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County College of Morris President Anthony J. Iacono named an influencer in higher education by ROI-NJ

Fifth Consecutive Year for Esteemed College President

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ — County College of Morris (CCM) President Antony J. Iacono has been recognized consistently as an influencer in higher education by ROI-NJ, a highly respected business publication in the state.

Iacono was included on ROI-NJ’s Influencers: Power List 2024 – Higher Education.

Iacono has been featured on this list for five consecutive years, alongside several esteemed higher education colleagues, and was one of only three community college presidents included this year. In its ranking, ROI-NJ credited Iacono for the recently announced plans for a $30 million, 70,000-square-foot center for healthcare education.

This facility will allow CCM to expand its healthcare programs in order to meet the growing medical needs throughout Morris County.

ROI-NJ has acknowledged Iacono previously for his outstanding achievements beyond being named on its Influencers Power List – Higher Education. President Iacono has also been honored on various lists from the publication including Higher Education Top 25 Most Influential Presidents (2022), Influencers: Manufacturing (2022) and Influencers Higher Education Community Colleges (2021).

“It is truly a privilege to be honored by ROI-NJ as a distinguished leader in higher education within the state. Being featured on a list alongside exceptionally gifted and respected individuals, all of whom have made impressive contributions to student success, is incredibly humbling,” said Iacono. “At CCM, we take immense pride and gratitude in the community partnerships we continuously build which enable us to fulfill our mission of empowering individuals to achieve their aspirations.”

CCM has received other recognitions under Iacono’s leadership, including being ranked as Best Community College in New Jersey by Best Accredited Colleges. Intelligent included the college in its list of the Top 5 Best Community Colleges in the state, as well as Best for Transfer Students in the state.

It also received a Good Neighbor Award from New Jersey Business Magazine for its Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center, confirming the college as a frontrunner in preparing students for successful careers.

CCM offers more than 100 programs, including associate degree programs and an extensive selection of industry-recognized certificate and workforce development programs. CCM’s Center for Workforce Development provides a highly educated and skilled workforce for regional employment and also offers customized training for individuals and local businesses.

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Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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