dance and Theater and the Guarini Performing Arts Center.
12/03/2020 NJ.com

NJCU launches Guarini Institute

10/01/2020 NJ.com NJCU’s Meléndez selected as Academy Fellow
08/13/2020 NJ.com Making Black Lives Matter: Rashad Wright `17, the poet laureate of Jersey City, is quoted in this op-ed story in NJ.com
05/21/2020 ROI-NJ.com

NJCU sits in the heart of N.J.’s COVID-19 outbreak … but that’s not necessarily bad