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Discover County College of Morris at fall open houses: In-person and online

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – County College of Morris (CCM), ranked in the top 1.8 percent of the Best Community Colleges nationwide, is having two open houses in October — each packed with informative and engaging sessions so you can discover all that CCM has to offer. 

An in-person Open House on Saturday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. has three convenient starting sessions at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Registration is required and can be found online at

This on-campus opportunity enables high school students, their families, adult learners and veterans to explore first-hand how the highly ranked CCM education can meet educational and career goals to reach one’s destination.  

The community is invited to speak with professors and our Workforce Development team to learn about over 100 associate degree, certificate and professional development programs, plus the support services designed to reach one’s destination and achieve success.  Participants can meet current students and tour the college’s state-of-the-art facilities, labs, studios and performing spaces.  

They also can learn about the admissions, registration and financial aid process, and the more than 50 co-curricular clubs and Div. II/III athletic programs CCM provides for a complete college experience. Free applications waivers will be offered and visitors to the Open House may also apply for admission on the spot and register for courses that day, plus be eligible to win a virtual reality headset. For details visit

Veterans and their family can learn about funding opportunities, support services and a grant-funded program to prepare for careers in advanced manufacturing for no cost.  

As the expectations of students and workforce demands change, CCM responds by addressing the increasing demand for online learning. The CCM Virtual Campus, which offers a number of degree and certificate programs for students who prefer a fully online education, is holding a virtual Open House on Thursday, October 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required to receive a meeting link. Go to

Included among its many distinctions, CCM continues to maintain its #1 position in the state in PayScale’s “Best Community Colleges in New Jersey by Salary Potential,” a distinction it has held for five years in a row.   

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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