NJIT Newsroom tagged with "president" 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 Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-108.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-108.phpMon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 For the fifth year, NJIT has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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PS&S Chairman and CEO Anthony J. Sartor Honored at Celebration, NJIT's Annual Black-Tie Fundraiser http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-365.phpMon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Anthony J. Sartor, PhD, of Scotch Plains, received the New Jersey Institute of Technology President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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NJIT Celebration Set for Nov. 8, 2013 http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-287.phpFri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support. 

Tagged: celebration, jacquelynn rhodes, scholarships, steven plate, anita rubino, edward weston medal for professional achievement, anthony sartor


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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2013 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-278.phpThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the school year on Sept.18, 2013, with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility on the NJIT campus. A reception will follow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, convocation, electrical and computer engineering, physics, som, civil and environmental engineering, biomedical engineering, information systems, school of art and design, humanities, federated department of history, adhc, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, engineering technology, presidential leadership awards, excellence in teaching awards, constance a murray diversity award


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NJIT President Joel S. Bloom Joins 164 Other University Leaders to Call on Congress, President Obama to Close Innovation Deficit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-256.phpWed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Deeply concerned about major federal budget cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, NJIT President Joel S. Bloom today joined 164 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the innovation deficit.  

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Appointment of Provost and Senior Executive Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-220.phpFri, 21 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately.

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NJIT Names New Associate VP of Communications, Marketing, College Relations http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-143.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-143.phpThu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, announces the appointment of Matthew Golden, EdD, as associate vice president, communications, marketing and branding, effective May 1, 2013.  Golden joins NJIT with more than a decade in the communications field. 

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Watch President Bloom This Weekend on Caucus: NJ with Steve Adubato http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-109.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-109.phpFri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0400 Watch NJIT President Joel S. Bloom this weekend on Caucus: NJ with Steve Adubato for a closer look at higher education in Newark. 

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Bloom Discusses Edge in Knowledge, Tech Advantage on Caucus NJ http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-075.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-075.phpMon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0500 "The Edge in Knowledge:  Part 1," featuring NJIT President Joel S. Bloom opened Caucus:  New Jersey  this past weekend with a closer look at the importance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC). 

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NJIT Celebration Set for Jan. 25, 2013; NJIT NEXT Funding Campaign Unveiled http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-006.phpMon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Originally this event was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2012, but due to Hurricane Sandy, it was postponed. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, nce, albert dorman honors college, department of biomedical engineering, celebration, board of trustees, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, verizon, dennis bone, neil sedaka, steven saperstein, roberta renard, kathleen uske, renard communications


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Dr. Joel S. Bloom Installed Sept. 14, 2012 as 8th President of NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-308.phpFri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Beneath a blue sky and past an arch of colorful international flags representing the nationalities of some 106 NJIT students who held them, marched this morning's processional into the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility for the installation of Dr. Joel S. Bloom. 

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Installation of NJIT President Joel S. Bloom Set for Sept. 14, 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-306.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-306.phpWed, 12 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Idealism, celebration and commentary from leading state dignitaries will mark the installation of NJIT's eight president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom on Sept. 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facilty on the campus green.

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Annual Pancakes with the President Event Ushers in New Academic Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-294.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-294.phpTue, 04 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers served a free breakfast to students at the university's annual Pancakes with the President event on Sept. 4 in the Campus Center. 

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NJIT Appoints New VP with Decades of Student Support, Academic Services Work http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-293.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-293.phpFri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT announces the appointment, effective Sept. 1, 2012, of Charles J. Fey, EdD, as the new NJIT Vice President of Academic and Student Support Services. 

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NJIT's Convocation Recognizes 2012 Top Performers: Professors, Staff, Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-282.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will mark the start of the new school year Sept. 12, 2012 at University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreation Facility on the NJIT campus. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, college of architecture and design, nce, college of computing sciences, school of management, csla, coad, ccs, mathematical sciences, joel bloom, convocation, physics, som, provost, humanities, bruce bukiet, christopher funkhouser, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, michael ehrlich, mechanical and industrial engineering, biological sciences, ian gatley, jacquelynn rhodes, reginald farrow, master teacher, inauguration, norbert elliot, robert barat, university advancement, sanchoy das, michael recce, jorge golowasch, osvaldo simeone, professional development, ankur agrawal, joga rao, wenda cao, cheickna sylla, linda cummings, overseers excellence in research prize and medal, overseers excellence in service award, constance a murray diversity award, william barry, presidential leadership awards, lorenzina laera, excellence in teaching awards


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Installation of NJIT President Joel S. Bloom Set for Sept. 14, 2012 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-279.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-279.phpTue, 28 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0400 Students, faculty, alumni and staff at NJIT are anticipating three gala days of ceremony, thought-provoking lectures and more, starting Sept. 12, 2012 during a three-day inaugural swirl surrounding the installation of NJIT's eighth president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom.

