Archive for July 2010

Nursing Faculty Loan Program Law Takes Effect

July 29, 2010

Among the laws taking effect last week on July 1st was A2549/S626 from last legislative session, the “Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program Act” enacted in January…read more

New Jersey Hopes to Keep College Students In-State

July 29, 2010

Admissions strategist Steve Goodman helped two New Jersey students with their college applications this year.Both were accepted at Rutgers, the state’s largest university. Neither will attend…read more

N.J. Gov. Christie’s Privatization Plan Faulted

July 29, 2010

Raising the specter of higher fees and worse services for New Jersey residents, Democrats and advocates Friday criticized a Christie administration report recommending the state privatize millions of dollars in government functions…read more

Rutgers University Board Approves Tuition, Fee Hike in $2B Budget Plan

July 29, 2010

The average Rutgers University undergraduate will pay $12,559 in tuition and fees this fall ­ nearly double the cost of attending the state university a decade ago ­ under a plan approved by the school’s board during a tense meeting in New Brunswick today…read more

Newton Memorial Hospital Nurses Ask For Mediator

July 29, 2010

The bargaining unit representing 300 registered nurses at Newton Memorial Hospital has officially asked for a federal mediator’s help in ongoing talks with management over a first contract…read more

Pascack Valley Hospital Fight Continues

July 29, 2010

Governor Christie says he still believes Pascack Valley Hospital should reopen, but a new legal appeal has been filed by two hospitals to kill the application for a full-service hospital in Westwood…read more

Looming shortage of nursing faculty needs attention

July 15, 2010

It is counterintuitive ­ yet indisputable ­ that even with a national nursing shortage looming, many new nursing graduates cannot find the jobs they want most ( "New RN grads feel squeeze for jobs," News, Friday)…read the complete letter.