Updates for Faculty & Staff

Announcing New Medical Faculty and Staff

Sep 07 2012

Announcing New Medical Faculty and Staff

NYIT welcomes the newest members of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. They represent the departments of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Family Medicine, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences as well as the Academic Health Care Center.

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Tell Your Students: December 2012 Graduation Deadline

Sep 07 2012

Tell Your Students: December 2012 Graduation Deadline If you teach students planning to graduate in December 2012, remind them to apply for graduation by Friday, Sept. 28. Students can submit their application for graduation online at NYITConnect. ...more

New Faculty Join NYIT

Sep 05 2012

New Faculty Join NYIT

Welcome to NYIT's 14 new faculty members, who attended a daylong orientation on Sept. 4 in Old Westbury, where they attended sessions on grants, distance learning classrooms, and teaching with technology.

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Chinese Education Delegates Visit NYIT

Sep 05 2012

Chinese Education Delegates Visit NYIT

NYIT hosted a delegation from the Ministry of Education (MoE) of China, led by Senior Counselor Madame Wang Liying, at the Manhattan campus on Aug. 31. Five additional MoE representatives from the central Chinese ministry in Beijing and four members of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York joined NYIT President Guiliano, administration, and faculty to discuss the administration of higher education institutions, the selection of university presidents, and related topics. Pictured are Madame Wang (center) and other delegates with NYIT administration.

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NYIT Launches Its First Digital Academic Catalogs

Sep 05 2012

NYIT Launches Its First Digital Academic Catalogs

The 2012-2013 NYIT Catalogs for undergraduate and graduate students are the university's first exclusively digital academic catalogs. Spencer Turkel, Ph.D., in his former role as associate provost, led the digital catalog effort, collaborating with the academic deans as well as the offices of Communications and Marketing, Information Technology and Infrastructure, and Registrar. The 100% online catalog is published on the university's website at nyit.edu/catalogs, accessible via a range of digital devices. Students and faculty will be able to print out pages as needed. The digital effort is contributing to NYIT's sustainability efforts, as well as increasing the reach, accessibility, and searchability of the catalog.

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Play Trivia, Win a Prize

Sep 04 2012

How well do you know NYIT? Test your knowledge by answering this Weekly Update trivia question correctly. Email your answer to updates@nyit.edu. The first to answer correctly will win an NYIT t-shirt:

Flag

What does the pictured flag mark?

a. An NYIT event
b. NYIT's new residence halls
c. An NYIT parking lot
d. A new NYIT garden

Congrats to Joanne Kentoffio, administrative assistant in the Office of Admissions of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, who responded first to the trivia question posed in the last Weekly Update.

Which bombshell actress visited NYIT in 1965?

Jayne Mansfield

a. Jayne Mansfield
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Upcoming Events

Sep 04 2012

Upcoming events include:

  • NYIT Gallery 61 Exhibition
  • New Practices New York 2012
  • Golf Outing
  • TIAA-CREF Appointments
  • Cyber Security Conference
  • A Royal Experience
  • 21st-Century Leaders Speaker Series
  • DooWop Concert
  • Optimism Walk and Paws for Parkinson’s Event
  • Archtober
  • Water Management and Global Challenges
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Faculty and Staff Achievements

Sep 04 2012

Faculty and Staff Achievements Read about Geoffrey Bell's dissertation and forthcoming book on techniques of authority in cyberspace; Patricia Burlaud's re-election as New York state coordinator of the American Council of Education Women's Network; Fred Rosen's role as a crime expert on various TV shows. ...more

NYIT Celebrates Annual Convocation

Aug 30 2012

NYIT Celebrates Annual Convocation

President Guiliano delivered his 13th address at NYIT's annual convocation on Aug. 30. He announced a new Presidential Endowed Professorship funded with a $1 million gift and discussed NYIT's role as "an idea incubator … where academia, commerce, innovation, and culture mingle, and cross-fertilize to engage meaningfully in research, development, and other activities that contribute to the understanding and betterment of the world."

NYIT Convocation

This year, five faculty and staff members received Presidential Technology Awards. Pictured with President Guiliano (far left) and NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi (far right) are (from left): Yong Ra, senior engineer, Technology Based Learning Systems; Jason Van Nest, assistant professor of architecture; Veronica Southard, D.H.Sc., associate professor of physical therapy; and Karen Friel, D.H.Sc., associate professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy. Not pictured is awardee Vinh Pham, adjunct assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies.

Awardees were honored in four categories:

  • Karen Friel and Veronica Southard, winners for technology in the teaching and learning process for full-time faculty
  • Vinh Pham, winner for technology in the teaching and learning process for part-time faculty
  • Jason Van Nest, winner for the use of technology in research and/or creative expression
  • Yong Ra, winner for the use of technology in the service of students
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Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., Named to Institute of Medicine Committee

Aug 30 2012

Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., Named to Institute of Medicine Committee Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., vice president for health sciences and medical affairs, has been appointed to serve on the national committee of the nonprofit Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health branch of the National Academy of Sciences. The new IOM committee comprised of medical professionals and scholars is charged with assessing the governance and financing of graduate medical education in the United States and recommending reforms to better prepare future doctors to meet 21st-century health care challenges. ...more

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