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NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and his wife, Beth, hosted a gathering at their home yesterday for members of the NJIT Young Alumni Club Steering Committee. Pictured at left are Dr. Altenkirch; Kevin Boland '90, co-chair; and Don Blazina '87. >>
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 first annual Herb M. Iris Award was presented to Seymour "Zoom" Fleisher '51 at a dinner at NJIT Tuesday night. The award was presented by NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch and by Millicent Iris, widow of the late Herb Iris, who died in April. >>
“Technological innovation is key to the State's success,” said New Jersey Governor Corzine at NJIT today. Corzine outlined his economic growth strategy for New Jersey before a capacity audience in the Campus Center Atrium that included leading members of the Governor's cabinet and senior staff, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, State legislators, corporate CEO's, chamber of commerce and trade organization executives, labor union leaders, and college and university presidents, in addition to many NJIT faculty, students, and staff who also attended. Prior to his announcement, the governor toured NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, New Jersey's oldest and largest business incubator facility. Corzine, who recently named NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch to serve on his Economic Growth Council, said that his strategy will help to attract new capital investment in a highly competitive global marketplace and promote the state as a place in which to locate and grow successful high-tech businesses and attract federal research dollars. “It is time to make sure we're pushing for long-term job growth,” Corzine said. “We have a great future ahead of us.” >>
Back-to-school events don't usually focus on something as flipping as flapjacks. But as students at NJIT return to campus, one of the first and always most welcome events of the year is to join NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch for handshakes, flapjacks and good wishes for a successful new year. The event, a campus happening since 2003, will take place Sept. 5 from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. on the main campus. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees approved today a 7 percent tuition and fee increase for the upcoming 2006-2007 academic year, starting this fall. The commitment of the trustees to minimize the impact of tuition costs on its students resulted in bringing the increases below the state cap of 8 percent. “NJIT's value proposition is that we provide an affordable education for the technological professions—and we work hard to deliver on that promise,” said NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch presented an award for 50 years of service to Nissim Towfik, an associate professor in the department of physics, at the annual Service/Retiree Awards Ceremony and reception on June 15 in the Campus Center Ballroom. A total of 134 employees and retirees were recognized for their years of service to the university.  >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch met with Newark Mayor-Elect Cory Booker whose transition team kick-off event was held on May 25 in NJIT's Campus Center Ballroom. >>
More than 125 people gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) last week to see NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch receive the highest annual honor from Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee President William Mikesell, a Newark architect.  The Donald T. Dust Recognition Award honored NJIT's two-year, $13-million restoration of the oldest building on campus, a 35,000-square foot, three-story gothic Victorian castle. >>
NJIT received the highest annual honor from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for the restoration of Eberhardt Hall NJIT Alumni Center. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch accepted the Donald T. Dust Recognition Award at a ceremony last evening. "This award recognizes much more than the successful physical restoration of an elegant and historic building," said Dr. Altenkirch. "It honors a commitment to the well-being of a city and its people that spans a hundred and fifty years, and which looks forward to a prosperous future. " >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was named last week by the City of Newark as board chairman of the newly-formed Newark Downtown Core Redevelopment Corporation, which will have control over the construction of the city's downtown redevelopment project, which includes a hockey arena and new hotel. Altenkirch's work with the corporation is a continuation of his involvement on the Newark Blue Ribbon Commission on Downtown Core Redevelopment. “As Newark works to improve the environment in the City and that in the University Heights area, the more attractive NJIT becomes to potential students and employees who will see NJIT's location as a vibrant and attractive one in which to study, work, and live,” Altenkirch said. >>
NJIT will receive the highest annual honor from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for the restoration of the first building on campus, a 35,000-square foot, three-story gothic Victorian castle known to generations of students, alumni, staff and faculty as Eberhardt Hall. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will receive the Donald T. Dust Recognition Award at a ceremony on Feb. 28 , 5-7 p.m. >>
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 >>