NYIT in the Media


Dr. Leder: One to Watch in Education in LIBN

Dec 07, 2016

Adena Leder, D.O. is included in a feature section called “Ones to Watch: Education” in Long Island Business News (subscription required). Leder, assistant professor at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, is recognized in her role as director of NYIT’s Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center, which provides medical care along with physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Further, the feature reports that “Leder also leads the new NYIT Rock Steady Boxing program, which incorporates boxing into the exercise regimens of patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.”


NYIT Tells CommProBiz How Brand Communicators Use Snapchat

Dec 07, 2016

“Since its inception in 2011, Snapchat has managed to defy detractors who declared it yet another photo, video and messaging platform that parents and public school administrators should be concerned about, notes Brylee Kaye, NYIT social media strategist, in CommProBiz. “Marketers are now recognizing the influence that Snapchat has on a particularly important demographic,” she adds, and cites two examples of how NYIT has used Snapchat. “One particularly fun takeover included an insider’s tour of NYIT’s Manhattan Campus hosted and narrated by Student Ambassadors,” she says, and also references how NYIT created a branded Snapcode.


Q&A with Andrew Costello on Criminal Justice Careers

Dec 07, 2016

What’s the path to entering the criminal justice field in the U.S.? Rwm.org features a Q&A with Andrew Costello, assistant professor of behavioral science in the College of Arts and Sciences and a retired Deputy Inspector of Police. In discussing the typical educational path needed to enter the field, Costello says that “a criminal justice degree will help in subject matter related to promotional exams over other degrees. Having a completed bachelor's prior to entry will also allow for more effort in practice specialization within law enforcement while going up the supervisory ranks.”


Newsday: International students on the rise at U.S. colleges

Nov 14, 2016

International students' enrollment in U.S. colleges and universities is at a record high and New York is the second highest host state, according to an article in Newsday about the 2016 Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education. Long Island's colleges and universities benefit from being close to New York City and have been recruiting and welcoming international students for years, the article reports. "The population of high school graduates here is dropping and continues to drop and that means institutions here need to reach out beyond a commutable distance," said Ron Maggiore, vice president for enrollment management at New York Institute of Technology.


Morgan Churchill in LiveScience on Deep-Sea Hunting by Ancient Seals

Nov 01, 2016

"Seals, unlike whales, don't echolocate," or use sound waves to navigate, says NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine postdoctoral researcher Morgan Churchill in a LiveScience article about his latest research. "One of their main forms of senses when they're hunting, or just navigating underwater, is their eyesight," Churchill adds. "And so, they have very large and reinforced eyeballs to help them collect light at these deeper depths." Churchill, a member of the anatomy department, presented his research at the 2016 Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting in late October.


Barbara Ross-Lee in the Chronicle of Higher Education

Oct 30, 2016

"It's a crisis here in Arkansas," Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O. tells the Chronicle of Higher Education, referring to the scarcity of primary-care doctors in Arkansas, where she is site dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University. The article details Ross-Lee's personal story and her efforts to establish a medical school there that is "uniquely prepared to work in underserved and rural communities."


Babak Beheshti in Computerworld on the Internet of Things

Oct 25, 2016

"If you can find an open port, you can establish communication with any server in a network," says Babak Beheshti, associate dean and professor, NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, in a Computerworld article on cyberattacks and the Internet of Things. Beheshti says intrusion into systems is "devastating and could cause permanent damage to networks."


New Women's Lacrosse Team at NYIT: Newsday

Oct 23, 2016

Thirteen players on the women's lacrosse team and their coach at Dowling banded together and formed a new program at NYIT in Old Westbury, notes an article in Newsday. NYIT athletic director Duane Bailey and President Edward Guiliano are quoted about efforts to bring the team to NYIT.


Haar: Quoted on Breakfast Foods to Avoid in MSN Lifestyle

Oct 21, 2016

"Highly sweetened breakfast cereals may appear to be nutritious due to added vitamins and the fact that they're consumed with calcium-rich milk," says Mindy Haar, director of program development for Interdisciplinary Health Sciences in an article posted on MSN Lifestyle about breakfast foods to avoid. "Actually, they're low in fiber and many people eat a lot more than the serving size listed on the label, meaning you're getting more sugar than you think." This article, originally published in Rodale's Organic Life in August, has also be republished in The Weekly Challenger and RecipeLand.


Melanie Austin-McCain on Mindfulness in the St. Louis American

Oct 18, 2016

"With mindfulness, you're really in the present and focusing on your senses and your experiences—what you are feeling, thinking, and doing," says Assistant Professor Melanie Austin-McCain in a St. Louis American article detailing her tips on mindfulness.

She says research shows that having healthy daily routines and a purpose in life (beyond short-term goals like finishing school or completing a project) contribute to wellness and may help you live a longer, more positive life.