NJIT Newsroom tagged with "relations" 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 Michael A. Wall Appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-089.phpFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Michael A. Wall has been appointed as Executive Director of Constituent Relations in NJIT's Office of University Advancement, effective March 31, 2014. 

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Students Sharpen Communication and Interviewing Skills at Annual Speed Networking Event http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-129.phpFri, 08 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 More than 40 NJIT alumni met with 106 students during the Third Annual Speed Networking Event on March 30 in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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Summit’s Walter H. Kraft Receives NJIT Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-223.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Walter Kraft, of Summit, has had a long and rewarding career keeping people on the move. He's an internationally-known expert in traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems, which explains why NJIT awarded this 1962 alum its Alumni Achievement Award On May 22, 2010.

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Robert M. Zanzalari, of Barnegat, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-222.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Advanced radar, laser, electro-optic, infrared warning and countermeasure systems number among the technical innovations that Robert Zanzalari, of  Barnegat, has developed and deployed during his civilian service with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics, Research Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Such achievements illustrate why Zanzalari received on May 22, 2010 the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.  Such advances have increased the survivability of ground vehicles and aircraft, including the Army's large helicopter fleet.

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Edmund H. Hecht, of Corpus Christi, TX, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-221.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 “Don't even mention seafoam green to me today,” Edmund Hecht says with a laugh, recalling the institutional color he applied in copious amounts with a Newark College of Engineering (NCE) painting crew in the mid-1950s. It was one of the part-time jobs he had while studying mechanical engineering. Hecht also worked in the college bookstore and on the switchboard. In more recent years, he's returned to the classroom as a teacher ― sharing a wide range of knowledge at colleges in Texas and as a Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine.

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Arthur E. Hahn, Formerly of Edison and Matawan, Receives NJIT Alumni Achievement Award for Creating Coded Magnetic Strips Used in Credit Cards http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-220.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 It happens many millions of times each day around the world ― the coded magnetic strip on a plastic credit card is automatically read to complete a purchase. The same technology makes it possible to use an ATM and to pay for riding on a subway or bus with a paper fare card. And it's all thanks to the role played by NJIT alum Arthur Hahn, formerly of Matawan and Edison, in the introduction of this indispensable innovation.  For this body of work, Hahn received on May 22, 2010, the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award.   Hahn now lives in San Diego.

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Benjamin P. D’Armiento of Toms River Receives NJIT Alumni Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-219.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-219.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 A 1948 grad in chemical engineering, Benjamin D'Armiento, of Toms River, formerly of Clifton, has worked in a field literally full of color. For more than three decades, D'Armiento, who received the NJIT Alumni Achievement Award on May 22, 2010, earned professional prominence with dyes and colorants essential for applications such as printing and automotive finishing. His life has had figurative touches of color too ― as a fencing champion, community activist and enthusiastic tour guide for foreign visitors to the U.S.

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Austin L. Alvarez, of Gales Ferry, Receives NJIT Alumni Award for Service to U.S. Navy Submarine Programs http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-218.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-218.phpWed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Austin Alvarez has seen a lot of shocking situations over more than 40 years at Electric Boat Corporation in Connecticut. A division of General Dynamics, Electric Boat designs, builds and maintains nuclear submarines for the U.S. Navy. Alvarez, of Gales Ferry, CT, a staff engineer and technical leader for shock and structures development, received on May 22, 2010, an Alumni Achievement award from NJIT. The award highlighted his vital work affecting the safety and survivability of the Navy's undersea fleet.

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NJIT Alumni Invited To Learn More about Government Jobs at Free Webinar http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-197.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-197.phpMon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 The Alumni Association of NJIT and the Office of Alumni Relations in cooperation with the Division of Career Development Services are encouraging all NJIT alumni interested in finding employment with the Federal Government to attend a free informational webinar on June 8, 12 noon-1 p.m (EST). Click here to register.

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Career Development Honor Society Induction Set for Sunday at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-043.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-043.phpThu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Delta Epsilon Iota (DEI) Academic Honor Society will induct 169 NJIT undergraduate students, many of them members of the NJIT Albert Dorman Honors College, on Feb. 21, 2010 at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. 

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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.

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So What Makes A Better Business Team Ask NJIT’s Jerry Fjermestad http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-337.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-337.phpFri, 02 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Want to know more about getting productivity from your management team?  Then ask Jerry Fjermestad, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Management. Fjermestad has learned, based on earlier research that high-performing virtual management teams act differently than low-performing ones.

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Alums To Be Honored June 13 at NJIT: Honorees Include Voting Rights Lawyer http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-216.phpMon, 08 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 The NJIT Alumni Association annually honors a select group of distinguished alumni for their notable achievements in their professional careers, community activities, and/or support of NJIT. This year's event will honor a group of New Jersey residents who made their marks in the fields of architecture, engineering and more. Set for Saturday, June 13, 2009, at 4 p.m. at NJIT, the event caps Alumni Weekend at the University. 

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Entrepreneurs Wanted for NJIT Workshops About How To Launch a Business http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-006.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-006.phpWed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Have a great idea or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for an upcoming day of four workshops for first-time entrepreneurs sponsored by the NJIT Enterprise Development Center and the Alumni Association of NJIT.

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NJIT Students Get Out the Vote http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-401.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-401.phpWed, 05 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT students boarded special shuttles and walked in an organized march headed for local polling sites yesterday to cast their votes in this year's presidential election. The event was coordinated by NJIT's Residence Life, Campus Center and the Alumni Association. Paula Krongard (pictured at left, center), senior associate director in NJIT's Office of Alumni Relations, sponsored an Election Day information table in the Campus Center assisted by alumni volunteers James Sharpe, Jr. and Lanre Tomori.

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U.S.-Japan Policy Expert Speaks at Honors Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-123.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-123.phpTue, 29 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Current trends in U.S.-Japan relations were the focus of Paige Cottingham-Streater's lecture on March 28 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Cottingham-Streater, deputy executive director of The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, described career opportunities in Japan for NJIT students. “The U.S. and Japan enjoy a mature and unprecedented friendly relationship,” she said. "Opportunities for technological exchanges and cooperation exist."

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