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J. Robert Hillier, FAIA, was named national chair of the Campaign for Albert Dorman Honors College at Celebration, the annual black-tie event for NJIT, on Nov. 12, 2004. Hillier, who has built one of the largest architectural firms in the country and has long been a dedicated friend of NJIT and Albert Dorman Honors College, chairs the college's Board of Visitors and is a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers. >>
A group of alumni from the Albert Dorman Honors College at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) visited the university to speak to students about the skills needed to succeed professionally.  The 16 alumni, all of whom graduated from the Albert Dorman Honors College, met with students in round table discussions focused on careers, education and academic majors. The graduates also spoke about internships and research opportunities available at their companies.  >>
Hundreds of guests are expected to attend Celebration 2004, the annual black-tie benefit for NJIT, on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. Proceeds will benefit the Albert Dorman Honors College Endowed Scholarship Fund. >>
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"Space--The Final Frontier: What Is It Like to Live and Work in Space?", a lecture by Al Sacco, Jr., PhD, will be presented by the Albert Dorman Honors College as part of its colloquium series on Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. A former astronaut, Sacco is director of the Center for Advanced Microgravity Materials Processing and professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University. >>
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"Planning for Disaster," a special Honors College Colloquium, will be held on October 25, 2004, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Weston Hall, Lecture 1 (located on the lower level of the School of Architecture Building). Joseph Picciano, P.E., Acting Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Homeland Security for New York, New Jersey, Puerto RIco and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Kathryn Humphrey, Response & Recovery Division Director for FEMA and Homeland Security, will be the guest speakers at the event, which is open to the university community. For more information, contact Lois Chipepo at Chipepo@njit.edu. >>
Honors College alumni currently working in  professional careers returned to NJIT on September 22, 2004 to participate in “Passing the Torch of Knowledge,” a roundtable colloquium for undergraduates. >>
A group of 20 Albert Dorman Honors College (ADHC) Scholars visited Washington, DC on March 19 and 20, 2004 at the special invitation of Congressman Donald M. Payne. The students were accompanied by three ADHC staff members, including Dr. David Reibstein, associate dean; Shane Williamson, assistant dean for academics; and Lois Chipepo, assistant to the dean. “The students had a more comprehensive and personal visit than that of the ordinary tourist,” said Dr. Reibstein.  “In addition to insight into the workings of the federal government, the students also learned about the many career opportunities in government for graduates with technical degrees.” >>
Shane Williamson, a counseling expert with a diverse background in business administration and multi-cultural education, has been named assistant dean for academics at the Albert Dorman Honors College. >>
At 18, Karisa Solt will be the youngest student ever to graduate from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Karisa, who will graduate on Jan. 30 with a degree in Biomedical engineering, is also the university's valedictorian. She's already been accepted on a full scholarship to medical school, and what's more, she's accomplished all this having never attended high school and having gone just two years to a grammar school.  >>
James A. Kennedy, chair of the Board of Trustees at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), brought his 97-year old father to campus with him. Standing before a group of students, Kennedy recalled how his father, also named James A. Kennedy, never had the chance to attend college. “My father's formal education ended in eighth grade,” Kennedy said. “Yet he went on to work at Bell Labs, in both Murray Hill and Holmdel, and was able to hold his own with scientists there. Had my father been able to afford to have gone to a college such as NJIT, in those days known as Newark College of Engineering, God knows what his career could have been.” >>