Diversity Revisited

Excerpted from the Huffington Post, December 29, 2015 We need to rethink our approach to diversity on college campuses. Unfortunately, since I started calling for a new approach a decade ago, not much has changed. Yes, colleges have brought numbers of foreign students to campus (a good thing), and they have partnered with organizations that … Read more

Connecting K–12 STEM to College, After School

Excerpted from NSTA.org, the National Science Teaching Association website, March 12, 2012 After-school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs are offered at many schools around the country, but most involve just a few grade levels and are run by the schools. However, some after-school STEM programs proving beneficial to students—especially underserved students—are held by … Read more

The College Now Academy Brings 18 Students to Bergen for Mentorship, Educational Activities

Eighteen Bergen County third graders have found a new afterschool hangout: Bergen Community College. The College Now Academy After-School Academy, a program designed by the College’s Center for Suburban Criminal Justice, offers New Milford third graders an opportunity to participate in a supplemental learning program that supplies positive role models (in the form of Bergen … Read more

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