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NJIT ranked ninth 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 2003-2004 academic year--a 50 percent increase from the previous academic year. “Historically, NJIT's commitment has included academic programs, services, financial support and a climate conducive to enrolling and graduating minority students,” said Joel S. Bloom, EdD, vice president for academic affairs and student services and dean of the Dorman Honors College. “All of this produces results, and it's great for the university to be recognized for its hard work and commitment.” >>
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KUDOS - February 2005

February 01, 2005
Tremaine Designated Professor Emeritus; Receives CHI Lifetime Service Award Marilyn Tremaine, PhD, professor of information systems, was designated Professor Emeritus effective February 1, 2005, in recognition of her service to the university and her continuing involvement with its students. In addition, Tremaine received the 2005 Lifetime Service  Award from the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI). The CHI Lifetime Service Award is given to individuals who have contributed to the growth of SIGCHI in a variety of capacities and carries an honorarium of $1,000. Student Section of Society of Women Engineers Receives Award at National Conference The NJIT student section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was honored with the Student Net Increase Award for Medium Sections at this year's national SWE conference. The NJIT SWE achieved an 86% increase in student members over the past year.  Also, NJIT SWE student section president Chisom Madiuke served as a member of the Region E team during the conference "SME Bowl" competition. The Subject Matter Expert (SME) Bowl, sponsored by ExxonMobil, is a competition that challenges SWE students in their knowledge of science, math, physics, engineering, and technology as well as SWE history, policies, and procedures. The region won first prize, netting a $1,500 team award for region programming. Bloom Appointed to Mathematics Task Force Joel S. Bloom, interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at NJIT, was appointed to the Governor's Mathematics Task Force. >>
Joel S. Bloom, interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at NJIT, was appointed chair of the Council on Student Affairs of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC). “We are very happy that Joel Bloom will be taking on the leadership of our Council on Student Affairs at this time of great challenges to higher education and to the students that our public universities serve,” said C. Peter Magrath, president of NASULGC. >>
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KUDOS - Janary 2005

January 03, 2005
NJIT Professor Elected Deputy Mayor of Freehold TownshipEugene B. Golub, PhD, a professor of civil engineering at NJIT, was elected deputy mayor of Freehold Township. Golub has been on the governing body since 1996 and served as deputy mayor in 1998, 1999 and 2001. He was mayor in 2002. Read more.Goode Elected Fellow of the American Physical SocietyPhilip R. Goode, PhD, distinguished professor in the physics department at NJIT and director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory and Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, was elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society for outstanding research in studies of solar structure and oscillations, in earthshine measurements of the global reflectance, and for critical national and international research leadership in solar astrophysics.Bloom Appointed Chair of NASULGC CouncilJoel S. Bloom, EdD, interim provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at NJIT, was appointed chair of the Council on Student Affairs of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.Briller Named Fulbright Senior Specialist in Education Vladimir Briller, director of outcomes assessment in the institutional research and planning department at NJIT, was recently named as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Education. >>
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