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2014
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. >>
2013
Anthony J. Sartor, PhD, of Scotch Plains, received the New Jersey Institute of Technology President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2013, the university's annual black-tie benefit dinner, on November 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
NJIT will hold Celebration, its annual black-tie benefit dinner, on Nov. 8, 2013 at the Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Event proceeds will provide endowed scholarship support.  >>
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.   >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom has announced the naming of Professor Fadi P. Deek of East Brunswick, NJ, as the next provost and senior executive vice president at NJIT.  The appointment of Professor Deek, who has been serving as interim provost, will take place immediately. >>
NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, announces the appointment of Matthew Golden, EdD, as associate vice president, communications, marketing and branding, effective May 1, 2013.  Golden joins NJIT with more than a decade in the communications field.  >>
Watch NJIT President Joel S. Bloom this weekend on Caucus: NJ with Steve Adubato for a closer look at higher education in Newark.  >>
"The Edge in Knowledge:  Part 1," featuring NJIT President Joel S. Bloom opened Caucus:  New Jersey  this past weekend with a closer look at the importance of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC).  >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration on Jan. 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  Originally this event was scheduled for Nov. 2, 2012, but due to Hurricane Sandy, it was postponed.  >>
2012
Idealism, celebration and commentary from leading state dignitaries will mark the installation of NJIT's eight president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom on Sept. 14, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. in the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facilty on the campus green. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers served a free breakfast to students at the university's annual Pancakes with the President event on Sept. 4 in the Campus Center.  >>
NJIT announces the appointment, effective Sept. 1, 2012, of Charles J. Fey, EdD, as the new NJIT Vice President of Academic and Student Support Services.  >>
Students, faculty, alumni and staff at NJIT are anticipating three gala days of ceremony, thought-provoking lectures and more, starting Sept. 12, 2012 during a three-day inaugural swirl surrounding the installation of NJIT's eighth president, Dr. Joel S. Bloom. >>
NJIT President Joel Bloom will be interviewed tonight at 7:30 p.m. by WBGO Radio News Director Doug Doyle for his award-winning news magazine the WBGO JournalListeners will find that program at 88.8 on their FM radio dial. >>
2011
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Board of Trustees accepts with regret the resignation of Robert A. Altenkirch, President of NJIT since 2002, effective on or about November 1.  >>
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
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner, Celebration 2010, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
A customer at an Apple store asks for the latest iPhone in black, but then suddenly changes his preference to white when he sees everyone else buying black . . .  Although the child knows she shouldn't press the big red button, she finds her hand inching toward it. . . . In some cultures, young men and women who decide to marry know that they will see each other in person for the first time on their wedding day.  How did these people make their choices? How do any of us make vital and mundane choices? >>
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. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's seventh annual Pancakes with the President event on August 30, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2010-2011 academic year.  >>
For the fifth consecutive year, NJIT was named by U.S. News & World Report's 2011 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges to the top tier of national universities offering a range of undergraduate majors and master's and doctoral degrees.   >>
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.  >>
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.   >>
NJIT's 2008-2009 President's Annual Report is hot off the press and posted on line. As NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch points out in his message, "The history of NJIT is a chronicle of continual progress and transformation," and so too is this report. >>
2009
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.  >>
Students kicked off the first day of the academic year today with a free pancake breakfast served by faculty and staff volunteers on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was on hand to welcome students at the annual Pancakes With the President event. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to NJIT students at the university's sixth annual Pancakes with the President event on August 31, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2008-2009 academic year.  >>
NJIT's 2007-2008 President's Report is hot off the press and posted on line at http://www.njit.edu/president/annualreport/2008/index.php. “The report not only highlights the last year but marks five years of progress under President Altenkirch's leadership," says Jean Llewellyn, executive director of University Communications (UC), publishers of the report edited by UC project manager Carol Pilla. >>
The Princeton Review today named NJIT among the nation's top 50 public undergraduate institutions for value. NJIT was included in the select listing because it has long been known for affordability nationally and in the region.  The annual tuition this year for in-state students is under $10,500. >>
2008
NJIT held its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey served as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City provided entertainment. >>
Steve Kalafer, chairman of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Dealerships and the Somerset Patriots received NJIT's highest honor—the President's Medal at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration on Nov. 14, 2008 at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange.  >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by NJIT's Office of University Communications, has won platinum awards in the categories of overall annual report and front cover design from the MarCom Creative Awards international competition. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom awards are the latest for the report, which has also received the Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition, the Gold Award from the Art Director's Club of New Jersey and the 2007 New Jersey (IABC) IRIS Award in the Publications category. >>
NJIT will hold its annual black-tie benefit dinner Celebration, on Nov. 14, 2008, at Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange. Former New Jersey Governor and President of the New Jersey State Senate, the Hon. Richard J. Codey, will serve as the special guest master of ceremonies. The world-renowned Duprees, who started their 1960s musical careers in Jersey City with hits like “You Belong to Me,” will provide entertainment. >>
Robert A. Herrera, a recent NJIT graduate, received a Presidential Leadership Award during NJIT's recent convocation ceremony. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT. >>
The 2006-2007 President's Annual Report, published by the Office of University Communications, won a Grand Award in the 20th Annual Apex Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. The judges commented, "A striking design...with appealing, first-rate illustrations and an attractive matte paper selection...provides the background for well-written features....".  >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD received the 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor in a ceremony held May 10, 2008 on Ellis Island. The medals are awarded annually to a group of distinguished American citizens who exemplify a life dedicated to community service.  >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch expressed his concern for the victims of the recent earthquake in southwest China in a letter to the Ambassador, Consul General Keyu Peng. "While we hope that there has been no personal impact for any NJIT student from your country, we are fully aware of the scope of the earthquake on May 12. Be assured that we will offer whatever assistance that we can to all individuals at NJIT experiencing grief and loss in the aftermath of such devastation." >>
2007
Jeffrey Vanderbeek, whose name is synonymous with Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center, and the New Jersey Devils hockey franchise, received the NJIT President's Medal for Lifetime Achievement at Celebration 2007. >>

