NYIT in the Media

 

Mindy Haar in University Business on Virtual Interviews for International Students

Jun 10, 2016

Mindy Haar, director of program development for interdisciplinary health sciences at NYIT School of Health Professions, tells University Business that virtual interviews through the Zoom videoconferencing platform have helped her recruit international students for the online MS in Clinical Nutrition program.

 

Boronico in FIND MBA: Getting a Degree in NYC

Jun 08, 2016

New York, a global capital that’s home to Wall Street, Broadway, and everything in between, is the promised land for many potential MBA students, according to an article on FIND MBA. What are some of the factors that attract them to the location? "We've been very happy to see how large the small business and start-up community is here in the New York metro area," says Boronico, dean of NYIT's School of Management. "We run a number of conferences and seminars that are open to the entrepreneurial community here. Attendance is typically quite high at these events. It's a very well-connected community."

But students are drawn for intangible reasons as well.  "New York is considered the melting pot of the world. There's a tremendous set of opportunities that cut across global citizenship," says Boronico. "Anyone can find a home or opportunity there."

 

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee in Medical News on Physician Shortage

Jun 06, 2016

“In Arkansas, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University will work closely with 33 community health centers that serve rural and underserved communities to be one of their providers of healthcare as well as sites for teaching our students,” says Barbara Ross-Lee in a Q&A for Medical News.

 

Dr. Edward Guiliano, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee in Arkansas Media on rededication of Wilson Hall for NYITC

Jun 03, 2016

The transformation of Wilson Hall in Jonesboro to house NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University was the “proverbial milestone event” between NYIT and A-State, says NYIT President Edward Guiliano in the Jonesboro Sun (subscription required). “The practice of medicine is an awesome responsibility but we have a responsibility to educate our community,” added Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee at the Wilson Hall rededication event. Other outlets covered the rededication, including: KASU, and KAIT8.

 

The Wall Street Journal Publishes Beheshti Op-ed

Jun 02, 2016

Consumers are increasingly connected to the global Internet of Things through web-connected devices including Fitbits, connected vehicles, smart oil rigs, thermostats, and more. In an op-ed in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal (subscription required), Babak Beheshti, associate dean of NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, warns that, when it comes to those devices, serious security precautions need to be taken.

“While many companies in the smart-home market have now taken serious security precautions, device companies need to educate their workforces and the public about the risks. Consumers must understand the importance of managing their passwords, installing security updates and safeguarding Wi-Fi networks,” he writes.

 

Neville in DailyNurse.com: Nurses need time for themselves

May 30, 2016

In an article in DailyNurse.com extolling the need for nurses to find work-life balance and avoid burnout, Susan Neville, Ph.D., RN, CADDCT, CDP, professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at NYIT, offers tips to help nurses learn how to take time. “Nurses are faced with a multitude of personal and work-related stresses that impact physical and emotional resilience and sustainability. Self-care strategies for nurses are important as the level and degree of stress has increased,” says Neville.

 

Jonathan Voris on CIO.com on Hackers, Malware, and Spam

May 23, 2016

The complexity of ad networks and a lack of accountability are among the reasons malware in advertising is spreading, says Assistant Professor Jonathan Voris, a cybersecurity expert, in a CIO.com article on the latest activities of hackers. Voris says ad-sponsored sites create points of entry for hackers, and some websites don’t take responsibility for vetting content providers who are generating ads.

 

Sebastien Marion Discusses the Progressive Librarian in Thomson Reuters Blog

May 22, 2016

“Librarians find themselves in the midst of trying to reinvent themselves and what they do,” says Sebastien Marion, NYIT’s virtual services librarian, in the Thomson Reuters State of Innovation blog. “The challenge is how to go from book-storage places to collection places to places that engage with skills.” Marion provides 10 tips for librarians who want to become more progressive.

 

Dean Anid Discusses NYIT’s Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

May 17, 2016

NYIT has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. In an article in Newsday(subscription required), Dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Nada Anid, Ph.D., says the designation “will help NYIT faculty vie for an even greater number of research grants and help NYIT students to secure government and private-sector scholarships and careers in cyber defense.”

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Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee in Insider Higher Ed on the Nation’s Physician Shortage

May 13, 2016

“In states that are experiencing shortages in physicians, the best way to supply more physicians is to grow your own,” says Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O. in an Inside Higher Ed article on medical school expansion. Ross-Lee, founding dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University, estimates that after graduation, 70 to 80 percent of the new location’s graduates will remain in Arkansas to practice medicine.