News and Events

Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 23 2014

SOSA General Meeting 4.23.14

Apr 23 2014

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day: Lacrosse vs. Adelphi

Apr 23 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Apr 24 2014

TechDay 2014

Apr 24 2014

The Lion King On Broadway

History of NYIT
1910 NYIT's predecessor, New York Technical Institute, opens.
1955 Provisional charter granted by the New York State Board of Regents to NYIT. First campus opens in New York City. Alexander Schure, Ph.D., Ed.D., becomes NYIT's first president.
1957 New York State Board of Regents approves NYIT's request to offer an associate's degree in applied science.
1958 NYIT enrollment exceeds 300 students.
1958 At NYIT's first Founders Dinner, New York City Mayor Robert Wagner Jr. proclaims the day New York Institute of Technology Day.
1958 NYIT relocates main offices to the former Knights of Pythias building in Manhattan.
1959 “Teaching machines” introduced for student instruction in physics, electronics and mathematics.
1959 NYIT awards degrees to its first generation of alumni.
1960 New York State Board of Regents grants provisional charter to operate as a four-year college.
1964 Manhattan student newspaper, the Scope, launched.
1964 Carnegie Corporation provides grant to develop automated, self-instructional system to train engineering technicians.
1965 Old Westbury campus opens on the former Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney estate.
1965 WNYT – the college's first radio station – hits the airwaves.
1966 Old Westbury student newspaper, the Campus Slate, launched.
1968 Federal government awards $3 million in grants to NYIT for computer research.
1969 Student Activity Center opens at the Old Westbury campus.
1970 Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools grants accreditation to NYIT.
1970 NYIT enrollment soars past 5,000.
1970 Alumni association established.
1972 First graduate-level program, the Masters in Business Administration, opens to NYIT students.
1972 The former Alfred I. du Pont Gold Coast mansion renamed de Seversky Center.
1974 Computer Graphics Laboratory opens at Old Westbury campus.
1976 Alvy Ray Smith develops eight-bit paint system to ease computer animation.
1976 Manhattan campus moves to current location at 61st St. and Broadway.
1977 NYIT launches the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Nelson A. Rockefeller and Henry Kissinger take part in the school's opening convocation.
1980 Men's basketball team reaches the NCAA Division II finals.
1981 Center for Robotics Research opens at the Old Westbury campus.
1982 Center for Labor and Industrial Relations receives a U.S. Department of Transportation grant to develop a manager training program.
1982 Matthew Schure, Ph.D., becomes the second president of NYIT.
1983 LI News Tonight broadcasts its first show on cable television.
1983 College of Osteopathic Medicine establishes minority recruitment program.
1984 NYIT launches its first "virtual campus," American Open University of NYIT.
1984 Central Islip campus opens.
1985 NYIT's "Starlink" project allows computer conferencing between Long Island school children and students in Australia.
1990 The George and Gertrude Wisser Memorial Library opens at the Old Westbury campus.
1990 NYIT's forms the Carleton Group, a student-run advertising agency.
1991 College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates its 1,000th physician.
1992 College of Osteopathic Medicine establishes first clinical campus, St. Barnabas Hospital.
1997 Men's lacrosse team wins the NCAA Division II national championship.
1998 College of Osteopathic Medicine opens the Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Center.
1998 NYIT's international program in China opens.
1999 Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates delivers a speech at NYIT and receives the college's Presidential Medal.
2000 Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., becomes president of NYIT.
2001 Women's volleyball team reaches NCAA Division II playoffs, the first of five consecutive appearances.
2002 NYIT installs new broadband connection, the fastest on the East Coast.
2002 Federal government awards $300,000 for new cyber security lab.
2002 NYIT Magazine launches its first issue.
2003 Ellis College of NYIT launched.
2003 Men's lacrosse team wins its second NCAA Division II championship.
2003 Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccredits NYIT and commends the school on its continued improvements.
2003 NYIT's 3-D distance learning system developed.
2003 NYIT's Bahrain campus opens.
2004 Plans announced to reorganize Central Islip campus into a community service facility.
2005 Congressman Richard Gephardt delivers keynote address at College of Osteopathic Medicine's 25th annual Hooding Ceremony.
2005 Men's lacrosse team wins its third NCAA Division II national championship.
2005 NYIT students build a solar-powered house to compete in the Solar Decathlon and are awarded fifth place overall out of 18 colleges.
2005 NYIT signs an agreement to offer a new program in Brazil.
2005 President Guiliano kicks off NYIT's 50th anniversary.
2006 Office of Global Academic Programs opens.
2006 NYIT and Tongji University in China initiate dual-degree master's program in human resources management.
2006 NYIT teams with tech giants Intel, Dell, Microsoft, and Adobe to design a technology training program for educators.
2006 Student Solutions Centers open in Old Westbury and Manhattan.
2006 President's Stadium receives state-of-the-art turf field.
2006 NYIT opens campus in Abu Dhabi.
2006 "Gagna/NYIT Multistranded DNA, RNA, and Plasmid Microarray" receives U.S. patent.
2006 M.F.A. program launched at New York campuses.
2007 NYIT competes in Solar Decathlon sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy.
2007 NYIT-Nanjing campus opens in China.
2007 NYIT hosts New York City: Global Village Conference in Manhattan.
2007 NYIT-Old Westbury arboretum joins the American Public Gardens Association.
2007 NYIT co-hosts International Energy Conference in Daegu, South Korea.
2007 Interdisciplinary Center for Metropolitan Sustainability is unveiled.
2008 Center for Global Exchange opens.
