Alicia Feghhi

Alicia Feghhi

Assistant Director of Leadership and Professional Development

afeghhi@njit.edu

 

Ms. Alicia Feghhi has served as Assistant Director of Leadership and Professional Development for the Albert Dorman Honors College since 2015.

Ms. Feghhi has been administering a student-centered approach in higher education for the past six years.  Having worked in Newark, she embraces cultural diversity.  A supporter of the city's revitalization efforts, Ms. Feghhi facilitates community engagement with Honors students and other members of the university to promote philanthropy at NJIT as advisor of DoSomething NJIT, a university-wide service club.

A motivating and engaging professional with a passion for civic engagement, she has established partnerships with organizations such as the New Jersey Dental Association, local schools and other non-profit entities in Newark. Additionally, she serves as advisor of Honors Student Council and manages Leaders 4 Higher, a leadership development-based curriculum in which a select group of Honors students are paired with a mentor. 

Prior to joining NJIT, Ms. Feghhi worked at Rutgers University-Newark in the areas of career development, pre-health advising, and project coordination.  She holds a Master's in Counseling with a concentration in student affairs/higher education, and a Bachelor's in Communication Studies with a specialization in public relations, in addition to a minor in journalism from Montclair State University (MSU).  She is currently working toward a Certificate in Sport and Exercise Psychology through Seton Hall University to supplement her interest in mental sport performance training and her own athletic pursuits as a competitive runner.