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Alumni Profile
October 10, 2016
Like many young people his age, Naseed Gifted ’01 was infatuated with comic books; however, they rarely portrayed heroes that resembled him. His desire to infuse more diversity in the world... read more!
Scene & Heard
August 11, 2016
Thunderous applause and cheers from parents, faculty and guests greeted the 84 graduates of the 2016 Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Summer Academic Enrichment Program, as they filed into... read more!
Student Profile
July 21, 2016
“Sometimes in tragedy we find our life’s purpose…” ~ Robert BraultIt was a hot, steamy June day in 2011. A group of high school students from Neptune escaped to Bradley... read more!
Alumni Profile
August 13, 2015
Looking for a new way to express yourself in text messages that goes beyond run-of-the-mill emojis? Ricky Isibor ‘06 and Haig Jean ’07 have teamed up to create a free app that... read more!
Student Profile
April 24, 2015
Wilfredo Alvizures is a senior who already has a job secured at Boeing, one of the world’s leading aerospace companies.Starting in August, he'll help to design some of most sophisticated... read more!
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!