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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 01 2014

NYIT Cyber-Security Talk

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

NYIT-New York Announcement
Mar 24 2014

NYIT Bookstore Clearance Week Event

Enjoy 25 to 50 percent off select merchandise from Monday, March 24 to Friday, March 28 online and at NYIT Bookstore locations in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, lower level) and Manhattan (1849 Broadway, first floor). Shop today and save!

Oct 30 2013

Students Step Into Leadership Roles at Education Conference

Six NYIT students traveled to Syracuse, N.Y., from Oct. 11 to 13 to attend the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Northeast Regional Conference. They were accompanied by Mehtap Donuk, director of student activities and leadership development at NYIT-Old Westbury, and APCA Northeast regional coordinator. APCA has been around since 1994 helping college students across America with their programming needs.

Students included Greek Life Council e-board members Jatinder Saini, Prattasha Paul, Bernadette Connell, Brian Church, and Pooja Berdia as well as Navpreet Sachdev, president of the NYIT-Old Westbury Campus Programing Board and student delegate for the APCA Northeast region. They were nominated and elected to be national interns for the conference and assisted with registration, announcing national speakers, running icebreakers, and leading roundtable discussions. Brian Church, who works as a student employee in NYIT's Academic Computing Lab, was also asked to work with the conference's professional stage management staff members, who were so impressed with his contributions that they offered him a job on the spot to travel the country with them in summer 2014.

During the conference, students listened to presentations by expert speakers and student affair mentors, attended talent showcases, and networked with vendors. "I was given the opportunity to learn from poets, artists, comedians, and professional speakers about myself and more importantly about the world," said Berdia.

In addition, they chose different educational sessions to attend such as overcoming adversity, Greek life roundtable, facilitating great discussions from activity to learning, and making any space a programming space.

"For us as student leaders to engage our campus, we need to have the right attitude and a lot of desire to make change," said Sachdev. "We have to take charge and set out to achieve our goals. We can't just hand out fliers and expect students to go to an event. It takes a lot more, and it starts with creating bonds with the people on campus."

Donuk added, "I'm a proud advisor because our students shine everywhere they go and have so much school pride!"

Sep 20 2013

Civility Week at NYIT

Civility Week

Learn about NYIT Civility Week, Sept. 23-27, 2013. 

Sep 10 2013

Meet and Greet with the Campus Programming Board

Come and meet the members of the Campus Programming Board (CPB) and the NYIT Bear!  Learn more about the amazing events CPB has planned for this year!

Sep 09 2013

National Center for Student Leadership Conference 2013!

 

 

Register Now! 

In four exciting days this fall, you can uncover the keys to effective leadership … and unlock the secrets to your own success. In dozens of idea-filled workshops and presentations, you’ll hear from top names in leadership development. They’ll help you discover:
 
  • The most effective leadership tools and techniques.
  • How to adapt them to your personal style.
  • How to build a more successful student organization.
  • How to become the kind of lifelong leader you want to be.
  • Tens of thousands of students have come to the NCSL conference over the last 30-plus years – and gone on to achieve great things. Now’s your chance to join them!

Registration begins September 10th, 2013 and will go until October 11th, 2013.  There will be a $15.00 application fee for students interested in attending the National Center for Student Leadership Conference (NCSL).  Students that are selected for the conference by a committee put together by the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development will have the following travel expenses paid for:

  • Airfare 
  • Lodging 
  • Conference Registration Fee

All other expenses are not included in the registration fee.  For more information, visit the Office of the Student Government Association located at 1849 Broadway, room 201 or the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development. 

May 08 2013

NYIT Mosaic

The NYIT MOSAIC Living and Learning Community's mission is to promote and engage an active community of learners who wish to gain cultural awareness, understanding and respect for other societies at the local and global level with the hope of developing “idea centers”. 

NYIT MOSAIC residential experience unites students of diverse backgrounds and internationally-oriented goals. Students explore current global issues and emerging social concerns through a combination of academic work, community-based service opportunities and Co-curricular activities. Domestic students (host) will apply to be in the NYIT MOSAIC program after completing 12 credits at NYIT. International Students will be assigned to housing in the traditional process. Learn more..


