NYIT Ranks among the Best Colleges for Veterans
NYIT Ranks among the Best Colleges for Veterans
Volleyball Rallies for 3-1 Win Over Dowling in NCAA First Round
Deans Headline Leadership Summit for High School and College Students
NYIT Gardeners Enjoy First Harvest
NYIT’s Caccavale, DiDonna Named Capital One Academic All-America
NYIT students participated in a daily health fair as part of National Health Professions Week from Nov. 4 to 8. They provided on-the-go health and wellness services at the Student Activity Center and various academic buildings and administrative offices in Old Westbury. B. Suzy Diggle, R.N., instructor of nursing, organized their efforts. Read more.
Dr. Carol Caico, Ph.D., C.S., N.P., Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and Professor Pamela Treister, M.S.N., CNS, RN, Clinical Instructor, Department of Nursing, were both interviewed and quoted in an online career news article, How to Overcome Shyness During a Panel Interveiw published in Health Callings.
Back row: Kaitlyn Meegan; Ranjit Nair; Darren Park; Elizabeth Sierra; Rinu Mathew; Alixzondra Jasmin; Charlene Harris; Tindu Arikupurathu. Front row: Lyudmila Zhirnova; Gina Columbo; Darlene Sanchez; Rachel Ram; Luciene Pezzolato Godbout; Nicole Bieli; Jagriti Bawa; Milana Abrakhimova; Cavelle Tokarczyk; Meghan Burke.
Left to right: Dr. Maureen Cardoza; Professor Lisa Sparacino; Dr. Sharon Sussman; Professor Donna Darcy; Dr. Carol Caico; Dr. Susan Neville; Dr. Cheryl Zauderer; Professor Pamela Treister; Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox.
Congratulations to Stephanie Wilches, class of 2014, who received the 2013 Club of the Year Award for the American Red Cross Club in recognition of their service to NYIT during the 2012-13 academic year. The Student Government Association (SGA), 2013 Leadership Award dinner took place at de Seversky mansion in Old Westbury, Long Island on May 6, 2013.
Celebrate Older Americans Month in May by learning about the winners of NYIT's Vitality in Aging Contest. They were selected by students in the School of the Health Professions. The annual contest is organized by the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics to honor older adults who engage in healthy lifestyles. Read more.
On Sunday April 21, 2013, members of the NYIT Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2015 participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) 2nd Annual Pineapple 5K Classic. The race, which was held on the NYIT campus in Old Westbury and concluded at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, consisted of obstacles that the runners had to climb, crawl, and maneuver through along the way.
Team members raised over $6,600.00 for the LLS in just under 3 weeks! The team finished 3rd overall in fundraising and 3rd overall for the fastest race time for teams of 10 or more members. The Physician Assistant Class of 2015 ran in honor of Audrey DeMarco, who recently completed treatment, and Eugene Davoli, who is currently undergoing treatments.
Members of the team included: Cory Bazany, Pat Cazilas, Kyle Colquhoun, Colbie Cross, Kristen D'Altorio, Eric Daniels, Kate DeMarco, Katie O'Brien, Jordan Roberts, Allyson Ross, Steven Savery, Alissa Silverstein, Brittni Silvestri, Heather Tabolt, Jonathan Tan, Joelle Tanguy and Kristine Prazak, an assistant professor in the NYIT Department of Physician Assistant Studies.
|Listen to welcome message from Dr. Mindy Haar, program director, Clinical Nutrition, and read more about Dr. Haar.||Listen to Dean Pat Chute's welcome message to Clinical Nutrition students and read more about Dean Chute.|
The NYIT Department of Nursing has completed round one of its W.A.G.E: Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education Core Course on March 9th and 16th and Advanced Course on April 6th and 13th. This program was fully funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) at no cost to participants.
The program was designed to educate and prepare geriatric care providers with the skills necessary to address the physical, psychological and cultural issues existing in geriatric care settings and was run by HRSA Grant co-directors Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N., Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., R.N. and HRSA Grant Project Coordinator Professor Laura Friedland-Stulbaum, M.S., Ph.D(c).
Tobi Abrahmson, Ph.D., Director of the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics and faculty expert on aging, Saundra Sirmans, MSN/Ed, RN, Jennifer Lincks, MA, RN, BC-ANP, CNAT and Phyllis S. Quinlan, RN-BC, Ph.D. were among the guest speakers. A total of 35 geriatric healthcare providers attended the Core Course and 31 Registered Nurses attended the advanced course.
Somdat Mahabir, PhD, MPH presented Early-Life Exposures and cancer Development Later in Life at the Dean Speaker Series April 4, 2013. This well attended presentation was both engaging and very informative. More..