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More Than 800 Students To Graduate From New Jersey Institute of Technology

NEWARK, May 21--New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will award more than 800 degrees during its May 27, 2003, commencement ceremonies to be held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark.

Bachelorís and doctoral degrees will be awarded in Prudential Hall from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; masterís degrees will be awarded from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Nicole Marie Fusco, an Albert Dorman Honors College student, who will receive a bachelorís degree in chemistry, will be the undergraduate speaker. Lyudmyla Barannyk, who will receive a doctorate in mathematical sciences, will be the graduate speaker representing the doctoral students. Yashvind Bhasin, who will receive a masterís degree in information systems, will speak for the masterís students. A special university award, known as the Hashimoto Prize, will be awarded to two graduate students, Seokhyun Yoon and Ximin Zhang, both of whom will receive doctoral degrees in electrical engineering.


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.

Contact Information:   Robert Florida
Public Relations
(973) 596-5203 




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