Feb 04 2013
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 Thursday, Feb. 7 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium), 12:30-1:50 p.m. 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, April 18 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium), 3:30-5 p.m.
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:
- Manhattan: Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 16 W. 61st St., room 1119
- Old Westbury: Tuesday, March 5 and Monday, April 15 at Wisser Library, room LL15
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.
Prep Course - Certified Energy Manager Exam The NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences and the Long Island chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers will provide a five-day preparation course for the Certified Energy Manager exam, Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22 at the Old Westbury campus. The discounted cost is $1,695. Download an application (PDF) and register for the course and exam by Tuesday, Feb. 12. For more information, email Robert N. Amundsen, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Film Independent Spirit Awards There are only two more days to attend 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 email@example.com to reserve your seat for a screening.
Valentine's Day Chef's Demo NYIT Dining Services will host a love-themed chef's demonstration and luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $24 per person (flex funds can be used). R.S.V.P. at 516.686.1427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more.
Cast Iron Chef NYIT's next Cast Iron Chef competition is Thursday, Feb. 21, 3:30-6 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. 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.
Faculty/Staff Networking Event Mingle with colleagues and help NYIT Dining Services crown the newest Cast Iron Chef on Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion. Cost is $10 at the door. Beer, wine, and a selection of hors d'oeuvres will be served. R.S.V.P. to 516.686.1427 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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.
An Evening with Entrepreneurs The NYIT School of Management and the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites faculty, staff members and their guests to an open discussion by alumni entrepreneurs on Thursday, March 7, 6-9:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, NYIT-Manhattan. The event, "An Evening with the Entrepreneurs: A Networking and Learning Opportunity," will include presentations, a Q&A session, and a buffet dinner. Read more.
Safety Conference NYIT will host this year’s American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference on Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Salten Hall, Old Westbury campus. The event will feature a keynote address by Anthony Ciuffo, CSP, area director of the Long Island office of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Cost is $80 per person. For more information, call 516.686.7731.
3rd Annual Relay for Lunch Help support NYIT's Relay for Life and the Student Government Association to raise much-needed funds toward their $50K goal on Thursday, April 4, 12:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. The buffet luncheon is donated by NYIT Dining Services. Cost is a $25 minimum donation. Payments will be accepted at the door; make checks payable to the American Cancer Society. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 29 to deSeversky@nyit.edu. Seating is limited. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Relay for Life All faculty and staff members are invited to participate in NYIT's 5th Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 19. Join one of the teams already begun at NYIT's New York campuses or start your own. Read more.