NJIT Newsroom tagged with "senate" 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.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, campus center, career development services, community service, center for resilient design


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A Tradition of Giving: Typhoon Haiyan Relief Update and Noble November http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-389.phpTue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's student organizations have rallied once again for their annual Noble November activities to raise awareness of those in need. Members of the Filipino Student Association, many of whom have families in the Philippines that have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan, have collected almost $1,000 for UNICEF.

Tagged: community service, campus life, student life, habitat for humanity, njit student senate, toys for tots, tau kappa epsilon


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NJIT ECE Student Awarded Tau Beta Pi Scholarship http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-134.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-134.phpMon, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Julia Gayner, an electrical and computer engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, has been awarded a Tau Beta Pi Scholarship for 2011-12.

Tagged: department of electrical and computer engineering, electrical and computer engineering, engineers without borders, student senate, tau beta pi, madame mau outstanding female engineer, julia gayner, nce salute to excellence


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48 Feet of Historic Mural Unveiled as New Addition to Warren St/NJIT Station Is Dedicated http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-076.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-076.phpTue, 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500 A few tugs on red cloth, a round of applause and 48 linear feet of custom mural was unveiled yesterday morning at the newly-named NJ Transit Warren St/NJIT light rail station.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, albert dorman honors college, student senate, baker assaf, dedication, cn communications, nj transit, dominick cirillo


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Newark Light Rail Station Gets Facelift Thanks To NJIT Students http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-063.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-063.phpMon, 28 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The Warren Street Newark City Light Rail Station is getting a facelift thanks to the efforts of two NJIT Student Senate presidents (one now an alum), who ceaselessly rallied students to champion and support a plan to beautify the station's walls with custom contemporary murals depicting the university and city. 

Tagged: alumni, student senate, baker assaf, cn communications, nj transit, dominick cirillo, train station


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NJIT Student Senate To Host National Engineering Week Events http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-051.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-051.phpTue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 The NJIT Student Senate in association with the engineering clubs and societies is celebrating National Engineering Week (Feb. 21-Feb. 27) with a roster of fun and professional events geared to the NJIT community. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Geek Love: Valentine's Day Dinner Tomorrow for NJIT Alum Couples http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-035.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-035.phpWed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Love is always in the air at NJIT and there are no better people to discuss romance than couples who met here and married.

Tagged: alumni, campus center, greek life, donna spuhler, student senate, sigma psi kappa


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On an Icy Morning, A Warm Welcome to the Spring Semester http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-009.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-009.phpTue, 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0500 Members of the NJIT Student Senate handed out free coffee, hot cocoa and doughnuts in the NJIT parking deck this morning as the university kicked off the first day of the spring semester.

Tagged: student senate, campus life, student life


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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, highlander student achievement awards, ashish borgaonkar, salman naqvi, katrina hornstein, presidential leadership award, paul rodriguez, graduate student association, jaskirat sodhi, vanessa casteblanco, graduate biomedical engineering society


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GreenBuild Selects Newark's Leean Orama for Scholarship To Attend Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-402.phpThu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix today through tomorrow.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, alumni, scholarship, engineering technology, student senate, ace mentor program


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NJIT Student Wins Scholarship to International Greenbuild Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-364.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-364.phpMon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix next month. Former Vice President Al Gore will be the conference keynote speaker. 

Tagged: students, student senate, us green building council


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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. 

Tagged: donald sebastian, awards, convocation, honors, provost, essex county college, zachary yamba, student senate, baker assaf, presidential leadership award


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Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair Follows Unconventional Undergraduate Path: Graduates from NJIT as Physics Major on May 17, 2008 at the Rock http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-209.phpThu, 15 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400 When Stephanie Milczarski, 25, of Montclair, a future physicist, walks at NJIT's May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, more than kudos may be on her mind. Milczarski didn't arrive at NJIT until leaving a competitive physics program elsewhere, working full time several years and then slowly returning to academe as an NJIT undergraduate.    

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, physics, murray center for women in technology, class of 2008, njit student senate, anne wiley scholarship, stephanie milczarski


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Stem-Cell Research Bond Proposal Approved by NJ Senate Panel http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-469.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-469.phpTue, 13 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Legislation that would place a $350 million bond proposal for stem-cell research on the ballot in November was approved by a New Jersey Senate panel yesterday positioning the bill for a vote by the full house during the lame-duck legislative session. The bill would boost the state's funding for labs for stem-cell and other biomedical research and allow for $50 million for a biomedical center to be established at NJIT. Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president of research and development, and Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD, president, spoke yesterday on behalf of the expenditure.

Tagged: donald sebastian, robert altenkirch, funding, stem cell research


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NJIT Biomedical Engineering Professor Named Teacher of the Year by Student Senate http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-264.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-264.phpWed, 22 Jun 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Rick Foulds, PhD, a professor of biomedical engineering who has pioneered a new way to educate engineers at NJIT, was recently named Teacher of the Year by the NJIT Student Senate.  "Being named Teacher of the Year is the most important award I have ever received--topping my two national Fellow selections--since it reflects the feelings of our students,” said Foulds.


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