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.
NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program Executive Director Tony Howell and Assistant Director for Recruitment and Admissions Carlomagno Ontaneda presented certificates yesterday to some 250 students who participated in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program at NJIT. The students, all of whom will now be formally admitted into NJIT's incoming freshman class, spent six weeks living in residence halls and attending classes in math and science. >>