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State Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday June 14, 2020 ( 20 items )  

Coyne Public Relations Studio Wins 4 2020 Telly Awards
PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, June 10 -- Coyne Public Relations issued the following news: Coyne PR is pleased to announce that its Studio has won four 2020 Telly Awards, following three wins in 2019. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honor video and television made for all screens and is judged by The Telly Award Judging Council; a group of industry leaders from some of the most prominent companies in entertainment, publishing, advertising and emerging technology. Coyne PR's Studio goes far beyond   more

Hudson County Community College Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes and Operations
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, June 13 -- Hudson County Community College issued the following news release: Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President Dr. Chris Reber announced that most fall 2020 for-credit, workforce development, and noncredit courses will be offered online or remotely, with many lab, culinary, health sciences and related courses offered on-ground subject to state approval and adherence to safety protocols recommended by the health care community. With fewer courses offered  more

John Wiley & Sons: Educational Video May Assist With Decision to Pursue Hospice at End of Life for Cancer Patients
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, June 8 -- John Wiley and Sons issued the following news release: An educational video about hospice care can provide valuable information for patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers, improve perceptions of this quality form of care at the end of life, and increase its use. These are the findings of a study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). Hospice delivers high-quality care to patients who are dying,   more

John Wiley & Sons: The AI Book: The Artificial Intelligence Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs, Fintech Visionaries
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, June 10 -- John Wiley and Sons issued the following news release: Following the publication of best-selling titles, The FINTECH Book, The INSURTECH Book, The WEALTHTECH Book and The PAYTECH Book, Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the latest instalment in the series: The AI Book: The Artificial Intelligence Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Fintech Visionaries. This latest edition in The FINTECH Book Series is the result of globally crowdsourcing the m  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Conducts Coronavirus Briefing on June 10
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 11 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following transcript on June 10: Governor Phil Murphy: I'm honored to be joined by the woman to my right who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Judy Persichilli. To her right, another familiar face, State Epidemiologist Dr. Christina Tan. Thank you both. The guy to my left who needs no introduction, the Superintendent of the State Police, Colonel Pat Callahan. Pat, thank you. Director of  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Conducts Coronavirus Briefing on June 11
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 12 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following transcript on June 11: Governor Phil Murphy: To my far left, another guy who needs no introduction, the Superintendent of the State Police, Colonel Pat Callahan. Pat, thank you. And to my immediate left, he's back, it's a Thursday, to get an update on where things stand on the unemployment front, Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Rob Asaro-Angelo. Rob, great to have you back. Today marks 100 days, h  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Conducts Coronavirus Briefing on June 9
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 11 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following transcript on June 9: Governor Phil Murphy: I'm joined by the woman on my right who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Judy Persichilli. To her right, another familiar face, the State's Epidemiologist Dr. Christina Tan, thank you both, as always. To my far left another name familiar to all, Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Pat Callahan. Pat, thank you as always. And j  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Orders Lifting Limits on Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 11 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy signed two executive orders 1) raising limits on outdoor and indoor gatherings and 2) opening pools effective June 22 and additional outdoor recreational businesses effective immediately. "With more of our businesses reopening, we are no longer requiring New Jerseyans to stay at home, but we are asking you to continue to be responsible and safe," said Governor Murphy. "These   more

N.J. Gov. Murphy: Coronavirus Briefing Media
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 10 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following transcript on June 8: Governor Phil Murphy: I am honored to be joined by the woman to my right who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Judy Persichilli. To her right, State Epidemiologist and other familiar face, Dr. Christina Tan. To my far left, guy who needs no introduction, State Police Superintendent Colonel Pat Callahan. We are also joined by the guy to my immediate left,   more

N.J. Gov. Murphy: Department of Education Announces Guidelines for In-Person Summer Learning and Extended School Year
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 13 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Recognizing the educational and social-emotional value to students of resuming in-person instruction, the New Jersey Department of Education released guidance for school districts to conduct summer educational programming in-person, including Extended School Year (ESY). "This is a crucial step that allows schools to plan summer learning programs and special education services that will provide as  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy: NJ TRANSIT Launches Strategic and Capital Plans That Will Guide the Agency Through 2030
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 10 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy and NJ TRANSIT CEO & President Kevin Corbett unveiled NJ TRANSIT's ten-year strategic plan entitled "NJT2030: A 10-Year Strategic Plan" and a complementary 5-Year Capital Plan. Together, these plans provide the vision for the agency to build the future of transportation in New Jersey and with it, drive a 21st century economy in an accountable, transparent and environmentally-s  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy: Survey Finds Business Owners Eager to Reopen, But Concerned About Consumer Confidence
TRENTON, New Jersey, June 12 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: The Administration of Governor Phil Murphy released results of an online survey conducted in conjunction with Rutgers University's Heldrich Center for Workforce Development earlier this month that drew responses from nearly 4,000 businesses and non-profits across the state. Results of the survey demonstrate overwhelmingly that while the business and non-profit community is eager to get back to wo  more

