Dr. Sherman H. Masten Named CCM’s First President
July 20, 1966
Dr. Sherman H. Masten is officially named as the first President of CCM.
Location of CCM is Selected
March 15, 1967
The 218 acre site south of Rt. 10 named as the location of County College of Morris.
Breaking Ground, 1967
December 11, 1967
Dr. Sherman H. Master breaks ground for the construction of County College of Morris, 1967. Beside him is James Henderson, the first Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Henderson Hall Opens
August 21, 1968
CCM Staff is moved from temporary headquarters in East Hanover to Henderson Hall on the Randolph campus.
First Classes Held at CCM
September 24, 1968
Classes begin at County College of Morris with 592 full-time and 703 part-time students
First Open House
October 20, 1968
The first CCM public open house is held on October 20, 1968.
First CCM Commencement
June 20, 1970
The first CCM Commencement ceremony is held on June 20, 1970. President Masten is standing second from the left.
Five Additional Buildings Completed, Fall 1970
September 1, 1970
By the Fall Semester of 1970, five additional buildings are completed: the Masten Library, Sheffield Hall, the Health and Physical Education Building, the Student Community Center and a service building.
Cohen and DeMare Halls, 1973
September 1, 1973
Cohen and DeMare Halls are completed in 1973.
Dr. Edward J. Yaw is Inaugurated as CCM’s Second President, 1986
September 1, 1986
Dr. Sherman Masten retires as CCM’s first college president. Dr. Edward J. Yaw becomes CCM’s second president in 1986.
Henry Kissinger Visits CCM, 1988
September 1, 1988
County College of Morris has had a number of distinguished people visit the college over the years. Among them was former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who visited CCM in 1988.
Emeriti Hall, 1989
September 1, 1989
Emeriti Hall is Added to the Academic Complex, 1989
Headquarters Plaza Extension Campus, 1992
September 1, 1992
In 1992, CCM opens an extension campus at Headquarters Plaza in Morristown
Masten Library Expansion, 1993
September 1, 1993
A 20,000 square foot addition is added to the Masten Library is completed.
Academic Buildings Joined, 1994
September 1, 1994
In 1994, Sheffield, Cohen and DeMare Halls are joined with two additions, totaling 20,417 square feet
Aquatic Facility Addition, 1997
September 1, 1997
The Aquatic Facility is added to the Health and Physical Education Building in the Fall of 1997.
Henderson Hall Renovation, 2008
September 1, 2008
An extensive renovation of Henderson Hall renovation is completed in the Spring of 2008.
Astronaut Garrett Reisman Comes to CCM
March 24, 2009
Astronaut Garrett Reisman spoke to local residents, the college community and 65 third graders from Parsippany at County College of Morris. Dr. Reismann is a former Morris County resident, born in Morristown, raised in Parsippany and attended Parsippany High School. Reisman, who flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor last March,… Read more
Longo Planetarium Launched
April 15, 2010
After many years of planning and nearly a year of work, the new Madeline D. and Joseph J. Longo Planetarium opened April 15 at the County College of Morris. It is the first major overhaul of the facility since it debuted in 1973. The new planetarium and digital theater –… Read more
CCM Acquires Route 10 Building
September 28, 2012
County College of Morris purchased the one-story commercial building on Route 10 in Randolph as its first major expansion in nearly four decades. The 15,500 square-foot building located at 675 Route 10 East in Randolph was initially by the college to house its library while the Learning Resource Center (LRC), in… Read more
Landscape and Horticultural Technology Building Opens
October 26, 2012
The County College of Morris Board of Trustees on Friday, October 26, 2012, hosted a grand opening celebration for the college’s new Landscape and Horticultural Technology (LHT) building
Governor Christie Visits CCM
November 12, 2013
Governor Chris Christie visited County College of Morris (CCM) on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, to announce the impact of the Building Our Future Bond Act at CCM and institutions of higher education throughout New Jersey.
CCM and Rutgers Institutional Partnership
May 4, 2014
In 2014, the institutional partnership between CCM and Rutgers began with an agreement that allowed students to complete bachelor’s degrees through Rutgers, while making CCM a more comprehensive destination for lifelong learning and professional development. This partnership strengthened and expanded with a new agreement, effective September 2018, with offerings for… Read more
Edward J. Yaw Music Technology Center is Dedicated
April 21, 2016
The County College of Morris Board of Trustees held a dedication ceremony on Thursday, April 21, 2016, to mark the naming of the college’s new Music Technology Center in honor of Dr. Edward J. Yaw, CCM’s second president.
Inauguration of Dr. Anthony J. Iacono as CCM’s Third President
October 6, 2017
More than 400 people, including local and state officials, faculty, staff, students and alumni, gathered at County College of Morris (CCM) on Friday, October 6, to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Anthony J. Iacono as the college’s third president. “It is a pleasure and honor to attend today’s ceremony. While… Read more
CCM Announces Plans for a New Engineering and Manufacturing Facility
March 5, 2018
CCM is meeting the demands of its students and area businesses by announcing a $10 million Engineering and Manufacturing building scheduled to open in 2019. The 30,000 square foot building will be constructed on the college’s Randolph campus. Funding for construction has been provided by the state, the Morris County… Read more
CCM Foundation’s Historic Private Gift of $1 Million Realized
April 16, 2018
The CCM Foundation received an historic gift of $976,00 from the estate of Dominic and Catherine Bencivenga, bringing the family’s total giving to the college to more than $1 million. This gift, given in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Bencivenga’s children, Gary and Cathy Jo Bencivenga, is directed to providing… Read more
Introducing Animation and Virtual Reality in Fall 2018
August 31, 2018
In keeping pace with the growing demands of two popular industries, CCM is excited to introduce two innovative programs in the Department of Art and Design to the Fall 2018 semester, Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Animation and Associate in Applied Science Degree in Virtual Reality. Job opportunities in…