Mar 11 2013
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. Read more.
Paper Chase Exhibit Visit NYIT's "Paper Chase" exhibit featuring artwork by Viviane Rombaldi Seppey and Pauline Galiana, through Thursday, April 11 at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 212.261.1562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Stories Five NYIT alumni who majored in fine arts will return to campus to talk about their careers as creative professionals on Wednesday, March 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact email email@example.com or call 212.261.1791.
St. Baldrick's Cancer Fundraiser Join NYIT medical students and St. Baldrick's Foundation for an event to shave the way to conquer childhood cancer on Sunday, March 17, noon at The Downtown Café, 4 School St., Glen Cove, N.Y. Read more.
Nursing Events The Department of Nursing encourages interested faculty members to attend professional development events in March and April, including:
- Geriatric Education Program: W.A.G.E. The program for Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education) includes a 20-hour course on Saturday, March 16 and an advanced RN course on Saturday, April 6 and 13. Some online coursework is required. View full details.
- 8th Annual NYIT Department of Nursing Spring Colloquium This year's colloquium will focus on post-traumatic stress disorder on Thursday, March 28, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in Riland Auditorium, Old Westbury campus. For more information, download a pdf.
- Pediatric Disaster Management Core Curriculum This course designed to prepare health care workers for pediatric emergencies will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and 23 at NYIT's Old Westbury campus. For more information, download a pdf.
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). Contact the dean or chairperson in your department for a list of eligible students. 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.
Take Back the Night Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence. Join NYIT colleagues and students for an event to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence on Thursday, March 28, 4:30-8 p.m. The event includes dinner at Harry Schure Hall Auditorium followed by a candlelight vigil in the Academic Quad at the Old Westbury campus. For more information, contact Beth Adubato, assistant professor of criminal justice, at 516.686.1469 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more.
Purple Palooza Challenge Join the Community Service Center (CSC) at NYIT-Old Westbury for a high-stakes competition and the opportunity to win prizes and support cancer research on Tuesday, April 2, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Academic Quad, Old Westbury campus. Faculty and staff members should sign up in teams of two for $5 per person or sign up individually and get a partner on the day of the event. All proceeds will benefit the CSC's Relay for Life fundraising effort. To sign up, email team member names at email@example.com or call 516.686.4025. Visit the CSC's Relay for Life web page.
Global Culture Webinar The NYIT Office of International Education will host the the webinar, "Today’s Chinese Student: Understanding the U.S. Classroom," on Thursday, April 4, 3-4:30 p.m. at Harry Schure Hall, room 216A, Old Westbury campus. It is open to all staff and faculty members.
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.
Career Fair NYIT will host its 30th annual Job/Internship Fair on Thursday, April 4, noon-3 p.m. in the Sports Complex, Old Westbury campus.
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:
- Monday, April 15 at Wisser Library, room LL15
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.
6th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser for Parkinson’s Disease NYIT faculty and staff members are invited to the fashion show fundraiser on Tuesday, April 23, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $75 and includes lunch. All money benefits the Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Center. For more information and/or to R.S.V.P., call Phyllis Pugliese at 516.686.3751 by Wednesday, April 10.
SOURCE Attend NYIT's Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on Friday, April 26 at the Manhattan campus. Keynote speaker Stuart Firestein will present "Ignorance, Doubt, Uncertainty, and the Beauty of Science." Read more.
Transforming Undergraduate Education Workshop NYIT faculty and students are invited to attend an engaging workshop about wireless technology in health care on Friday, April 26, 1-4 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Lunch will be served. The workshop is part of an interdisciplinary NYIT project funded by the National Science Foundation to stimulate student interest in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math). For questions and/or to register, email email@example.com by Friday, April 12.
Faculty Scholars Reception Save the date for the 12th Faculty Scholars Reception on Wednesday, May 8, 4-6 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y.