Commerce Group and Randolph Recognize the College for Its Contributions

County College of Morris (CCM) recently was presented with two business leadership awards, one from the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and one from Randolph Township, for its innovations and programs that enhance economic success.

CCM Receives Award for Programs promoting economic success

Receiving the CIANJ Best Practice Award.

On September 20, CIANJ presented CCM with a Best Practice Award for serving as an innovation and workforce development leader. Accepting the award at the CIANJ Best Practices Conference was Patrick Enright, associate vice president for Workforce Development. The Best Practices Conference was held at the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange. As part of the college’s award, President Anthony J. Iacono’s remarks on how CCM assists individuals in becoming the next generation of leaders were included in the CIANJ’s Annual Best Practices Guide.

Then on September 22, Iacono was presented with Randolph Township’s 2018 Business Achievement

Group posing outside with an award

Receiving the Randolph Township 2018 Business Achievement Award.

Award by Mayor Mark Forstenhausler, the Township Council and Economic Development Committee. In a proclamation issued to the college, the township noted, “County College of Morris contributes significantly to the economic success of Randolph Township and Morris County as a whole, generating an estimated half billion in regional economic impact per year.” That award was presented during the 11th Annual Country Fair held at the Randolph Township Municipal Complex.

“We are honored to receive these awards in recognition of the college’s contributions to business and economic success,” said Iacono. “An essential part of our mission is to serve our local communities and beyond. We are proud of the work CCM does to enhance the lives of individuals and the economic strength of communities.”


CIANJ: (l-r) President Anthony J. Iacono, the CCM Workforce Development Team — Jennifer Aquino, Irena Kaler and VP Patrick Enright — with Anthony Russo, president of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), and CCM Trustee Chair Paul Licitra at the Best Practices Award ceremony on September 20. CCM was presented with a Best Practice Award for serving as an innovation leader.

Randolph: Proclamation from September 22, at the 11th Annual Country Fair in Randolph, (l-r): Lou Nisivoccia, Randolph Economic Development Committee; Patrick Enright, CCM associate vice president for Workforce Development and dean for the School of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences; Irena Kaler, director, Workforce Development at CCM; David Podell, Randolph Economic Development Committee; Bette Simmons, CCM vice president of Student Development and Enrollment Management and interim vice president of Academic Affairs; John Ragan, chair of Randolph Economic Development committee; Ann Grossi, Morris County Clerk; Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, CCM president; Thomas Pepe, vice chair CCM Board of Trustees; Paul Licitra, chair CCM Board of Trustees; Randolph Mayor Mark Forstenhausler.