NJIT Newsroom tagged with "hispa" 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 NJIT Team Takes Fourth Place in SHPE Foundation Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-048.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-048.phpTue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT students Bryan Lopez, Pedro Cruz, Jason Cabrejos and Adonis Yaport placed fourth in the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation Competition.

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Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, Receives Award at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-302.phpFri, 09 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Daisy Gallegos, of Jersey City, a recent NJIT graduate now enrolled in a master's degree program at NJIT, has been selected to receive the graduate Presidential Leadership Award at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration to be held Sept. 14, 2011. Convocation at NJIT traditionally honors select faculty and staff members who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence over a sustained period.  

Tagged: college of computing sciences, convocation, information technology, daisy gallegos, society of hispanic engineers


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Chemical Engineering Student Receives HBCSF's Outstanding Achievement Award for 2011 http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-273.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-273.phpWed, 10 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Chemical engineering student Elaine Gomez of Union City is the 2011 recipient of the Platinum Sponsors Outstanding Achievement Award from the Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. of Teaneck. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, scholarship, elaine gomez


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President of NJIT SHPE Student Chapter Honored at Gala Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-156.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-156.phpWed, 20 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Daisy Gallegos of Jersey City, an NJIT track star and senior majoring in information technology at the College of Computing Sciences, was honored for her dedicated work as president of the NJIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at a gala annual dinner in Newark. 

Tagged: college of computing sciences, student-athletes, daisy gallegos, department of information technology, shpe


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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.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, honors, award, commencement, educational opportunity program, graduation, sunil saigal, daisy gallegos, dinner, society of hispanic engineers, carlomagno ontaneda


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NJIT's Judith Sheft To Provide Training at First Peruvian-American Business Incubator http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-517.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-517.phpMon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Judith Sheft, associate vice president of technology development at NJIT, will visiting Lima, Peru, on Dec.17-21 to provide incubator training to managers at the new Peruvian-American Business Development Center-Incubator sponsored by Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, NJIT, the Peruvian American National Roundtable and The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, judith sheft, cesar bandera, statewide hispanic chamber of commerce of new jersey


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Hispanic Chamber To Name NJIT R&D VP Public Sector Advocate of Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-402.phpThu, 04 Nov 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president for research and development at NJIT, has been named Public Sector Advocate of the Year by the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCC). Sebastian will receive the award on Nov. 9 at the SHCC's Corporate Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Hasbrouck Heights. 

Tagged: enterprise development center, donald sebastian, edc, national business incubation association, statewide hispanic chamber of commerce of new jersey


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Obama Scholar Named at NJIT by Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Richard Ossa of Clifton Takes Top Prize http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-351.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-351.phpWed, 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Junior Richard Ossa, of Clifton, was selected as one of the first to be named an Obama Scholar in a competitive process by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, scholarships, hispanic college fund


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HISPA President To Speak at Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Celebration at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-338.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-338.phpFri, 08 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, PhD, president of Hispanics Inspiring Students' Performance and Achievement (HISPA), will be the keynote speaker at the Hispanic Heritage Month 2010 Closing Celebration on October 11, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event is open to the public. Contact: Joseph Rios, Associate Director of Leadership, Diversity and First Year Programs at jrios@adm.njit.edu.

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NJIT Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-313.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-313.phpTue, 15 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Members of the NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE) and several NJIT fraternities and sororities kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month 2009 yesterday in the Campus Center Atrium. Student organizations and university departments are offering a full calendar of events to educate the NJIT community about the contributions and experiences of people of Hispanic/Latino descent living in the U.S. Hispanic Heritage Month is coordinated by Campus Center Diversity Programs. Contact Joseph Rios at jrios@adm.njit.edu or x5640.

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NJIT President Serves as Honorary Chairperson of Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-211.phpFri, 29 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch served as the honorary chairperson of the Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce Foundation of Essex County Ninth Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala Dinner yesterday in the Campus Center Atrium. The Foundation recognizes business, governmental, corporate and individual efforts and accomplishments that positively impact Latino/Hispanic businesses and the Latino/Hispanic community in Essex County. Shown at left are Dr. Altenkirch, Dr. Niathan Allen of Summit Developers, and Robert P. Marasco, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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First Generation Mexican Immigrant Oscar Tapia, of Clifton, To Receive NJIT's Top Honor at Tomorrow's Commencement at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-211.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-211.phpFri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will award Oscar Tapia, Clifton, a first-generation former Mexican immigrant, the university's highest honor for earning a perfect grade point average (GPA). The honor will be bestowed upon the Dover High School graduate tomorrow at 9 a.m. during NJIT's 2008 commencement at the Prudential Center.  

