The Department of Continuing & Professional Education at Ocean County College is hosting three different Open Houses in August for individuals interested in branching out into a new career field or upgrading skills. Admission is free and open to the public.
While New Jersey's economy has seen improvement in recent months, the state's unemployment rate continues to trail the nation. In May, the state added 12,200 jobs, but the unemployment rate held steady at 6.5 percent. Nationally, the unemployment rate was 5.5 percent for the month of May.