Ray Cassetta received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Newark College of Engineering, now NJIT, in 1970 and an MBA from Rutgers in 1974. At NJIT Ray was on the intra-mural football and bowling teams, a member of the veterans organization Alpha Sigma Mu, active in student government including being a class officer and the Student Senate President, and a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society.
Although semi-retired Ray is still active in the field of labor relations consulting representing public employers in contract negotiations and grievance/arbitration matters. Ray is married and has five children and eight grandchildren. His wife is a Dean at Felician University.
Ray is Chair of the Martin Tuchman School of Management Board of Visitors and is the founder of the school’s Strategic Management Showcase, which provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate their business expertise in a real time simulated environment. Ray is the sponsor of the Financial Analysis Lab Bloomberg Terminals. Ray serves as a member of the University’s Academic Affairs and Research Committee and a member of the University Senate.
Ray has provided financial support to NJIT since his graduation. He is the first recipient of the Martin Tuchman School of Management’s Outstanding Advisory Board Member Award in 2009 and was awarded the 2011 NJIT Alumni Meritorious Service Award.
The Ray Cassetta '70 Scholarship
For full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the MTSM. Undergraduate students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or better; graduate students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or better. The student is not required to demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Preference will be given to a full-time student actively involved in the RCFAL. To pay tuition, required fees and room and board to an undergraduate student enrolled in Martin Tuchman School of Management. Preference will be given to female students.