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Nov 04 2011

What did NYIT’s Dean of School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Want to be When She Grew Up?

Old Westbury, N.Y. (November 4, 2011) – As a child, Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., wanted to be a poet.

In an article in Long Island Business News, the dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences described her penchant for reciting poetry in classrooms.

She joined a group of Long Island’s best-known leaders who shared their childhood dreams, including Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, former N.Y. Islanders great Bob Nystrom, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy.  

Influenced by a chemistry-loving family, Anid earned a doctorate in environmental engineering.

Although she did not pursue a writing career, she says she still finds poetry in her everyday life.  

“Engineering,” she said, “is imagination at work.”


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LI leaders share their childhood dreams, Long Island Business News
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