29, 2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College President Glen
Gabert, Ph.D. said that the College will offer a new initiative for the area’s
future leaders titled, “Lead Hudson County.” The program is being presented by
Hudson County Community College in partnership with the Statewide Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and the Guarini Institute at Saint Peter’s
October 21, 2016 through June 2017, Lead
Hudson County will conduct monthly, day-long sessions (scheduled on
Fridays) designed to cultivate the leadership skills of the men and women who
will and can influence every aspect of life in Hudson County in the 21st
century. Professionals and experts in their fields will guide Lead Hudson
County participants through the exploration of topics essential to the
advancement of the County, including economic and real estate development,
education, health and human services, criminal justice and public safety,
government and politics, cultural affairs, and media relations.
designed a program that will assist Hudson County’s future leaders in better
understanding the many forces and challenges facing our community, and helping
them develop the relationships and skills to better serve the people of Hudson
County,” Dr. Gabert said.
program is open to a limited number of participants who should reflect the rich
diversity of the people of Hudson County. The program is ideally open to
individuals who are committed and motivated, live and/or work in Hudson County
and are interested in volunteer, appointed or elected leadership roles. The cost
for the program is $1,100.00.
and academic institutions as well as elected officials are encouraged to
recommend – and perhaps sponsor – individuals who possess the leadership skills
that will help ensure the continued growth of Hudson County.
The application, with criteria and instructions for submission, is
. Additional information may be obtained by phoning 201-360-5327,
or faxing (201) 360-4232.