NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution to Host “Connecting Students to Idea Creation at NJCU” on November 11

November 6, 2020
Connecting Students to the Idea of Creation at NJCU

JERSEY CITY, N.J. | The New Jersey City University (NJCU) Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) will host a live, virtual event on Wednesday, November 11 entitled “Connecting Students to Idea Creation at NJCU." The event will begin at 2 p.m. EST.

Visit here to register for the event.

A core goal of the IDR is inspiring and encouraging innovative thought from students, and through this program, the IDR aims to showcase ways in which young people can tap into their entrepreneurial and creative talents in and around Jersey City. The event is organized by IDR's Entrepreneurship and Innovation NJCU - Jersey City Connect Project.

With an impressive group of speakers presenting on various topics and companies, this event will inspire students to trust their inventive ideas and how to put them into action.

Topics include:

  • Innovation
  • Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Carbon footprint reduction
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Jack Killion, founder and CEO of Street-Smart Entrepreneurs, will be delivering the Capital Keynote presentation.

Kelly McKenna, the IDR’s undergraduate research assistant and president of NJCU’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club — herself an example of putting thought into action — will give a welcoming message.

Featured speakers include:

  • Zachary Witman, CEO of GrowSquares
  • Regina Nadbielny, a STEM teacher in the Orange Township (NJ) School District
  • Paul Amelio, co-founder of VoltaHive
  • Donna Bernard, Steering Committee Member at the IDR 

About the Institute for Dispute Resolution
The Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) at NJCU is a platform at the School of Business that promotes sustained economic and commercial success rooted in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), promoting collaboration through international mediation and negotiation techniques and practices. Grounded in theories of business and behavioral sciences, the IDR fosters global commerce through entrepreneurship and innovation modalities, to manage disputes in cross-border, commercial, and general conflict resolution forums.


Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@njcu.edu | 201-200-3301