Sep 24 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.
Free Flicks View popular films from the 1950s at NYIT's New York campuses. Refreshments will be served.
- Old Westbury campus: Harvey, Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage).
- Manhattan campus: Born Yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium.
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.
"Half the Sky" Attend a screening of "Half the Sky," a PBS series about global women's issues on Friday, Sept. 28, 7-9:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with leaders of nonprofit organizations on a mission to end violence against women and girls around the world.
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.
Cross-Disciplinary Faculty Networking Wine and Cheese Reception Faculty members are invited to share their ideas and brainstorm about future multidisciplinary programs with Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 3:30-5 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. for this event.
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.
- RELIEF WORK: Ceramic Maps, Modern Sculpture Thursday, Oct. 11 - Thursday, Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, Manhattan campus
- 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
Faculty/Staff Happy Hour Mingle with colleagues on the patio of the NYIT de Seversky Mansion on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. Enjoy fine food, wine, and conversation. Cost is $10. Reserve your spot by calling Alyson Anctil at 516.686.1427.
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.
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): Monday, Oct. 22 and Monday, Dec. 10
Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., room 1119): Thursday, Nov. 1
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.