Apply

Download the application form. Please email the completed form to reslife@nyit.edu.

May 06 2013

NYIT Students Elected to Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Election results are in for the 2013-2014 executive board and senators representing the Student Government Association at NYIT-Old Westbury. Congratulations to executive board members (pictured left to right): Alvaro Jorge Guerrero Uribe, Thu Ha Le "Gracie," Jasmine Eldomyati, and Julian Marcon.

Executive Board

President
Alvaro Jorge Guerrero Uribe

Vice President
Jasmine Eldomyati

Secretary
Thu Ha Le "Gracie"

Treasurer
Julian Marcon

Senators

College of Arts and Sciences
Arroj Ali
Larissa Jean

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
Chinyere Udoh
Joseph Raquet
Nicole Soman

School of Management
Diamond Nanton

Athletics and Recreation
Christian Barton - Cross Country
Kathryn Boehmer - Women's Soccer

May 01 2013

SGA Student Satisfaction Survey iPad Winner Receives Prize

Erik Cabrera (first year, Computer Science major) was excited to receive his prize on Monday, April 22, after being randomly selected as the winner of an iPad Mini upon completing the Old Westbury 2013 SGA Student Life Satisfaction Survey.

Student Government Association President, Robert Hammarberg, put together a student satisfaction survey to gather feedback about improvements that could be made on the Old Westbury campus. The survey was comprised of 32 questions discussing topics ranging from on assessing student pride, SGA satisfaction, event participation and faculty connectivity. It was sent out to all 3,443 students of NYIT-Old Westbury and open for a period of two weeks. 777 students responded by the time the survey closed.

Students who participated in the survey had the option of entering themselves in a drawing to win a brand new iPad. Erik Cabrera was randomly selected as the winner. When Erik came to retrieve his prize, he stated how he was happy to take part in the survey. There is a hefty amount of data and comments to analyze, which President Hammarberg has already begun to do and will prepare for the next SGA President to take on. He looks forward to seeing the changes suggested by student participants over the next come to life. President Hammarberg would like to thank everyone who participated in the survey and encourages everyone to look out for next year’s spring survey!
 

Apr 15 2013

FUSION: Bringing It All Together

Join the Office Of Housing & Residential Life Office at NYIT-Old Westbury for FUSION: Bringing It All Together, a high-energy, culture filled interactive event with the opportunity to win prizes, play some games, support and celebrate Culture and Civility on Saturday,  May 4, 2013 from 1- 4 p.m. at the SUNY Residence Halls.

Faculty, staff, and students are all invited to join us.  No need to sign up, just show up.

If you need more information, feel free to contact us via email at reslife@nyit.edu.

Apr 05 2013

Old Westbury Resident Check-Out

All Residents MUST check out 24 hours after their last exam or on Friday, May 17, 2013 — no later than 6 p.m. — whichever is first!

Student Checklist before leaving:

  • Each resident MUST schedule a check-out appointment with HRL staff (HRA, RA) in the hall.
     
  • Each resident must turn in individually assigned keys to the HRL staff in the hall.
     
  • Completely clean your assignment, sweep and mop room, common area, and bathroom accordingly.
     
  • Remove ALL postings, tape, tacks, stickers, or items from walls and doors.
     
  • Remove ALL TRASH and deposit it in provided building dumpsters.
     
  • Close and lock ALL windows and open blinds.
     
  • Take ALL personal items. Any item left will be discarded and subjected to associated fees/fines.

Please Note: The Office of Housing and Residential Life will NOT be checking individuals out of room assignments. Please follow established/listed instructions to avoid unnecessary billing charges.


Check-Out Scheduling

  • Friday, May 10 - Thursday, May 16, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
     
  • Friday, May 17, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Students who fail to check out properly will be assessed a $75 fine, in addition to any other charges and associated fees

All check-outs will be processed in each assigned residence hall only. Micro-fridge units must be cleaned out and defrosted by Tuesday, May 14, for removal.


Fall Check-In

  • New Students: Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
     
  • Returning Students: Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Fall Check-In Requirements

You must have all documents prior to your fall move-In to avoid processing problems:

  • Must have a fall room assignment
  • Hard/printed copy of bursar clearance waiver
  • Hard/printed copy of student course registration

Copies of required information may be printed from student’s NYIT Connect account.