2008 Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccredits NYIT.
2008 Men's lacrosse team wins fourth national championship.
2008 Ministry of Education and Scientific Research licenses NYIT-Abu Dhabi - a first for an American university in the United Arab Emirates.
2008 NYIT receives federal funding to track its carbon footprint and develop sustainable technologies.
2008 NYIT hosts International Water Conference at the United Nations.
2008 Interdisciplinary Center for Global Health and Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics launched.
2009 NYIT co-hosts International Conference on Information and Communication Systems in Jordan.
2009 Theobald Science Center opens with new chemistry and biology labs in Old Westbury.
2009 NYIT Auditorium on Broadway debuts in Manhattan.
2009 Bike share programs launch at New York campuses.
2009 U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration awards $1 million medical grant to College of Osteopathic Medicine.
2009 One of two solar carports opens at Central Islip site.
2009 Several NYIT-Amman academic programs receive ministry accreditation.
2010 NYIT launches a new, interactive website.
2010 The Chronicle of Higher Education names NYIT a great college to work for.
2010 NYIT receives $1 million grant from National Science Foundation for interdisciplinary research on cyber-enabled learning.
2010 School of Engineering and Computing Sciences hosts first Cyber Security Conference.
2010 Google Apps and NYIT team on K-12 educational initiative.
2010 NYIT Community Service Centers open at New York campuses.
2011 For the second-straight year, The Chronicle of Higher Education names NYIT a great college to work for.
2011 Center for Humanities and Culture opens in Nanjing, China.
2011 Students and faculty members develop applications for the world's first headset computer, the Golden-i by Motorola Solutions.
2011 New York College of Osteopathic Medicine Educational Consortium (NYCOMEC) of NYIT receives a perfect score for reaccreditation by the American Osteopathic Association.
2011 College of Osteopathic Medicine opens a new Family Health Care Center in Central Islip.
2011 National Institutes of Health awards NYIT $1.8 million grant to study the link between heart failure and thyroid disease.
2011 Verizon teams with NYIT to train teachers.
2011 B.T., B.Arch., and M.B.A. (NYIT-Abu Dhabi) programs earn reaccreditation.
2011 Institute of Museum and Library Services awards grant to NYIT's Technology Based Learning Systems.
2011 Manhattan campus grows its footprint with the addition of space at 26 W. 61st St.
2011 NYIT wins World Congress Asia Award for Best Educational Institute in Engineering.
2011 Class of 2011 is the first NYIT-Nanjing cohort to graduate in China.
2011 Students travel to Peru for first Alternative Spring Break Project.
2011 New York State awards economic development grant to School of Engineering and Computing Sciences to fund an Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center.
2011 Men's soccer team wins ECC Championship.
2012 Architecture and engineering students travel to Costa Rica to pitch their designs for a recycling center in Nosara, a coastal community.
2012 NYIT de Seversky Mansion is a winner of the WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards.
2012 NYIT Auditorium on Broadway is selected as the sole New York City screening venue for the Spirit Awards.
2012 Physicians representing the NYIT Center for Global Health travel to Haiti to work with Doctors United for Haiti and Save the Children.
2012 NYIT names 1855 Broadway the Edward Guiliano Global Center in Manhattan.
2012 NYIT School of Architecture and Design is one of only two U.S. university programs invited to display student work at the Milan Furniture Fair in Italy.
2012 The fourth NYIT-NUPT Student Film Festival and International Symposium draws directors and dignitaries to the Nanjing campus.
2012 NYIT's Gold Coast Classic fundraiser for student scholarships celebrates its 15-year anniversary.
2012 NYIT unveils "We’re Out There. Join Us." brand awareness campaign in Times Square.
2012 Architecture and engineering students raise more than $20,000 for a summer trip to Costa Rica to build a recycling center.
2012 U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration awards NYIT a three-year, $500,000 grant to develop a geriatric health care curriculum.
2012 For the third consecutive year, NYIT is named a "Great College to Work For" based on a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
2012 NYIT is ranked a top regional university by U.S. News & World Report for the 15th consecutive year and is named among the top 50 universities in the north.
2012 A team of NYIT medical researchers wins a $486,000 grant to study renal disease from the National Institutes of Health.
2012 Michael J. Fox Foundation awards NYIT a $75,000 grant to study Parkinson’s disease.
2013 U.S. News & World Report ranks NYIT among the Best Online Education Programs.
2013 Students raise more than $10,000 for another trip to Costa Rica to continue work on a recycling center.
2013 Women's basketball team earns the NYIT program's first national ranking from the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
2013 National Science Foundation awards NYIT a three-year grant to establish a Research Experience for Undergraduates site to study the security of mobile devices and wireless networks.
2013 Nearly 99 percent of NYIT medical students in the Class of 2013 are matched for osteopathic and allopathic residencies.
2013 Architecture and interior design students launch 3C: Comprehensive Coastal Communities competition to help areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.
2013 NYIT men's and women's tennis teams advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament Round of 16 for the first time in program history.
2013 Team NYIT wins the "People’s Choice" award at the New York State Business Plan Competition in Albany.
2013 NYIT's seventh energy conference focuses on preparing for climate change.
2013 Museum of Modern Art in New York City features architectural renderings of a recycling center by NYIT students.









































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