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JERSEY CITY, N.J. / February 21, 2013 — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has named Hudson County Community College (HCCC) as one of just 842 libraries and state humanities councils throughout the United States and its possessions to be awarded the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. The award, a collection of books, films and other resources, is intended to better acquaint the American public with the history and culture of Muslims in the U.S. and around the world.
“Hudson County’s greatest asset is the rich diversity of its people,” said Hudson County Community College President Dr. Glen Gabert, noting that students at the College come from over 115 nations and speak 29 different languages. “This incredible collection will provide us all with a better understanding and greater appreciation of our Muslim neighbors.” » Read more