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Forbes: Addressing Higher Education’s Zip Code Problem ‘The Sky is the Limit’ for Princeton Bound First Ward Resident


Diverse Issues in Higher Education: New Jersey Low-Income Students Tour University of Pennsylvania and Villanova

Morris Essex Health and Life: Gatherings

NJ Monthly: Photos: September’s Roundup of Charitable Giving

Morris-Essex Health & Life: Gatherings

U.S. News & World Report: How to Complete the CSS Profile

Newark Patch: New Jersey SEEDS Raises More Than $900,000 at Annual Benefit

ROI-NJ: NJ SEEDS Raises $900K at its Leading Change Benefit

The Theatre Times: Finding Something to Hold Onto: A Conversation About Art+Community


ROI-NJ: From SEED to Sprout: Newark-Based Nonprofit Working to Even Access to Education in Poorest Areas

The Village Green: Dr. Crystal Broussard of South Orange Joins the New Jersey SEEDS Board

Princeton Alumni Weekly: Class Notes

ROI-NJ: NJ SEEDS Helping Low-Income Students Blossom through Educational Opportunity

Oak Knoll School’s Review: Planting SEEDS

St. Benedict’s Magazine: Brothers Forever Class Notes and Events

The Pingry Review: SEEDS Honors Two Alumni

NJ Monthly: Giving Back: Planting Seeds of Change

NJBiz: Executive Spotlight – Theo Lubke

Fios 1 News: Fios 1 News Evening Edition

TAPIntoSummit: Summit Resident Polly Palumbo Joins NJ SEEDS Trustee Board

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers: NJ SEEDS Honors William Engel

The Star-Ledger: SEEDS Alumni Pay it Forward


Millburn & Short Hills Magazine: Allen Meisels Memorial Golf Classic

TAPInto Millburn-Short Hills: Scholarship Golf Outing Honors Late Short Hills Resident Allen Meisels

New Jersey Monthly: Giving Back: SEEDS Supporting Students

Gill St. Bernard’s School: SEEDS & STREAMS

TAPintoSOMA: South Orange Resident Honored by New Jersey SEEDS for Dedication to Education

Jersey Tribune: Seniors Graduate from SEEDS Program (Union County): Seniors Graduate from SEEDS Program

The Star-Ledger: Around the Town – School Notebook: Seniors Graduate from SEEDS Program

The Jersey Journal: Journal Entries – Local Students Graduate, Medical Center Raises Money

Millburn & Short Hills Magazine: NJ SEEDS Helps Students Blossom The Daily Rundown: Ayodele Joins Board of Trustees

Far Brook News: Amy Ziebarth, Far Brook Head of School, Honored by NJ SEEDS

The Newark Times: New Jersey SEEDS 25th Anniversary Benefit to Recognize Former Executive Director and SEEDS Alum as Leading Change Honorees

Suburban Essex Magazine: Diamond Minds – Like This! An Interview with Soleio Cuervo

TAPintoRahway: Rahway High School Celebrates Five NJ SEEDS College Scholars


Vicinity Magazine: Seen in the Vicinity – New Jersey SEEDS Annual Golf and Tennis Classic

Discover | Student Loans: Here’s Why You Need to Fill Out a CSS Profile Too

The Progress: Caldwell Resident Helps Unlock Low-Income Students’ Potential

Montclair Dispatch: NJ SEEDS Brings Educational Opportunities to New Jersey Students

NJBiz: Executive Moves: Who Hired Whom This Week

Newark Patch: Newark’s NJ SEEDS Has a New Director

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: NJ SEEDS Returns to HWS

NJBiz: Off the Clock

Wall Street Journal: At 34, a Facebook Elder Statesman

Newark Patch: First Class of NJ SEEDS College Scholars Begin 17-Month Program

NJBiz: Executive Moves


Vicinity Magazine: Seen in the Vicinity

New Jersey Monthly: Social Datebook

The Montclair Dispatch: New Jersey SEEDS Transforms Education

Newark Patch: Newark SEEDS Students Land $5.5 Million In Financial Aid

Morris | Essex Health & Life: Gatherings

Delbarton School: It’s Planting Time…and We’ve Got SEEDS

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: NJ SEEDS Provides College Prep Guidance

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: HWS Welcomes Back NJ SEEDS

Paramus Post: President of NJ SEEDS is Distinguished Speaker at Sunset Rotary Club

Newark Patch: SEEDS Program Helps to Prepare Students for University Success in Newark

NJBiz: Ronni Denes, Best 50 Women in Business


The Times of Trenton: Opinion: Private, Nonprofit Scholastic Programs are Stepping Into the Breach

Morris | Essex Health & Life: Gatherings

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: ESSYI Scholarships Link Students, Nature

Women’s Radio Network: Lisa Singer Interviews Ronni Denes

NJBiz: Guest List

Wall Street Journal: New York’s Regis High School Recruits Promising Minority Fifth-Graders

Star-Ledger: School Notebook – Sowing the SEEDS for a Successful Future

The Hill School: ESPN Writer Visits The Hill

Delbarton School: Spreading the SEEDS of Education

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: Another Successful SEEDS Summer

New Jersey Monthly: Social Datebook

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: NJ SEEDS Returns June 29

Morris/Essex Health & Life: Gatherings

Suburban Trends: Suburban Trends Area Residents Pitch in to Pay it Forward to a Newark Fifth Grader

