Updates for Faculty & Staff

Upcoming Events

Apr 07 2014

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Film Celebration NYIT's Department of Communications Arts presents a tribute to the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp on Wednesday, April 16, 5:45 p.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. It includes a cocktail reception, panel discussion with Charlie's granddaughter Kiera Chaplin, and a film screening. Event is free for NYIT community. R.S.V.P. to 516.686.7676. View agenda.

Long Island Ducks Baseball Game Get your free tickets for a 2014 matchup of the Ducks vs. Somerset Patriots on Saturday, May 31, 7:05 p.m. at 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip, N.Y. Tickets are available for NYIT faculty and staff on a first-come, first-serve basis. To reserve your seats, email Kim Margan at kmargan@nyit.edu.

Cross-Disciplinary Faculty Networking Session Share ideas and learn about the latest research by your colleagues on Thursday, April 10, 3:30 to 5 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Garden Room, Old Westbury campus. R.S.V.P. for event.

Model Passover Seder NYIT's Jewish Student Union invites you to learn about the importance of Passover and its rituals, food, and songs on Thursday, April 10, 12:30-1:50 p.m. at Wisser Library, Curriculum Materials Center Room (lower level), NYIT-Old Westbury. Lunch will be served. Seating is limited. R.S.V.P. to jfeinsil@nyit.edu.

Alternative Spring Break Presentation Learn about the efforts of faculty, staff, and students during NYIT’s March 2014 Alternative Break Program in Ecuador on Thursday, April 10, 5-6:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st, 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. Event includes a movie documenting their once-in-a-lifetime experience. Refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. to rdavi@nyit.edu.

NYIT Veterans Discussion Join us for a discussion about supporting veteran students' successful return to coursework on Thursday, April 10, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, room DL3) and Manhattan (Edward Guiliano Global Center, 1855 Broadway, room 704). The number of veteran students at NYIT has increased significantly in recent years. Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N., chair of Department of Nursing, will lead the talk, including discussion of post-traumatic stress disorder. She is a trained professional for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Veteran's and End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium. R.S.V.P. to czbytnie@nyit.edu.

Farewell Party You're invited to celebrate David Udkow's 22 years of employee service on Thursday, April 10, 4-6 p.m. at NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $25 per person. R.S.V.P. to nanes@nyit.edu or call 516.686.7530 by Thursday, April 3.

TIAA-CREF Appointments A TIAA-CREF representative will visit NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses to provide personal investment and retirement counseling for program participants. To schedule an appointment, call 1.800.732.8353. Appointments may be scheduled from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on/at the following dates and locations:

  • Old Westbury: Tuesday, April 15 and Monday, May 12, Wisser Library, room LL16
  • Manhattan: Wednesday, April 23, 16 W. 61st St., room 206

Water Conference NYIT will host the conference, The Water-Energy Nexus: Sustainability and Global Challenges, on Thursday, April 17, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Hotel Regent Beijing, 99 Jinbao St., Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. View agenda and register for conference.

Year of Turkey Webinars Attend the three-part webinar series, "Advances in Technology for Global Education," on Mondays, 9-10 a.m., as follows:

  • April 21: Video-Conferencing Using Zoom
  • May 19: Supporting Courses with Edmodo

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Game Join NYIT Athletics on Wednesday, April 23 when the Bears lacrosse team take on Adelphi University at 4 p.m. at President's Stadium, Old Westbury campus. Admission is free.

Relay for Life Join NYIT to raise money for cancer research at events, including:

SOURCE Save the date for NYIT's annual Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression on April 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., Manhattan campus. Read more at nyit.edu/source.

Faculty Scholars Reception Join NYIT for the 13th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception on Thursday, May 1, 4-6 p.m. at NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Ballroom, Old Westbury campus. R.S.V.P. for event.

Day with the Bears NYIT Athletics invites faculty and staff to bring their children to the Old Westbury campus for a day of fun and games on Thursday, May 1, 3:30 p.m. at President's Field. There will be a MayFest carnival and sports clinics in soccer, volleyball, basketball, tennis, cheerleading, lacrosse, and softball. Pre-register with Melissa Perry at 516.686.1216 or athletics@nyit.edu.

Mini-Retreats for Scholarly Writing Are you working on a publication, book proposal, grant, or exhibition catalog? Join NYIT's Center for Teaching and Learning and your colleagues for a working session on Friday, May, 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., room 822, NYIT-Manhattan. Bring your laptop, notes, and other necessary materials. There will be a quiet workspace, coffee and light refreshments, lunch, and plenty of moral support. Come for all or part of the day. R.S.V.P. for a retreat.

Energy Conference Save the date for NYIT's energy conference on "energy in motion," Thursday, June 12, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus.

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