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MCLC Enhancing a Post-Secondary School-Going Culture | By Prof Nthabiseng Ogude

The University of Pretoria’s Mamelodi Campus has been involved in a range of community engagement activities in Mamelodi since 2008. The range of projects in the community is indicative of the University’s commitment to the social and economic development of the local community, the greater Tshwane area, and the country as a whole. In 2017, … Read More

NCLC Executive Director to Co-Chair Working Group for State’s New Higher Education Plan

Pictured from left to right: Donald A. Borden, President of Camden County College; Laura Overdeck, Founder of the Overdeck Family Foundation; Reginald Lewis Executive Director of NCLC; and Harvey Kesselman, President of Stockton University.   Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) Reginald Lewis was named co-chair of one of five working … Read More

NCLC Partners with Abbott Leadership Institute, East Side High School to Prepare Newark Students for the SAT

(Newark, NJ) The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) is pleased to provide free SAT preparation for Newark high school students for the fourth consecutive year. Done in partnership with the Abbott Leadership Institute (ALI) and East Side High School, and with support from the Rutgers University–Newark Chancellor’s Office, this course offers an intensive eight-week preparation … Read More

Nearly 500 students from grades 4-8 across the district participated in the Newark Board of Education/NJIT STEM Day

Superintendent Roger León, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Shakirah Harrington were joined by more than 450 students and nearly 60 teachers for the 2019 NJIT Stem Day, held at NJIT on March 14th. The Stem Day was led by Ivory Williams, Special Assistant of Science Teaching and Learning, and her staff; … Read More

Newark Public High School Students Earn College Credit from Rutgers University–Newark

Newark, NJ — With the start of the spring semester this week, nearly 40 Newark high school students also began classes on the Rutgers University–Newark campus. The result of the first-ever dual enrollment memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Newark Public Schools (NPS) and Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences–Newark (SASN), students are participating in … Read More

Berkeley College Foundation Launches Food Pantry in Newark to Help Students Succeed

NCLC partners at the Berkeley College Foundation launched its newest resource to help students succeed with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 8, 2019. A food pantry, located at Berkeley College’s Newark campus on Broad Street, was made possible through a $10,000 donation from the Foundation. “There are many factors that contribute to success,” said Kevin … Read More

NCLC Featured on City of Newark’s EduTalk

Chief Education Officer for the City of Newark, Antoinette Baskerville-Richardson, sits down with Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC), Reginald Lewis, to discuss the recently released Post-Secondary Outcomes report and learn more about how NCLC is working to build a college-going culture in Newark. From Bard High School Early College, Principal … Read More