Breakfast of Champions

September 04, 2007
Students kicked off the first day of the academic year yesterday with a free pancake breakfast served by faculty and staff volunteers on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was on hand to welcome students at the fifth annual Pancakes With the President event. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's fifth annual Pancake Breakfast on Sept. 4, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Center plaza. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students as the university officially kicks off the 2007-2008 academic year. >>
The first completely electronic version of NJIT Magazine is now available on the NJIT Website at http://magazine.njit.edu. Featuring articles about leading-edge research at NJIT and other university and alumni news, the issue's new electronic format offers enhancements such as audio files with comments from President Robert A. Altenkirch, Senior Vice President for Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian, and Professor of Physics Dale Gary. Take our short survey. This digital spring NJIT Magazine is one of three 2007 issues, with the winter and fall issues being in the publication's traditional paper format. Everyone on the magazine's mailing list was sent a special postcard announcing the digital issue and asking that readers provide feedback about the digital version.“With many institutions publishing electronic magazines, we felt that it was time for NJIT to move in this direction and to evaluate reader response by publishing a digital issue this year,” said Jean M. Llewellyn, executive director of university communications. “The electronic format allows us to add exciting multi-media dimensions to a publication that has kept readers abreast of university and alumni news for nearly 50 years.” >>
Michael Pallotta, a senior majoring in mathematics, received the Presidential Leadership Award yesterday from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as department and college award recipients. >>

KUDOS - May 2007

May 01, 2007
NJIT Development Director Honored by North Essex Chamber of Commerce   Billy McDermott, director of development for NJIT's School of Management, received the President's Award at the North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet on May 16, 2007. Three Highlanders Receive Independent Baseball Academic Honors NJIT baseball athletes Austin DeRogatis, Rob Pietrocola and PJ Saporito were named to the NCAA Division I Independent All-Academic team for 2007. The NCAA Division I Academic All-Independent team was selected by sports information directors at member institutions. Nominations from each school were accepted for student-athletes who had a least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, had reached at least a sophomore academic standing and were a starter or key reserve for their respective program. >>
Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president of academic and student services and dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT has been named an Educational Opportunity Fund Champion for 2007. The award, sponsored by New Jersey's Commission on Higher Education, is annually presented to dedicated New Jersey individuals who provide maximum education and opportunity for New Jersey's disadvantaged youngsters. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and Provost Priscilla P. Nelson met with a delegation from Xuzhou Institute of Technology, one of the four universities in Xuzhou, China, yesterday at NJIT. The delegation also toured the NJIT campus. >>
2006
Frank Cassidy, president and chief operating officer of PSEG Power, a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group and affiliate of Public Service Electric and Gas, received the President's Medal from NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch at NJIT's annual black-tie benefit dinner, called Celebration, on Nov. 10 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. >>
The 2004-2005 President's Report, "The Edge in Knowledge," is now available on line. Questions about the document or requests for hard copies should be referred to Carol Pilla, Project Manager, via e-mail: pilla@njit.eduRead the President's Report >>
2005
Erica D'Almeida, a senior majoring in architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Presidential Leadership Award during university convocation. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT. >>
Nisha Goklaney, a recent graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Presidential Leadership Award during university convocation. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to students at the university's fourth annual Pancake Breakfast on Sept. 6, 2005, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. on the west side of the Campus Center plaza. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will be on hand to welcome students as the university officially kicks off the 2005-2006 academic year. >>
2004
The expanded version of the 2003-2004 President's Report, "Envisioning the Future," is now available on line. Any questions about the document should be referred to Carol Pilla, Project Manager, via e-mail at pilla@njit.edu.  Read the President's Report. >>
President George W. Bush has nominated Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, distinguished professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), to serve on the National Science Board (NSB), the 24-member governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Eight prominent nominees were named on the basis of their distinguished service in science and engineering research. They will fill six-year-terms. The Senate will confirm the nominations. >>
A young female African-American professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recognized today by President Bush for research showing that adult stem cells could help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, bone and cartilage damage and related diseases. >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers today during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Award is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. “I'm very proud to receive this prestigious presidential award,” Arinzeh said. “The award shows that my research in stem-cell based regeneration has great potential, and that it's essential to the scientific education of students, both in college and in high school.” >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will lead a group of faculty and staff volunteers to serve up free pancakes to students at the university's third annual Pancake Breakfast on August 30, 2004, 7:30-10:30 a.m. on the Campus Green. The third annual event will officially kick off the first day of classes at NJIT >>
Christian Hoover, a senior at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), recently won two of the university's top awards: the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Senior Award and the Newark College of Engineering Overall Outstanding Senior Award. >>
2003
Derish Wolff, chairman of Berger Holdings, Inc., received the President's Medal For Lifetime Achievement from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) during its annual black-tie benefit known as Celebration. >>
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Jacquelynn Rhodes, a seasoned fundraiser who helped the university raise millions of dollars, has been named associate vice president for development at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). >>