NJBDA president Matthew Hale was a guest on New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s show on News12+ “Minding Your Business” over the weekend to discuss a new partnership that will help ensure credits taken at community colleges are the ones needed for a four-year degree in the big data curriculum. This effort to save students’ time and money spurs from the New Jersey Pathways to Career Opportunities initiative, a collaboration to better align education with the needs of industry to build a more competitive workforce and strengthen the state‚Äôs economy.

Hale and Kelly Fitzpatrick, associate professor of Mathematics at the County College of Morris, talked with MYB host Bob Considine: