Category: State News

NJIT Confers 2,444 Degrees During 2012 Commencement

NEWARK—Over the years Professor Angelo Perna, who has taught at NJIT for 45 years and rarely missed a graduation, has watched tens of thousands of students graduate from NJIT. On this graduation day, seated high up in the Prudential Center, Perna looked down at the rows of graduates dressed in black robes and colored stoles. He declared that they looked like flowers.

Allen Unveils Legislation To Combat Bullying Of Students By School Staff

TRENTON— In response to several recent incidents of physical and emotional intimidation of students at the hands of school staff both in New Jersey and across the country, Senator Diane Allen (R- Burlington) is proposing legislation that will speed the disciplinary process for teachers and other school officials found to have engaged in bullying, intimidation, or harassment of students.

NJ Student Raises Over $3,000 To Support Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

NEW BRUNSWICK – Hackensack High School student Carlene Daniels raised over $3,000 to support Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey with a Latin Night event on April 21 in Maywood. The event was held at the Maywood Knights of Columbus, who provided both the hall and their own donation to kick-start the event. Over 100 guests were also treated to catering courtesy of Uncle Paulie’s of Maywood.