Mar 16 2012
New York, N.Y. (March 16, 2012) ─ More than 200 guests are expected at today's naming ceremony for the Edward Guiliano Global Center at New York Institute of Technology’s Manhattan campus.
The NYIT Board of Trustees
has named the flagship building at 1855 Broadway for Guiliano because of his leadership, philanthropy, and scholarship. Guiliano has led NYIT since 2000, transforming the school into a global university
with campuses in five other nations, a range of interdisciplinary programs, enhanced technology, and an established branding and marketing campaign.
Since the naming was announced last month, faculty, students, staff, and well-wishers have sent Guiliano congratulatory messages
on NYIT’s website, lauding him for his accomplishments. On Friday, March 16, guests will gather to watch the unveiling of the building facade with the new name and will hear remarks from Guiliano and Board of Trustees Chair Linda Davila (B.S. ’78).
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 14,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team.
Led by President Edward Guiliano
, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 89,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu