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

NJIT’s EOP Academic Boot Camp Graduation Ceremony Tomorrow

WHAT: EOP (Educational Opportunity Program) Boot Camp will hold the closing ceremony for its summer academic enrichment program. Some 150 students spent the past five weeks in this academic "boot camp,” living on campus and attending a grueling schedule of classes from Monday to Thursday before heading home for the weekend. The program helps incoming students, most of whom are minorities, make a smooth transition from high school to college.

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008; noon – 2 p.m.

WHERE: NJIT, Jim Wise Theatre

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.