Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

Jul 01 2014



PICTURED: More than 7,500 people attended the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Impact 2014 Conference, including Lawrence Herman, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies (pictured center-left of Ken Moritsugu, in a green sash, former U.S. Surgeon General); David Jackson, associate professor of physician assistant studies (far right); and NYIT students and their guests. For more information, read Herman and Jackson's news items.

Amy Bravo (abravo@nyit.edu), assistant dean of NYIT Career Services, gave the presentation, "Hurry Up … Nobody's Looking: Assessing Civic Learning in Career Services," at the American College Personnel Association Symposium on Service-Learning, June 4 in Louisville, Ky. 

In addition, Bravo and John Hyde (jmhyde@nyit.edu), dean of NYIT Career Services, co-presented "Infusing Civic Learning Into Career Services' Programs, Assessment, and Operations," at the NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Conference, June 13 in Miami, Fla. 

Judith DiMaio (jdimaio@nyit.edu), dean of NYIT School of Architecture and Design, and Jon Michael Schwarting (jschwart@nyit.edu), professor of architecture, gave presentations at the Conference on Urban Design and the Legacy of Colin Rowe, June 18-21 in Rome, Italy. They include:

  • "Rowe's Roma Interrotta Text; the Lost and Unknown City, Bits and Pieces," by DiMaio. She also led the walking tour, "In the Footsteps of Colin Rowe; Unexpected Places."
  • "Rome: A Study in Urban and Architectural Formation and Transformation," by Schwarting.

In addition, DiMaio served as a juror for the Municipal Art Society of New York's 2014 MASterworks Design Awards Program.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D. (jgoldm03@nyit.edu), associate professor of English, published essays about James Joyce, including:

  • "Bloomsday Explained," in The Paris Review. Read more.
  • "Why Joyce's Syphilis Burns People Up," in The Chronicle of Higher EducationRead more.

Min-Chung (Amanda) Han, Ph.D. (mhan07@nyit.edu), assistant professor of business at NYIT-Nanjing, wrote the chapter, "The Rich in China," in Global Affluent Studies 2, a book printed in June by Shinjung Press in Seoul, South Korea.

Lawrence Herman (lherman@nyit.edu), chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), moderated a session with physicians and physician assistants from Brigham & Women's Hospital at the AAPA Impact 2014 Conference, May 24-28 in Boston. Panelists discussed their perspectives on delivering care in the event of a crisis and included PAs who worked on the day of the Boston Marathon bombing. View the panel discussion on YouTube.

Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education, participated in a meeting on "Common Core English Language Arts Regents Exam Standard Setting" hosted by New York State Education Department, June 16-17 in Albany, N.Y.

David Jackson, D.H.Sc. (djacks01@nyit.edu), associate professor of physician assistant studies, presented a paper at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Impact 2014 Conference, May 24-28 in Boston. The paper is "Does the Method of Contraception Correlate to the Frequency of Routine Gynecological Examinations?"

Research by Ernst O. VanBergeijk, Ph.D. (evanberg@nyit.edu), associate dean and executive director of NYIT Vocation Independence Program, was noted in a four-part online story series by the Interactive Autism Network of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. The series examines the transition to adulthood for students with autism, including the latest article, "Finding a College Program for Students with Autism." Read more.

In addition, VanBergeijk was recently appointed to the New York City ad hoc board for person-centered planning in foster care.

Jueman (Mandy) Zhang, Ph.D. (jzhang19@nyit.edu), assistant professor of communication arts, presented the paper, "Developing and Evaluating a Digital eHealth Literacy Intervention," at the 2014 International Communication Association Conference, May 22-26 in Seattle.

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