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Hear NJIT President Joel Bloom Tonight on the WBGO Journal http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-217.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-217.phpThu, 14 Jun 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Joel Bloom will be interviewed tonight at 7:30 p.m. by WBGO Radio News Director Doug Doyle for his award-winning news magazine the WBGO Journal.  Listeners will find that program at 88.8 on their FM radio dial.

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NJIT Board of Trustees Appoints Joel Bloom President http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-010.phpTue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500 The Board of Trustees of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) yesterday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Joel Bloom as President of the University, effective immediately. 

Tagged: albert dorman honors college, robert altenkirch, joel bloom, center for pre-college programs, technology, board of trustees, engineering, management, design, undergraduate research, greek village, njedge, columbia university, newark public schools, njit next campaign, kathy wielkopolski, science park high school, governor thomas kean, central high school


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NJIT Board of Trustees Accepts Resignation of NJIT President Altenkirch http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-343.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-343.phpWed, 21 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Board of Trustees accepts with regret the resignation of Robert A. Altenkirch, President of NJIT since 2002, effective on or about November 1. 

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NJIT Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-249.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-249.phpThu, 07 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400 For the second year, NJIT has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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"Live in Concert" from Original "Jersey Boys" To Highlight Annual NJIT Dinner http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-390.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-390.phpFri, 29 Oct 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2010, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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The Art of Choosing: How Does Anyone Make Vital and Mundane Choices http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-323.phpThu, 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A customer at an Apple store asks for the latest iPhone in black, but then suddenly changes his preference to white when he sees everyone else buying black . . .  Although the child knows she shouldn't press the big red button, she finds her hand inching toward it. . . . In some cultures, young men and women who decide to marry know that they will see each other in person for the first time on their wedding day.  How did these people make their choices? How do any of us make vital and mundane choices?

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College Presidents Unite to Strengthen Campus Security Statewide http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-311.phpTue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Each year since 2005, colleges and universities across the United States have recognized September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month. Following the ninth anniversary of 9/11, higher education institutions continue to work collaboratively to improve the safety and security of students, faculty, staff and guests on their campuses by sharing information regarding policies and strategies to consistently maintain safe campuses throughout the State.

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Annual Pancakes with the President Event Ushers in New Academic Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-295.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-295.phpFri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's seventh annual Pancakes with the President event on August 30, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2010-2011 academic year. 

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For Five Consecutive Years, US News Names NJIT Among Best US Colleges http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-288.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-288.phpThu, 19 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400 For the fifth consecutive year, NJIT was named by U.S. News & World Report's 2011 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges to the top tier of national universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.  

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NJIT Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-232.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-232.phpThu, 24 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT has been named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, an annual recognition program that celebrates exemplary commitment to service and volunteering from institutions of higher education. The Corporation for National and Community Service pays tribute to the work of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who support local communities through service. 

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NJIT Students Win Awards for Doing Good and Being Good At It http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-213.phpThu, 10 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 From reviving student communities to co-inventing solar water systems, NJIT students aim to get out into the world and make life better for people. Some 11 students who shined the most when it comes to helping others recently were feted at the annual Highlander Student Achievement Awards.  

Tagged: engineers without borders, student senate, presidential leadership award, highlander student achievement awards, ashish borgaonkar, graduate student association, salman naqvi, paul rodriguez, katrina hornstein, vanessa casteblanco, jaskirat sodhi, graduate biomedical engineering society


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2008-2009 President’s Annual Report Now Available On Line http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-065.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-065.phpMon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's 2008-2009 President's Annual Report is hot off the press and posted on line. As NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch points out in his message, "The history of NJIT is a chronicle of continual progress and transformation," and so too is this report.