(201): Giving Back – New Jersey SEEDS

The Trentonian: Academic Achievement – Kristy Saldana of Trenton Central High School West

Mosaic, a Southwest Airlines Community Outreach Publication: Taking Off with NJ SEEDS

Nuts About Southwest: Making Dreams Come True

Dickinson Magazine: SEEDS & Success Q&A with Union College First-Year Student and NJ SEEDS Alum Brianna Gutierrez

2013 NJ SEEDS Hosts Sixth Annual Casino Night

(201) Family: New Jersey SEEDS: Nurturing a Garden of Learning

NJBiz: Guest List for September 23 NJ SEEDS Holds 2013 Golf & Tennis Classic

NBC Latino: Opinion: I’m Not Uppity, I’m Ambitious About My Education

Independent Press: Summit Scholars, Young Scholars Graduate from 14-Month SEEDS Programs

The Hill School: Planting the SEEDS for Success

Delbarton School: Young Minds Grow During a Summer at Delbarton

Philadelphia Inquirer: For Students, a Rigorous Test for Learning

Wall Street Journal: Donor of the Day; Setting Up Needy Students for Success

Golden Gate Lawyer: Theory to Practice: Jamil McClintock (JD 13)

Hudson Reporter: Prep: Union City Girl Experiences Academic Life in New Hampshire

News 12 NJ: Spotlight NJ – New Jersey SEEDS

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ The Daily Update: SEEDS Program Returns to HWS’s Afternoon MoJoe: Ambitious, Low-Income Kids Get Lift From Education Nonprofit

Times of Trenton: After Losing Home in Fire Last Year, Trenton Central HS Student Perseveres to Become Valedictorian

NJToday: NJ SEEDS Program Nurtures College Dreams for Inner-City Students

WABC-TV: NJ SEEDS Graduation

WBGO-FM: Setting the Right Course for College

NJ Biz: Guest List for May 27

Star-Ledger: Around the Towns: Orange NJ SEEDS Holds 2nd Annual Leading Change Benefit

Trentonian: SEEDS Program Helps Kids Achieve Their Academic Goals

Hobart & William Smith Colleges’ Pulteney Street Survey: Opening Doors Through SEEDS

Huffington Post Impact: 10 Tips for Adjusting to New Surroundings

Summit Patch: SHS Students Form SEEDS Club to Work with Low-Income, High-Achieving Students Beyond Tuition: Hidden Costs of Private School

Huffington Post Impact: Hiring Good Teachers

Right on Time: The ALC Blog (by the SSATB): Diversity as an Economic Challenge

New Jersey Counselor (an ASCA newsletter): The Unique Needs of Low-Income Students

Sobel & Co., LLC News: Nonprofit Spotlight on New Jersey SEEDS

20 Reasons to Celebrate SEEDS’ 20th Anniversary


Delbarton Today: SEEDS at 20: A Graduate Gives Back

Mutual of America Community Partnership Award: 2006 National Award-Winning Program Update

Huffington Post Education: Why Social Courage Should Be Taught in the Classroom

Stanford Social Innovation Review: The Tao of Doing Good New Jersey SEEDS Program Shows Students Their Potential

Listen Give Live: SEEDS’ Marcy Lopez Discusses Youth/Education and Entrepreneurship

Huffington Post Education: The Cheating Epidemic: How School Climates Affect Student Choices Social Scene: NJ SEEDS Holds Fifth Annual Casino Night

Keeping Pace with Kent Place: Kent Place Celebrates 20 Years with NJ SEEDS

(201) Family Magazine: Parent-Teacher Conference

Independent School Magazine: Rethinking the “Diverse” Curriculum

The Pingry Review: Pingry is Honored by New Jersey SEEDS

Huffington Post Impact: The “Grit” Factor

Independent Press: New Jersey SEEDS Adds Four to Board of Trustees

The Lawrenceville School: A Homecoming of a Different King for William Stone ’08

Huffington Post Education: Can Students Love School? Yes, If Schools Love Students Social Scene: Bleakley, Schwartz, Cooney & Finney, L.L.C. Holds Benefit for NJ SEEDS at Mountain Ridge Country Club

Caldwells Patch: NJ SEEDS Raises $125,000 at Annual Golf & Tennis Classic

Montclair Patch: Students Graduate from SEEDS Scholars Programs

PALLIUM, The Magazine of Canterbury School: Planting SEEDS of Success

Delbarton School: Planting (and Feeding) SEEDS at Delbarton

Huffington Post Education: What Makes a Great Teacher?

Science Looks Good: My Chalkboard Erases Your Computer

Huffington Post Education: What We Can Learn From Two Great American Teachers

New Jersey Jewish News: B’nei Mitzva Plant Academic Success

Park Place: Social Events and Fund Raisers in NJ

Dwight-Englewood School’s Spring 2012 D-E Today: Changing Lives to Change the World

Peddie School’s Spring 2012 The Chronicle: NJ SEEDS Has Strong Peddie Roots Countdown to the SAT: Expert Tips for Test Day Success

New Jersey Law Journal: Cross-Examination: Teaching Advocacy on the Weekends


Newark Patch: After a Trying Year, a Merry Christmas

SEEDS announces new President

Educational Changes: A Letter from SEEDS’ Director of Education