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2014 - 5 stories
2013 - 6 stories
2012 - 4 stories
2011 - 1 story
2010 - 2 stories
2009 - 4 stories
2007 - 2 stories
2006 - 1 story
2005 - 2 stories
2004 - 2 stories
2014
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) awarded 2,649 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees today at the 98th Commencement exercises at the Prudential Center in Newark. >>
NJIT received a Bronze Award in the radio advertising category of the 29th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition for "Leaders Endorse NJIT." >>
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. >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom recently participated in the New Jersey Business magazine Higher Education Roundtable.  >>
Boycotts of universities are antithetical to the fundamental values and principles of scholarship and academic freedom that form the basis of American higher education. >>
2013
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.   >>
NJIT President Joel S. Bloom is featured in a recent NJBIZ spotlight on higher education.  Turn to page 15 to read “Finding themselves in different company.”      >>
CN Foundry and NJIT's "Master What's Next" campaign running on the PATH system received a gold award in the "Outdoor Transit/Billboard" category at the 28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report.  >>
Watch NJIT President Joel S. Bloom this weekend on Caucus: NJ with Steve Adubato for a closer look at higher education in Newark.  >>
The NJ Alliance for Action honored NJIT with its leading higher education award for spear-heading the construction of the Warren Street Village Project, a new honors residence hall, Greek houses and additional campus dining facilities scheduled to open on the NJIT campus this coming fall.     >>
2012
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has reaffirmed NJIT's accreditation for the next decade.  According to the report, “NJIT is making a disproportionate impact in higher education given its means.  In particular, NJIT is providing an admirable service to first-in-family students attending college.  The students are excellent, well trained, and graduates are highly successful after leaving the university.  NJIT's success in providing a first-class education and college experience to a diverse student body is enviable.”  To see the report in its entirety, please visit: http://www.njit.edu/middlestates/evaluation.php. >>
2011
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. >>
2010
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. >>
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.  >>
2009
In partnership with NJIT, the American Conference on Diversity will present its Annual Statewide Conference on Issues in Higher Education on Nov. 13, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NJIT. Luke Visconti, CEO of Diversity Inc. Media LLC will be the keynote speaker. "Diversity Initiatives: Facing Challenges in Tough Times" is the theme of this year's conference. For a program schedule, click here>>
NJIT ranked eleventh in the nation for conferring bachelor's degrees in engineering to African Americans, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education).NJIT graduated 48 African-American undergraduate engineers in the 2008-2009 academic year—a 50 percent increase from the previous academic year. >>
The Consortium for Pre-College Education in Greater Newark will present their Third Annual Health Fair on July 28, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. The event will feature free blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings and more. For more information, call 973-596-5773. >>
NJIT has been selected to receive a College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education (CHE). The CHE funds pilot programs at New Jersey colleges and universities to assist families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). >>
2007
Diverse Issues in Higher Education has ranked NJIT among the nation's leading schools for graduating minority students. "NJIT has been repeatedly recognized for being in the top 10 percent in the nation for graduating minority engineers and computer scientists," says Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president for academic and student services and dean of NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College. >>
NJIT today announced more than $5 M in innovative strategies to better prepare urban students to pursue 21st century engineering and science careers. Combining $4.5 M in National Science Foundation grants with NJIT's own contribution, the university-wide initiative will enrich and strengthen high school curricula in science, mathematics and engineering in Newark and other urban districts including Perth Amboy, Union City and Orange. Jane Oates, executive director of the NJ Commission on Higher Education, was among those who spoke at the event. >>
2006
NJIT was recently named as one of six new higher education institutions to join the National Advisory Committee for the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy Assessment, which is used voluntarily by higher education institutions and high schools that want to assess the ICT skills of its students. >>
2005
NJIT is one of 28 New Jersey colleges and universities that have teamed up to offer the region's first online jobs database aimed at helping higher education institutions attract and retain a diverse work force. The New Jersey Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which is free to job seekers, was launched on Nov. 15 and allows job seekers to search the full range of positions at colleges and universities. >>
Will New Jersey's public higher education network be able to sustain the necessary workforce for the state to remain economically competitive and provide the educational opportunity and services residents have come to enjoy? Robert A. Altenkirch posed this question in an op-ed article that was published in the Star-Ledger on April 11, 2005. An investment in higher education has quantifiable impact, said Altenkirch, but unfortunately, for the state and its public institutions, higher education has not been able to position itself to be a priority, as witnessed by the steady decline in real state funding over the past decade. “We are reaching the point at which higher education must either become a state funding priority, or the cost of state universities may exceed the reach of many students and the quality of the programs will suffer, driving students to programs in other states at great cost to New Jersey's economic prospects,” he said. >>
2004
What will Newark look like ten years from now?  That provocative question and many more were asked of and answered by business, education and government leaders at the third annual summit of the Council For Higher Education in Newark (CHEN), held last Friday at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).   The catalyst for this exciting two-hour discussion of the city past and present was Boston business and higher education guru Anne S. Habiby.  >>
A clarion call describing how higher education can revitalize Newark's economy will be heard March 19, 2004, at the third annual summit hosted by the Council For Higher Education (CHEN).   CHEN is composed of Newark's four public institutions of higher learning-- Essex County College (ECC), New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rutgers University at Newark (RU-N) and the University of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ). >>