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Jul 20 2011

Employees Get the Scoop on NYIT

New York, N.Y. (July 20, 2011) –  Amid bowls filled with chocolate ice cream and strawberry sorbet, NYIT president Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., assured faculty and staff that “we have a strong future.” 

At the annual Ice Cream Social in Manhattan, President Guiliano also said he hopes to improve communication and productivity within the university.

“NYIT is an evolving culture. Over the years, the university has evolved its curriculum, research, and talent,” he told more than 60 employees taking an afternoon break on Tuesday when temperatures soared into 90 degrees.

At the start of the event, President Guiliano broke the ice by reciting some frozen-dairy trivia. For example, it takes 50 licks to polish off a single scoop ice cream cone.

Employees asked the president about everything from new buildings on campus to future plans for specific departments and new administration.

The president will host another Ice Cream Social on the Old Westbury campus next Tuesday, July 26.  

About NYIT
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in more than 90 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 15,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team.
Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 89,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit


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