NJIT Newsroom tagged with "commencement" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 COAD Honors Outstanding Architecture Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-194.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-194.phpFri, 24 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Congratulations to the dozen graduating bachelor's and master's degree candidates of the NJ School of Architecture saluted earlier in the week at the College of Architecture and Design ceremony for outstanding students. 

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COAD Honors Outstanding Students Following Commencement Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-186.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-186.phpTue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The College of Architecture and Design concluded yesterday's 2013 NJIT morning commencement ceremony at the Prudential Center with an afternoon balloon launch and luncheon back on campus for grads, friends and relatives. 

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NJIT Awards 2,643 Degrees to Members of the Class of 2013 at Prudential Center http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-182.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 With woops, cheers and mortarboards flying, NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013.  This brings the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held at Newark's Prudential Center.  

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NJIT Graduates 2,643 Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-181.phpMon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT today awarded 2,643 degrees to the members of the class of 2013, bringing the total number of degrees awarded by the university to more than 74,678.  The ceremony was held this morning at Newark's Prudential Center.  Follow coverage of the ceremony from The Star-Ledger.

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Five NJIT New Jersey Students Reach May 20 Commencement Ready to Excel http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-179.phpThu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT offers innumerable opportunities and the students who avail themselves of the many campus attributes ranging from 121 degree programs to an enviable 15:1 student-faculty ratio often leave NJIT to enjoy a rich, rewarding future.  Five inspirational stories below exemplify that if you stay in school and work hard, success follows.  

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Cisco Technology Evangelist To Speak at NJIT's May 20, 2013 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-172.phpMon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Technology evangelist and Cisco System Senior Vice President Carlos Dominguez; and alums U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, PhD, and  Edward Cruz, principal of Hop Brook Properties, will receive honorary degrees at the May 20, 2013 NJIT commencement.  The event, set for 9 a.m., will be held at Newark's Prudential Center.  The university will confer close to 2000 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees on members of the Class of 2013. 

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NJIT Confers 2,444 Degrees During 2012 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-196.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-196.phpWed, 16 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Over the years Professor Angelo Perna, who has taught at NJIT for 45 years and rarely missed a graduation, has watched tens of thousands of students graduate from NJIT. 

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NJIT Lovebirds Overcome Obstacles To Graduate Summa Cum Laude Engineers http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-189.phpFri, 11 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Tia Montalto, 22, of Old Bridge, grew up a tomboy, with a passion for cars.   Her long-time boyfriend, Walter Vittitoe, 29, of Laurence Harbor,   industrious and persistent, bright and able, good-hearted and grateful, worked for eight years as a machinist before enrolling at Middlesex County College, where they met.  

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Technology Leader Hassan To Receive Honorary Degree at NJIT Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-187.phpThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NeST Group of Companies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Javad K. Hassan will deliver an inspiring message after receiving an honorary degree at NJIT's 2012 Commencement to be held Tuesday, May 15, 2012. 

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Can't Keep a Good Mind Down: NJIT Senior To Graduate With Four Degrees http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-181.phpFri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Paul Dupiano, 25, Union High School's 2005 valedictorian, will be the recipient at NJIT's May 15, 2012 commencement of not one, but four difficult undergraduate degrees.

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Panasonic Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Taylor Delivers NJIT Commencement Address; Receives Doctor of Science Degree Honoris Causa http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-193.phpMon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Panasonic Corporation of North America Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Taylor today delivered a moving address at NJIT's 2011 Commencement at the Prudential Center in Newark after receiving an honorary degree. 

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Six EMBA Students Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Graduate Honor Society http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-191.phpThu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Brian M. Taylor, Natalie M. Gatchalian, Vignesh Ramanan, Angelica M. Ogando, Brandon Rockwell, and Kenneth C. Welch Jr., all students in the Executive MBA Program at NJIT, were inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society on May 2.

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NJIT Facilities Manager Takes Top Honors in EMBA Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-188.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-188.phpTue, 10 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Facilities Manager Kenneth C. Welch, Jr., who will receive his MBA degree at NJIT's 2011 commencement ceremony on May 16, was inducted last week into the Beta Gamma Sigma Graduate Honor Society.

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Four NJIT Students Reflect Optimism of Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-185.phpMon, 09 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Education changes lives and it will be no different this year when more than 2300 graduates march down the aisle at the Prudential Center to accept their diplomas from NJIT.

