NJIT Newsroom tagged with "financial" 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 Winners of the Big Data Visualization Contest Are Announced at NJIT's Innovation Day http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-126.phpThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's first annual Big Data Visualization Contest – a competition that immersed undergraduates in the world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and challenged them to use S&P Capital IQ's cutting-edge research, analytics, and data visualization tools to make hypothetical pitches for high-stakes acquisition deals – concluded in a photo finish at Innovation Day this week with the winning team narrowly edging out close competitors.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, school of management, ccs, som, uri, michael ehrlich, innovation day, undergraduate research and innovation, entrepreneurship, marek rusinkiewicz, big data visualization contest, lou eccleston, s&p capital iq, robert coppola, big data


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NJIT Business Professor Forecasts 2014 Economic Outlook at Chicago Fed Board Symposium http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-411.phpFri, 13 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Economic growth will rise to 3.1 percent in 2014, while unemployment will fall to 6.9 percent by December of 2014, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the 27th Annual Economic Outlook Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Tagged: school of management, leir center for financial bubble research, william rapp, bill rapp


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Use Digital Signal Processing Engineering to Prevent a Flash Crash, says NJIT Prof http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-265.phpThu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street.  An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing to strengthen the security of finance markets, he fights to be heard. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, school of management, som, electrical and computer engineering, ieee, ece, ali akansu, signal processing, wall street


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Successful Businessman Talks to a Finance Class About Career Building http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-263.phpTue, 06 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Mike Dolan, a young businessman with a wealth of experience in finance and marketing, visited the School of Management recently to talk to students about how they can set about building successful careers.

Tagged: school of management, som


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Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research Publishes Book http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-222.phpThu, 27 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research recently published a book entitled "Boil, Bubble, Toil And Trouble," the outgrowth of a project at NJIT's School of Management.

Tagged: school of management, som, leir center for financial bubble research


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2013 Will Be a Good Year, NJIT Biz Professor Forecasts at Chicago Fed Board http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-411.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-411.phpThu, 06 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500 Economic growth will rise to 3 percent in 2013 and 2014, while unemployment will drop to 7.3 percent by December of 2013, NJIT Leir Research Professor William V. Rapp, PhD told economists and others last week at the annual outlook symposium sponsored by the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.

Tagged: school of management, som, leir center for financial bubble research, william rapp, unemployment, economics


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Recipient of Anne Wiley Scholarship Announced http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-235.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-235.phpWed, 18 Jul 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Electrical engineering student Madonnina Suresh of Roselle Park has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Anne Wiley Scholarship.  Suresh was nominated by ECE Undergraduate Advisor Shivon Boodhoo. 

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, ece, financial aid, shivon boodhoo, anne wiley scholarship


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Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research Opens at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-133.phpFri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Past economic bubbles have been inflated by visions of wealth from tulips (yes, tulips), international trade, railroads, biotechnology and the Internet.

Tagged: school of management, michael ehrlich, william rapp, leir center for financial bubble research, economics


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Free Bilingual Financial Aid Workshop at NJIT's College Goal Sunday http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-037.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-037.phpTue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's College Goal Sunday is set this year for Feb. 19, 2012 (snow date March 4, 2012) from 1-4 p.m. in the second floor ballroom of NJIT's Campus Center. 

Tagged: center for pre-college programs, admissions, financial aid, monique hutchinson, fafsa, ivon nunez, college goal sunday, student services


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Gurinder Ahluwalia, Genworth President, NJIT Alum, Reflects on Job Well Done http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-386.phpFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400 “Decide what you're passionate about and pursue that passion to the very best of your ability, always keeping the goal of excellence in mind.” That's the advice Gurinder S. Ahluwalia, of Danville, CA, offers to young people contemplating the path ahead. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of mathematical sciences, department of electrical and computer engineering, alumni, alumni achievement award, daljit ahluwalia


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Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research, Directed by NJIT Management Professor William Rapp, To Host First Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-288.phpFri, 26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The first conference of the Leir Center for Financial Bubble Research, directed by NJIT Management Professor William Rapp, PhD, will be held on September 9 and 10 at the Leir Retreat in Ridgefield, CT. 

Tagged: school of management, michael ehrlich, leir center for financial bubble research, william rapp


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Free Newsletter To Unravel the Mystery of Financial Aid from NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-012.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-012.phpThu, 20 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 There's probably no topic more on the minds of parents of college age students than financial aid.  For many of these parents, and students, too, however, unraveling the mysteries of finding and securing the best financial aid package can be daunting. 

Tagged: center for pre-college programs, monique hutchinson, ivon nunez, college goal sunday, financial aid workshop


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Free Bilingual Financial Aid Workshop at NJIT's College Goal Sunday http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-004.phpFri, 07 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Confounded by federal student loan applications?  If you are a low-income family, there is no reason to suffer alone.

Tagged: seminar, workshop, center for pre-college programs, lecture, monique hutchinson, ivon nunez, fafsa, college goal sunday, bilingual


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Computer Science Department Seminar on April 12 http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-101.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-101.phpMon, 05 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Hui Xiong, PhD, an associate professor at Rutgers University in Newark, will discuss "Financial Fraud Detection and Prevention With Data Mining Techniques" on April 12, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in GITC 4415.

