Rutgers University Expands to Serve More Students, by Nancy L. Kourland

On September 28, 2012, Rutgers University formally opened its Lifelong Learning Center at Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) in Mays Landing, New Jersey. The University has maintained a productive relationship with ACCC for several years, and the new facility greatly increases educational opportunities for area students.

This expansion follows closely on the heels of the New Jersey Medical and Health Science Education Restructuring Act, which was signed into law in August by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. This legislation allowed the absorption of most of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) into the Rutgers system.

Rutgers University is a highly ranked national research university with a student body of nearly 60,000 students from all over the world. The new additions augment an already extensive network of campus locations in Camden, New Brunswick, and Newark as well as existing partnerships with community colleges across the state.

About the Author: Nancy L. Kourland is an alumna of the Rutgers University School of Communications, Information, and Library Studies, from which she earned her MLIS in 2004.

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New York-based Attorney Nancy L. Kourland currently serves as a Senior Associate at Rosen & Associates, P.C., where she often represents debtors and creditors in workouts and chapter 11 cases. With extensive experience in complex legal research and writing, Nancy L. Kourland handles prosecution, appeals, asset sales, disclosure statements, and claims administration. Additionally, she maintains regular contact with clients and other counsel, while also focusing on bankruptcy and district court appearances. Prior to earning her Juris Doctor, Nancy L. Kourland attended Barnard College in New York, where she studied ancient studies and Latin. In 1984, she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts, earning many accolades, including consistent placement on the dean’s list and departmental honors. She then enrolled in the New York University School of Law. While there, she joined the staff of the Journal of International Law and Politics, functioning as both a staff member and an Articles Editor. Additionally, Nancy L. Kourland served as a Research Assistant for a year as well as a Teaching Assistant for a class called Civil Procedure. After graduating law school in 1987, Nancy L. Kourland joined the firm of Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman, LLP as an Associate in the bankruptcy department, where she garnered experience with chapter 11 cases. She held similar roles with Levin & Weintraub, Crames & Edelman and Kramer, Levin, Kamin, Nessen & Frankel. In 2008, she joined Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke as a Contract Attorney and represented clients in the cases of Tricom, S.A, CardSystems Solutions, and Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. In addition to practicing law, Nancy L. Kourland contributes her time to the Central Park Conservancy and the Carnegie Hill Neighbors, an organization dedicated to keeping the Carnegie Hill neighborhood a clean and satisfying place to live. She also donates to New York’s public radio station, WNYC, and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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