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2013 - 2 stories
2010 - 2 stories
2007 - 1 story
2004 - 2 stories
2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of environmental experts at NJIT who offer technical assistance to communities working to transform contaminated properties into clean and productive land. >>
NJIT environmental experts will offer better ways to manage brownfields projects and the availability of professional help at NJIT at an upcoming national brownfields conference on May 15-17, 2013 in Atlanta. >>
2010
Tromping around the classroom in oversized moon suits, a class of disadvantaged, young adults from New Jersey's inner cities has been studying this past week at NJIT how to start a career cleaning up hazardous wastes.  The program, run under the auspices of the New Jersey Youth Corps, is part of a larger four-week course of study.  It aims to put people to work, plus teach them life skills, including how to complete a high school diploma.   Recent program graduates will soon head to the Gulf of Mexico to clean up the oil spill. >>
Tromping around the classroom in oversized moon suits, a class of disadvantaged, young adults from New Jersey's inner cities will learn how to start a career cleaning up hazardous wastes a thing or two about life on May 12, 2010 at NJIT. The program, run under the auspices of the New Jersey Youth Corps, aims to put people to work, plus teach them life skills, including completing a high school diploma. >>
2007
NJIT instructors will teach students to work in chemical protective clothing—better known as moon suits—on April 11, 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Room B35, NJIT Campus Center. The students (ages 18-23) are disadvantaged young adults from New Jersey's inner cities who have enrolled to turn around their lives. >>
2004
Students enrolled in the New Jersey Youth Corps Brownfields Job Training Program were instructed today on how to put on the protective gear, or moonsuits, that are worn by technicians to clean up brownfields (contaminated old buildings) as part of the health and safety component of the curriculum being taught at NJIT through its Division of Continuing Professional Education. This intensive training program prepares disadvantaged young adults for careers as environmental technicians. >>
Earlier this week, the New Jersey Youth Corps (NJYC) Brownfields Job Training Program hosted a kick-off event at NJIT. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the program prepares unemployed or underemployed young adults for careers as technicians in a diverse educational environment that touches on all aspects of environmental remediation. The health and safety component of the curriculum will be taught at NJIT through the New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg in keeping with the university's ongoing mission to foster economic development at all levels throughout the state. >>