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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Oct 08 2015

Introduction to the Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Processes and the ePortfolio system

Oct 08 2015

Lend Lease Information Session

Oct 08 2015

Create Your Own Path: Career Panel for Interdisciplinary Majors at NYIT

Oct 09 2015

Special Delivery: Creating Email Alerts for the Latest Research

Oct 09 2015

Alice 150: “Alice in the Popular Culture”

James Fauvell
James Fauvell


Chairperson and Associate Professor of Communication Arts


  • History of the media and the impact it has on cultures
  • Television production and its impact on our cultural development
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, video blogging and its impact on the development of our society


James Fauvell has been teaching at NYIT for more than 20 years. Now, he is the undergraduate and graduate chairperson for the Department of Communication Arts at NYIT-Old Westbury. He is responsible for designing and implementing undergraduate and graduate programs including theory, film, video, and radio production, writing, digital electronic imaging, advertising, public relations, and electronic and print journalism.

In 2000, Fauvell developed a joint degree program with French school L'Ecole Française des attachés de Presse et des Professionnels de la Communication (EFAP).  The EFAP program allows French students studying communications to study at NYIT-Manhattan for a semester or a year. He also chaired a joint degree program in Seoul, Korea and Taipei, Taiwan. He leads many committees at NYIT, and has directed and produced many plays, comedies, musicals, documentaries, and dramatic and children’s productions.

Prior to his career at NYIT, Fauvell was the president, director, and co-founder of Park West 58 Theatrical Production, Inc, in New York City. He received his master’s degree in communication arts at NYIT and his bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and communications media at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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