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2013 - 4 stories
2012 - 2 stories
2011 - 4 stories
2010 - 4 stories
2009 - 2 stories
2008 - 1 story
2013
Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices. >>
The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state. >>
NJIT, under Maurie Cohen's direction, will be a co-sponsor (with Clark University and others) of the SCORAI event “The Future of Consumerism and Well-Being in a World of Ecological Constraints” from June 12-14.  >>
The Director of NJIT's Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), Meredith Aronson, was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by Essex County Vocational Technical Schools at the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools board meeting on Feb. 25.  >>
2012
Business reporters, editors, TV producers, bloggers and social media gurus are invited to attend an entrepreneurial “Talent Network” (P2B™) for some 300 pre-screened unemployed professionals.  >>
Gale Spak, associate vice president of Continuing & Distance Education, is presenting at a conference at the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom on March 22.  >>
2011
An agreement was signed today by NJIT Interim President Joel S. Bloom and NeST Group of Companies CEO Javad K. (“Jay”) Hassan to offer a post-graduate program in “Global Technology Management.”  >>
Gale Tenen Spak, PhD, associate vice president for Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, will be a panelist at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity Annual Summer Meeting on June 20-22 in Portland, Oregon.   >>
NJIT has developed a series of short and affordable continuing education courses for Professional Engineers (PE) to help them comply with existing regulations in New York State and anticipated in New Jersey.  >>
Tagged: cpe
The battle between Android and Apple applications for tablet devices is yet in its infancy. But give it two months, said NJIT's Tim Kellers, an instructor who's teaching an on-line course at NJIT in Android apps, and you may see a very different landscape.  >>
2010
Adult learners looking to start or re-start meaningful 21st century careers will not want to miss NJIT's upcoming open house July 15 from 5-7:30 p.m. (EST). Geared to busy adults, the open house will feature and demonstrate specially selected NJIT academic and training programs structured for weekend learning and/or online learning. The event will take place in Fenster Hall, room 100, on the NJIT campus.  >>
Free college courses ranging in content from English literature to quantum physics are now available on-line through a consortium started by MIT several years ago known as The Open Courseware Consortium. NJIT has recently been named a member of what has become a worldwide organization. >>
Tagged: online learning
Last summer NJIT launched an affordable graduate online tuition rate for out-of-state students. “The new online tuition makes it possible for students anywhere in or outside the US to study full or part-time at NJIT,” said Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of the Division of Continuing Professional Education. Spak manages the program. “This is a good opportunity to access programs which offer the right courses for the right jobs and which are taught at a nationally-ranked science and technology university.” >>
Free college courses ranging in content from English literature to quantum physics are now available on-line through a consortium started by MIT several years ago known as The Open Courseware Consortium.   >>
2009
If you have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen, here's your chance. NJIT will again offer an online iPhone application development non-credit course. >>
Tagged: online learning
Have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen or can't afford to take a course?  NJIT will offer free tuition for an online iPhone application development non-credit course. The 10-week online course will begin Oct. 19, 2009. An NJIT instructor will teach it and students who successfully complete it will receive three continuing education units from NJIT. >>
2008
It's not easy these days attending school, working, plus worrying about increased commuting costs.  That's why NJIT is pleased to announce a new online master's degree program in management as well as five new online business-related certificate programs starting Sept. 2, 2008. Registration is currently underway.  >>