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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].#   #   # 

Hudson County Community College to Hold Its Fourth Annual ‘Girls in Technology’ Symposium

200 young women from Hudson County middle and high schools
will be in attendance at the daylong event on March 23

HCCC LOGO BLUEMarch 21, 2017, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will host the “Girls in Technology” Symposium on Thursday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the College’s Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City. 200 young women from Hudson County middle and high schools will participate.

Now in its fourth year, the HCCC “Girls in Technology” symposium provides the young women attending with opportunities to learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) studies and careers from educators and individuals actually working in STEM, and STEM-related, careers.

The event will begin with breakfast, followed by a welcome from HCCC President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. and an overview of the day’s activities from the HCCC Dean of the Division of Non-Traditional Programs, Ana Chapman-McCausland.

North Bergen High School junior Isabel Carvajal will then deliver her winning essay titled, “The Beauty of Technology.” Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Hold Its Fourth Annual ‘Girls in Technology’ Symposium


River View Observer Festival Pick for Saturday, September 25th -“A wonderful Fun day out with the family and friends.” 


The Newport Neighborhood Association (“NNA”) is excited to be hosting its fourth annual International Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 25th from noon to 7:00 pm on Town Square Place, the old Pavonia Avenue, in Jersey City’s downtown Newport community.  This location is just outside the Newport/Pavonia PATH station in Newport, across the street from the eastern entrance to the Newport Mall.  The NNA has planned an even bigger event than last year’s Festival which drew roughly 2,500 to Newport as this year’s event will have something for all ages, many cultures, and something new, including showcasing a bike show by Grove Street Bicycles, several new performers and legos for kids.