Updates for Faculty & Staff

Upcoming Events

Oct 21 2013


Free Flick On Wednesday, Oct. 23, watch the Brian De Palma film, Hi Mom! It starts at 5:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage), Old Westbury campus. Refreshments will be served.

Alcohol Awareness Week Attend a "Stories of Substance" peer theatre performance on Thursday, Oct. 24, 12:45-2 p.m. at the Bear's Den, Old Westbury campus.

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series You're invited to a presentation by Calvin Edghill, senior economic development specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 12:30-2 p.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The series is part of NYIT's "Entrepreneurship Path for Undergraduate Students: Turning Ideas into Companies" program, launched by the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences in coordination with the School of Management and with support from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. The program provides students with the skills, tools, and roadmap to successfully translate their ideas and research into commercially valuable innovations and/or companies.

You Give Goods NYIT is partnering with You Give Goods to help City Harvest and Island Harvest secure food for New York City and Long Island communities by Saturday, Nov. 30—and it’s all done online! No need to carry pounds of food on the train or from your car to campus. Please donate what you can, and encourage friends and colleagues to do the same. The goal is to raise $2,500 each for City Harvest and Island Harvest. Support an existing NYIT team or email rmanni01@nyit.edu to create your own. The winning team receives a prize. Make a donation.

Paws for Parkinson's Event Join the American Parkinson Disease Association on Sunday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa, N.Y. Activities include a one-mile walk and Halloween Hounds doggie costume contest. There will be prizes, raffles, and giveaways, and refreshments will be served. All money raised will fund Parkinson's research. Cost is $25, and each registrant receives a T-shirt (while supplies last). Walk with or without a dog. For more information, call 516.626.6114 or visit liapda.org.

TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will be visiting NYIT's New York campuses to provide personal investment and retirement counseling for program participants. To schedule an appointment, contact Kendis Riley at 516.454.4006. Appointments may be scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the following dates/locations:

  • Old Westbury: Monday, Oct. 28 or Wednesday, Dec. 4 in Wisser Library, room LL15.
  • Manhattan: Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 16 W. 61st St., room 1119.

Conversations with Geoffrey Rush Attend a screening of The Book Thief, followed by a Q&A with actor Geoffrey Rush, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. Event is free and open to the NYIT community. To reserve your seat, email aob@nyit.edu.

Faculty Networking Event Join NYIT Provost Rahmat Shoureshi at a cross-disciplinary faculty networking session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Garden Room, Old Westbury campus, or Thursday, Nov. 21 at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. for this event.

Smart Grid Technologies and Opportunities David Leopold and Bruce Germano of EC Infosystems will give the presentation, "Smart Grid Technologies and Opportunities," on Monday, Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. in Theobald Hall, room 411, NYIT-Old Westbury. Event is sponsored by the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. For more information, email Robert N. Amundsen, director of the M.S. in Energy Management Program, at ramundse@nyit.edu.

Citation Workshops Are your students stressing out over citations? Don't let them! Send them to citation workshops where NYIT librarians will show them how to use RefWorks to manage and cite all of their sources. Faculty and staff members are welcome to attend.

  • Workshops location: Wisser Library, room L16, NYIT-Old Westbury.
  • Dates: View a schedule.
  • Questions: Contact Danielle Apfelbaum at dapfelba@nyit.edu or 516.686.1156.

Yoga and Pilates Classes The NYIT Athletics Department hosts 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. Participants must bring their own mat (at least a half-inch thick), towel, and water bottle, and dress in workout gear, not street clothing.

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.

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