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TrentonDaily.com 4.3.19, Karen CarsonFor the college student, there’s hunger and then there’s hunger.From the age of 16, a modest financial aid package toward a private undergraduate college, including tuition, room and board, and two meals a day, kept a roof over my head for four years,...

The Hunger-Free Campus Act, (A-4702/S-3239), which promises to address hunger among college students, heads to governor's desk for his signature.The legislation would establish a grant program to help colleges address college hunger.In order to be deemed a “hunger-free campus,” the institution would be required to:Establish...

New study finds hunger is prevalent among college students, offers solutions to help address hunger and help more students succeed.The U.S. Government Accountability Office report, released Jan. 10, found that more than half – 57 percent – of at-risk students were not participating in the...

An Assembly panel last week approved a package of 14 bills aimed at addressing hunger in New Jersey.Led by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who has made hunger a top priority, the effort promises to curb hunger on college campuses, connect people with food assistance, raise...

The New Jersey Department of Human Services has announced new rules that will allow more hungry college students to receive federal food aid. We joined the Murphy Administration officials last week to announce the expansion of food assistance to career and technical education students at community...