Aug 24 2012
A few months ago Monique Taylor, Ph.D., began taking Mandarin classes in Mexico City with her husband and nine-year-old daughter. She had just returned from three trips to Nanjing bearing gifts of tea, silk, coins, and maps to offer glimpses of the life her family would begin when she assumed her role as NYIT-Nanjing’s campus dean and executive director....more
Aug 24 2012
Federal regulations require NYIT to provide specific plan and investment information related to the TIAA-CREF retirement programs on an annual basis, including details about your investment options and expenses associated with those investments. The following documents are available on the NYIT portal, Human Resources section, under "Benefits":
- Summary of Plan Services and Costs (plan-related disclosure): provides information about administrative fees, individual transaction expenses, and an employee's right to direct investments.
- Investment Options Comparative Chart (investment-related disclosure): provides information about the investment options available to an employee with appropriate performance and expense details included.
If you have questions about this information, please contact Terri Katsch at 516.686.7668 or Maureen Gaughran at 516.686.1012....more
Aug 23 2012
NYIT will host its third Cyber Security Conference on Thursday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in Manhattan. The event will feature a keynote address by Neal Ziring on "Defending Cyberspace: Are We Ready to Meet Emerging Cyber Threats?" Ziring is the technical director of the Information Assurance Directorate at the National Security Agency. He will be joined by experts in the field, including NYIT assistant professors of computer science Kiran Balagani and Wei Ding; Rajesh Goel (B.S. '94), chief technical officer and co-founder of Brainlink; and others. ...more
Aug 14 2012
Use the new updates request form to submit your news or request to the NYIT Office of Communications and Marketing. The form includes a list of services (such as promoting your events in a newsletter or digital signs, or submitting a faculty achievement) and easy file uploads (Word docs, jpgs, pdfs, and more) that will speed your submission to the right staff member. ...more
Aug 13 2012
Mark your calendar for upcoming events, including:
- NYIT Gallery 61 Art Exhibit
- New Practices New York 2012
- A Royal Experience
- Cyber Security Conference
- 21st-Century Leaders Speaker Series
- DooWop Concert
Aug 13 2012
Read about a federally funded educational partnership involving Nada Anid, Marta Panero, Sarah Meyland, and Sarah McPherson; David Hogsette's lectures on theology and literature in Seoul, South Korea; Birasnav Muthuraj's paper on business management ...more
Aug 13 2012
NYIT is committed to providing a positive learning, teaching, and working environment for the entire community. As such, the college has appointed a Title IX coordinator and deputy coordinators to resolve complaints and address issues regarding gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects individuals from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities. The coordinators’ responsibilities include: tracking and monitoring incidents, including sex discrimination and sexual misconduct; ensuring that NYIT responds effectively to each complaint; and, where appropriate, conducting investigations of particular situations. ...more
Aug 13 2012
How well do you know NYIT? Test your knowledge by answering this Weekly Update trivia question correctly. Email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org. The first to answer correctly will win an NYIT t-shirt:
The pictured woman has an NYIT building in Old Westbury named after her. She is:
Congrats to Clare Cohn, librarian III, who responded first to the trivia question posed in the last Weekly Update.
Which former U.S. president (pictured) spoke at NYIT's founders dinner at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City in 1958, an event featuring the first National Technology Awards to raise funds for the college's science and technology labs?
C. Lyndon B. Johnson...more
Aug 10 2012
Old Westbury, N.Y. (August 10, 2012) – New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
NYIT is being recognized with this honor for the third consecutive year....more
Aug 01 2012
Satasha Green, Ph.D., is NYIT's new dean of the School of Education. She succeeds Michael Uttendorfer, Ed.D. (M.S. '95), who will serve as an assistant provost for the next academic year and teach two education courses.
Green joins NYIT from the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she served as associate dean. She is committed to quality teaching, community service, and expanding diversity in the workforce. As the former director and co-founder of the International Special Education Coalition, she researched cross-cultural characteristics of autism in Kenya. Among her goals at NYIT are to highlight faculty research and its connection to the community, and enhance the resources provided by the School of Education.
Contact Green at email@example.com....more