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Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

May 05 2014

NYIT Nursing Faculty and Students

Pictured (left to right): Barbara Diggle-Fox, assistant professor of nursing, and NYIT Student Nurses Association officers Katrina Hendrickson, Ronni Kivovitz, and Stephanie Wilches-Escobar at the 62nd Annual National Student Nurses Association Conference. For more information, read Diggle-Fox's news item.


Danielle Apfelbaum (dapfelba@nyit.edu), librarian I, co-presented "Two Birds, One Stone: ePortfolios as Professional Development and Patron Programming" on April 28 at the Connecticut Library Association's 123rd conference on "Recharge! Your Creativity, Your Library, Your Career."

Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., R.N. (mcardoza@nyit.edu), assistant professor of nursing, and Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N. (sneville@nyit.edu), professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, presented the symposium, "Preparing the Health Care Workforce: A Geriatric Education and Service Program Partnership," April 25 at the New York State Council of Practical Nursing Education Conference in Albany, N.Y.

Susana Case, Ph.D. (shcase@nyit.edu), professor and program coordinator for behavioral sciences at NYIT-Manhattan, published the book, 4 Rms w Vu, printed by Mayapple Press.

Barbara Diggle-Fox, Ph.D., R.N. (bdigglef@nyit.edu), assistant professor of nursing, and senior nursing students represented NYIT at the 62nd Annual National Student Nurses Association Conference, "Strong Voices and Big Dreams: Influencing the Future," April 9-13 in Nashville, Tenn. The students presented the conference poster, "Safe Patient Handling Policy for Health Care Facility." 

In addition, they raised $1,845 as part of the Student Nurses Association (SNA) team formed to support Relay for Life, NYIT's annual cancer research fundraiser, on April 25 in Old Westbury. Team SNA was recognized at the event as one of the top five NYIT fundraising groups.

Min-Chung (Amanda) Han, Ph.D. (mhan07@nyit.edu), assistant professor of business at NYIT-Nanjing, published the article, "Online Financial Products' Charm Attracts Chinese Netizens," April 23 in Korea Economic Review. Her article illustrates the recent popularity of online financial products among Chinese Internet users, such as NYIT-Nanjing student Yueyue(Emily) Yang, who invested her pocket money in Yuebao, a money market fund offered by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

The book, Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Artificial Slaves, by Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D. (klagrand@nyit.edu), associate professor of English and director of NYIT technical writing programs at NYIT-Old Westbury, won honorable mention for the annual Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Book Prize. This national prize is given annually to the best book produced the year before in science fiction and technoculture studies.

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