NJIT Breaks Ground On Housing Project That Will Unite Greek Members, Honors Students

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Students in honors programs and those belonging to fraternal organizations have not always moved in the same social circles on campus.

But soon they’re going to be neighbors.

Today, New Jersey Institute of Technology officials, students and others broke ground on a 3-acre, mixed-use housing project that will bring together students from the university’s Albert Dorman Honors College and eight fraternities and sororities when it is completed in Newark’s University Heights in fall 2013.

Carmel Pratt, an honors student and member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority, said budding Warren Street Village will unite and empower sometimes disparate university populations, allowing them to excel academically and also foster camaraderie and a collective social life.

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