Updates for Faculty & Staff

Upcoming Events

Apr 22 2013


NYIT HORIZON Day Camp Program Sign up your child to attend NYIT's HORIZON day camp program from Monday, June 24 to Friday, Aug. 16. Significant tuition discounts are available for children (3-14 years old) of NYIT employees. For information, contact Neal Nelson at 516.686.7515 or nnelson@nyit.edu.

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition NYIT Gallery 61 presents the annual Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition through Friday, May 3 at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor. Work by 17 faculty artists who teach at NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses is on display.

Interior Design Exhibition View outstanding work by NYIT interior design students on display through the spring 2013 semester, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Education Hall, rooms 102-103, NYIT-Old Westbury. Read more.

Globesville XL Showcase The Department of Communication Arts presents the work of students and faculty members on Globesville.com, an online network to connect the NYIT global community on Thursday, April 25, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Hall of Fame lobby, Old Westbury campus. There will be free food and prizes.

SOURCE Attend NYIT's Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on Friday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 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 nsftues@nyit.edu by Wednesday, April 24.

Shark Tank Swim Ernst VanBergeijk, associate dean and executive director of the NYIT Vocational Independence Program (VIP), will swim in a shark tank on Friday, April 26 at noon at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead, N.Y. The event honors VIP students who met the dean’s annual fitness challenge by walking more than 62 million steps this year—the equivalent of walking around the circumference of the earth.

Center for Communication: An Evening with Theresa Rebeck Accomplished playwright and Smash creator Theresa Rebeck will give a presentation on Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The event is free for the NYIT community. R.S.V.P. to info@cencom.org or call 212.686.5005.

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.

Love, Betrayal, and Extraterrestrials Students in acting classes taught by Adam Kraar, adjunct professor of English, will present new work-in-progress theater pieces on Tuesday, April 30, 1 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., room 822, Manhattan campus. Their half-hour presentation, "Love, Betrayal, and Extraterrestrials," is free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, email akraar@nyit.edu.

Bully Documentary Screening The NYIT School of Education is sponsoring a free screening of the new documentary, Bully, on Wednesday, May 1, 5 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The film is directed by Sundance and Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the film. R.S.V.P. for the event.

VIP Yard Sale Students from NYIT's Vocational Independence Program (VIP) will have their first yard sale on Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Independence Hall, Central Islip site. If you would like to donate items for the yard sale, call Jennifer Parkinson at 631.348.3122. All proceeds will benefit VIP students with disabilities.

Faculty Scholars Reception Celebrate the research, publications, and creative work of NYIT colleagues at the 12th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception on Wednesday, May 8, 4-6 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y. R.S.V.P. for the event.

Blackboard Technical Certification Training NYIT's Department of Technology Based Learning Systems is now offering Blackboard technical certification training from Wednesday, May 8 to Friday, May 10 online and in person at NYIT's New York campuses. Register for a session.

Security in the Asia-Pacific: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III will lead a discussion about security in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. to kwolff@nyit.edu.

Long Island Ducks vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Reserve free tickets for a baseball game on Saturday, June 8, 7:05 p.m. at 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip, N.Y. Tickets are available for NYIT faculty and staff members on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, email kmargan@nyit.edu.

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