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

Congressman Robert Menendez To Host Homeland Security Forum and Panel Discussion on Sept. 12

WHAT: U.S. Congressman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will host a forum and panel discussion titled “Four Years After Sept. 11: Are We Better Prepared?” at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). 

WHO: The forum and panel, organized and headed by Congressman Menendez, will include U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the ranking Democratic member of the House Committee on Homeland Security; U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), chair of the House Democratic Caucus Taskforce on Homeland Security; Donald Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT and director of the Homeland Security Technology Systems Center; and Priscilla Nelson, PhD, NJIT Provost.

WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 12, at 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: The NJIT Campus Center Atrium, on the first floor of the Center. Parking will be available. Call Robert Florida, (973) 596-5203, for arrangements.

DIRECTIONS: Visit http://www.njit.edu/about/visiting/driving.php

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.