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NJIT has received a proclamation from NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine recognizing the university and Panasonic “for their continued commitment to developing the creative thinking and technical skills of New Jersey's students.” NJIT student interns help to design the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge, with NJIT faculty and staff serving as judges. Since 1991, NJIT has partnered with Panasonic in the competition sponsored by the company, which tests many skills as high school teams vie for college scholarships and other prizes. >>
NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine delivered the keynote speech today at the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey's 17th Annual Convention Expo & Career Fair at NJIT. The governor lauded NJIT's role in contributing to the state's economic development through its business incubator and other programs. Henry Ross, NJIT Chief of Staff, provided welcoming remarks. “Like the statewide Hispanic Chamber, NJIT is an institution where the rubber hits the road when it comes to economic development,” Ross said. “We're an institution committed to practical results—and to real-world business models.”   >>
Governor Jon S. Corzine will announce the kickoff of the New Jersey Economic Innovation Alliance, made possible by a Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant, on March 16, at 10 a.m. at NJIT. A public session from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Campus Center Atrium will feature Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Douglas Small who will explain the initiative. The $5.1M WIRED grant will support community partners' efforts to harness the regions' unique resources to transform their local economies. The grant also will be used to expand employment and worker development opportunities in the award region. >>
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Governor Jon Corzine signed groundbreaking legislation to fund construction of a major stem cell research facility at NJIT as well as complementary facilities in New Brunswick, Camden, Allendale, and Belleville. The legislation, which had been previously approved by the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly last week, allocates $50 million for construction of the NJIT facility in Newark. The bill will advance NJIT leadership in creating the Newark Institute for Regenerative Medicine, dedicated to creating technologies to translate basic research in stem cell science into practical and deliverable therapies for patients. >>
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NJIT bestowed 2,063 degrees during the 2006 commencement ceremony yesterday at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford. New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, Nancy Kopell, PhD, a mathematics professor at Boston University, and Jaron Lanier, a computer scientist, composer, visual artist and author, were awarded honorary degrees. >>
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Governor Jon Corzine will be the keynote speaker at NJIT's 2006 Commencement to be held at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford on May 18 at 9 a.m. NJIT will bestow an honorary doctorate of humane letters to Corzine for his public service to the nation as a U.S. senator and to the state as governor. >>
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“To me, there is no better venue for talking about New Jersey's future than an institution that is dedicated to educating the best and brightest on the science and technologies of tomorrow,” U.S. Senator Jon S. Corzine told the faculty, staff, and students who packed the Campus Center Atrium this morning. In his speech, Corzine unveiled a blueprint for economic growth that will help the state to become a leader in the global economy. “We must forge an unprecedented partnership between the public and private sectors: business, labor, government and educational institutions working together as serious partners to make this state a world leader in research, information technology, and new investment,” he said. >>
U.S. Senator Jon S. Corzine will speak on "The Economy and Technology" on March 22, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome >>
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U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Jon S. Corzine announced $1 million in federal funding they secured to further develop NJIT's smart gun. The Senators announced the funding during a Dec. 9 visit to a pistol range in Bayonne, where an NJIT policeman demonstrated the effectiveness of Smart Gun. >>
Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), along with Senator Jon S. Corzine (D-NJ), today announced at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) that their offices have advanced a $1.146 million federal appropriation to accelerate the development of a safer and more secure personalized handgun >>
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