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Hudson County Community College Appoints Joseph Caniglia Executive Director of the North Hudson Campus

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has selected Professor Joseph Caniglia to serve as Executive Director of the College’s comprehensive North Hudson Campus in Union City, New Jersey.

“Professor Caniglia has served the College for many years in multiple capacities,” HCCC President Dr. Christopher Reber stated. “We are confident that he will continue his hard work, dedication, and commitment to the growth of the North Hudson Campus in service to the residents of Union City and other communities in Hudson County.”

Nearly 3,000 students pursue studies at the HCCC North Hudson Campus each semester. In addition to classrooms with SMART-boards and Wi-Fi, the seven-story, nearly 100,000 square-foot building at 4800 Kennedy Boulevard in Union City houses a fully operational Library and Bookstore; an Enrollment Center with Enrollment Services, Bursar, Financial Aid, Testing and Assessment, Academic Advisement, and Community Education Offices; Academic Support Center; Computer, Science and Language Labs; Student Lounge; Outdoor Courtyard; and Multipurpose Room. A glass-enclosed pedestrian bridge connects the building to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Bergenline Avenue Transit Center.

Joseph Caniglia’s 25 years of experience as an educator includes service as a public-school teacher and administrator, Professor of English and Developmental Education, Interim Associate Dean for the College’s English, and English as a Second Language Division. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mercy College-Pace University, a Master of Science degree in Education and Reading from New Paltz University, and a Post-Master’s Certificate in Higher Education Administration from Grambling State University, where he is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration.

“I believe passionately in education’s transformational impact,” Director Canigilia stated. “As the new Executive Director of the College’s North Hudson Campus, I will collaborate with staff and all members of the North Hudson and Journal Square campuses to support and encourage students to excel in their academic and personal careers.”

The HCCC North Hudson Campus offers 19 degree programs on site that can be completed from start to finish: Accounting AS; Business AA; Business Administration AS; Criminal Justice-Homeland Security AS; Early Childhood Education AAS; English AA; Environmental Studies AS; History AA; Sociology AA; Criminal Justice AS; Digital Art and Design Proficiency Certificate; Early Childhood Education AA; Early Childhood Education Child Development Associate (CDA) Coursework; Elementary/Secondary Education AA; Health Science AAS; Infant/Toddler CDA Professional Development; Liberal Arts AA; Psychology AA; and Special Education AA.

Information about courses offered at the HCCC North Hudson Campus may be obtained by emailing [email protected].
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About Hudson County Community College
Hudson County Community College serves more than 18,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social and economic mobility.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.

CITY OF JERSEY CITY TO HOST THE FOURTH ANNUAL “Made in Jersey City Day” on Monday, June 18th

River View Observer “Best Pick Event”

  This year’s event, ‘The Delectable Dish’ will feature signature dishes from thirty Jersey City restaurants


JERSEY CITY –Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy, the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation and the Jersey City Urban Enterprise Zone program will continue a proud tradition by celebrating the Fourth Annual Made in Jersey City Day from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 18, at City Hall, 280 Grove Street.

The event, aptly called

“The Delectable Dish,” will showcase the restaurants, cafes and bistros whose dedication to quality, innovation and diversity have made Jersey City a mecca for foodies the world over.

Restaurants and eateries from all around the city have been invited to participate by displaying and providing samples of their signature dishes in the Rotunda and Council Chambers. Area residents and workers are invited to visit the event and to sample and/or purchase some of the products.

“Our small businesses, such as our restaurants, are the backbone of our economy and that is why each year we showcase local businesses at our Made in Jersey City Day event,” said Mayor Healy. “We want all of our residents, visitors, and those who work here in Jersey City, to support our local small business owners every day.” Continue reading CITY OF JERSEY CITY TO HOST THE FOURTH ANNUAL “Made in Jersey City Day” on Monday, June 18th

Hudson County Community College Announces Speakers for 2010-2011 Lecture Series

Line-up includes higher education leader Dr. Terry O’Banion, terryobanion

actor/activist Edward James Olmosedward-james-olmos

renowned author/intellect Cornel Westcornell-west

and TV journalist/producer Juju Chang


Photos: source Bing.com

 JERSEY CITY, N.J. / September 1, 2010 – Although they are from very different walks of life, each of the four speakers slated to appear in the Hudson County Community College 2010-2011 Lecture Series has worked to improve life and has acted as inspiration for thousands.

The series begins on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 with the appearance of Dr. Terry O’Banion, Director of the Community College Leadership Program at Walden University.


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