Princeton: Black Lives Matter, Protests, and a National Shift on Police Reform
PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 12 -- Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs issued the following news release: With nationwide protests in support for the Black Lives Matter movement and growing economic frustration from the Covid-19 pandemic, this election year will surely be eventful. This week, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the Black Lives Matter protests and how social media and technology have boosted the movement. They look into the underlyin  more

Princeton: Naomi Cohen-Shields' Senior Thesis Explores Who Benefits as China Cleans Its Air
PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 13 -- The Princeton Environmental Institute issued the following news: After months of researching and analyzing China's notorious air pollution for her Princeton senior thesis, Naomi Cohen-Shields stepped off a plane in Beijing in December 2019 to a shockingly clear sky. Her gaze fell across the unencumbered skyline of the city where the term "airpocalypse" had been coined in 2013 to describe the thick, toxic smog that enveloped China's capital and most of the easte  more

Princeton: Study on Shorebirds Suggests That When Conserving Species, Not All Land is Equal
PRINCETON, New Jersey, June 10 -- The Princeton Environmental Institute issued the following news: Princeton University researchers may have solved a long-standing mystery in conservation that could influence how natural lands are designated for the preservation of endangered species. Around the world, the migratory shorebirds that are a conspicuous feature of coastal habitats are losing access to the tidal flats -- the areas between dry land and the sea -- they rely on for food as they travel  more

Ramapo College Announces 3 Plus 1 and 2 Plus 2 Academic Programs With Passaic County Community College
MAHWAH, New Jersey, June 9 -- Ramapo College issued the following news release: Ramapo College of New Jersey has announced a partnership with Passaic County Community College, Ramapo@PCCC, that enables Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree holders of selected programs to continue their education toward a bachelor's degree from Ramapo while attending classes on the PCCC campus. The innovative 3+1 programs are for graduates of and current students enrolled in Humanities, Criminal Jus  more

Raritan Valley Community College: Online Professional Development Programs This Summer
NORTH BRANCH, New Jersey, June 10 -- Raritan Valley Community College issued the following news release: People looking to upgrade their skills as they enter or reenter the workforce will benefit from Raritan Valley Community College's online professional development programs this summer. Offered through the College's Workforce Training Center, the virtual classes are taught "live" by subject matter experts. RVCC's professional development programs focus on such topics as honing the job search  more

Stevens Institute of Technology Commits to 100 Percent Student Voter Registration and Participation
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, June 13 -- Stevens Institute of Technology issued the following news release: Stevens Institute of Technology has joined more than 160 colleges and universities to promote opportunities for full student voter registration and participation in all elections through the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. A full list of signatories can be found here (https://www.allinchallenge.org/presidents-commitment-signatories/). "I am proud to have signed the Higher Education Presidents'  more

Stockton University President Kesselman Response to Recent Racist Incidents
GALLOWAY, New Jersey, June 13 -- Stockton University issued the following statement by President Harvey Kesselman: This has been a painful few weeks for the nation and for the Stockton community. I have been enraged, disappointed, and appalled. We, at Stockton, hold ourselves to be a model of inclusion and diversity. When any member of our campus violates that trust, we all feel betrayed, but our students, employees and alumni of color bear the brunt of this betrayal. Unfortunately, this is ex  more

Stockton University: Spotlight On - Patricia Reid-Merritt, Michael Rodriguez
GALLOWAY, New Jersey, June 8 -- Stockton University issued the following news: Race is an extremely relevant topic right now. Two Stockton University faculty members recently coauthored "Race and Identity in Hispanic America: The White, the Black, and the Brown," that focuses on questions surrounding race, color and identity among America's largest Spanish-speaking populations. Authors Patricia Reid-Merritt, Distinguished Professor of Africana Studies and Social Work; and Michael Rodriguez, as  more