Current Events

NJCU's Día de los Muertos Virtual Celebration

Past Events

Battle of the Brains

NJCU was invited to participate in the inaugural HSI (Hispanic-Serving Institutions) Battle of the Brains

HSI Battle of the Brains is a virtual competition that begins on the morning of Wednesday, October 14, 2020 with an exciting program continuing through to the Finals on Saturday October 17, 2020. In the competition, teams will be given 24 hours to provide a comprehensive solution to a complex business problem. Teams will be competing for cash prizes and the title of 2020 HSI Battle of the Brains champion. Additionally, this virtual event will give students the opportunity to join a national network of peers and to participate in exclusive opportunities to engage with executive leadership and hiring managers from top employers from around the globe. 

Battle of Brains Participants

Professor David Blackmore and Professor Cora Lagos are sponsoring the team on behalf of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies
You can learn more about HSI Battle of the Brains by watching this video about HBCU Battle of the Brains.

NJCU Team Coaches
Dr. Jorge L. Medina (NJCU School of Business)  Team’s Official Coach

Competing Students

Catalina Fernandez, Junior, Economics/Finance Captain
Gercy Sorto, Junior, Accounting/Finance Captain
Maytte Cadena Senior, Biology, Mathematics
Jessica Menjivar Senior, Biology
Raymond Smikle, Senior, Biology
Emily Jaramillo, Senior, Biology
Haydee Soriano, Senior, Political Science/Psychology