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South Brunswick Board Of Education Profile: Arthur Robinson

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Arthur L. Robinson, loves collecting rare books and textbooks to build his personal library. A current member of the South Brunswick Board of Education, Robinson says that the court’s decision to add more housing to the district could eventually strain school resources. But he hopes to tackle this problem through experience and leadership skills and lead the district toward achieving its academic goals.

Read below to learn more about Robinson and his platform for the upcoming elections in South Brunswick.

Name – Arthur L. Robinson

Age (as of Election Day) – 63

Position Sought – South Brunswick School Board Member

Does anyone in your family work in politics or government? – No

Education –

Master’s in Environmental Policy Studies, NJIT

Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University

Professional diploma, Wharton Management Program, UPENN

Professional diploma, Naval Command and Staff Program, U.S. Naval War College

Certified Public Manager, Rutgers University and the state of New Jersey Civil Service Commission

Occupation –

Manager, state of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection and formerly as a Chemical Safety Engineer, 16 years.

Retired U.S. Navy Commander, 22 years

Previous or Current Elected or Appointed Office

South Brunswick Board of Education member since 2008, presently serving as vice-President and chair of the Policy Committee; previously served as Budget Committee Chair.

Served on the Negotiations Committee.

Former member of the South Brunswick Township Planning Board.

Why are you seeking elective office?

I’m seeking reelection to the South Brunswick School Board to continue providing leadership and continuity of board operations as a part of the policy-making body during these tough times fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic and to continue ensuring that the district receives its economic fair share of resources from the state. I will continue to work steadfast with my fellow

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University of Miami basketball team lands four-star Class of ’21 guard Jakai Robinson

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Jakai Robinson, a highly touted guard from the Washington, D.C. area, committed to the University of Miami during the weekend, becoming the third guard in the Hurricanes’ Class of 2021.

Robinson, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard known for his toughness, is considered the No. 2 basketball recruit in Maryland. He chose Miami over UConn, North Carolina State, Seton Hall and Georgetown.

The Canes had previously received commitments from 6-1 point guard Bensley Joseph and 6-4 combo guard Nisine Poplar.

Robinson’s high school coach Trevor Brown at National Christian Academy told 247 Sports, which first reported the news: “Jakai and his father really like the fact that they have an experienced coaching staff over there. The coaching staff is established and has been together for a long time, much like my staff has. Miami has had a lot of success developing wing players. They play a lot of pick-and-roll type basketball. They get up and down the court pretty well and play with a decent pace. Those are all of the things Jakai does really well.”

Miami starting point guard Chris Lykes will be a senior this season, so coach Jim Larranaga and his staff now have three Class of 2021 prospects, along with returning guards Harlond Beverly and Isaiah Wong, to fill the void.

The college basketball season begins the last week of November.

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