Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Education

Since the birth of our country, the cornerstone of the American dream has been opportunity. In the 21st century, access to that opportunity requires access to a high quality education system that allows students to compete in the global economy. We have a duty to provide everyone with access to a robust educational pipeline from preschool through high school to ensure that they have the opportunity to grow and pursue their full potential.

Finally, the key to achieving success in a modern economy is higher education. American students have access to the best higher educational opportunities available, including traditional four year colleges, apprenticeships and other technical training; but they deserve the opportunity to improve their career prospects without becoming burdened by debt.  

More on Education

Sep 30 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), a member of the Space, Science and Technology Committee, announced that Rowan University will receive $1,773,024 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Specifically, Rowan University will receive $273,047 for research under the direction of Dr. Shen Shyang Ho, as well as $1,499,977 in federal funding for research directed by Dr. Kaitlin Mallouk.

Sep 19 2022
In The News

The only electrician in Congress, Norcross was chuffed to point out that one student said he wanted to study the trade. 

Sep 16 2022
News Release

Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) joined Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to conclude the Road to Success Back to School Bus Tour in New Jersey. The week-long, multi-state road trip showcased the many ways school communities are helping students recover and thrive, putting them on the road to success.

Aug 23 2022
In The News

The waiver so far has given 145,000 borrowers $8.1 billion in relief, but Tuesday's letter is just the latest of Democrats' efforts to push Biden to go even further. In July, Menendez and Rep.

Jul 5 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will send over $400,000 in federal grants to Rutgers University and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM).

Jun 27 2022
In The News

I’m proud to represent South Jersey, knowing we are home to many brave graduates who are taking this path You are proof that out of many, we can still be united as one. Congratulations to all South Jersey’s high school graduates and their families.

Jun 20 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced the establishment of the Congressional School to Service (CSS) Program. The program celebrates the decision of high school seniors to serve in the U.S. military after graduation and awards them a certificate of commendation and red, white, and blue honors cords to wear at their graduation ceremonies. The program’s 2022 cohort counts 116 high school seniors from New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District as members.

Jun 20 2022
In The News

Many students from Cherry Hill were recognized for their achievements in recent weeks.

Many of the organizations that noted the students' achievements were made up of experts, advisers and similar professionals in the areas the students were recognized.

On May 10, Our Community Salutes recognized the following students who plan to intend to enter the military immediately after high school graduation:

May 26 2022
News Release

Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) celebrated four high achieving students from New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District for receiving the Rhodes Scholarship and Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Rhodes Scholarship winner, Veronica Lucian of Mickleton, is a U.S. Military Academy cadet who Congressman Norcross nominated to West Point in 2018.