Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The county will provide this service from 9 a.m. to noon in the interests of helping residents preserve their personal information.
Camden County submitted the following news release: To help in the fight against identity theft, the Camden County Freeholder Board is sponsoring a free shredding day for Camden County residents wanting to destroy documents containing personal information. On Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, industrial-sized shredder trucks will be in the parking lot of Camden County College on Peter Cheeseman Road in Gloucester Township to destroy private documents. “This is a great opportunity to shred the personal documents that we all save rather than throw in the trash and run the risk of identity theft,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Camden County employees have volunteered their time to be on hand to assist residents with the …
Friday, February 15, 2013
A set of 10-week courses begins Feb. 27.
Camden County issued the following press release on open registration for upcoming Spring 2013 classes at Camden County College: Many courses already have begun, but enrollment for later-starting Spring 2013 classes is continuing at Camden County College. Seats remain open in many courses that get under way at the end of February, the end of March and the beginning of April. “If you were ever thinking about taking college courses to earn an undergraduate degree or to expand your current career or explore a new one, now is the perfect time to check out Camden County College,” said Freeholder Ian Leonard, liaison to Camden County College. “Most classes fill up before they begin, so students should register now to avoid missing the …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
New Jersey is facing a nursing shortage in the next 18 years, says Freeholder Ian Leonard. A new program will make it easier for county residents to enter the field.
Looking for a new career? In the next two decades, New Jersey will face a deficit of 23,000 nurses, according to the New Jersey Nursing Initiative. That's why, in 2013, Camden County College (CCC) will begin offering a degree track for the Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) at its Blackwood campus, according to a press release issued by the offices of Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard. Calling it a "groundbreaking new program," Leonard said the CCC BSN track will provide the same pre-licensing program followed by nursing students at the Rutgers University New Brunswick and Newark campuses. "The nursing industry is evolving into a BSN-only career track, so this program is needed in our region for students who want to pursue this …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney is the focus of tonight's Camden County College Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility forum.
Camden County College issued the following press release Wednesday night regarding a panel discussion on the presidential race between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: In the afterglow of the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention and amid the anticipation of the upcoming debates, Camden County College’s Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility is providing a forum for the public to discuss the issues, strategies and possible outcomes of what could be one of the closest and most critical presidential elections in American history. The discussion, Presidential Election 2012 and the Future of America, will be led by a panel of CCC faculty members, including Patrick Hughes…
Sunday, September 9, 2012
'Buy local' initiatives could net as much as $35m to Camden County, and "$27 on the 27th" marks their seasonal kickoff.
Every year the Christmas shopping season kicks off earlier and earlier. This year, the latest push is a tri-county, "shop local" campaign that kicks off September 27 in downtown Collingswood. "$27 on the 27th" is the theme of the event, which invites shoppers to spend at least $27 at local businesses from 6 to 8 p.m., with "discounts and giveaways for participants," promises a press release from the borough. “We’re asking that people shop local first for their needs and Collingswood provides a lot of what residents need within a mile or so of their homes," said Collingswood Mayor James Maley in the press release. "Buying local first means that your dollars go back to revitalize and support your town." The event is highlighted by an hour-…
Friday, August 31, 2012
The communities will begin by sharing code officials and public works vehicles, with plans to deepen the collaboration in the future.
Municipal government in the 2-percent cap world continues to take a page from some of the basic rules of preschool: play nicely, take turns and share, share, share. Seven Camden County towns—Audubon, Collingswood, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Mount Ephraim and Oaklyn—are working to more closely coordinate their resources under broader shared services agreements. The neighboring communities will kick things off Tuesday with the formal signing of an agreement to share a construction code official on an emergency basis. Thereafter, each municipal leader will draft interlocal shared-service resolutions to be approved at the monthly meetings of their respective governing bodies. One of the first areas the group will examine is …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Camden County College will hold an information session tonight on its new Transition to College program, offering a chance for dropouts to get ahead academically.
Students who dropped out of high school in Camden County not only have a second chance to earn their diploma—they can get started on a college degree as well. Camden County College (CCC) is expanding its outreach to high school dropouts with its new Transition to College Program, beginning in the fall. Students interested in learning more can attend an information session tonight, July 24, at the CCC campus at 6 p.m. Transition to College is open to any Camden County student, age 16-20, who dropped out of high school and wants to earn a diploma. Students attend courses at CCC’s Blackwood campus that cover both the high school curriculum and earn students college credit. “We’re not looking for them to get the minimal high school degree,” …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The most popular destinations are in-state for the class of 2012.
Camden County College is the overwhelming college of choice among 2012 graduates of Collingswood High School, according to a survey the school conducted among CHS seniors. As many as 73 graduates plan to enroll there following their graduation this month. By comparison, 35 other CHS seniors plan to attend an in-state school, and 42 will be attending college outside of New Jersey. Another 10 Panthers are either enlisted or plan to enlist in a branch of the armed services, six will attend a vocational school and two plan to enter the workforce. The report also counts 16 students who either don't know or haven't reported their post-graduation plans. Cost may be a factor in students' choice of college, wrote Collingswood Superintendent Scott A…
Sunday, May 20, 2012
The school conferred degrees on more than 1,700 graduates Saturday.
Camden County College celebrated its 44th commencement Saturday by awarding degrees to more than 1,700 students across a wide variety of disciplines. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) delivered the graduation address. Check out Patch's photo gallery and upload your own. You can also give your graduate a shout out on Patch.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Camden County College's 44th annual graduation will be held Saturday.
The 44th annual graduation ceremony at Camden County College will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Blackwood campus of the school. The Gloucester Township, Collingswood and Haddonfield Patch sites invite graduates and their families to share photographs from the Camden County College graduation ceremony by posting them to this article. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez will deliver Camden County College's commencement address. You can watch the graduation ceremony on Saturday here. More news on the commencement activities is available here. A complete list of Camden County College's more than 1,700 candidates for graduation, as supplied by the college on Tuesday, follows: Malik Abdullah Kathryn Ablaza David Abrams Crystal Acevedo Sara Acevedo …