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Lt Governor Kim Guadagno Announces Creation of New Council on Innovation to Improve Collaborative Opportunities with Industry and Academia

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today announced the formation of a new Council on Innovation to advise the State’s Partnership for Action on how industry and academia can better work together to improve New Jersey’s economy and attract more federal funding. Creation of the Council is among 15 recommendations in a report released today by New Jersey Policy Research Organization (NJPRO) and InnovationNJ. In addition, Lt. Governor Guadagno announced Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks as the newest member of the New Jersey Partnership for Action.

Adjuncts on File

New Jersey’s community colleges will this year consolidate how they hire and train non-tenure-track instructors, but some adjuncts are concerned the program will make it more difficult to find teaching opportunities in the state.

Local Athletes in College: Brewer’s Service is Honored

David Rosado, a freshman from Fair Lawn and Saddle River Day School, scored 22 points as Brookdale Community College (30-1) trounced Northampton, Pa., 89-59, in the Region XIX Division III championship game. Brookdale advances to the NJCAA Division III tournament that begins March 14.

Brookdale Wins Region XIX Title

Region XIX Most Valuable Player David Rosado (24) of Brookdale Community College gets a shot off before Camden County College’s Chris Gebhart can challenge it during the Feb. 28 Region XIX semifinals played in Lincroft.

N.C.A.A. Drops Ban of Finals in New Jersey

The N.C.A.A. has lifted a recent ban against New Jersey colleges, allowing them to host tournament games or championships. The N.C.A.A. informed its member colleges of the decision in a memo after United States District Judge Michael Shipp issued a permanent injunction Thursday in Trenton barring New Jersey from offering sports betting in the state. Gov. Chris Christie signed a sports wagering law last year, but the N.C.A.A. and four major sports leagues challenged it. Carol Blazejowski, the associate vice president for university advancement at Montclair State, said she had received the N.C.A.A. memo.

Brookdale Wins Region XIX Division III Title

For the second consecutive season, the Brookdale men’s basketball team will go dancing in the NJCAA National Championship tournament. With an 89-59 win over the Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference’s top-seeded team, Northampton, the Jersey Blues were crowned the 2013 Region XIX Division III champion.

Brookdale plans Job Fair in Long Branch

Asbury Park Press Brookdale Community College will hold a job fair from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 15 at the Bucky James Community Center, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave., Long Branch. Deadline for employer registration is March 8. For information, call 732-571-7155.    

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