In Princeton, Tigerlabs Opens Applications for Student Accelerator
Tigerlabs, the Princeton-based coworking and accelerator space, has opened its application process for its second annual student summer accelerator program. Last year's participants came from local colleges but also from as far away as England. The students came out of the 12-week program with viable tech companies that were revealed on demo day.
NJ Bill Would Encourage Students' Involvement in STEM programs
Senate Education Chair M. Teresa Ruiz's (D-Essex) bill creating an NJ Innovation Inspiration School Grant program was approved by the Senate Education Committee. The bill aims to encourage student interest in science, tech, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs in the state.
Stevens Gets New Admissions Software
The Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken) selected FolderWave, a Massachusetts provider of cloud-based products and services to update their undergraduate and graduate admissions enrollment modules.
Wagner Wants to Align College and High School Curricula to the Available Jobs
New Jersey Assemblywoman Connie Wagner has introduced legislation to align the skill sets needed for private sector jobs --like those in tech-- with curricula at high schools and colleges.
Wattlots Installation Projected to Save Berkeley Heights Hospital $1.7 million
Wattlots, the Millington-based solar panel parking lot system developer, cut a ribbon on its first installation at Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights.