Feb 12 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:
- 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. R.S.V.P. for the Feb. 28 event.
- 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.
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.
Blood Drive The NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine will host a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 21, noon-6 p.m. in Riland Cafe, Old Westbury campus. There will be free bone marrow testing. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Erica Bomani 516.686.3984.
Cast Iron Chef NYIT's 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. Come watch the competition or join contestants for a faculty/staff mixer immediately following (see bullet). For more information, call Alyson Anctil at 516.686.1427 or email email@example.com. R.S.V.P. for Cast Iron Chef.
- Faculty/Staff Mixer 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. Call 516.686.1427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
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.
Enterprise Systems Forum NYIT will host the IBM Enterprise Systems Solutions Forum 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 and Citigroup, who will discuss what skills companies need in ES professionals. This event is free for all members of the NYIT community. Register for the event.
Business Continuity Management Course This professional development opportunity for faculty members and students will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 23-24, March 2-3, and March 9-10 at the NYIT School of Management's Financial Technology Center at 26 W. 61st St., room 504, Manhattan campus. For more information, visit NYIT's website or call Professor Steven Shapiro at 646.273.6086 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will be visiting NYIT's Old Westbury campus 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:
- Tuesday, March 5 and Monday, April 15 at Wisser Library, room LL15
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.
Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony Faculty members are invited to congratulate all students eligible for Phi Eta Sigma this year and attend their induction ceremony on Tuesday, March 12, 7 p.m. in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium) and Old Westbury (Riland auditorium). These students received a 3.5 GPA or higher during the fall or spring semester of their first year in college. Please contact the dean or chairperson in your department for a list of eligible students.
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.
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.
SOURCE Attend NYIT's Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 at the Manhattan campus. Keynote speaker Stuart Firestein will present "Ignorance, Doubt, Uncertainty, and the Beauty of Science." Read more.