Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Accomplishments and News

Jul 29 2014

News

NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. (president@nyit.edu), gave the presentation, "Dickens in New York: The Then and Now of It," one of 50 scholarly presentations at the 19th Annual Dickens Society Symposium, July 8-10 in Béziers, France.

Mindy Haar, Ph.D. (mhaar@nyit.edu), director of program development and the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, co-authored the article, "Building Sense of Community in Online Formats," published in the 2014 Proceedings of the 31st Annual Academic Chairperson's Conference in Jacksonville, Fla. An abridged version of the article was published in The Department Chair: A Resource for Academic Administrators

Alex Ott, Ed.D. (aott@nyit.edu), associate dean for academic and enrollment support services, co-presented the workshop, "Building a Student At-Risk Model: An End-to-End Perspective," at the 7th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, July 7 in London, England. NYIT's Student At-Risk (STAR) model is a collaboration between the Student Solutions Center and the Data Warehouse.

Joanne Scillitoe, Ph.D. (jscillit@nyit.edu), associate professor of entrepreneurship, presented her research paper, "University Interdisciplinary Research Networks," at Durham University's 2014 conference on "Transfusion and Transformation: The Creative Potential of Interdisciplinary Knowledge Exchange," July 15-17 in Durham, England.

Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D. (evanberg@nyit.edu), associate dean and executive director of NYIT's Vocational Independence Program (VIP), published two articles in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders: "Arthur Fleischmann and Carly Fleischmann: Carly's Voice: Breaking Through Autism," and "Keiko Tobe: With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child." He also co-authored the chapter, "Teaching STEM to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders," with Michelle Ranaldo (mranaldo@nyit.edu), director of technology for VIP, and Oren Shtayermman, Ph.D. (oshtayer@nyit.edu), assistant professor of counseling. Their chapter appears in the book, S.T.E.M. Education: Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs.

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