Tagged: college of computing sciences, department of computer science, data mining


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Young Alumni Club To Present Financial Management Workshop http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-028.phpWed, 03 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 The Young Alumni Club will present "Closing the Gap Between You and Donald Trump," a Financial Management Workshop on Feb.13 in Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center. Continental breakfast: 9:30 a.m. Workshop: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Speakers include Bernadette M. Strout, Certified Financial Planner, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.; Tiffany Scalzo, Certified Personal Finance Counselor, Novadebt; and Brienne Campbell, Certified Personal Financial Counselor, Novadebt. Price (includes box lunch): students: $10; alumni and guests: $20. To register call the Office of Alumni Relations at 973-596-3441.

Tagged: alumni, office of alumni relations


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NJIT Offers Free Bilingual Financial Aid Workshop at Upcoming Sunday Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-005.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-005.phpFri, 08 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Low-income students and their parents confused by the federal applications for financial aid for college, need no longer struggle. Mark your calendars for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2009 (snow date Feb. 21, 2009), when NJIT once again opens its doors for College Goal Sunday.

Tagged: center for pre-college programs, monique hutchinson, ivon nunez, fafsa, college goal sunday, free application for federal student aid, financial aid workshop


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NJIT Business Prof Says First-Quarter Bank Profits Will Soon Prove Ephemeral http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-205.phpWed, 27 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT finance professor Michael Ehrlich predicts that the strong profits reported by banks in the first quarter will soon be followed by more losses. Ehrlich, a market failure expert, notes that the unexpectedly strong profits reported in the first quarter by many large banks were the result of significant accounting manipulation. 

Tagged: michael ehrlich, finance


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Financial Training, Planning Programs at NJIT for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-203.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-203.phpFri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Center for Innovation Acceleration, a joint initiative of the NJIT School of Management and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC), will offer a series of business planning and financial modeling courses for entrepreneurs funded by North Jersey Partners. 

Tagged: seminar, enterprise development center, edc, judith sheft, workshop, north jersey partners, aron spencer, financial


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NJIT Receives Challenge Grant To Fund Student Aid Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-179.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-179.phpThu, 30 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been awarded a $10,000 College Access Challenge Grant which will be matched by the university. The grant aims to increase outreach and opportunities for higher education access. The program assists needy New Jersey families at the start of the financial aid process, by among other things, most importantly helping them complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, joel bloom, grants, financial aid, fafsa, college goal sunday, free application for federal student aid, college access challenge grant


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NJIT Selected To Receive College Access Challenge Grant http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-117.phpMon, 30 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been selected to receive a College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education (CHE). The CHE funds pilot programs at New Jersey colleges and universities to assist families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Tagged: financial aid, fafsa, free application for federal student aid, commission on higher education, college access challenge grant


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NJIT Offers Free Bilingual Financial Aid Workshop at Upcoming Sunday Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-036.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-036.phpThu, 05 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 This weekend NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a day-long, free public financial aid workshop to help low-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the often confusing world of financial aid opportunities. First-generation students have benefitted from this event in the past. 

Tagged: seminar, workshop, center for pre-college programs, scholarship, event, financial aid, monique hutchinson, fafsa, ivon nunez, tuition, bilingual


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NEC Foundation of America Awards Grant to NJIT's Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology for Children with Orthopedic Disabilities http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-019.phpFri, 23 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NEC Foundation of America has awarded NJIT a $32,000 grant to support the dissemination and use of therapeutic video games to serve children with severe sensory and motor disabilities. 

Tagged: biomedical engineering, richard foulds, assistive technologies


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For Up-Close Look at NJIT, Make Time To Attend Open House Tour http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-414.phpFri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives.

Tagged: highlanders, athletics, division 1, civil and environmental engineering, new jersey school of architecture, online learning, open house, ncaa, robotics, admissions, financial aid, peter fischbach, soccer, graduate certificate, michael graves, gwathmey siegel, gourmet dining, vincent stabile laboratory


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NJIT Finance Prof Sees More Financial Distress in Market http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-029.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-029.phpFri, 25 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 The fat lady isn't singing yet, believes finance professor Michael Ehrlich at NJIT's School of Management.  Based on academic research and Ehrlich's experience working at Bear Stearns and Salomon Brothers, he predicts more financial distress and a new crisis in the municipal bond market. 

Tagged: school of management, michael ehrlich, financial


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NJIT Offers Free College Financial Aid Workshop for High School Seniors and Parents http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-015.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-015.phpMon, 14 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will once again open its doors for College Goal Sunday, a free financial aid workshop designed to help lower-income high school seniors and their parents navigate the sometimes confusing world of financial aid opportunities for college-bound students.  

Tagged: pre-college, workshop, high school, financial aid, monique hutchinson, ivon nunez


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Prudential Executive To Discuss Technology in the Workplace at Computer Science Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-408.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-408.phpThu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Barbara G. Koster, corporate chief information officer at Prudential Financial, will discuss "Technology in the Workplace: Today and Tomorrow" on Nov. 14,  2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Room 3730.

Tagged: computer science


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NJIT To Host Winter Open House for High School Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-073.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-073.phpWed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 High school students and their families can tour the campus, attend financial aid workshops, meet faculty, staff and students, and more at the NJIT Winter Open House on Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tagged: students, workshop, open house, high school, admissions, financial aid


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NJIT Offers Free Financial Aid Workshops for Parents and Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-051.phpWed, 01 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT is hosting free financial aid workshops, open to the public, on Feb. 12, 1-4 p.m., in the Campus Center. Those who plan to attend must register online. For more information, call Kathy Bialk at 973-596-3478.

Tagged: students, workshop, financial aid


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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.

Tagged: commencement, keynote speaker


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