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2013
NJIT's first Renaissance Faire, held on campus on April 19, was a festive event featuring performers that entertained crowds with live jousting, fortune telling, tarot card reading and belly dancing.  >>
2011
Michael Gonzalez, a senior majoring in information technology who has held a number of leadership positions in NJIT's Residence Life since his freshman year, has won the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Distinguished Service Award.  >>
2010
A student delegation from the NJIT Residence Hall Association won the Roll Call video contest at the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (CAACURH) Regional Conference. In addition, NJIT students Kevin Rivas and Katheryn Purisima won the Top 10 program for their video presentation"Be the Edge in Knowledge" and Joseph Rios, NJIT's Assistant Director for Leadership and Diversity Programs, received the Best Advisor Program award. >>
Tagged: students
2009
The Residence Life Green Team at NJIT joined forces with Project Porchlight last month to educate NJIT students on the energy savings offered by compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. Sixteen volunteers helped Project Porchlight distribute a total of 314 CFL bulbs throughout Redwood and Cypress Halls. The CFL bulb distribution was part of Project Porchlight New Jersey's campaign to distribute energy-efficient light bulbs to residents across the state. “The distribution was a really great experience for the Green Team volunteers,” said NJIT residence coordinator Mark Bullock. “A lot of people talk about helping the environment, but the Green Team actually got a chance to do something about it.”  >>
Tagged: students
An estimated 3,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families participated in the university's annual fall festival, NJIT Day 2009, on Oct. 10. NJIT Day highlights included carnival rides and student organization game booths. Other weekend events included the Young Alumni Club Chili Cook-Off (at left), wins for men's soccer and women's volleyball, Highlander Games, NJIT Parents Association Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia Auction, 30th Anniversary of Residence Life alumni reception, and the Tour de Tech bike race. >>
NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in RecycleMania 2009, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period ending March 28, NJIT will compete in various categories measuring the success of campus recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our second year competing, our first as the entire university," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. We are working closely with Residence Life to promote recycling and are hoping to make it to the top 25 percent of schools participating." NJIT's progress can be checked on the RecycleMania website and on posters in the Campus Center.   >>
Tagged: campus center
2008
NJIT students boarded special shuttles and walked in an organized march headed for local polling sites yesterday to cast their votes in this year's presidential election. The event was coordinated by NJIT's Residence Life, Campus Center and the Alumni Association. Paula Krongard (pictured at left, center), senior associate director in NJIT's Office of Alumni Relations, sponsored an Election Day information table in the Campus Center assisted by alumni volunteers James Sharpe, Jr. and Lanre Tomori. >>
David Reibstein, PhD, associate dean and Lois Hulin, assistant dean for recruitment at NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College, addressed questions from students today at the Honors Open House. Sponsored by NJIT's Department of Residence Life, the open house presented new developments in the Honors Living/Learning Communities, located on the fifth and sixth floors of Redwood Hall.  >>
It's back-to-school time for college-bound youngsters. Chances are if you're a freshman, you may be inexperienced at residence hall life. Here are a few pointers on how to make the best of a small space. >>
Whether or not you're a veteran of residence hall life, the one thing you can always use is a good plan on how to organize and maximize living space. >>