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NJ Institute of Technology (NJIT)

NJIT and Mercer County Community College Establish Academic Partnership

Newark, NJ, May 28, 2017 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Mercer County Community College (MCCC) in West Windsor Township, N.J., have signed a joint agreement designed to improve student access across the two higher-education institutions.

The 2+2 Connect Articulation Agreement will enable MCCC students to earn a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from NJIT while studying almost entirely at MCCC’s campus.

Under the terms of 2+2 Connect, MCCC students who earn an associate degree in engineering science may transfer up to 67 common-course credits toward a B.S. in civil engineering from NJIT. Continue reading

NJIT Presents Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks with Honorary Doctorate; Graduates Encouraged to ‘Dream Big’ at 101st Commencement

Rochelle Hendricks

Newark, NJ, May 22, 2017 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) conferred more than 2,300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees — the largest graduating class in the university’s history — at the 101st commencement ceremony May 16 at the Prudential Center in Newark.

Rochelle Hendricks, New Jersey’s first Secretary of Higher Education, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and delivered the commencement address in which she encouraged graduates to “dream big” and to “pay it forward” by becoming involved in the community. Continue reading

NJIT to Recognize Alumni Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony May 20

Newark, NJ, May 19, 2017 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will recognize six alumni for their exceptional accomplishments that bring honor to the university at the annual Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony May 20.

For more information, visit www.njit.edu/alumni.

Tom Bury ’02 lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is the CEO of Division 9 Design + Construction, a general contractor offering additional services resulting in convenient and cost-efficient outcomes for clients. Continue reading

NJIT President Joel Bloom to Lead NJ Delegation at ICSB Knowledge Summit; Aims to Boost Economic Growth, Job Creation

Dr. Joel S. Bloom

Newark, NJ, May 14, 2017 — NJIT President Joel S. Bloom has been invited to speak at the 2017 International Council for Small Business Knowledge Summit on Micro-, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs).

Bloom, who was asked by New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks to lead the NJ delegation, will join other academic leaders to examine how MSMEs have the potential to make a long-lasting positive impact on global development needs, as the engine for economic growth and job creation. Continue reading

Stevens and Princeton Among Top 15 U.S. Universities for ‘Best in Nation for ROI’

Trenton, NJ, April 28, 2017 — Emily Bader reports in NJBIZ that, when it comes to colleges with the best return on investment, parents and policymakers are all trying to get the best bang for their buck.

It turns out two New Jersey universities have scored high on PayScale’s 2017 College ROI Report: Best Value Colleges list, focused on a 20-year net return on investment.

The list also factors in financial aid, the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and more to rank more than 1,500 private and public institutions nationwide. Continue reading

NJIT Hosts Ribbon Cutting of Renovated Central King Building

Newark, NJ, April 22, 2017 — Once home to thousands of Newark Central High School students, the Central King Building at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) today exemplifies intelligent, creative and economically impactful urban redevelopment that serves NJIT students, industry and the local community.

On April 13, 2017, more than 200 students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of NJIT witnessed the official ribbon cutting of the renovated Central King Building, part of a campus transformation designed to enhance the student experience and solidify NJIT’s position going forward as one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities. Continue reading

NJIT’s Computer Science Program Ranked #2 in the World

Newark, NJ, April 19, 2017 — The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) computer science program is the best in the nation and #2 in the world according to the 2017 Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) list released April 3.

NJIT is also the only university outside of Asia and Australia to make the top 10.

To create their list, CWUR measures the quality of education and training of students as well as the prestige of the faculty members and the quality of their research without relying on surveys and university data submissions. Continue reading

Opinion: NJIT President on ‘NJIT Directed Research Presents Opportunity for Higher Ed and Industry’

Dr. Joel S. Bloom

Newark, NJ, April 17, 2017New Jersey Institute of Technology President Joel S. Bloom writes on NJBIZ:

Near the close of World War II, Vannevar Bush, a science adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, presented a vision for government-funded basic research to be conducted at American universities, with the products of that work to be developed for market application by the nation’s industries.

This represented the birth of the research mission at an expanded number of universities, as well as distinct enterprises for research and development. Major corporations successfully adopted such an approach, where scientists at entities like AT&T’s Bell Labs conducted basic research that was later molded into market-ready commercial products. Continue reading

NJIT’s Biomedical Engineering Program Ranked #1 Best Value in New Jersey

Newark, NJ, April 10, 2017 — The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) offered the best value biomedical engineering program in 2016 for undergrads in New Jersey according to BestValueSchools.com.

This program is also ranked eighth nationally. NJIT’s biomedical engineering program is part of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE), the oldest and largest professional engineering school in the United States.

Rankings were determined by a variety of factors including graduation rate, accreditation date, degree and engineering popularity and net price. Continue reading

NJIT’s Biomedical Engineering Program Ranked #1 Best Value in New Jersey

Newark, NJ, March 28, 2017 — The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) offered the best value biomedical engineering program in 2016 for undergrads in New Jersey according to BestValueSchools.com.

This program is also ranked eighth nationally. NJIT’s biomedical engineering program is part of the Newark College of Engineering (NCE), the oldest and largest professional engineering school in the United States. Continue reading