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News and Announcements

Category: In the Media

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PCCC Receives Over $1.1 Million Grant From NASA

Funding going toward preparing underserved minority students for STEM education and careers

NSF HSI STEM HUB March 2024 Webinar, title slide

HSI STEM Hub Webinar Series – Improving Undergrad Student Success

Institute Director, Dr. Amy Tuininga discusses the Green Teams Program on the March 2024 HSI STEM Hub Webinar

Think Tank with Steve Abudato

Institute Director discusses sustainability on Think Tank with Steve Adubato

Dr. Tuininga talked about sustainability challenges in the Garden State, community gardens, and applying sustainability principles to various industries.

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USGBC New Jersey Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Hosted in the CELS building on campus, the group honored its 2023 award recipients at its annual Leadership Awards Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023

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“Green Team” Interns Advance Sustainability

PSEG CEO keynote at the PSEG ISS Green Teams Final Presentation

PSEG Institute Earns State Recognition

Institute’s sustainability initiatives earn 2021 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

5 green jobs for Gen-Z grads

Dr. Amy Tuininga, Institute Director, spoke with Laura Vogel from Yahoo Finance about the opportunities for students pursuing environmental degrees

Commerce Magazine April 2021 - Protecting Our Environment and Growing Business

Montclair State Facilities’ 2019 Green Team in CIANJ’s Commerce magazine

The article highlights the Team’s work to improve water usage throughout campus

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MSU PSEG ISS Green Teams Making an Environmental Difference in Newark

88.3FM WBGO takes a look into the Green Teams experience and impact

Advancing Sustainability, Equity, and Entrepreneurial Success

PSEG ISS Director, Dr. Amy Tuininga participated in a Q&A as part of VentureWell’s Faculty Spotlight Series

2019 Green Teams group photo

Addressing Global Sustainability

Networks. Human capital. Tremendous technological resources. Institute Director, Dr. Amy Tuininga, was pleasantly surprised when she came back to New Jersey to find out how strong its innovation environment is.

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Drawing the Bigger Picture

The team at New Jersey Healthy Communities Network (NJHCN) has been busy working remotely to get a better idea of the nature of the food needs of our current and prospective students.