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About Union

Union County College has a remarkable history as New Jersey’s first community college. We are known for excellence among regional colleges and universities.

Pedro Cosme

Pedro X. Cosmé is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the Social Services Program.  A member of American Mensa and faculty advisor to the College’s Student Organization SAGA (Straight-Gay Alliance), and member of the FEC, Prof. Cosmé received his Master’s in Social and Organizational Psychology from Columbia University-Teachers College.  His doctoral studies in Educational Psychology at Capella University has well-prepared him to teach, assess, and measure student learning outcomes.  An independent and critical thinker Prof. Cosmé’s life experiences and academic training honed his insight into the wide-range of human behaviors.  “I believe in touching lives in positive ways.  Life can be very difficult at times and for long durations, sometimes we are the first real academic and mentoring experience a student has, and it can be a bumpy ride as resistance steps in!”