Tuesday, October 26, 2021

CCM President Named to Influencers of Higher Education List

MORRIS COUNTY — County College of Morris (CCM) President Anthony J. Iacono once again has joined a highly respected group of New Jersey higher education presidents who have been named to ROI-NJ’s Influencers list. The latest listing is of top community college presidents in New...

Kaitlynn Pinero selected for New Jersey COVID-19 Service Corps

LAKE HIAWATHA — Kaitlynn Pinero was named to the New Jersey COVID-19 Service Corps (NJCSC). The Center for Community Engagement at Montclair State University, in collaboration with the NJ Commission on National and Community Service and additional higher education institutions, state entities, and local nonprofit...

Back To School With Kiwanis

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany delivered backpacks filled with over $100 in school supplies to Parsippany Human Services, located at the Parsippany Community Center, 1130 Knoll Road. Any resident needing help can contact Human Services at (973) 263-7163. They will be distributed to...

Online Business Guide Launched by CCM and the Morris County Library Consortium

MORRIS COUNTY — Business owners looking for resources, research, and data to help grow their organizations now have a comprehensive online center they can turn to as a result of a partnership between County College of Morris (CCM) and the Morris County Library Consortium. The...

Parsippany Hills High School… where will the Class of 2021 continue their journey?

PARSIPPANY — As the Class of 2021 leave Parsippany and start a new chapter in their life, Parsippany Focus is publishing a list of where the Parsippany Hills High School Class of 2021 will be attending. Post Secondary Education Students Percentage Four Year College or University 191 75% Two Year College 40 15.4% Career...

CCM Releases Return to Campus Plan Adjustments

MORRIS COUNTY — In response to new state guidelines for higher education, the County College of Morris (CCM) has updated its Fall 2021 Return to Campus Plan. When the new guidelines were published and released from the New Jersey Department of Health, CCM administrators...

A Letter From Dr. Barbara Sargent

Hello, Families! I hope this letter finds you making the most of these last weeks of August. The district is preparing for a positive and safe return to school for all students in September. All schools have scheduled special orientation programs for new students and...

Explore the Parsippany Police Athletic League’s Fall Offerings

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany's Police Athletic League has some great programs getting ready to start up soon, and you won't want to miss the fun competition and fun for the whole family. Fall/Winter Competition Cheerleading Parsippany PAL’s Competitive Cheer Team welcomes new cheerleaders! The Competitive Cheer Team...

Table of Hope to Hold Backpack Giveaway at CCM

MORRIS COUNTY — As parents start to plan for a new school year and address all the details involved, Table of Hope is helping to make things a bit easier with a free backpack distribution event at County College of Morris (CCM). The Backpack Giveaway...

The Job Market Needs You!

MORRIS COUNTY — Looking to get a better job, get better in the job you are in, or grow your skillset? The Center for Workforce Development (WFD) at County College of Morris (CCM) has released its new schedule of classes for the Fall Semester....

Joyce Gong graduates from Bates College

PARSIPPANY — Joyce Gong graduated after majoring in chemistry at Bates College. Gong, the daughter of Baoqing Gong and Lin Zhang, is a 2017 graduate of Parsippany Hills High School. Bates College graduated 469 students from 38 states and 43 countries on May 27, 2021. The...

Asish Bhuyan Chosen for Prestigious Adelphi Summer Internship Program

PARSIPPANY — Asish Bhuyan of Lake Hiawatha was selected to participate in this summer's Adelphi University summer internship Jaggar Community Fellows program. A major in Global Business Management (MBA program), Bhuyan worked at the Center for Youth Dialogue. The Jaggar Community Fellows Program, designed for...

Yashi Kumar Named Recognized for Academic Excellence

PARSIPPANY — Yashi Kumar, Lake Hiawatha, has been honored as one of the brightest students in the world by The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Kumar, a student at Central Middle School, was honored for their exceptional performance on the SAT, ACT, or...

Senator Pennacchio Challenges Governor Murphy’s School Mask Edict

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Murphy’s decision to require masks in schools will once again impede the educational development of the state’s schoolchildren, Senator Joe Pennacchio said. “The Delta variant does not change the fact that children are not susceptible to the virus and they don’t...

Mental Health Stigma In Asian Culture

By: Esha Patel, is a Junior at Parsippany Hills High School MORRIS COUNTY — Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be in another culture’s environment? Well, I’m about to give you the inside scoop on the stigma behind mental health in the Asian...

Public Hearing About Superintendent of Schools Contract

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the employment of the Superintendent of Schools at its regular meeting to be held on Thursday, August 26, at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to comment upon the proposed...

Five Candidates Submitted Petitions for Board of Education Positions

PARSIPPANY — Five candidates have filed to run for three available seats on the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District's Board of Education, according to the Morris County Clerk's Office. According to the list posted on the website of the Morris County Clerk’s Office, Current Board members...

Evagelia Zois Named to Spring 2021 Provost’s List at Hofstra University

PARSIPPANY — Evagelia Zois, a 2020 Graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Spring 2021 semester, earning a spot on the Provost's List at Hofstra University. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y....

Local Artist Exhibits “Urania’s Mirror” at County College of Morris

MORRIS COUNTY — Joseph Losavio, a contemporary, visionary painter, is exhibiting, ‘Urania’s Mirror’ at the County College of Morris (CCM) Art & Design Gallery. The collection of 32 astronomical star chart cards incorporate illustrations based on Alexander Jamiesons’s “A Celestial Atlas,” also known as “a...

CCM Builds Upon Its Mission as the Community’s College

MORRIS COUNTY — Coming through the other side of the pandemic, the County College of Morris is poised to continue changing lives and strengthening communities with more momentum than ever. As the community’s college, CCM’s strong student success rates and innovative career-focused programs provide...