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Information Technology Student Selected to Participate in National Leadership Program - Pedro J. Claudio Jr., '15, of Jersey City, an information technology major at NJIT, was selected to participate in the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®) program. Read more...

Senior Rocco Ricciardi is Interning at Nickelodeon - Rocco Ricciardi has the best internship ever: Essentially, he gets paid to download, play, and analyze mobile games. Read more...

Ahead of the Game - After graduating from NJIT with a B.S. in information technology, Michael Sullivan ’14 formed an independent game development company called Starfall Studios with fellow IT alums James Wolff ’14 and Louis Saporito ’15 serving as programmers. Recently approved as an official Wii U developer, the company launched Sneaky Ninja, its first project on Kickstarter...Read more

CCS Students Shine at Capstone Showcase - Innovative industry-sponsored and entrepreneurial projects were on full display at the College of Computing Sciences (CCS) Spring 2015 Capstone Showcase, where 10 judges deliberated over 24 presentations. Read more...

IT Seminar Series Present: "IT & Music" - Prof. Farrett from Middlesex County College gave a talk about IT & Music, "Can I Be a Great Software Engineer if I Undestand Music?" in the Campus Ballroom B on Nov. 12, 2014. Read more...

John Canela, an IT Major, Gets Offer from Cisco - John Canela, an Information Technology major student not only gets an offer from Cisco, but invites Cisco IT Director, Iliana Rivera to NJIT to talk about her career, opportunities at Cisco and the dynamic and exciting world of more

Karan Suthar, From NJIT to Google - Karan Suthar, a recent IT graduate has been hired by Google, Inc. this past Summer.  We are very excited and extend our congratulations to Karan in his new career! 

ABET Accreditation - We are proud to announce our BS in Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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

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.  Start up or join an IT student group.  Get meeting dates, exciting events and other participation information at

Student Senate Activities - For the list of all Student Senate's meeting dates and activities  please contact Ayaz Uddin, the CCS representative,  for more information.


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.

Please contact Prof. Osama Eljabiri, Director of CCS Capstone Program and HS Connections Program for more information.

From the NJIT Newsroom

The Fall 2016 YWCC Capstone Showcase will take place Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Campus Center Ballroom from 3-6 p.m. >>
Peter Farrett, chairperson, Information Technology and Computer Science Department at Middlesex County College, will present "Can I be a Great Software Engineer if I Understand Music?" as part of the Information Technology Program Seminar Series on Nov. 12 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Campus Center Ballroom A. >>
Pedro J. Claudio Jr., '15, of Jersey City, an information technology major at NJIT, was selected to participate in the Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD®) program. >>
"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. >>