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Quintessential NJIT Student, Jersey City's Daisy Gallegos, Hispanic Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-140.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-140.phpWed, 13 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 In many ways, Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, represents the quintessential NJIT student.  Although born in this country, she is the daughter of immigrant parents who barely spoke a word of English when they arrived on these shores.

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Panasonic CEO To Speak at NJIT May 16 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-136.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-136.phpTue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Panasonic Corporation of North America Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Taylor and inventor, sculptor and entrepreneur Daniel A. Henderson, the CEO of Intellect Wireless, Inc., will receive honorary degrees at the May 16, 2011 NJIT commencement.

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NJ’s First Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno Speaks at NJIT Commencement; PSEG's Ralph Izzo Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-192.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno spoke with candor and smiles Monday, May 17 at NJIT's 2010 commencement ceremony urging candidates “to love what you do, but stay open to surprises.  If anyone ever told me when I was your age that I would be a sheriff or lieutenant governor some day, I never would have believed them,” she said. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno To Speak at NJIT Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-185.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-185.phpFri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT 2010 Commencement Ceremony during which upwards of 2,200 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2010.

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As Two NJIT Engineers March at Graduation, Strong Haitian Memories Remain http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-180.phpTue, 11 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 When Kate Boardman, of Montclair, and Paul Rodriguez, of Harrison, march at NJIT's upcoming May 17 graduation at the Prudential Center, their minds may wander to memories of their work as fledgling mechanical engineers  removing bacteria from drinking water and halting water-borne illnesses in a poor Haitian village. Working under the auspices of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), the two made several visits there over the past two years. 

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NJ’s First Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno To Speak at NJIT Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-163.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-163.phpMon, 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT 2010 Commencement Ceremony will be held Monday, May 17, 2010, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2010.

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Paterson Native and NJIT Alumnus Vince Naimoli Signing Book Tomorrow http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-425.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-425.phpWed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Paterson native and NJIT alumnus, Vincent J. Naimoli, a successful businessman who went on to found the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, has now written his life story, Business, Baseball & Beyond. Naimoli will be at NJIT on Dec. 3, 2009, from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., in the Campus Center for an exclusive book signing. The public is invited to this special event for which the book's purchase price has been discounted to $20 one book; $35 for two.

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Campers To Nip Summer Boredom With Free Science Experience at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-231.phpWed, 24 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will once again serve as one of 30 locations for an ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp this summer. The camp will be held July 12-24, 2009 at the NJIT campus.

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After NJIT’s Commencement, Grads Look Forward To High-Paying Jobs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-198.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-198.phpFri, 15 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Many seniors who will graduate at NJIT's commencement ceremony tomorrow (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center are looking forward to the big day but not just for the sheepskin. They will look forward just as much to their starting dates at plum jobs with starting salaries upwards of $60,000. 

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Three First-Generation Scholars Exemplify NJIT Graduate http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-193.phpTue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has a reputation for turning out first-generation American college students.  Three seniors, who will graduate at NJIT's upcoming May 16, 2009, commencement ceremony (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center, exemplify that tradition.

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After NJIT's May 16 Commencement, Grads Look Forward To High Paying Jobs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-192.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-192.phpMon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Many seniors who will graduate at NJIT's upcoming May 16, 2009, commencement ceremony (9 a.m.-noon) at the Prudential Center are looking forward to the big day but not just for the sheepskin.  They are looking forward just as much to their start dates at plum jobs with starting salaries upwards of $60,000. Grads attribute their success to keeping their studies focused on science, technology, engineering and/or math. 

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NJIT Commencement To Fete Newark Mayor, Former Astronaut, Bay Rays Founder http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-190.phpThu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's 2009 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2009.

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NJIT Community Mourns Passing of Bernard Coopersmith '44 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-133.phpTue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT community mourns the passing this morning of Bernard Coopersmith, a 1944 graduate of Newark College of Engineering and friend of the university. Coopersmith received the NCE Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2000 and served as the president of the NJIT Alumni Association in 1969. Last year, Coopersmith joined those about to become alumni at Commencement 2008, receiving special recognition from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch as the “most mature” alumnus to participate in the ceremony.

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Salman Naqvi, Electrical Engineering Student at NJIT, Named Goldwater Scholar http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-128.phpFri, 03 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Salman Naqvi, of Kearny, a junior studying electrical engineering at NJIT, was named a prestigious Goldwater Scholar earlier this week by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. 

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NJIT Honorary Degree Recipient Named New CEO of Yahoo http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-008.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-008.phpTue, 13 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Carol Bartz, who was awarded an honorary degree by NJIT in January of 2002, will be named the new CEO of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Bartz will replace the controversial CEO Jerry Yang. She is now executive chair of Autodesk. During her tenure with Autodesk, the company diversified its product line and grew revenues from $285 million to $1.523 billion in 2006. 

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Three Graduates Receive Awards for Academic Achievement at NJIT's Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-223.phpTue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Three graduating seniors were awarded NJIT's highest honor for earning the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA) during the university's 2008 commencement at the Prudential Center. Biological sciences major Krystian Jarosz, of Colonia, information technology major Amy A. Steed, of Lakewood, and computer engineering major Oscar Tapia, of Clifton, all attained a 4.0 GPA.

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Architect Thom Mayne Addresses Graduates at NJIT's Commencement Ceremony at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-216.phpMon, 19 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 "You'll find that as you transition from the nurturing, intuitive world of academe into the outside world, it may not be easy to maintain your integrity,” Thom Mayne told more than 2,100 graduating students and their families at the 2008 commencement ceremony on May 17 at the Prudential Center in Newark. The 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, who is the founder and design principal of Morphosis, an interdisciplinary and collective architectural practice in Los Angeles, received an honorary doctor of humane letters. “Aim to keep your creativity alive and remember, no one else will ever be you,” Mayne said. NJIT also awarded honorary doctorates to Norman Li, PhD, president of NL Chemical Technology Inc. in Illinois, and longtime Newark historian Elizabeth Del Tufo.

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NJIT Electrical Engineering Senior from Marlboro To Take Top Grad Honors May 17 at The Rock; Prime Job Awaits Him; Sings Praises of EE http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-193.phpTue, 06 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 During Chris Sakowski's first year at Marlboro High School, Marlboro, he signed up for an elective class in business management. But since he was the only student to register, the school cancelled the class and asked him to choose another. Electronics was his lucky pick. “I immediately fell in love with the class, the teacher, and the subject matter,” recalled Sakowski, now a senior. “And I've not lost an ounce of passion since then.”

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NJIT Commencement 2008 at the Rock, May 17, 9 a.m. http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-184.phpThu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The University Commencement Ceremony for NJIT will be held Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Prudential Center, Newark from 9 a.m.-noon. During the ceremony, more than 2,000 honorary doctoral degrees and earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees will be conferred on the Class of 2008.

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More than 1,400 NJIT Students Make the Dean's List http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-229.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-229.phpWed, 30 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology recently named 1,447 undergraduate students to the dean's list for the spring semester of 2007.

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More Than 800 Students Graduate from NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-228.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-228.phpWed, 30 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 More than 800 students fulfilled their credits and graduated in May, 2007 from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Port Authority Chair Announces Commitment To Reduce Carbon Emissions at NJIT's Graduation http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-220.phpFri, 18 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will make a  commitment to reduce carbon emissions at the agency's three airports and its seaports, said Anthony R. Coscia, chair of the board of commissioners, during NJIT's 2007 commencement. NJIT awarded Coscia an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the ceremony held at Continental Airlines Arena.

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NJIT Graduation To Fete Bergen County Alum, Inventor of Catalytic Converter http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-216.phpWed, 16 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 We can all breathe easier thanks to NJIT alumnus John J. Mooney. In 1971, Mooney co-invented the three-way automotive catalytic converter, one of the 10 most important innovations in automotive history. During NJIT's May 17 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena, he will receive an honorary doctorate.

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William S. Guttenberg To Receive Honorary Degree May 17 at Continental Arena http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-200.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-200.phpSat, 05 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 William S. Guttenberg, who has spent his life, time and fortune making the world a better place for people with physical limitations and who are developmentally disabled, will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater NJIT during the May 17, 2007 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena.

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NJIT 2007 Graduation Fetes Famous Mathematician: Peter D. Lax To Receive Honorary Degree May 17 at Continental Arena http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-195.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-195.phpThu, 03 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will award an honorary doctorate to one of the world's foremost living mathematicians, Peter D. Lax, PhD, professor emeritus of mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.  Lax will receive the award during NJIT's May 17, 2007 graduation ceremony in Continental Airlines Arena, starting at 9 a.m.

