Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Dec 10 2012

An interdisciplinary, semester-long research initiative coordinated by Tobi Abramson, Ph.D. (tabramso@nyit.edu), director of the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics, and Martha Siegel (msiegel@nyit.edu), chair of the Department of Interior Design, has culminated in students presenting their projects to help elderly residents "age in place," or avoid moving from their homes. Read more.

Nada Anid, Ph.D. (nanid@nyit.edu), dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, and Satasha Green, Ph.D. (slgreen@nyit.edu), dean of the School of Education, have been named partners of the New York State STEM Education Collaborative.

Anthony DiMatteo (dimatteo@nyit.edu), professor of English, published two poems in the anthology, American Society: What Poets See, and three poems in the anthology, Men in the Company of Women.

Leonard B. Goldstein, D.D.S., Ph.D. (lbgoldst@nyit.edu), director of clerkship education at the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, published a review of the textbook, Mandibular Suction-Effective Denture and BPS: A Complete Guide for all Types of Edentulous Cases, published in the November 2012 issue of the New York State Dental Journal.

Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D. (evanberg@nyit.edu), associate dean and executive director of the NYIT Vocational Independence Program (VIP), and Paul Cavanagh, Ph.D. (pcavanag@nyit.edu), director of academics and evaluation for VIP, published the article, "Teaching Financial Literacy: A Key Aspect on the Road to Independence," in the November 2012 issue of Exceptional Parent Magazine. It also appeared on the publication's front cover.

In addition, VanBergeijk was interviewed on Dec. 7 for a segment on autism on HuffPost Live, a news streaming network. The segment originated from a comment he posted online about a Dec. 2 New York Times article, “The Autism Advantage.” Read more.

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