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Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 09 2014

NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition

Aug 27 2014

NYIT Architecture Professor Helps Illuminate Burning Man Festival

Aug 26 2014

PA Grads Attain High Pass Rate on National Exam

Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Sep 16 2014

A Conversation with the Provost for Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Sep 16 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 17 2014

Introduction to Online Library Resources, Manhattan

Sep 17 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 17 2014

Library Tour, Manhattan

College of Arts and Sciences News
Oct 29 2013

Terese Coe Publishes Poems

Terese Coe, adjunct professor of English, has published the following poems:

  • "In Spate" online at The Huffington Post ...read more.
  • "Tompkins Square" on the website of American Arts Quarterly ...read more.

Oct 02 2013

FREE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FLICKS!

The Communication Arts Department of the NYIT College of Arts and Sciences presents FREE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FLICKS.  Refreshments will be served.  Download the schedule here. See you at the movies!

Sep 30 2013

English Professor Presents Paper at International Conference

David S. Hogsette, Ph.D., professor of English and writing coordinator at NYIT-Old Westbury, presented the paper, "Romanticism in Victorian Mythopoeic Fantasy: The Relationship between Coleridge's Cognitive Theory and George MacDonald's Redemptive Imagination," at the International Conference on Romanticism hosted by Oakland University, Sept. 26-29 in Rochester, Mich. The conference celebrated its 20th year, and Hogsette has participated in it multiple times since 1994. This year, he was invited to chair a panel on "Creative Relations," which investigated various issues related to Romantic theories of creation and creativity and how they played out in reality.

Sep 27 2013

New York City Festival Features Art by NYIT Professor

Flying

Stop by the DUMBO Arts Festival to view "Flying," an art installation by Yuko Oda, associate professor of fine arts. She will be joined by NYIT fine arts majors Wendy Gil, Daniela Silva, Victoria Lasisi, and Nina Mirhabibi.

What?

The 17th DUMBO Arts Festival, one of New York City's largest and most ambitious arts events. Experience art by more than 400 artists from around the world.

When?

Oda's work will be displayed on:

  • Friday, Sept. 27: 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 28: noon-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 29: noon-6 p.m.

View a festival schedule.

Where?

AT&T Festival Lounge, 1 Main St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

About Flying

"Flying" is an immersive art installation with a 3-D animated game. It explores the use of technology, interactivity, and gaming to create a synthetic yet natural experience. Read more.

Press

Read about the festival in:

Jun 20 2013

NYIT Hosts Korean Journalists at Newsday Headquarters

On May 14, Youjeong Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication arts at NYIT-Manhattan, hosted 13 Korean journalists for a visit to the Melville, N.Y.-based headquarters of Newsday, the 15th largest newspaper in the United States. The journalists—who were in town as part of a 7-day visit under the auspices of the Korea Press Foundation—were welcomed by Maryann Skinner, director of editorial administration for Newsday, and John Hanc, associate professor of communication arts at NYIT-Old Westbury, who is a also a long-time contributor to the newspaper.

After an orientation and overview of Newsday from past to present, the journalists attended a daily editorial meeting, met top editors of the paper, and visited Newsday's digital operations, which was a particular emphasis of the trip.

PICTURED: Standing from left to right are John Hanc, associate professor of communication arts at NYIT-Old Westbury, Maryann Skinner, director of editorial administration for Newsday, and Youjeong Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication arts at NYIT-Manhattan.

Jun 18 2013

Fine Arts Professors Win Graphic Design Awards

Rozina Vavetsi and Patty Wongpakdee

Congratulations to Rozina Vavetsi, associate professor of fine arts (pictured left), and Patty Wongpakdee, associate professor of fine arts (pictured right), who have been awarded certificates of excellence as winners of the 2013 Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) Inhouse Design Awards, the largest showcase for outstanding work by inhouse designers. Vavetsi was recognized for her poster, "In Brands We Trust," and Wongpakdee for her designs for the American Cancer Society's Financial Services Cares and Birthday Bash. Examples of the projects will be featured on GDUSA's iPad app as well as its online and printed annual reports distributed to a national audience at trade shows and events throughout the year.

May 23 2013

East Coast Conference Honors Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown, Ph.D., English Professor and Department Chair, NYIT’s Old Westbury campus, and newly appointed NYIT Faculty Athletic Representative was one of several faculty members honored with the East Coast Conference (ECC) Faculty Appreciation Award at their annual banquet held on May 22nd at NYIT de Seversky Mansion.  The award recognizes instructors and/or administrators nominated by member institutions for having an impact on athletic programs and student-athletes. Read more.

May 22 2013

Assia Lakhlif’s film at Cannes

Assia Lakhlif, adjunct film professor of communication arts, wrote and directed the dramatic narrative film, Daughter, which is part of the short film section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

May 22 2013

NYIT Students Present Research at SOURCE

NYIT students

NYIT celebrated the 10th anniversary of SOURCE—Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression—on April 26. The annual event offers undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to present academic research, engineering projects, visual art, and other forms of creative expression, and to foster interdisciplinary connections with faculty members. The 2013 SOURCE keynote speaker was Stuart Firestein, who spoke on "Ignorance, Doubt, Uncertainty, and the Beauty of Science."

