Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Feb 11 2013

Valentine's Day Heart Design

A night rendering of the 10-foot-tall lighting sculpture "Heart Warming" (pictured) was submitted by HOLLER architecture, a firm run by Tobias Holler, assistant professor of architecture, for a design competition and selected as a finalist (see Holler's faculty achievement).

Cathy Bernard (cbernard@nyit.edu) had her letter to the editor published on Feb. 8 in The New York Times in response to an essay on online learning, "A $10K Degree (Your Price May Vary)." Read more.

In addition, Bernard had another letter to the editor published on Jan. 27 in The Wall Street Journal in response to an article on how colleges are reducing adjuncts' teaching hours to save money on health care costs. Read more.

Elizabeth J. Donaldson, Ph.D. (edonalds@nyit.edu), associate professor of English, published an essay, "Psychomimesis: LSD and Disability Immersion Experiences of Schizophrenia," in the Disability Studies Quarterly. Read more.

Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D. (jgoldm03@nyit.edu), assistant professor of English, published an article, "James Joyce in Popular Culture," in the Brazilian magazine, Revista Cult.

Satasha Green, Ph.D. (slgreen@nyit.edu), dean of the School of Education, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Conference of Academic Deans, an organization of professionals committed to student learning and the ideals of liberal education.

In addition, Green was named as the president-elect of the Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners, an official division of the Council for Exceptional Children that promotes the advancement and improvement of educational opportunities for culturally and linguistically diverse learners with disabilities and/or gifts and talents, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

HOLLER architecture, a firm run by Tobias Holler (tholler@nyit.edu), assistant professor of architecture, was chosen as one of eight finalists for the 2013 Times Square Valentine Competition by the Times Square Alliance and Design Trust for Public Space. Read more.

Richard Meyers (rmeyers@nyit.edu), associate professor of electrical and computer engineering technology, gave the presentation, "Idiomatic Programming," on Feb. 7 at the annual Conference for Industrial and Engineering Collaboration in Phoenix, Ariz. He discussed a methodology that uses pseudo-coded idioms as an aid in helping students to develop software solutions to the problems they encounter in introductory programming courses.

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