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2009
Vincent J. Naimoli '62, chairman and chief executive officer of Anchor Industries International and chairman emeritus/founder of the Tampa Bay Rays, discussed "My Career Path from NJIT" with mechanical engineering students as part of the Mary Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series. Shown at left are: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Associate Chair Albert Narh, Naimoli, NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch, and MIE Chair Raj Sodhi. >>
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.”  >>
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) at NJIT will present the Fifth Annual GSA Research Day-Fall 2009 on Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. The event will showcase the research of NJIT graduate students to the academic community. Please visit http://gsa.njit.edu/researchday.htm for general guidelines and further details. >>
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 Oct. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Participants will have the opportunity to visit residence halls, classrooms, and athletic facilities and see academics in action with demonstrations like the hydraulics lab in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Click here to RSVP. >>
Leean “Coco” Orama, a senior majoring in engineering technology and president of the NJIT Student Senate, was one of only four students nationwide selected to receive an all-expense-paid scholarship to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix next month. Former Vice President Al Gore will be the conference keynote speaker.  >>
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. >>
The class of 2013—with nearly 1,000 students—is the largest freshman class ever to enter NJIT.  The overall enrollment of nearly 9,000 students is second largest in university history. But it's not just class size that's impressive. There's been an 11 point rise in composite SAT scores to 1143. The national composite is 1016. >>
All students (BS, MS and PhD) are invited to experience the spirit of innovation that drives biomedical engineering research in University Heights at NJIT's Biomedical Engineering Research Open House on Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m. in Fenster Hall, 6th Floor. Tour NJIT BME laboratories and see the work first-hand, meet with NJIT BME faculty who are leading these research programs, and much more.  >>
In a year when the majority of college grads have had trouble finding employment in their fields, the NJIT undergraduate full-time employment rate for recent college graduates has been surprisingly better than the national average. This is especially good news for the more than 2,000 students who will attend NJIT's bi-annual career fair on Oct. 14, 2009, from 12:30-5 p.m. on the NJIT campus in the Athletic Center and the Campus Center Ballroom.    >>
Some 75 NJIT students—almost double last year's number—joined 300 volunteers who helped care for the historic cherry blossom trees in Newark's Branch Brook Park on Oct. 3 as part of Prudential Financial's 15th annual Global Volunteer Day. Prudential's long-time partnership with the Branch Brook Park Alliance has spawned the park's own volunteer day, which coincides with the Prudential event.  >>
On October 10, the NJIT community will celebrate NJIT Day 2009: Red, White and Wild, the sixth annual fall festival for students and their families, faculty, staff and alumni, featuring carnival rides and games, men's soccer and women's volleyball games, and much more. Call 973-596-3470 for information and further details. >>
Members of the NJIT Chapter of the Hispanic Organization of Students in Technology/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (HOST/SHPE) and several NJIT fraternities and sororities kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month 2009 yesterday in the Campus Center Atrium. Student organizations and university departments are offering a full calendar of events to educate the NJIT community about the contributions and experiences of people of Hispanic/Latino descent living in the U.S. Hispanic Heritage Month is coordinated by Campus Center Diversity Programs. Contact Joseph Rios at jrios@adm.njit.edu or x5640. >>
Essex County College President A. Zachary Yamba, EdD delivered the keynote address yesterday at the annual University Convocation, which recognized faculty, staff and student accomplishments. Yamba, who was one of the early founders of a partnership that has enabled ECC and NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to collaborate on numerous collegiate and community initiatives in the city's University Heights district, discussed the role of education in the revitalization of Newark. "Newark is our home–and home to many of our students," said Yamba. "We must be active participants in the unfolding of its future." >>
Students kicked off the first day of the academic year today with a free pancake breakfast served by faculty and staff volunteers on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch was on hand to welcome students at the annual Pancakes With the President event. >>
The Office of International Students at NJIT hosted orientation programs for new graduate students this week in the Campus Center Ballroom. Students attended workshops and seminars that provided key information about NJIT, including academic advisement, registration, and more. >>
Faculty and staff volunteers will serve a free breakfast to NJIT students at the university's sixth annual Pancakes with the President event on August 31, 8-10 a.m. on the Campus Green. NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will welcome students to campus as NJIT officially kicks off the 2008-2009 academic year.  >>
NJIT ranked eleventh 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 2008-2009 academic year—a 50 percent increase from the previous academic year. >>
Talented high school students from throughout North Jersey will test their knowledge in performing timed laboratory experiments, writing computer programs, designing chemical apparatus, and more at the 24th Annual New Jersey Chemistry Olympics on May 20 in Tiernan Hall. The one-day competition is co-sponsored by NJIT and The North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society-Teacher Affiliates. >>
NJIT senior Felicia Amaechi, president of the NJIT section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), accepted the award for Outstanding Student Group yesterday from Dean of Students Jack Gentul at the Highlander Student Achievement Awards ceremony. The awards recognize outstanding student leaders, student staff, campus organizations and programs as well as NJIT department and college award recipients. >>
NJIT has received a proclamation from NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine recognizing the university and Panasonic “for their continued commitment to developing the creative thinking and technical skills of New Jersey's students.” NJIT student interns help to design the Panasonic Creative Design Challenge, with NJIT faculty and staff serving as judges. Since 1991, NJIT has partnered with Panasonic in the competition sponsored by the company, which tests many skills as high school teams vie for college scholarships and other prizes. >>
More than two dozen of the best graduate and undergraduate research projects at NJIT will be on view at The Dana Knox Student Research Showcase on April 8, 1-3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Gallery.   >>
NJIT expects a surprisingly strong turn-out for both students and companies at next week's upcoming annual Career Development Services Spring Career Fair. Registered companies include Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Telcordia, AT&T as well as federal agencies ranging from the FBI in Newark to the US Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC.    >>
Irving McPhail, PhD, the executive vice president and chief operating officer for National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) kicks off  NJIT's opening celebrations for Black History Month with a lecture about America, black history and advances in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  >>
Members of the NJIT community will have the opportunity to view live broadcasts of the historic Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom A (light refreshments provided) and in the Highlander Pub. Inaugural Bash evening events include a band and other activities in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 1400 (broadcast only) and in Weston Lecture Hall 2 (broadcast only).  >>
High school students can meet with an admissions representative and receive an instant decision on admission to NJIT for Fall 2009 on Jan. 10, 9 a.m.-12 noon in Fenster Hall, Rm. 100. Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP, contact Mr. Anthony Jackson>>