Sep 09 2013
Alternative Spring Break 2014 in Ecuador Ten NYIT students and two NYIT faculty/staff members will be selected to spend spring break volunteering in Portoviejo and Puerto Lopez helping to build and expand organic orchard gardens. Are you interested? Deadline is Monday, Sept. 30. Download an application (PDF).
Blackboard Support Sessions Staff members from the Department of Technology-Based Learning Systems are available to assist with Blackboard questions during sessions through Monday, Sept. 30 in Old Westbury and Manhattan. View a schedule.
Yoga and Pilates Classes The NYIT Athletics Department will host free yoga and pilates classes during the fall 2013 semester for NYIT faculty, staff, and students on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:45-1:45 p.m. in Recreation Hall, Old Westbury campus. Classes begin on Thursday, Sept. 12. Participants must bring their own mat (at least a half-inch thick), towel, and water bottle, and dress in workout gear, not street clothing.
Golf Outing Attend NYIT's annual golf outing on Monday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Cold Spring Country Club, East Gate Drive, Huntington, N.Y. All proceeds directly benefit NYIT’s 12 intercollegiate athletic programs. For more information, call 516.686.7504 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benjamin J. Cecil 5K Walk for Independence Join the NYIT Vocational Independence Program for its annual walk to support a scholarship in memory of former student Benjamin J. Cecil on Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. at 300 Carleton Ave., Independence Hall, Central Islip, N.Y. Cost is $25. The 5K path is handicap accessible, and refreshments will be served during the walk. For more information and/or to register, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doo Wop Fundraiser Attend a Doo Wop concert for a cause on Sunday, Oct. 6, 3-5:30 p.m. in Riland Auditorium, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $25 per person. Pay at the door or send a check payable to NYIT to: Susan Christie, Riland Academic Health Care Center, room 34, Old Westbury campus. Proceeds benefit NYIT's Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Center.
TEDxNYIT You're invited to a TEDxNYIT event on Thursday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. Twelve entrepreneurs and leaders will explore the theme of meta resiliency one year after Hurricane Sandy. Order tickets.
Cut 'n' Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City Architectural renderings created for NYIT's design of a recycling center in Costa Rica will be included in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art through Sunday, Dec. 1 at 11 W. 53 St., New York City. Read more.