Rodney Spencer


Class of 2015 Graduates of the Class of 2015 were from Essex County, with a majority of them living in the City of Newark, where the VETS facility is located. All branches of the military have been represented, with the exception of the United States Coast Guard. At the graduation ceremony on December 12, 2015, …

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Jan Zientek

Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County staff members run educational programs in a variety of areas including: fisheries, agriculture, urban and community outreach, youth development, food, nutrition and health, and economic and workforce development. More information about the Rutgers Cooperative Extension can be found here: http://njaes.rutgers.edu. Rutgers Cooperative Extension experts that have been instrumental to the …

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Rutgers Veterans

Private-Public Collaboration

                 The VETS program started through a unique collaboration between a number of public and private parties including Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County, the Metropolitan Resurrection Community Development Corporation (MRCDC) and the Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG). Rutgers recruits and trains area veterans in need …

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