Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) June 12, 2015
Steven B. Saperstein, of Bridgewater, received an Alumni Achievement Award from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on May 16, 2015.
Saperstein is the chief operating officer of Prudential Fixed Income, where he manages the divisions of Operations and Systems, Securities Lending, Finance and Business Management. Before assuming his current duties, he was controller of Prudential Individual Insurance and Prudential Real Estate Investors. He spent several years in corporate tax and other finance functions at Prudential Financial, which he joined in 1984 shortly after receiving a B.S. in industrial administration from NJIT. He also holds a master of business administration from Rutgers University.
In addition to his corporate accomplishments, Saperstein has been an active alumnus since the 1990s. He is a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers where he serves on the Foundation’s investment committee and is a former president and vice president of the Alumni Association of NJIT, currently serving on the Association’s Board. In 2012, Sapirstein received the Edward F. Weston Medal, which is presented to alumni in recognition of outstanding personal, professional and civic achievement and commitment to the development of the university. He also is a member of NJIT’s College of Science and Liberal Arts Board of Visitors and also served on the Board of Visitors for the School of Management, the Editorial Board for NJIT Magazine, and on several search committees to help improve talent at NJIT.
The Alumni Association of NJIT advances the interests of the university and generates support through the development and implementation of programs, activities, and events for its alumni members and friends. The Association’s goal is to facilitate success – in fostering NJIT pride, building Highlander traditions, helping alumni develop opportunities for the university’s students, and acknowledging the accomplishments of NJIT graduates in our society. For more information, visit http://www.njit.edu/alumni/index.php
One of the nation’s leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $ 110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to Payscale.com.