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07
Jan

Registration Underway for Nondegree Study at Rutgers during Spring 2013

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Registration is underway for individuals interested in nondegree study at Rutgers during the Spring 2013 semester. Online registrations are being accepted through January 23, and in-person registration is possible through January 25. Complete details are available at http://visiting.rutgers.edu.

Working adults looking to jump-start their careers or gain new skills and knowledge, students attending other institutions, and qualified high school students can take Rutgers courses in New Brunswick on a nondegree basis during the fall and spring semesters through the Division of Continuing Studies.

The division offers the opportunity for nondegree graduate and undergraduate study during the fall and spring semesters. Students attend classes and complete coursework alongside matriculated Rutgers students. Tuition and fees are billed per credit hour.

Mon
07
Jan

ENABLED to Work Program Offers Training, Job Search Skills

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Alex Bruton served two years in Vietnam and 22 years as an Army reservist, but he faced one of his biggest challenges when two knee replacement surgeries left him unable to continue working on his feet as a cardiology technician.

Bruton sought help from the Veterans Administration, which referred him to the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation services (DVR). That agency connected him with the ENABLE Division of Small & Associates of Livingston and ultimately with Rutgers’ Center for Continuing Professional Development (CCPD).

Through these two educational partners in the Rutgers ENABLED to Work program, Bruton has been able to train for a new career and enhance his marketability through job counseling.

With state grant funding paying his tuition, Bruton enrolled in an online training program through Rutgers’ CCPD last summer to become an electronic medical health records specialist.  He also received counseling through ENABLE on job-search and resume-writing skills and techniques.

Wed
19
Dec

School of Social Work Brings Continuing Education Program to China

School of Social Work Brings Continuing Education Program to China

Thirty-five senior leaders from philanthropic and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in China recently earned certificates from the Rutgers School of Social Work (SSW) in an intensive, four-day program on training skills conducted in Beijing by continuing education faculty from the school’s Institute for Families.

The trainees included staff from the China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI) at Beijing Normal University, NGOs throughout China, and charitable foundations, including the Ford Foundation.

CPRI hosted the program and co-sponsored it with the Huamin Research Center at Rutgers, which was established in 2012 to promote professional development in nonprofit organizations and strengthen individual, family and community well-being in China.

Thu
04
Oct

Rutgers School of Business-Camden Earns Prestigious Award for Executive Education Program

Joseph Amabile, power systems sales and rental manager for Foley, Inc., the Piscataway-based Caterpillar dealership, participated in the management training program developed by Rutgers-School of Business-Camden Executive Education in partnership with Caterpillar. The school has been recognized by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for its work with Caterpillar.

The Rutgers School of Business-Camden has been recognized by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for its work with equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, Inc. in building a global learning solution through its Executive Education Program.
 

Thu
04
Oct

Rutgers Officially Opens Lifelong Learning Center at Atlantic Cape Community College

Rutgers officially opened its new Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 28 hosted by Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi and Atlantic Cape President Peter Mora. More than 200 guests attended the event.

The two-story, 22,000-square-foot facility enables Rutgers to expand academic opportunities for students from Atlantic, Cape May and surrounding counties who hold associate degrees and wish to earn Rutgers degrees – close to where they live or work – in such popular disciplines as psychology and criminal justice.

“This splendid building demonstrates our strong relationship with Atlantic Cape as well as Rutgers’ commitment to address the growing educational demands of this region,” said Barchi.

Sat
01
Sep

American Ballet Theatre Opens Children’s Division at Mason Gross School of the Arts

Credit: Rosalie O'Connor

The Mason Gross Extension Division has partnered with the acclaimed American Ballet Theatre to open a satellite branch of their Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School Children’s Division on the Douglass Campus in New Brunswick.

An open house for the program and for all Extension Division classes takes place Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012; free sample classes will be offered. Classes officially begin Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, and run through Jan. 19, 2013. All fall-semester ABT/JKO students receive $100 off registration. Registration is open now.

Barbara Bashaw, graduate director of the EdM program in Dance Education at Mason Gross, says the JKO school not only provides rigorous training; it exposes young dancers “to a vast repertoire of classics, internationally acclaimed performers as role models and the opportunity to become a part of ballet culture, not just ballet classes.”

Sat
01
Sep

Rutgers’ New Facility at Atlantic Cape to Welcome Students

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As Susan and Ashley Rivenbark begin classes as new Rutgers students this month, they are among the first to walk through the doors of the university’s new Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing.

The Rivenbarks – mother and daughter – are starting the next phase of their college careers as students in Rutgers’ off-campus degree-completion program. Both received their associate’s degrees from Atlantic Cape last spring and were admitted to Rutgers’ program there. Susan plans to complete her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and Ashley in psychology. They will be among 300 students projected to enroll at that site this fall.

As residents of nearby Hammonton, they see the new facility as a draw for other like-minded individuals wishing to complete their degrees.

“I think it will attract many new people like me from the area who are looking for a great opportunity closer to home,” said Ashley.

Sat
01
Sep

Center for Management Development Admitted to Prestigious International Consortium

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers Center for Management Development (Rutgers CMD) has been admitted to the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON).  UNICON is a highly selective global consortium of 101 leading university-based executive education providers.

 “All of us associated with Rutgers Center for Management Development are honored to have been invited as UNICON’s newest member,” said Dr. William Bigoness, executive director of Rutgers CMD. “This recognition is a testimony to the excellent work CMD has done in the field of executive education for many years and a vote of confidence for the contributions we plan to make to executives and organizations in the years ahead.”

UNICON comprises nearly all of the world’s leading university-based providers of executive education. Fellow UNICON member schools include Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, Duke, Stanford, North Carolina, Berkeley, Michigan and others. 

Sat
01
Sep

Chinese Delegation Examines Brookdale-Rutgers Partnership

A delegation from the Zhejiang College of Construction, Hangzhou, China, recently visited Rutgers' Off Campus Program at Brookdale Community College in Freehold to examine Rutgers' partnership with Brookdale.

 

LINCROFT, N.J. – New Brookdale Community College president Dr. Maureen Murphy welcomed an 18 member delegation of directors, deans and faculty from the Zhejiang College of Construction, Hangzhou, China, to the Lincroft main campus August 2.  The group also visited the Freehold Branch Campus to view the role of the community college and specifically the Brookdale-Rutgers partnership through which students holding associate’s degrees can earn a Rutgers degree at the Freehold location.

The visit to Brookdale focused on the delivery of academic and learning opportunities and how two year degree programs transfer to four year degrees. Brookdale professors Edward O’Neill and Mike Qaissaunee presented on Brookdale’s architecture, engineering and technology associate degree programs. A campus tour highlighting the classroom and laboratory facilities followed, led by Dr. Janice M. Thomas, the director of Brookdale’s International Education Center.

Mon
27
Aug

Rutgers Center for Management Development Admitted to Prestigious Consortium

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers Center for Management Development (Rutgers CMD) has been admitted to the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON).  UNICON is a highly selective global consortium of 101 leading university-based executive education providers.

“All of us associated with Rutgers Center for Management Development are honored to have been invited as UNICON’s newest member,” said Dr. William Bigoness, executive director of Rutgers CMD. “This recognition is a testimony to the excellent work CMD has done in the field of executive education for many years and a vote of confidence for the contributions we plan to make to executives and organizations in the years ahead.”

UNICON comprises nearly all of the world’s leading university-based providers of executive education. Fellow UNICON member schools include Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, Duke, Stanford, North Carolina, Berkeley, Michigan and others. 

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