As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and look to address the many inequities it has exposed, it has never been clearer that our education systems must evolve to meet today’s challenges.
Today’s universities have an opportunity to truly reshape educational experiences and fulfill their promise as “engines of opportunity” for all students. We believe it is a time for new approaches that build on what works and experiment with innovative models to connect education, job readiness, career pathways, and economic mobility.
Acelera is an acceleration program for global firms interested in expanding to the US Northeast market. Hosted by the NJCU School of Business, the program offers companies an opportunity to leverage the universities’ assets to explore the US Northeast market, connect with clients in the region, access a diverse talent pipeline, and plan a successful expansion.
The Guarini Institute at NJCU signed an official agreement with the Government of Mexico, the Port of Ashdod, and with top Irish tech universities and a prominent startup accelerator to foster academic exchanges, community outreach and participation in the Acelera program.
These partnerships seek to strengthen the economic relationships of New Jersey and bring economic development for people and economic agents across borders. In addition, it is intended to meet the educational needs and professional opportunities of the Mexican and Mexican American communities in New Jersey.