For Immediate Release
October 16, 2002

Media Advisory

New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts Homecoming Weekend

WHAT:New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Homecoming 2002 features a “Tour De Tech” bicycle race around campus streets.

WHO: Donna Minnich, NJIT director of student activities, and Lisa Pierce, assistant director for leadership development, will be on campus during the weekend’s events. They can be reached at the Hazell Student Center information desk: (973) 596-3605.

WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m., featuring teams of students, faculty and staff racing 50 laps around campus streets. The teams will check in at a tent on the campus green.

WHERE: The NJIT campus green, Newark.


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.