Cook College Office of Continuing Professional Education
Program/Organization Name: Cook College Office of Continuing
Address: 101 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Academic Department Affiliation:
Contact Name: Edward V. Lipman, Jr.
Phone extension: 9271
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Purpose: To provide practical training in the form of short courses,
conferences, and symposia. These are designed to meet the needs of professionals
in the landscape, turf, commercial horticulture, and agri-business industries.
We have expanded this mission to provide hands-on experiential vocational
programs for at-risk youth through several state and federal agencies.
Community Service Area(s): Education, Agriculture
Target Population: Youth, Adults
Service Providers: Faculty/Staff
Fee: Adults (Yes), Youth (No)
Eligibility Restrictions for Services:
Current Community Service Projects In New Brunswick: 1.
Environmental Studies & Career Exploration - 8 week summer course designed
to expose students to Careers in the Green Industry
Current Community Service Projects In New Brunswick: 2. New Brunswick
Safe Haven Program - Designed for in-school youth in grade school. It focuses
on the basics of planting, seeding, weeding, etc.
Program(s)/Organizations Worked With, Within Rutgers:
Program(s)/Organizations Worked With, Within the New Brunswick Community:
Community Police (Jimmie Cook) 908 745-5229, Mayor's Office (Morgan Roth)
908 745-5004, Puerto Rican Action Board (Anna Rivera) 908 828-4555, Housing
Authority (David Williams) 908 745-5147
Government and Foundation Grants Successfully Acquired For Community
Other Government and Foundation Grants Successfully Applied For:
Resources Available For Community Service in New Brunswick: Write grants
for multi-departmental endeavors, certificates for course completion, State
leader in Agribusiness education
New Initiatives and Service Expansions Interested In:Training programs
for youth in Environmental Science-based area
Recent Handbooks/Guides: None
Additional Information: Work with at-risk youth on three levels: prevention,
intervention, and aftercare. We have run these types of programs throughout
the State of New Jersey.