Updates for Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Mar 18 2013

NYIT faculty members planned four inter-professional, high-fidelity simulation sessions for students in nursing, physician assistant studies, and osteopathic medicine on March 4 and 11 at NYIT's Institute for Clinical Competence (ICC). The sessions focused on building teamwork capacity and promoting safe and effective communications among all members of the health care team. Faculty participants included:

In addition, Neville and Barbara Diggle-Fox (bdigglef@nyit.edu), instructor of nursing, provided guidance to eight nursing who received scholarships from the Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association. The scholarships were part of the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund established to assist students impacted academically due to the storm.

Susana H. Case, Ph.D. (shcase@nyit.edu), professor and coordinator for behavioral sciences at NYIT-Manhattan, had her poem, "Heat," read by Grace Bauer at a "Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence" event at Shakespeare's Sister in Lincoln, Neb. View the reading on YouTube.

John Hanc (jhanc@nyit.edu), associate professor of communication arts, published the March 12 article, "A Little of This, a Little of That for Older Exercisers," in The New York Times on exercise programs for older adults that combine aerobics, strength, and balance. Read more.

Peter Harris (pharris@nyit.edu), professor of accounting, published the paper, "U.S. GAAP Conversion to IFRS: A Case Study of the Balance Sheet," in the March/April 2013 edition of the Journal of Business Case Studies.

Francy Magee (fmagee@nyit.edu) was invited to present the session, "What SSAO Has Time for Mentoring? Developing Intentional Mentoring Strategies," on March 6 at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association in Las Vegas.

Alexander Ott, Ed.D. (aott@nyit.edu), associate dean for academic support and enrollment services, co-authored the article, "They're Transfer Students, Not Cash Cows," March 18 in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Read more.

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, "Promoting Executive Functioning Over the Summer Vacation," March 12 in Parenting Special Needs magazine. Read more (see p. 42)

In addition, VanBergeijk gave a lecture to 250 master's-level social work students on "Defining Disability," March 6-7 at Columbia University. The lecture is part of a month-long series.

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D. (skwang@nyit.edu), associate professor of instructional technology, and Hui-Yin Hsu, Ph.D. (hhsu02@nyit.edu), associate professor of teacher education, published the paper, "Using Social Networking Site to Facilitate Teaching and Learning in Science Classroom," in the March 2013 issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Science Scope.

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