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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

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

Sep 02 2014

Presidential and Academic Welcome Day

Sep 04 2014

Women’s Soccer vs. New Haven

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Back Breakfast

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Breakfast

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences News
Mar 10 2014

Drones Fly at “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” at NYIT

On February 20, 2014 NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences introduced girls ages 12-18 to the world of engineering during National Engineering Week events at the Manhattan and Old Westbury campuses.

In Manhattan, students listened to keynote speaker, meteorologist of Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector, Kremena Darmenova share how students can enter the meteorology profession. In addition, students got the opportunity to showcase their engineering projects to faculty members and students.

At-NYIT-Old Westbury, 50 local girls participated in programming, engineering, and robotics workshops, and got the opportunity to fly drones through obstacle courses. The keynote speaker, NYIT alumna and Cisco Services Client Solutions Manager Laurie Cantileno, discussed building self-esteem and achieving successful and fulfilling careers. Newsday covered the event- see highlights:

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/colleges-work-to-open-roads-for-girls-to-study-engineering-1.7175990

http://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/women-of-color-nurture-minority-girls-interest-in-stem-1.7294876

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/nyit-promotes-girls-interest-in-engineering-jobs-1.7165347

 

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