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Scene & Heard
September 11, 2014
For some students, NJIT is more than a college: It's a family affair. And NJIT has been that for the Jackson sisters -- Marie, Martina and Vincia – all of whom found a home, and an avenue... read more!
Student Profile
August 7, 2014
Most students attend college to improve their lives. But many students in the Educational Opportunity Program attend college to improve the lives of their parents.Consider, for instance,... read more!
Student Profile
May 20, 2014
Every graduation ceremony is filled with poignant moments. NJIT's ceremony was especially so.Thousands of parents arrived at the Prudential Center to watch the 2,649 students receive their... read more!
Student Profile
May 19, 2014
America is the land of dreams. And the way to fulfill your dream is to study hard. That’s what Tooba Fiaz’s father always told her, and in her case, he was right.Tooba, a senior, is... read more!
Student Profile
September 19, 2013
Deliris Diaz made it through boot camp, an intensely demanding academic summer program. That means she entered NJIT this fall as a freshman. And that means she's a step closer to achieving her... read more!
Student Profile
May 10, 2013
In the summer before her senior year, Nkem Okoye fielded job offers from two top investment banks: Barclays and Morgan Stanley. Investment banks make early offers like that only to exceptional... read more!
Student Profile
May 10, 2013
Vanessa Casteblanco has reason to be happy. She was chosen to be the student speaker during NJIT’s commencement ceremony. She’s graduating with a host of honors and... read more!
Alumni Profile
January 9, 2013
Gloves keep us warm.  Music fills our hearts. And phone calls to friends warm our souls. Tarik Rodgers runs a company that invented gloves that let you control your music and phone by... read more!