New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts a Peace and Unity Rally


What: A Peace and Unity Rally. NJIT students, staff and faculty will congregate Wednesday to show solidarity in the wake of the Twin Towers/Pentagon attacks. It will be an afternoon of sharing – students and staff will talk about the attacks - music and food. NJIT is an extremely diverse campus, and students from the Islamic Student Association, as well as from the Arab Student Association, will attend the rally.

There will also be a blood drive, from noon to 6 p.m., in the Hazell Lounge in the Student Center. The drive is open to the public. NJIT students will also raise funds for the Red Cross and other charities.

Where: On the green of NJIT’s campus.

Who: Students, staff and faculty.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, 2:30 p.m.

How: Contact Public Relations department for parking and directions. .


NJIT is a public research university enrolling over 8,800 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students in 80 degree programs through its five colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management and the Albert Dorman Honors College. Research initiatives include manufacturing, microelectronics, multimedia, transportation, computer science, solar astrophysics, environmental engineering and science, and architecture and building science. According to Yahoo! Internet Life magazine rankings, NJIT has been America's most wired public university for three consecutive years.

Contact Information:   Sheryl Weinstein
Robert Florida
Public Relations
(973) 596-3433