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Port Authority Chair Will Tell NJIT Grads About Critical Role of Technology http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-189.phpTue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The critical role of technology in shaping public policy will be the focus of keynote graduation speaker Anthony R. Coscia, chairman of the board of commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, at the 2007 Commencement of NJIT. The event is set for May 17, 2007, 9 a.m., at Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford.

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NJIT Graduates 2,063 Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-239.phpWed, 31 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during its May 18 graduation ceremony held at the Continental Airlines Arena. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch called the 2006 graduating class, which marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of NJIT, one of the largest and finest in the history of the university.

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NJIT Confers 2,063 Degrees at 2006 Commencement Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-227.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-227.phpFri, 19 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during the 2006 commencement ceremony yesterday at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford. New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, Nancy Kopell, PhD, a mathematics professor at Boston University, and Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist, composer, visual artist and author, were awarded honorary degrees.

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Governor Jon Corzine To Speak At NJIT’s Spring Commencement: Will Receive Honorary Degree http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-199.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-199.phpMon, 01 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Governor Jon Corzine will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's 2006 Commencement to be held at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford on May 18 at 9 a.m. NJIT will bestow an honorary doctorate of humane letters to Corzine for his public service to the nation as a U.S. senator and to the state as governor.

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NJIT Confers 161 Degrees on Middlesex and Union County Area Residents During 2005 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-251.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-251.phpThu, 09 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A total of 161 graduates from the Middlesex and Union county region graduated from NJIT during its May 26 commencement ceremony held at the Continental Airlines Arena. NJIT had 132 graduates from Middlesex County, 19 from Union County and 10 from the town of Somerset.

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NJIT Confers 127 Degrees on Bergen and Passaic County Residents During 2005 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-244.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-244.phpFri, 03 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A total of 127 graduates from Bergen and Passaic counties graduated from NJIT during its May 26 graduation ceremony held at the Continental Airlines Arena. NJIT had 84 graduates from Bergen County and 43 from Passaic County.

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NJIT Confers 1,821 Degrees at 2005 Commencement Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-234.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-234.phpFri, 27 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT bestowed 1,821 degrees during the 2005 commencement ceremony yesterday, held for the first time at the Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford. The university gave an honorary degree to Arthur F. Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential Financial, Inc., who delivered the keynote address.  “Achieving your life dreams does not happen overnight,” said Ryan. “But making it to graduation didn't happen overnight either. It took hard work, preparation and always having the end goal in mind." Read NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch's remarks.

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Arthur Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial, Inc., to Speak at Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-187.phpThu, 28 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Arthur Ryan, chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential Financial, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's spring 2005 Commencement on May 26, 2005, which, for the first time, is being held at Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford. NJIT will bestow an honorary doctor of science degree to Ryan for his outstanding professional achievements in the insurance and financial industries and for his ongoing commitment to academic excellence and service to the community.

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Nearly 900 Graduate from New Jersey Institute of Technology during Spring 2004 Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-075.phpSat, 05 Jun 2004 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) bestowed 887 degrees during its May 26, 2004, graduation held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark.

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NJIT Holds 2004 Commencement Exercises http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-071.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-071.phpThu, 27 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 More than 1,000 graduates joined the ranks of NJIT alumni at commencement exercises May 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark. Lt. Gen. James A. Abrahamson, USAF-Retired, who directed both the Space Shuttle program and “Star Wars” Strategic Defense Initiative, delivered the commencement address and received an honorary doctor of science degree  for his accomplishments during a distinguished career of 33 years in the United States Air Force and his service at  the vanguard of the nation's space and defense programs.

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NJIT to Award More Than 1,000 Degrees During Spring Commencement 2004 http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-052.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-052.phpMon, 10 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will award more than 1,000 degrees during its May 26, 2004, commencement ceremony to be held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark.   Bachelor's and doctoral degrees will be awarded in Prudential Hall starting at 9:30 a.m.; master's degrees will be awarded from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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More Than 1,000 Students To Graduate From New Jersey Institute of Technology During Winter Commencement http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-009.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-009.phpFri, 30 Jan 2004 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will confer honorary Doctor of Science degrees on a pharmaceutical executive and a distillation-engineering expert during its Jan. 30, 2004, commencement ceremony at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall, Newark.

Tagged: commencement, graduation, january, karisa solt, peter heere, winter


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