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Feb 20 2013

How well do you know NYIT? Test your knowledge by answering this Weekly Update trivia question correctly. Email your answer to updates@nyit.edu. The first to answer correctly will win an NYIT t-shirt:

Who first proclaimed New York Institute of Technology Day?

a. New York City Mayor Robert Wagner Jr. at NYIT's 1958 Founders Dinner.
b. NYIT's first president Alexander Schure at the 1959 commencement ceremony, when the university awarded degrees to its first generation of alumni.
c. Nelson A. Rockefeller at the launch of NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977.
d. Bill Gates during his October 1999 speech at NYIT about the college's role in shaping new technologies to educate a generation of students coming of age with access to the Internet.

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Congrats to Kristen Panella, director of environmental health and safety, who responded first to the trivia question posed in the last Weekly Update.

Which of NYIT's campus buildings in New York is named after the pictured man:

b. NYIT de Seversky Mansion

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