Sep 17 2012
NYIT Gallery 61 Exhibition View "Inspired Colleagues; Selected Work by Teachers and Students," through Thursday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, Manhattan campus. Read more.
We Are You Project International View artwork by Jacqueline Casale Taylor Basker, coordinator of the Department of Fine Arts and Computer Graphics at NYIT-Amman, through Thursday, Oct. 4 at 1670 Irving St., Rahway, N.J. The traveling exhibition presented by Arts Guild New Jersey is part of the organization's National Hispanic Heritage Celebration and provides an expansive coast-to-coast artistic overview of current Latino sociocultural, political, and economic conditions in the 21st century. For more information, call 732.381.7511.
NYIT Center for International Business Studies Lecture Mr. Cen Jianjun, education counselor for the Consulate General of People's Republic of China in New York, will present "A Comparison of China-U.S. Education Systems" on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 3-5 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.
TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will be visiting NYIT's New York campuses during the fall 2012 semester to provide personal investment and retirement counseling for program participants. To schedule an appointment, call 516.454.4006. Appointments may be scheduled from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on/at the following dates and locations:
Old Westbury (Wisser Library, Room LL15): Wednesday, Sept. 19, Monday, Oct. 22, Monday, Dec. 10
Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., room 1119): Thursday, Nov. 1
Cyber Security Conference Register for NYIT's annual Cyber Security Conference on Thursday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway at 61st Street, Manhattan campus. Read more.
A Royal Experience Register for three exclusive events featuring Paul Burrell, former butler to Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, Thursday, Sept. 20 - Saturday, Sept. 22 at NYIT's New York campuses. Read more.
Conversation with the Provost NYIT department chairs are invited to an informal conversation with Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs, on Thursday, Sept. 20, 12:45-2:10 p.m. in Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, room DL-1) and Manhattan (Edward Guiliano Global Center, room 701). He will answer questions and share his perspective on reappointment, tenure, and promotion processes at NYIT.
The Myth of the Market in Contemporary American Culture Associate Professor of Economics Jim Nolt will deliver a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20, 12:30-1:45 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.
Helen Gurley Brown: Feminist or Femme Fatale? Attend a discussion of the provocative late editor of Cosmopolitan magazine on Monday, Sept. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets, Manhattan campus. Event participants will include gossip columnist Liz Smith, Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines Ellen Levine, and New York Times writer Jacob Bernstein.
Free Flick - "The Fifties" On Wednesday, Sept. 26, watch the comedy film, Harvey, at 5:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage). Refreshments will be served.
21st-Century Leaders Speaker Series Attend the lecture, "Nuclear Energy after Fukushima: Policies, Practices, and Problems," presented by NYIT trustee Lady Barbara Judge, CBE, on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. She is the chairman of the Pension Protection Fund in the United Kingdom and chairman emeritus of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority. Read more.
Urban Energy Revolution Attend a conference featuring energy experts from government, private companies, and educational institutions on Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. - noon at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.
DooWop Concert Enjoy an afternoon of DooWop music and support those with Parkinson's disease on Sunday, Sept. 30, 3-5:30 p.m. in Riland Auditorium, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $25 per person; reserve seats in advance or pay at the door. All proceeds benefit the NYIT Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Center. For more information, call 516.686.3894. Read more.
Matthew Lillard: Kick Start Your Movie Meet actor Matthew Lillard, whose first directed feature, Fat Kid Rules the World, premiered at this year's SXSW Film Festival, on Monday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets, Manhattan campus.
The Revolutionary Join the National Committee of U.S.-China Relations and NYIT's College of Arts and Sciences at a film screening of The Revolutionary, a documentary on political activist and American businessman Sidney Rittenberg’s extraordinary story, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus.
Optimism Walk and Paws for Parkinson’s Event Raise money for Parkinson's disease on Saturday, Oct. 6 and enjoy activities such as a 1.3-mile walk, a "Halloween Hounds" doggie costume contest, prizes, raffles, giveaways, and refreshments at Belmont Lake State Park, Babylon, N.Y. The rain-or-shine event runs from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and is sponsored by the Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center at NYIT. Read more.
Archtober Join NYIT's School of Architecture and Design for events celebrating the architecture of New York City in October, including:
- Lecture by Ron Altoon - Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus (VIP dinner at 5 p.m.) This event will feature the presentation of The FRIENDS of NYIT School of Architecture and Design scholarship awards.
- Thesis Retrospective 1990-2012, Amatuzzo Studio Section - Saturday, Oct. 13 - Sunday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Education Hall Center Gallery, Old Westbury campus
- Presentation and Conversation with HOLLER Architecture - Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m., Axor NYC - Design Studio, 29 Ninth Ave., New York City.
- Lecture by Preston Scott Cohen - Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus
Book Presentation NYIT-Nanjing Dean and Executive Director Monique Taylor, Ph.D., will discuss her book, Harlem Between Heaven and Hell, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30- 7:45 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.
Journalism Presentation Reporter Ken Ellingwood, formerly of the Los Angeles Times, will present his book, Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S. Mexican Border, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.