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Hudson County Community College to Host Seventh Annual ‘Girls in Technology’ Symposium Online

Hudson County Community College Wine Pairing event

Area middle and high school young women, and their teachers and counselors, are encouraged to attend the June 4 virtual event; first 200 attendees  will receive special gifts.  

– The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development invites young women, teachers and counselors from Hudson County middle and high schools to participate in the College’s Seventh Annual “Girls in Technology” symposium on Thursday, June 4, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  The first 200 attendees will receive a free backpack and LED light tumbler.

The interactive, virtual event will feature discussions about the exciting and rewarding Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educational and career opportunities for women working in these fields, as well as live demonstrations. Sponsors for this year’s event include Eastern Millwork, Inc., SILVERMAN, University of Phoenix, Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union, Harborside Sport & Spine, and MAST Construction Services, Inc.

The program will open with welcoming remarks by HCCC Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development Lori Margolin.  The event will then proceed to the interactive panel discussion, “A Day in the Life of Women in STEM,” moderated by HCCC Executive Director of Online Learning Archana Bhandari, and featuring HCCC Chief Information Officer Patricia Clay; WPMaster.me Web Developer Kate Gilbert; General Dynamics Mission Systems Advanced Optics Engineer Dr. Bianca Jackson; Princeton University Software Application Services Office of Information Technology Associate Director Sushma Mendu; and Ernst & Young, LLP Global Director of Information Security Maureen Slipek. The symposium will conclude with STEM demonstrations conducted by HCCC Professor Dr. Clive Li.

All registrants will receive a STEM educational resource guide containing scholarship information, activity websites, and video demonstrations from volunteering New Jersey City University Educational Technology doctoral candidates.
Registration for this secure, password-protected Webex event is a must, and may be made
by emailing HCCC Associate Director of Continuing Education and Workforce Development Chastity Farrell at [email protected].#   #   # 


Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union

(Pictured from left to right) Dr. Alexander Mirescu, Vice President Resilient JC,  Maria Solorzano, President/CEO Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union, Karen Velasquez, Marketing/Business Development Officer Liberty Savings FCU, And Simon Pereira Shorey, President Resilient JC

Jersey City, NJ-In the wake of such recent natural disasters as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria and the terrorist events of recent years, recovery planning and resilience for cities is becoming an even more vital topic for community discussion. Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union under the guidance of its newly appointed CEO, Maria Solorzano, recognized this and seized the opportunity to partner with Resilient JC in their endeavors for Jersey City in Hudson County.  Continue reading LIBERTY SAVINGS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PARTNERS WITH RESILIENT JC IN TRUE CREDIT UNION SPIRIT

Celebrate ICU Day alongside Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union

LSFCU LOGOOn October 17, 2013, credit unions in 100 countries will celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day® by joining together and celebrating their cooperative spirit.

Hudson County’s own Liberty Savings Federal Credit Union is proud to take part in the initiative. Unlike many banks, Liberty Savings isn’t in business to make a profit. Credit unions all over the world are a united front focused on you, the members, with an unwavering belief in the “people helping people” philosophy upon which they were built.

In the U.S., they’re  known as credit unions, but across the world, they go by many names…co-operative societies, cooperativas, and caisses populaires to name a few.

This year, the cooperative spirit is coming to the Falkland Islands. Currently, one bank branch operates there, but the 2,300 workers find access to credit limited. Through the World Council of Credit Unions, staff from a U.S. credit union are assisting in the development of a credit union that can help the business that were refused bank financing.

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