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Savion Glover Wows Guests at NJIT's Annual "Celebration" http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-414.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-414.phpFri, 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Tony Award-winning choreographer Savion Glover thrilled friends of NJIT at the university's recent annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, alumni, robert altenkirch, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, celebration, board of overseers, jacquelynn rhodes, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, scholarships, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, j robert hillier, ing clarion partners, rmjm group, hess corporation, savion glover, town topics, pleasantdale chateau


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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-404.phpFri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, awards, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, honors, celebration, board of overseers, center for pre-college programs, jacquelynn rhodes, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, scholarships, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, dinner, j robert hillier, c. stephen cordes, ing clarion partners, hess corporation, savion glover, rmjm group, jeff steinhorn, town topics


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Princeton Architect Hillier, ING Exec, Savion Glover Highlight NJIT Celebration http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-380.phpWed, 28 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, who was born and raised in Newark, will provide the entertainment.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, college of computing sciences, albert dorman honors college, awards, honors, celebration, chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, albert dorman honors college board of visitors, scholarships, pre-college programs, edward f. weston medal for professional achievement, outstanding corporate partner, dinner, j robert hillier, c. stephen cordes, rmjm group, savion glover, hess corporation, fundraiser, jeff steinhorn


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NJIT Honors Baker Assaf of Paterson for Achievement http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-292.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-292.phpFri, 04 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Baker Assaf, of Paterson, a recent graduate and former president of the NJIT Student Senate, received the Presidential Leadership Award, at NJIT's University Convocation, an annual celebration held on Sept. 2, 2009. 

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Annual Pancake Breakfast with the President http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-268.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-268.phpMon, 31 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Students kicked off the first day of the academic year today with a free pancake breakfast served by faculty and staff volunteers on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was on hand to welcome students at the annual Pancakes With the President event.

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Pancakes with the President Event To Usher in New Academic Year http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-264.phpTue, 25 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to NJIT students at the university's sixth annual Pancakes with the President event on August 31, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2008-2009 academic year. 

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A. Zachary Yamba To Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NJIT University Convocation: Teachers, Staff, Students To Be Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-256.phpThu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT marks the start of the new school year on September 2, 2009 with University Convocation, an annual celebration and awards ceremony.  The event, which recognizes the accomplishments of students, faculty and staff, will be held at 3 p.m., in the Jim Wise Theatre in Kupfrian Hall on the NJIT campus. A reception follows.

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2007-2008 President’s Annual Report Now Available On Line http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-112.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-112.phpThu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT's 2007-2008 President's Report is hot off the press and posted on line at http://www.njit.edu/president/annualreport/2008/index.php. “The report not only highlights the last year but marks five years of progress under President Altenkirch's leadership," says Jean Llewellyn, executive director of University Communications (UC), publishers of the report edited by UC project manager Carol Pilla.

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NJ Monthly Names NJIT's Altenkirch to Top 100 List for 2009 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-017.phpThu, 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Monthly magazine this month named NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch one of New Jersey's most important people to watch in 2009. 

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Princeton Review Names NJIT One of Top Value Colleges in Nation http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-004.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-004.phpThu, 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 The Princeton Review today named NJIT among the nation's top 50 public undergraduate institutions for value. NJIT was included in the select listing because it has long been known for affordability nationally and in the region.  The annual tuition this year for in-state students is under $10,500.

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NJIT Honors Ed Cruz, Steve Kalafer, and Wachovia Bank at Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-445.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-445.phpTue, 16 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT held its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey served as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City provided entertainment.

Tagged: school of management, celebration, scholarship, jacquelynn rhodes, event, outstanding alumnus award, outstanding corporate partner, development, richard codey, aileen davila, edward cruz, duprees, steve kalafer, black tie benefit, wachovia, somerset patriots, governor


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NJIT Honored Flemington’s Steve Kalafer at Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-443.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-443.phpMon, 15 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Steve Kalafer, chairman of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Dealerships and the Somerset Patriots received NJIT's highest honor—the President's Medal at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. 

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More Awards for President's Annual Report http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-394.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-394.phpWed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has won platinum awards in the categories of overall annual report and front cover design from the MarCom Creative Awards international competition. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom awards are the latest for the report, which has also received the Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category.

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NJIT To Honor Ed Cruz, Steve Kalafer, and Wachovia Bank at Upcoming Black-Tie Benefit http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-387.phpFri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment.

