Vincent Lombardo, of Bayonne, has been named a new development director in the NJIT Office for University Advancement. Lombardo is an experienced fundraising professional who has been assigned to work with NJIT Newark College of Engineering Dean Sunil Saigal.
Lombardo was recently employed at United Cerebral Palsy of Hudson as director of development and public relations, where he created an aggressive development and marketing program. Prior to that Lombardo was the vice president of development & foundation at Bayonne Medical Center. During Lombardo’s tenure, he served as a member of the executive team, as well as the executive vice president of the medical center’s foundation, responsible for its daily operation and governance.
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.