Visit the Office of Bursar in Harry Schure Hall or email bursarow@nyit.edu.

Apr 02 2013

NYIT Bear Communities

NYIT Bear Communities (BC) are housing options for returning residential students who wish to build community and live with each other while exploring a theme, common interest, and/ or passion. Residents in a BC area apply to be part of these unique communities and are offered special programs and opportunities to teach others about their interests, strengths, and passions.

BCs are a great opportunity for students to gain leadership skills, share their knowledge with others, and live with people who hold similar values. NYIT Bear Communities are different from other residential communities and halls because they allow students to further explore topics and causes important to them. NYIT Bear Communities will offer special related programs, and opportunities, which distinguish these communities from other housing.

Download the application.

NYIT Bear Communities are for returning students who elect to live in these suites who MUST apply as a full suite of six residents. These suites will pledge that they will participate in and sponsor semester programs consistent with their identified cause.  With oversight and advising of from designated and committed Housing & Residential Staff, this living community will partner with a faculty or staff person in order to meet their semester goal of engaging with their identified cause. This may include coordinating the budget, training, potential travel off-campus, conversations, and commitment to interpersonal communication, and learning outcomes. This year's themes are up to you.  So please be creative and realistic in your proposal:

How do I come up with a theme?
You and your desired suite mates must chose a themed purpose. The themed purpose can be a theme that is based around a common interest or major. Themes such as sustainability, community service, civility, wellness, arts and religion are just a few to be named. Each BC must develop an educational purpose - what you are hoping to learn from the experience or how you plan to enhance your education by living in an BC.  This is your mission statement of sorts.  Your purpose should be a short, broad statement that explains what the theme of the BC will be and what you hope to achieve through the BC program.

For example, if the BC theme is Pre-professional students, your purpose may be as follows:  The purpose of the Pre-professional suite is to provide a support network for students living in the halls which will help us achieve our academic goals, explore and apply for professional degree programs upon graduation from NYIT, and network in our respective fields.

What types of themes can my group use?
The possibilities for different themes are endless. Examples include but not limited to) sustainability, religious groups, musical theater, different languages, student organizations, diversity, computer science, and much more! 

How do I apply?
Avoid the lottery and sign up today!
Application Deadline: April 12, 2013

Who do I contact for more information? 
Contact Jerome Holland at jholla01@nyit.edu or stop by the Office of Housing & Residence Life in Bolivar Hall.

Mar 29 2013

Cap and Gown Deadline March 31

All participating graduates must wear academic regalia (cap and gown).  

For pricing information and to order your regalia, please go the the Herff Jones website.

Cap and gowns will be distributed:

  • On the Old Westbury campus from the NYIT Bookstore starting on Monday, May 6.
  • On the Manhattan campus from the NYIT Bookstore starting on Monday, May 6.
  • Bookstore hours
  • Commencement morning: The Old Westbury campus Bookstore will distribute regalia from a tent in the tennis courts, adajcent to Main Tent .

Mar 28 2013

Old Westbury Residence Lottery Selection

As our academic year draws closer to its conclusion, the time has come to begin focusing on next year’s housing assignments. As a current student residing on the SUNY Old Westbury campus within the NYIT Residential complex, you are allowed to participate in the initial room lottery selection process for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.

Download the Residence Lottery Selection Handbook (PDF).

The following items must be completed by Thursday, April 18, 2013 in order to receive a lottery number:

  1. You must complete a Residence Hall Application and Residential Contract for the 2012 - 2013 academic year. Remember that your Residential Contract commits you to living on campus for both the Fall and Spring semesters, a one year contractual commitment. A liquidation fee of $350.00 is assessed to all contracts that are terminated. Applications on-line, please review the application very carefully.
  2. Required is a $300 non-refundable deposit fee that must be paid at the Bursar’s Office. This deposit “reserves your space” and retains your room over others who have yet to complete this process.
  3. You must also receive proof of clearance from the Bursar’s Office. They will stamp your application or give you a clearance wavier noting your student account is paid in full and has a zero balance.
  4. Please take care of any outstanding parking tickets from the SUNY OW and NYIT campus, as this may delay your room sign-up.
  5. You must submit proof that you are registered as a full-time student with at least (12) Undergraduate or (9) Graduate credits for the Fall 2013 semester in order to sign-up.

