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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts First Annual NJIT Day

WHAT: NJIT Day is a campus-wide fall festival featuring the dedication of NJIT’s new buildings. There will be music, entertainment, athletic games.

WHO:  Jack Gentul, dean of students, is the contact person for NJIT Day. Reporters and photographers can reach him on his cell phone: (201) 341-1286.

WHERE: NJIT’s Campus Center, on the main quad.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


10 a.m.: Dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

12: 15 p.m.: NJIT Women’s Soccer Game: at the athletic field

1 p.m.: Junkpile Wars judging

2 p.m.: Mini Golf holes open for spectator play

3:30 p.m.: NJIT Men’s Soccer Game; at the athletic field

FEATURED EVENT: Junkpile Wars: Teams of five NJIT students will be supplied with a junkpile the day before. Throughout the next 24 hours, students will use their scientific savvy crafting a mini-golf hole most likely to give the player a hole in one.

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NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.