Mar 18 2013
Q&A with David Hyde Pierce Join the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World for a career conversation with actor David Hyde Pierce on Friday, April 12, 2-4 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The event is open to all NYIT faculty, staff members, and students. Seating is limited; R.S.V.P. to 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.
Nursing Events The Department of Nursing encourages interested faculty members to attend professional development events in March and April, including:
- 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 Tuesday, April 23 at NYIT's Old Westbury campus. For more information, download a pdf.
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.
Provost Discovery Luncheon Faculty members are invited to attend a luncheon hosted by NYIT Provost Rahmat Shoureshi on 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.
Turn Your TV Dreams Into Reality Go behind the scenes to learn how reality shows are produced during a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 26, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
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, 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.
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 email@example.com.
TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will be visiting NYIT's Old Westbury campus on Monday, April 15 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. to 4 p.m. in 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 12.
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.
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.