Business Leaders & Educators Attend “The Education Equation” Event Hosted by NJBIA

Left to right Yes Hughes Dr. Sue Henderson, Ph.D., President, New Jersey City University Dr. Matt Matsuda, Rutgers University- New Brunswick, Honors College Dr. David P. Haney, President, Centenary University John McGoldrick, Chairman, Governor’s Higher Education Council Michele Siekerka Dr. Jianping Wang, President, Mercer County Community College Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, President, Rowan University

New Jersey leads the nation in the net outmigration of high school students attending college, and census data shows millennials between the age of 18 and 34 are New Jersey’s largest outmigration demographic. So yesterday, college presidents, business leaders, and experts on economics, demographics and generational studies gathered in East Windsor to explore how to change that.

NJBIA’s “The Education Equation: Strategies for Retaining New Jersey’s Future Workforce” featured pioneering generational studies consultant Chuck Underwood, New Jersey economist James Hughes, and panel discussions on “Creating a Brand for Higher Education in New Jersey,” “Post-Secondary Skill Building for Successful Career Pathways,” and “Where do Millennials Live, Work and Play?

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