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Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO Challenge as part of the IFEL North Jersey Business Plan competition.  For additional details please click here.  Deadline for submission of executive summaries is January 14, 2009.  The Competition will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus Center. The business plan competition is part of the North Jersey Partners WIRED (Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development) grant.   >>
Faculty, staff and students at NJIT found time to brighten the holiday season for needy children in and around Newark. More than 22 organizations, clubs and departments collected five boxes of new toys and over $500 in donations during the third annual campus-wide Toys for Tots drive. Beneficiaries of all the activities included the Salvation Army, Harmony House, FOCUS, La Casa and other agencies in the greater Newark Area. Members of the NJIT community gave cash donations, dropped off toys or children's books, attended athletic home games, baked and bought cookies or joined the Wall of Fame plaques benefiting the Toys for Tots campaign. “Once again, the NJIT community demonstrated its commitment to the service of others in these hard financial economic times,” said Humberto "Humby" Baquerizo, NJIT's Assistant Director of Greek Life and Wellness Programs. "I am thankful for all the faculty and staff, student organizations, Greeks, and the Athletic Student Activity Board, who continue to assist with this program by bringing the holiday spirit to those families in need."  >>
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2008, the NJIT Campus Center is hosting panels of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. "The Campus Center is proud to host the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt in observance of World AIDS Day," said Joseph Rios, assistant director for Leadership and Diversity Programs at NJIT. "In the US, people under 25 are at the highest risk for contracting the disease and one-third of the people who have HIV don't know it. We hope that by continuing to talk about HIV and AIDS that our community members will look out for themselves and others. World AIDS Day celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, all the more reason for NJIT to continue to recognize this important world-wide observance.” >>
Dealing effectively with climate change presents political challenges that can be even more complex than the science involved. David W. Orr, PhD, the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College and the James Marsh Professor at the University of Vermont, will explore critical climate-change issues in the context of U.S. politics and policy decisions in "Some Like It Hot—Many More Don't," the final Fall Technology and Society Forum presentation on Nov. 12, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. >>
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. >>
High school students and their parents can obtain valuable information on admissions procedures, tour the campus, explore the wide range of undergraduate degree programs and minors and more at NJIT's Fall Open House on October 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. >>
Look for 50 new blue plastic recycling containers that will be placed in classrooms and in Kupfrian and Tiernan Halls over the next few weeks. NJIT was chosen as one of 75 grant recipients from 1,100 applicants throughout the country to receive the containers as part of The National Recycling Coalition and The Coca-Cola Company Spring 2008 Recycling Bin Grant program.  >>
NJIT's Campus Center collected 25 boxes of used books donated by the NJIT community this summer for the Better World Books book drive. The books will benefit the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), which provides services and advocacy for the more than 6,000 family literacy programs across the country. >>
AIG in conjunction with the New Jersey Business Force (of which NJIT is a member) will conduct a one-day symposium on July 14 in NJIT's Campus Center Atrium to address the implications of a Category 3 hurricane on critical infrastructure in the NYC/NJ region. James Eberwine, Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, NJ will be the keynote speaker. For registration and additional information, contact Col. (Ret.) Hank Straub, 609-577-5373, hstraub@bens.org. >>
NJIT has awarded the first Thomas Fellowships to a gifted computer scientist from South Jersey and a promising young Chinese electrical engineer with three patents already under his belt. >>
When Daniel Boston, of Pittsgrove Township, a budding computer scientist and top academic award winner, walks at NJIT's upcoming May 17, 2008 commencement in the Prudential Center, he may ponder more than his near-perfect grade point averages or a $62,000 scholarship for ongoing doctoral studies at NJIT. >>
NJIT faculty, staff and students marked their countries of origin on maps displayed in the Campus Center as part of the One World Week 2008 celebration of campus diversity. Other activities scheduled this week include a Global Dinner and the "Dancing with the Staff" Latin dance competition on April 18. >>
Ralph Avallone, president and co-founder of the International Green Energy Council, will discuss the Council's Shades of Green Initiative on April 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A. The event is sponsored by Students Concerned with Efficient Environmental Design (SCEED) and the Campus Center.  >>
NJIT has joined more than 400 colleges and universities in Recyclemania 2008, a national recycling competition to determine who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most campus waste. Over a 10-week period from Jan. 27 to April 5, 2008, the NJIT Campus Center will compete in various categories measuring the success of their recycling and waste prevention efforts. "This is our first year competing, but we hope to make a good showing," said Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler. >>
Benjamin Griffin, a sophomore majoring in architecture at NJIT, designed the award-winning artwork in the Little Green Monster logo contest sponsored by NJIT's Go Green Initiative. Developed by Campus Center Director Donna Minnich Spuhler, the Go Green Initiative proposes to increase and promote recycling, non-carbon-emitting transportation, and eco-friendly products. Benjamin's design, called R3ufus, was chosen after polling numerous students, faculty, staff and visitors and will be featured on Go Green promotional materials.   >>