Jan 29 2013
Free Yoga NYIT Athletics invites all faculty and staff members to attend free evening yoga classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Bears Den, Old Westbury campus. Classes begin this week. Participants need to supply their own mat and bring a towel and water bottle. For questions, call 516.686.7626.
Federal Health Care Implementation Seminar Attend a seminar hosted by the NYIT Department of Hospitality Studies, the New York State Restaurant Association, and Jackson Lewis Law Firm on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. - noon at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The seminar will focus on 2013 federal health care guidelines for restaurant businesses.
Literary Event NYIT faculty and staff members will read from recent work on Thursday, Jan. 31, 6 p.m. at the Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St., New York City. Participants include professors Susana Case, Gary Stephens and Anthony DiMatteo, librarian Danielle Apfelbaum, and adjunct faculty members Terese Coe, Debora Kuan, Anita Michaels and Doris Umbers. Cost is $8 (includes drinks).
Film Independent Spirit Awards View Oscar-nominated films on the lineup of the Spirit Awards at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, through Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Screenings are free for members of the NYIT community. View a schedule and R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat for a screening.
Cast Iron Chef NYIT's next Cast Iron Chef competition has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, 3:30-6 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Faculty and staff members interested in competing should submit an application by Monday, Jan. 28. Cost is $10 for members of the NYIT community; $25 per guest. For more information please contact Alyson Anctil at 516.686.1427 or email@example.com.
TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will be visiting NYIT's New York campuses during the spring 2013 semester to provide personal investment and retirement counseling for program participants. To schedule an appointment, call company rep Kendis Riley at 516.454.4006. Appointments may be scheduled from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the following dates/locations:
- Old Westbury: Monday, Jan. 28, Tuesday, March 5, and Monday, April 15 at Wisser Library, room LL15
- Manhattan: Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 16 W. 61st St., room 1119
Spring 2013 Provost Events All New York-based faculty members are invited to attend conferences, luncheons, and networking receptions hosted by NYIT Provost Rahmat Shoureshi, including:
- Provost/Faculty Conference: Tuesday, Feb. 5 in Old Westbury (Rockefeller Auditorium) and Thursday, Feb. 7 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium), 12:30-1:50 p.m. on both days. Lunch will be served. R.S.V.P. for the conference.
- Provost Discovery Luncheon: Tuesday, March 26 in Old Westbury (Riland Auditorium, event will be streamed to NYIT Auditorium on Broadway) and Thursday, March 28 in Manhattan (NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, event will be streamed to Rockefeller Auditorium), 12:30-1:50 p.m. on both days.
- Faculty Networking Wine and Cheese Reception: Thursday, Feb. 28 in Old Westbury (NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Garden Room) and Thursday, April 18 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium), 3:30-5 p.m. on both days.
Baseball Fundraiser and Book Signing The NYIT baseball team will host a fundraiser featuring New York Yankees special advisor Ray Negron, who played baseball for the Bears in the mid-1970s, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion. Tickets cost $75 for NYIT faculty and staff members and include dinner, an open bar, a raffle and silent auction, and a presentation by Negron, who will also sign copies of his book, Yankee Miracles.
Presentation by Utile Design Architects Tim Love and Matthew Littell, principals of Utile Design Architects, will give a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. A reception will follow. R.S.V.P. by Thursday, Feb. 21, to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516.686.1280.
Call for RFPs: Classrooms Design Challenge Participate in a challenge to design a student-centered classroom that supports active, collaborative teaching and learning. The winning proposal will be implemented in fall 2013. Proposals are due by Tuesday, April 30. The next informational meeting to address questions about your proposal and/or to have it reviewed is Tuesday, Feb. 26, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, DL 1) and Manhattan (Edward Guiliano Global Center, 1855 Broadway, room 701). Read more.
Faculty Scholars - Call for Submissions NYIT's Office of Academic Affairs invites you to submit nominations for the 12th Faculty Scholars Reception by Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. The reception is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 4-6 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y. Read more.
Enterprise Systems Forum Attend an engineering event on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 8:30- 11:45 a.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Guest speakers will include representatives of IBM Systems, Citigroup, and the New York Police Department. This event is free for all members of the NYIT community. Register for the event.
Town Hall Meetings NYIT faculty and staff members are invited to attend new town hall meetings from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium) and Tuesday, March 12 in Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, room 130). Bring your brown-bag lunch. Read more.