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NJIT Has Been Named One of the Top 25 Schools to Study Game Design by The Princeton Review - NJIT has been named as one of the top 25 schools on The Princeton Review’s recently published list saluting the best undergraduate schools to study Video Game Design for 2014. The schools were selected based on a survey conducted in Fall 2013 of 150 programs at institutions offering video game design coursework and/or degrees in the United States, Canada, and some countries abroad. NJIT was ranked 22nd in the list of 25 undergraduate schools in the nation offering the best programs in video game design.  Read more .  For information on the IT Game Development Specialization, please contact Marc Sequeira at sequeira@njit.edu

ACM's SIG Game Development Sessions - In Game Development, SIG members will learn to create games by using powerful industry created engines such as Unreal Engine, Unity Game Engine, CryENGINE, et al.  Members will also be introduced to all areas of the game industry, such as game programming, game design, art, animation, and modeling.  Members will also engage in debates and talks about game mechanics in certain games and issues surrounding the game industry as a whole.  For more information please visit the ACM Club website.

GSA Activities - Connect with the Graduate Student Association.  Get meeting dates, exciting events and other participation information at gsa.njit.edu



Student Senate Activities - The Student Senate's CCS Feedback Session is scheduled for March 12, 2014 in GITC 1100.  Please contact Ayaz Uddin, the CCS representative,  for more information.

IT Seminar Series - Speakers Erica Feldman (Deloitte & Touche) and Rich Acosta (Prudential), gave students a talk on "Harnessing Data Generated by the World Around Us" on October 16, 2013 at 3:45 pm in GITC 1100.  If you are interested in being a speaker or wish to be invited to future IT Seminars, please send us your e-mail address along with your name and major. 


CCS CAPSTONE PROGRAM

With more than 400 sponsors and 400 projects completed, the IT Capstone Course provides a unique real world project-based hands-on learning experience where small multidisciplinary teams of 3-4 students work as consultants and developers with small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, health care systems, educational institutions, government agencies and social programs to tackle complex problems and provide cost-effective solutions with full faculty coaching and mentorship. The students select the projects that match their interests, elect their CEO’s, co-design the course with instructor, utilize their collective education and unlock their potentials

Please use the following form to register for the next Capstone Showcase Gala.

Registration Form & Flyer or contact Prof. Osama Eljabiri, Director of CCS Capstone Program and HS Connections Program


From the NJIT Newsroom

"Effectively Utilizing e-Discovery and Computer Forensics" is the topic of a seminar to be presented by Barry Rozen, manager of Electronic Discovery at Johnson & Johnson, on Oct. 5, 3:15-4:15 p.m. in GITC 1100.  >>
Two NJIT students recently released an iPhone app that is selling well on the iTunes App Store.  The app, called Quotebook, was recently Apple's 15th best-selling app in the reference category. >>
Daisy Gallegos of Jersey City, an NJIT track star and senior majoring in information technology at the College of Computing Sciences, was honored for her dedicated work as president of the NJIT student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at a gala annual dinner in Newark.  >>
John Liuzzi, director of Security Risk Management at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), will discuss "Information Technology and Security: Enabling the Mission of the IRS" on March 9, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom B. >>
V.J. Manzo, director of Music Technology at Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music, will discuss "Interactive Technology for Music Composition and Performance" on Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3730. Manzo is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music learning.  >>