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Recent NJIT Graduate Receives Top Awards for Academic Excellence and Sports at NJIT Convocation http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-330.phpWed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Robert A. Herrera, a recent NJIT graduate, received a Presidential Leadership Award during NJIT's recent convocation ceremony. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT.

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Another Award for the 2006-2007 President's Annual Report http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-272.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-272.phpThu, 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400 The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by the Office of University Communications, won a Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. The judges commented, "A striking design...with appealing, first-rate illustrations and an attractive matte paper selection...provides the background for well-written features....". 

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NJIT President Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-242.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-242.phpMon, 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD received the 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor in a ceremony held May 10, 2008 on Ellis Island. The medals are awarded annually to a group of distinguished American citizens who exemplify a life dedicated to community service. 

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NJIT President Altenkirch Expresses Concern for Earthquake Victims in Southwest China http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-205.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-205.phpWed, 14 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch expressed his concern for the victims of the recent earthquake in southwest China in a letter to the Ambassador, Consul General Keyu Peng. "While we hope that there has been no personal impact for any NJIT student from your country, we are fully aware of the scope of the earthquake on May 12. Be assured that we will offer whatever assistance that we can to all individuals at NJIT experiencing grief and loss in the aftermath of such devastation."

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NJIT's Celebration Raises $400,000; Devils' Vanderbeek Honored http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-465.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-465.phpWed, 19 Dec 2007 00:00:00 -0500 Jeffrey Vanderbeek, whose name is synonymous with Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center, and the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, received the NJIT President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2007.

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Breakfast of Champions http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-302.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-302.phpTue, 04 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Students kicked off the first day of the academic year yesterday with a free pancake breakfast served by faculty and staff volunteers on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was on hand to welcome students at the fifth annual Pancakes With the President event.

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Pancakes with the President on September 4 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-289.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-289.phpFri, 24 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's fifth annual Pancake Breakfast on Sept. 4, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Center plaza. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students as the university officially kicks off the 2007-2008 academic year.

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NJIT Magazine Is Now Digital http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-223.phpThu, 24 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The first completely electronic version of NJIT Magazine is now available on the NJIT Website at http://magazine.njit.edu. Featuring articles about leading-edge research at NJIT and other university and alumni news, the issue's new electronic format offers enhancements such as audio files with comments from President Robert A. Altenkirch, Senior Vice President for Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian, and Professor of Physics Dale Gary. Take our short survey. This digital spring NJIT Magazine is one of three 2007 issues, with the winter and fall issues being in the publication's traditional paper format. Everyone on the magazine's mailing list was sent a special postcard announcing the digital issue and asking that readers provide feedback about the digital version.“With many institutions publishing electronic magazines, we felt that it was time for NJIT to move in this direction and to evaluate reader response by publishing a digital issue this year,” said Jean M. Llewellyn, executive director of university communications. “The electronic format allows us to add exciting multi-media dimensions to a publication that has kept readers abreast of university and alumni news for nearly 50 years.”

Tagged: alumni, robert altenkirch, donald sebastian, president, jean llewellyn, alumni magazine, magazine


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NJIT Students Recognized for Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-191.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-191.phpWed, 02 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Michael Pallotta, a senior majoring in mathematics, received the Presidential Leadership Award yesterday from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients.

Tagged: mathematics, presidential leadership award, highlander student achievement awards, senior, michael pallotta


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KUDOS - May 2007 http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-187.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-187.phpTue, 01 May 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Development Director Honored by North Essex Chamber of Commerce   Billy McDermott, director of development for NJIT's School of Management, received the President's Award at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet on May 16, 2007. Three Highlanders Receive Independent Baseball Academic Honors NJIT baseball athletes Austin DeRogatis, Rob Pietrocola and PJ Saporito were named to the NCAA Division I Independent All-Academic team for 2007. The NCAA Division I Academic All-Independent team was selected by sports information directors at member institutions. Nominations from each school were accepted for student-athletes who had a least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, had reached at least a sophomore academic standing and were a starter or key reserve for their respective program.

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NJIT Senior Vice President Joel S. Bloom Named 2007 Educational Opportunity Fund Champion http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-168.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-168.phpThu, 19 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president of academic and student services and dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT has been named an Educational Opportunity Fund Champion for 2007. The award, sponsored by New Jersey's Commission on Higher Education, is annually presented to dedicated New Jersey individuals who provide maximum education and opportunity for New Jersey's disadvantaged youngsters.

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Delegation from Xuzhou Institute of Technology Visits NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-142.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-142.phpTue, 03 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Provost Priscilla P. Nelson met with a delegation from Xuzhou Institute of Technology, one of the four universities in Xuzhou, China, yesterday at NJIT. The delegation also toured the NJIT campus.

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NJIT Alumnus Frank Cassidy, PSEG Power President, Receives NJIT Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-487.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-487.phpThu, 30 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Frank Cassidy, president and chief operating officer of PSEG Power, a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group and affiliate of Public Service Electric and Gas, received the President's Medal from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange.

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President's Annual Report Now Available Online http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-013.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-013.phpTue, 10 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The 2004-2005 President's Report, "The Edge in Knowledge," is now available on line. Questions about the document or requests for hard copies should be referred to Carol Pilla, Project Manager, via e-mail: pilla@njit.edu.  Read the President's Report

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NJIT Student Erica D’Almeida Receives Presidential Leadership Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-375.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-375.phpFri, 14 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Erica D'Almeida, a senior majoring in architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Presidential Leadership Award during university convocation. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT.

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Recent NJIT Graduate Receives Presidential Leadership Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-373.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-373.phpFri, 14 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Nisha Goklaney, a recent graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Presidential Leadership Award during university convocation. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT.

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Pancakes with the President on Sept. 6 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-297.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-297.phpMon, 29 Aug 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's fourth annual Pancake Breakfast on Sept. 6, 2005, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. on the west side of the Campus Center plaza. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will be on hand to welcome students as the university officially kicks off the 2005-2006 academic year.

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Expanded Version of President's Report Now Available On Line http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-236.phpTue, 23 Nov 2004 00:00:00 -0500 The expanded version of the 2003-2004 President's Report, "Envisioning the Future," is now available on line. Any questions about the document should be referred to Carol Pilla, Project Manager, via e-mail at pilla@njit.edu.  Read the President's Report.


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Bush Nominates NJIT Space Explorer Louis Lanzerotti To NSF Governing Board http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-153.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-153.phpTue, 28 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 President George W. Bush has nominated Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, distinguished professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), to serve on the National Science Board (NSB), the 24-member governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Eight prominent nominees were named on the basis of their distinguished service in science and engineering research. They will fill six-year-terms. The Senate will confirm the nominations.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Professor Receives Presidential Award for Breakthrough Research with Adult Stem Cells http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-135.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-135.phpThu, 09 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 A young female African-American professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recognized today by President Bush for research showing that adult stem cells could help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, bone and cartilage damage and related diseases.

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NJIT Professor Receives Presidential Award for Breakthrough Research with Adult Stem Cells http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-133.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-133.phpThu, 09 Sep 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers today during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Award is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. “I'm very proud to receive this prestigious presidential award,” Arinzeh said. “The award shows that my research in stem-cell based regeneration has great potential, and that it's essential to the scientific education of students, both in college and in high school.”

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Pancake Breakfast With the President on August 30, 2004 http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-125.phpFri, 27 Aug 2004 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will lead a group of faculty and staff volunteers to serve up free pancakes to students at the university's third annual Pancake Breakfast on August 30, 2004, 7:30-10:30 a.m. on the Campus Green. The third annual event will officially kick off the first day of classes at NJIT

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Christian Hoover Wins Two Academic Awards and an NJIT Presidential Fellowship http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-057.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-057.phpMon, 17 May 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Christian Hoover, a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), recently won two of the university's top awards: the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Senior Award and the Newark College of Engineering Overall Outstanding Senior Award.

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Derish Wolff, Bernardsville Resident And Chairman of Berger Holdings, Honored by NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-136.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-136.phpTue, 18 Nov 2003 00:00:00 -0500 Derish Wolff, chairman of Berger Holdings, Inc., received the President's Medal For Lifetime Achievement from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) during its annual black-tie benefit known as Celebration.

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NJIT Names Jacquelynn Rhodes, of Scotch Plains, Associate Vice President http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-102.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-102.phpThu, 02 Oct 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Jacquelynn Rhodes, a seasoned fundraiser who helped the university raise millions of dollars, has been named associate vice president for development at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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