Oct 01 2012
Civility Week Join NYIT for the kick-off of a Civility Campaign, through Thursday, Oct. 4 at the New York campuses. Events will feature global cultures, faith and spirituality, community building, and bullying issues at universities. Read the full events lineup.
Horizon Summer Programs It's not too early to think about what your child will be doing next summer. NYIT's Horizon camp at the Old Westbury campus offers programs for children ages 3-14. In addition to arts and crafts, children play sports, work in a TV studio, learn to create websites, build model rockets, and more. Tuition discounts are available for children of NYIT employees. Email Neal Nelson at email@example.com or call 516.686.7515.
NYIT Gallery 61 Exhibition This is the last chance to 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 Flick Watch Born Yesterday at NYIT's New York campuses. Refreshments will be served.
- Old Westbury campus: Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage).
- Manhattan campus: Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m., 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium.
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.
Kaplan Nursing Event Take a free practice NCLEX-RN exam (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) and learn strategies for nursing school success on Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Riland Audiorium, Old Westbury campus. Lunch will be served. R.S.V.P. for this event.
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. to 2 p.m. and is sponsored by the Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center at NYIT and the Long Island chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association. Read more at liapda.org.
Provost/Faculty Conference Join NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., for a fall 2012 conference recognizing faculty scholarship and creative activities, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at NYIT's New York campuses.
- Manhattan: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium
- Old Westbury: Thursday, Oct. 11, Rockefeller Auditorium
PINK Everywhere NYIT-Manhattan Wear pink and help to raise awareness of breast cancer on Thursday, Oct. 11. There will be an informational table about the event in the lobby of 26 W. 61st St.
Benjamin J. Cecil 5K Walk for Independence Join NYIT's Vocational Independence Program (VIP) for a walk to support a scholarship fund in memory of student Benjamin J. Cecil on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Independence Hall, 300 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, N.Y. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 9 a.m. The walk starts at 10 a.m., with a 5K path that is handicapped accessible. Refreshments will be served during the walk. For more information and/or to register, contact Sheree Incorvaia, director of recruitment for VIP, at 631.348.3139 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Journey of 1,000 Steps View an exhibition featuring the work of Michelle Posner-Stylianou, teacher/counselor for NYIT's Vocational Independence Program, and her husband, Stelios, on Friday, Oct. 19, 6-8 p.m. at The Knox School Solarium Gallery, 541 Long Beach Road, St. James, N.Y. Refreshments will be served.
Breast Cancer Walk Join the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. in Central Park in New York City. The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Faculty and staff are invited to join Team NYIT. Sign up online.
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