Updates for Faculty & Staff

Team NYIT Starts Construction of Recycling Center

Jul 17 2012

Team NYIT Starts Construction of Recycling Center NYIT architects and engineers led by Assistant Professor of Architecture Tobias Holler are building a recycling center this month in Nosara, Costa Rica. They arrived in Costa Rica on June 30 and have already constructed some of the facility. The project began as a design contest among NYIT student teams in fall 2011. Since then, Holler and his team have raised $21,350 on kickstarter.com to fund their efforts. They are blogging about their activities in Costa Rica. ...more

Play Trivia, Win a Prize

Jul 16 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:

An NYIT alumna made history as the first female black editor of a public national newspaper in which country?

A. Zimbabwe
B. Sweden
C. Kenya
D. Mauritius

The answer to last week's trivia question is:

As the United States celebrated its bicentennial 36 years ago, which of the following took place at NYIT?

B. 1855 Broadway, now the Edward Guiliano Global Center and NYIT's flagship Manhattan building, was purchased.

D. Alvy Ray Smith developed an eight-bit paint system to ease computer animation at NYIT's CGL.

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Upcoming Events

Jul 16 2012

Upcoming Events Check out events in July and August, save the date for convocation, and don't miss NYIT's ice cream social! ...more

Congratulations to Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., Educator of the Year

Jul 16 2012

Congratulations to Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., Educator of the Year The American Osteopathic Foundation has named Wolfgang Gilliar, D.O., as its 2012 Educator of the Year. The NYIT professor and chair of osteopathic manipulative medicine was honored for his commitment to excellence in teaching. ...more

Live from El Salvador: NYIT Center for Global Health

Jul 16 2012

Live from El Salvador: NYIT Center for Global Health Physicians and students from NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Health Professions are studying a tropical disease and providing health care education and services through Saturday, July 28 in El Salvador. Get up-to-date news on the trip from their global health blog. ...more

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Jul 16 2012

Read about Deepa Bhalla's HEOP educational panel for alumni and incoming NYIT students; Anthony DiMatteo's poems; James Wyckoff's appointment as research editor of a quarterly newsletter

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NYIT Receives $500K Grant

Jul 11 2012

Congratulations to faculty and staff members in the NYIT Department of Nursing, who will use a three-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to create a curriculum focused on educating health professionals in geriatric care. ...more

Read the Latest Issue of NYIT Magazine

Jul 10 2012

Read the Latest Issue of NYIT Magazine

Get a healthy dose of the latest news about the College of Osteopathic Medicine in the current issue of NYIT Magazine online. Journey with the NYIT Center for Global Health as it serves world populations; follow scientists as they dig up the past to help teach the future of medicine; and learn about how NYIT's future doctors embrace hearts, hands, and technology.

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NYIT Weekly Update Webpage Features New Look

Jul 05 2012

NYIT Weekly Update Webpage Features New Look

The NYIT Weekly Update webpage has a new blog-style look featuring daily news on the redesigned Faculty and Staff Channel. You will still receive emails with links to the latest Updates, but now all you need to do is click on any email headline to go straight to a story—whether it be a faculty/staff achievement, profile, press release, conference page, photo album, or video. Reflecting industry best practices, these changes provide NYIT faculty and staff members with more resources in one place. Let us know what you think at updates@nyit.edu.

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Play Trivia, Win a Prize

Jul 03 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:

As the United States celebrated its bicentennial 36 years ago, which of the following took place at NYIT:

A. Edward Guiliano joined NYIT as an English professor.
B. 1855 Broadway, now the Edward Guiliano Global Center and NYIT's flagship Manhattan building, was purchased.
C. NYIT purchased 1,976 books to commemorate the event on July 4.
D. Alvy Ray Smith developed an eight-bit paint system to ease computer animation at NYIT's CGL.
E. Both B and D.

Congrats to Lou Patrikis, conferencing specialist in the Academic Technologies Group of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, who responded first to the trivia question posed in the last Weekly Update.

Which coach holds the most wins in his or her NYIT coaching career?

D. Bob Hirschfield

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