PHOTOS: 2013 SOURCE Album.

May 07 2013

Digital Stone Project Selects CAS Professor Robert Smith

Robert Michael Smith, associate professor, fine arts, NYIT's College of Arts and Sciences, Old Westbury campus, has been selected by Digital Stone Project as a professor-in-residence at the month long Garfangnana Robotic Stone Carving Workshop from June 08 to July 07, 2013 at Garfagnana Innovazione Via Primo Tonini, Minucciano Lucca, Italy.

Apr 15 2013

Fine Arts Faculty Display Fine Skill

Nessun Dorma

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a Gallery 61 exhibit may be worth an entire textbook. At the opening reception of the Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition on April 12 at NYIT-Manhattan, 17 faculty members from the Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses displayed their latest works of art, which included paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, and installations. The annual event has served as a crucial learning experience for NYIT students for more than 30 years, bringing to life many concepts taught in the classroom.

Read more about the exhibit.

Apr 15 2013

Annie Christain Awarded Grand Prize

Annie Christain, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, is the grand prize winner of ICON’s 2013 Hart Crane Memorial poetry contest at Kent State University.  Her poem “The Sect which Pulls the Sinews: I’ve Seen You Handle Cocoons” will be published in the Spring 2013 edition of ICON. 

Apr 10 2013

NYIT Launches Globesville Networking Site

Globesville

The Department of Communication Arts has launched Globesville, an online social networking site for NYIT faculty, students, and alumni worldwide to connect on and off campus. A launch party will be held on Thursday, April 25, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Hall of Fame lobby, Old Westbury campus. There will be free food and prizes.

"We are excited about Globesville," says Donald Fizzinoglia, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Arts. "This is a fantastic opportunity for our NYIT family to stay connected."

Fizzinoglia has been working with students to create and collect original videos and features on the activities, interests, and goals of the NYIT community. Their work will be showcased during the launch party.

For more information, visit globesville.com; connect on Facebook; or follow them on Twitter @Globesville.

Apr 09 2013

Meet Beth Adubato, Ph.D.

Beth Adubato

Raising awareness of violence against women is the impetus of Beth Adubato, Ph.D., assistant professor of behavioral sciences. She organized NYIT's first Take Back the Night event in March, part of a global movement to rally college students to speak out against sexual and domestic assault and share their personal stories.

Read her NYIT profile.

Apr 04 2013

Enter the NYIT Technical Writing Contest

Take a free period to participate in the NYIT Technical Writing Contest on Tuesday, April 23 and stand to win up to $400! Event details include:

Time: 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Location: Anna Rubin Hall, room 316

The contest is sponsored by the Department of English. A free awards luncheon will be held for the winners on Tuesday, April 30, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Balding House, room 100.

Apr 04 2013

Attend the Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition

Fine Arts Faculty

NYIT Gallery 61 presents the annual Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Friday, April 12 to Friday, May 3 at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor. Work by 17 faculty artists who teach at NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses will be on display. Read more.

Apr 01 2013

Annie Christain’s Poem Featured in Exhibit

Annie Christain, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, recently had her poem “Villagers Chop Them in Half, Thinking They Are Snakes” featured in an art/poetry exhibit called P3 (Painters, Poetry, Pavilion) at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  She collaborated with Tracy Otten, associate professor of Studio Art at the University of Minnesota Morris, marking their third P3 partnership. Read more.

Mar 13 2013

NYIT Professor Publishes Fitness Article in The New York Times

John Hanc, associate professor of communication arts, has published a March 12 article in The New York Times on exercise programs for older adults that combine aerobics, strength, and balance.
Read more.

Mar 13 2013

Top U.S. Medical Center Features Logo Designed by NYIT Student

Cohen Children's Medical Center

The creative vision of an NYIT student is marking a milestone in the history of Cohen Children's Medical Center (formerly Schneider Children's Hospital) in New Hyde Park, N.Y., one of the top children's hospitals in the United States and part of the North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System. Neil Curcio, a senior majoring in advertising, designed the hospital's official 30th anniversary logo, which appears on its Facebook page (pictured), letterhead, website, and all other promotional and fundraising materials. His design was selected from among various ideas proposed by NYIT students when the project began last year. Read more.

Mar 12 2013

Take Back the Night at NYIT

Take Back the Night

Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence. Join students and faculty from the NYIT behavioral sciences program, including criminal justice majors, at the first "Take Back the Night" event at NYIT on Thursday, March 28 to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. and includes dinner in Harry Schure Hall auditorium, followed by a candlelight vigil in the Academic Quad featuring presentations by guest speakers. Family and friends of NYIT students are invited to participate as are criminal justice students at Molloy College. Read more.

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