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Apr 22 2013

NYIT Summer Camps Offer Learning and Fun for High School Students

Old Westbury and Manhattan, N.Y. (April 22, 2013) – New York Institute of Technology ‘s summer camp offerings range from programs on health and medical careers,  the dynamics of launching an entrepreneurial venture, architectural explorations in New York City, and hands-on engineering workshops. 

engineering camp“NYIT’s summer camps offer high school students an introduction to a number of our program disciplines, allowing participants to get a great feel for a specific degree that they may want to major in, such as engineering or computer graphics.  These sessions are fun, interactive, and dynamic,” said Jonathan Hoggard, Ph.D., assistant provost for global academic affairs. “Plus, as a global university, our camps offer local students the ability to interact with a diverse international student population.  It's a great opportunity for any high school student.”
NYIT’s Technology and Engineering Camp offers two two-week sessions and two college credits for participants. The camp, based at NYIT’s Manhattan campus, allows campers to participate in hands-on workshops in robotics, game development, and electronic music. Field trips will provide opportunities to explore technology in New York City. Guest speakers will discuss career paths in technology, engineering and computer science.  Contact John Koziatek at or 516.686.7531.
summer campers learn CPRIn its second year, NYIT’s Health and Medical Academic Camp on the Old Westbury campus will expose students to programs in nursing, clinical nutrition, physical and occupational therapy, osteopathic medicine, and physician assistant studies.  Students will receive CPR training, tour NYIT’s anatomy, simulation, and biomechanics labs, and participate in lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions.  One two-week session is offered in July. Contact Tara Miller at or 516.686.3939.
NYIT’s “Exploring Architecture in Manhattan” camp is a four-week summer program that includes classroom lectures, walking tours, office and exhibition visits, and studio sessions on design, architectural drawing, modeling, and presentation. Participants earn three college credits. Contact Professor Farzana Gandhi at
The NYIT School of Management’s “Launch Pad Entrepreneurship Summer Camp” is a two-week program focused on identifying entrepreneurship opportunities and bringing business ideas to reality. Campers will use NYIT’s Business Incubator at the NYIT Manhattan campus and learn from guest entrepreneurs about target markets, planning, and financing. For more information contact Yu Sze Ang at 212.261.1595 or
The Intensive English Language Studies camp will help students improve English skills. Students will develop or refine reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in a class that coordinates with field trips. Some of the trips include: tours of the Museum of the City of New York and The Paley Center for Media. Contact
About NYIT
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 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 14,000 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, 95,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit
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