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Ramapo College’s Northern New Jersey Business Outlook to Examine Regional Economy January 30

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 4, 2013

(MAHWAH, NJ) – Current and future economic conditions for the Northern New Jersey region will be examined during the Northern New Jersey Business Outlook event, which will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 30.

Sponsored by the Sabrin Center for Free Enterprise and Anisfield School of Business at Ramapo College of New Jersey, this event features representatives from state government, the financial industry, and local business interests reporting on current issues for their sectors and discussing opportunities and challenges for regional businesses in 2013.

The panelists include John Galandak (local business interests), executive director of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey; James E. Glassman (economic policy and financial markets), managing director and senior economist with JPMorgan Chase; New Jersey State Senator Kevin O’Toole, who represents the 40th legislative district including Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic counties; and Robert Topel (transportation and logistics), vice president of Marketing, UPS East Region.

The event will take place from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., with a networking session from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., in the Trustees Pavilion on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey, 505 Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah.

This event is free of charge and open to the public.  Advance registration is suggested for this free event.  Register online at


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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