Dr. Christina Seo '97: A Top Doc, "Barre" None
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
She wanted to be a ballerina as a tween, but ultimately swapped dancing for doctoring. It’s a decision that has brought Dr. Christina Seo ’97 great career satisfaction, as well as many peer accolades. Recently, the NJIT alum, who is a colorectal surgeon, was named a Top Doctor of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). The honor is based on many factors, particularly her professional accomplishments, leadership abilities, community service and academic achievements.
NJIT's Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Programs Presented at the United Nations
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by
President Joel S. Bloom, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Cesar Bandera and MBA student Miriam Helmy represented NJIT at the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Summit on Micro-, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) held at the United Nations May 11 to celebrate United Nations General Assembly proclamation A/71/L.60 making June 27 Global MSME Day.
NJIT PTAC Small Business Procurement & Matchmaking Conference Success
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by
NJIT’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) held its first Small Business Procurement & Matchmaking Conference May 1. Sponsored by PSEG, the conference was one of the most successful procurement events in the history of NJIT PTAC. More than 250 people were in attendance, along with 41 exhibitors and over 20 agencies and corporations. The matchmaking portion of the conference provided hundreds of one-on-one sessions between government and corporate buyers with small-business owners.
Three Highlanders Named to 2017 ASUN Outdoor Track and Field Academic Team
Monday, May 22, 2017 by
Outdoor track and field athletes Calvin Gould, Jay Bober and Shannon Turner have been selected to the 2017 ASUN Conference Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic team the conference office announced Friday. Student-Athletes must have a 3.30 GPA or higher and have participated in 50% of the team's competitions this season. They must also have at least one year of residence at the institution.
An Investment in Success
Monday, May 22, 2017 by Christina Crovetto
When Joshua Adegboye was 10 years old, his father gave him a broken Game Boy that he cracked open to reveal its greenboard, which he proceeded to take apart and eventually made work again, thus sparking his interest in electrical engineering. Adegboye, whose parents are originally from Nigeria, completed five internships during his years at NJIT and is the recipient of the Bernard Leroe ’46 and Guttenberg Scholarships. In May, he received his B.S. degree and headed to Texas to begin his career at Lockheed Martin.
NJIT Wins Game One at USC Upstate, 7-5
Monday, May 22, 2017 by
NJIT outfielders Jesse Uttendorfer and Matthew Cocciadiferro each recorded their fourth home run of the season in the Highlanders, 7-5, victory at USC Upstate Thursday evening in game one of the scheduled three-game ASUN Conference series at Harley Park. The Highlanders move to 2-17 in the ASUN, 9-38 overall while picking up its third all-time victory over the Spartans (NJIT won two games; third game was washed out in 2016). USC Upstate drops its fifth straight game, falling to 5-14 in the ASUN, 22-31 overall.
NJIT and Mercer County Community College Establish Academic Partnership
Thursday, May 18, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, N.J., 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.
MTSOM Entrepreneurship Students Win $150,000 Investment from AECOM for Sustainable Technology
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by Christina Crovetto
At the start of 2017, multinational engineering firm AECOM (named by Fortune Magazine as one of World’s Most Admired Companies for three straight years 2015-2017, #156 on the 2016 Fortune 500, $17.4 billion revenue in 2016) launched the A-Lab program to accelerate the commercialization of innovations and promote greater collaboration between AECOM researchers and university students. Administered by AECOM Ventures, the A-Lab includes a business plan competition in which teams composed of AECOM researchers and university business students compete for AECOM funds to bring innovations to mark
ManufactureNJ Announces Build It Better NJ State Championship 2017 Competition
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Julie Jacobs
WHO: NJ Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), through its Dream It. Do It. New Jersey Program, will hold the Build It Better NJ State Championship 2017, a one-day competition designed for pre-college students as a bridge experience between STEM disciplines and entrepreneurship. ManufactureNJ is hosted at and managed by New Jersey Institute of Technology.
One Fine Day: Graduates Encouraged to "Dream Big" at NJIT's 101st Commencement
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by Christina Crovetto
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.