Each year, the NJIT Alumni Association honors alumni who have achieved success professionally while also giving generously of their time and talents to the community and to their alma mater. Gallagher is one of four NJIT alumni to be honored this year. The others are:
- Kevin G. Carswell ’79, vice president of worldwide sales at Solid State Cooling Systems
- Karen Ekshian ’12, senior designer at Marvel Architects
- Jerome F. Gallagher, Jr. ’80, attorney with Norris McLaughlin Marcus, P.A.
- Patrick J. Natale, PE, FASCE, FASAE, CAE ’70 ’75 M.S., Vice President of Business Strategies at Mott MacDonald, Inc.
Alumni Weekend is an annual event celebrating all things NJIT. As many as 300 alumni will visit the University Heights campus for reunions, “Techtalks,” campus tours, receptions, a dinner dance, and a special address by President Joel S. Bloom. For more information, visit njitalumniweekend.com or contact Mike Smullen, Director of Alumni Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of 11,400 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT is among the top U.S. polytechnic public universities in research expenditures, exceeding $140 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com. NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey.