Updates for Faculty & Staff

Upcoming Events

Oct 16 2012

Film Festival

Free Flick NYIT's Department of Communication Arts presents free films from the 1950s. View the comedy Sabrina starring Audrey Hepburn on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage). Refreshments will be served.

Archtober Join NYIT's School of Architecture and Design for events celebrating the architecture of New York City in October, including:

Film Colloquium View George Cukor's 1936 film Camille starring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor, followed by a discussion, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6-9 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.

Chat Partners Enhance your intercultural skills and chat with NYIT students from around the world on Thursday, Oct. 18, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., room 502, Manhattan campus.

Out on Broadway Join a discussion of being and/or working with LGBT professionals in a global workforce on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Hear from professionals in the fields of health care, business, academia, military, and law as they share stories of striving to create a civil and diversified global workforce empowered by knowledge and dedicated to maintaining social justice. Michael Schiavi, Ph.D., professor of English and author of Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo, will moderate the discussion. R.S.V.P. to attend this event.

Faculty Colloquium NYIT Assistant Professor of Communication Arts Geoffrey Bell, Ph.D., speaks about his book, On Techne of Authority: Political Economy in a Digital Age, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30-8:15 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.

American Culture Club Meetings are scheduled for Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, Building 1, room 207, Nanjing campus. The next one on Oct. 22 will discuss the topic of dating in America and feature guest speaker Dave Anderson of Southeast University. Read a lineup of events.

United Healthcare Sessions NYIT's insurance company will come to the New York campuses to answer questions before open enrollment begins on Monday, Oct. 29. Informational meeting dates/times include:

  • Old Westbury campus: Thursday, Oct. 25, 12:45-2 p.m., Salten Hall, room 2
  • Manhattan campus: Thursday, Oct. 18, 9:30-11 a.m., 16. W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium
    Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12:30-2 p.m., 16. W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium

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.

Fed Challenge Presentation Cheer on NYIT undergraduate students participating in a team competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Eastern Economic Association on Friday, Oct. 19, noon-2 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Team NYIT will present its economic outlook.

VIP Fall Open House The NYIT Vocational Independence Program (VIP) will host a fall 2012 open house for prospective parents and students on Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. at Independence Hall, 300 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, N.Y. R.S.V.P. to Sheree Incorvaia, director of recruitment for VIP, at 631.348.3139 or sincorva@nyit.edu.

Breast Cancer Walk Join the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. in Central Park, New York City. The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Faculty and staff are invited to join Team NYIT. Sign up online.

Gold Coast International Film Festival Mingle with actors, filmmakers, and artists at free events held at NYIT's New York campuses. R.S.V.P. to Terri Carr Muran at cevents@nyit.edu.

  • A Conversation with Budd Burton Moss and His Hollywood Friends Monday Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus.
  • Celebrating the Anniversary of West Side Story Tuesday Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Actors Russ Tamblyn and George Chikiris will discuss making the movie.
  • Bill Plympton Master Class Friday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury 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

Start Up City, Part 2: Tales from the Alley Learn from entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses on Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. by calling 212.686.5005 or email info@cencom.org.

Frank Sinatra Tribute Dinner Enjoy an evening of dinner and music in classic Frank Sinatra style on Thursday, Nov. 1, 6-9 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $120 per person, plus tax and 20 percent service charge. The five-course menu offers Sinatra's favorite meals inspired by Patsy's Italian restaurant. After dinner, meet Chef Sal Scognamillo from Patsy's and receive a copy of his signed cookbook. Music will be played by George Pettignano. For reservations, call 516.686.7675.

Employee Recognition Ceremony Each year, NYIT honors faculty and staff members who have worked at the university for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years or more by inviting them to an annual Employee Recognition Ceremony. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y.

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