Tagged: newark college of engineering, graduation, class of 2008, oscar tapia, hispanic college fund, google, amy steed, krystian jarosz


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NJIT Students and Staff Dance Their Way to the Top http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-165.phpTue, 22 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Cindy Fernandez and Eladio Ruiz, director of special events, captured first place in the "Dancing with the Staff" Latin dance competition on April 18. Second-place honors were awarded to Edwin Pimentel and LaTosha Wilson, assistant director, Campus Center. Diana Ramos and Gerry Ramos, police officer, Public Safety, placed third. 

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NJIT Senior from Clifton Wins Google Hispanic Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-472.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-472.phpFri, 30 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 When Oscar Tapia was 13 years old he always carried a dictionary. It was his friend and his teacher -- his passport to a brighter future. He had just arrived from Mexico and was eager to learn English.

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NJIT Computer Engineering Major Awarded Google Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-424.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-424.phpMon, 12 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Oscar Tapia, a computer engineering major at NJIT, was named a recipient of the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides $5,000 awards to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering.

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KUDOS - November 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-406.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-406.phpThu, 01 Nov 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Professor Named Fellow of American Physical SocietyPushpendra Singh, PhD, professor in the department of mechanical engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  Singh was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the development of efficient algorithms for the direct numerical simulations of multiphase fluids (DNS), and for using the DNS technique in conjunction with experiments as a tool for understanding the physics of a broad range of multiphase systems. NJIT Student Awarded Google Hispanic College Fund ScholarshipOscar Tapia, a computer technology major at NJIT, is a recipient of  the 2007 Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. The program provides awards of $5,000 to both undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the fields of computer science and computer engineering and who have made significant contributions to their communities. 

Tagged: mechanical engineering, pushpendra singh, american physical society, oscar tapia


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NJIT Hosts SHCC Annual Convention Expo & Career Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-384.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-384.phpFri, 19 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine delivered the keynote speech today at the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey's 17th Annual Convention Expo & Career Fair at NJIT. The governor lauded NJIT's role in contributing to the state's economic development through its business incubator and other programs. Henry Ross, NJIT Chief of Staff, provided welcoming remarks. “Like the statewide Hispanic Chamber, NJIT is an institution where the rubber hits the road when it comes to economic development,” Ross said. “We're an institution committed to practical results—and to real-world business models.”  

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NJIT Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-366.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-366.phpThu, 21 Sep 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Margarita Muniz, deputy mayor of the City of Newark, was the keynote speaker at a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration yesterday at NJIT. The event was sponsored by the NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE).

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KUDOS - November 2005 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-412.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-412.phpTue, 01 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE) was the big winner at the 2005 SHPE Eastern Technical Career Conference held in October. NJIT was awarded the Orlando Montan Chapter Leadership Award and students Danny Lozano and Hermes Alverez won the Most Promising Engineer award and the Technical Poster Competition, respectively. Raymond A. Calluori, PhD, Office of Institutional Research and Planning, served as a member of the Juvenile Delinquency Advisory Board for McGraw-Hill's recently released reader, Annual Editions: Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 06/07. Articles on school shootings and Ecstasy use by youth, suggested by Dr. Calluori, were included in the collection.

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SOM Professor To Speak at SHCCNJ Annual Convention http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-369.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-369.phpThu, 13 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Carlos Rivera, an adjunct professor in NJIT's School of Management, will speak at the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey's 15th Annual Convention, Expo and Career Fair on Oct. 14 at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott. Admission is free.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to Host Regional Student Leadership Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-094.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-094.phpThu, 10 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will host the society's Regional Student Leadership Conference on March 19, 2005, 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. in the Campus Center. Some 250 Hispanic students from 45 colleges will attend the conference, which offers student leaders from SHPE chapters in the northeast a chance to meet and share knowledge. Maria Hernandez, director of Business Resiliency and Security Solutions at IBM Corp., will speak during the conference luncheon. Liz Garcia (at left), public affairs manager for Infineum who is also a member of the NJIT Board of Trustees, will speak during the gala banquet.

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Rivera Gives Keynote Address at Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-145.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-145.phpWed, 22 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Carlos Rivera, a retired business owner who is an adjunct professor in the School of Management at NJIT, gave  the keynote speech at the opening ceremony in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month this afternoon on the Campus Green. “You as individuals can make a difference,” Rivera said. “You can change one person's life. As a result, you are changing the world.”

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Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-142.phpTue, 21 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, an opening ceremony will be held on September 22, 2004 from 2:30-4 p.m. on the Campus Green.Carlos Rivera, a retired business owner who is an adjunct professor in the School of Management at NJIT, will be the keynote speaker at the event, which will also feature a live band and food. 


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