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NJIT Mathematics student Michael Pallotta, of Franklin, received a presidential leadership designation at NJIT’s annual convocation Sept. 5, 2007.
“This designation is conferred annually on a select number of individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period,” said NJIT Provost Priscilla Nelson. “Such individuals are not only rewarded for their achievement but are expected to take a leadership role in developing NJIT’s commitment to excellence.”
One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.