Please note

  • The residence halls will be closed to all students during the following period: Dec. 20, 2013 - Jan. 19, 2014.
  • For students who prefer a quiet environment they may choose Kennedy Hall, Quiet hours begin at 9 p.m.
  • For students who require 10 month housing they should chooses Bolivar hall. Bolivar will be open during defined breaks periods according to the HRL opening schedule.

Fall 2013 returning student move-in begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Sept. 1.

Priority room selection concludes on Friday, April 26. After this date, all returning unassigned students will be housed on a first received basis of completed applications beginning July 2013, or sooner. Remaining room assignments will be made on the basis of availability. Current residence hall students are guaranteed an assignment only if the required information is received in the Office of Housing and Residential Life by June 1, 2013.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding room sign up, please speak with a residence life staff member.

Thank you,

Derrol M. Rhodes
Director of Housing and Residential Life

Mar 01 2013

Build a Burger

Onions, mustard, bacon, avocado, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, jalapenos, avocado, swiss cheese, mayo …

 

Tell us about your prefect burger on Facebook for a chance to have it featured for a week at the SAC Dining Hall’s Gourmet Burger Bar.

facebook.com/NYITCampusDining

 

Feb 25 2013

Spring Break 2013 Housing Applications Now Available

Applications are due by
Tuesday, March 12 at 5 p.m.

If you wish to stay in the residence halls during Spring Break, you must complete the Spring Break Housing Application.

Residents who fail to complete the form by stated date/time will incur a late application fee of $25 (charged to their NYIT account).

NYIT Spring Break begins Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. and ends Sunday, March 24 at noon.

 

Please note, there will be limited shuttle bus service between SUNY and NYIT during the Spring Break.  Regular bus service to NYIT will resume on Monday, March 25 at 7 a.m.

Food Service will be limited during the Spring Break.

Feb 04 2013

Need a Summer Job?

 

BUILD YOUR RESUME, GAIN LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE, EARN CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP AND STIPEND
 
Become an Orientation Leader/First Year Experience Mentor
 
Learn more at : nyit.edu/fye
 

Nov 30 2012

Resident Student Check Out

All Residents MUST check out 24 hours after their last exam or on Friday, Dec. 21, no later than 6 p.m. — whichever is first!

Checklist Before Leaving:

  • Check out with an RA in your building (avoid a bill)
  • Clean and sweep your room (avoid a bill)
  • Take all trash to the dumpsters (avoid a bill)
  • Unplug, defrost, and prop open the door of all refrigerators (avoid a bill)
  • Unplug all electrical items (i.e., lamps)
  • Open blinds
  • Close and lock windows
  • Take your valuable items with you
  • Lock your door and return your key to your RA (avoid a bill)

Check-out will take place in your hall:

  • Friday, Dec.14 - Thursday, Dec. 20, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Students who do not check out properly will be assigned a $50 fine.

 

Spring Move-In

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013
Noon – 5 p.m.

In order for you to check in, the Office of Housing and Residential Life must have:

  • A hard copy of your registration and a bursar clearance (copies may be printed from your NYITConnect account)
  • ALL documents PRIOR to your return for spring move-in.

Visit the Office of the Bursar in Harry Schure Hall or email bursarow@nyit.edu

Nov 06 2012

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square: Nov. 26, 2012

Winters Eve

http://www.winterseve.org/

Oct 10 2012

Gimme an A! The Secrets of College Success

Gimme an A! The Secrets of College Success is an exciting, multimedia presentation designed to show you all you need to know to succeed in college. Based on the book, The Secrets of College Success – winner of a 2010 USA Book News “Best Book Award”— the hour-long event combines authoritative, high-value tips – all presented by professors – with games, prizes and whole-audience participation that keep students entertained and involved throughout the performance.  Free Lunch Voucher for all attendees!

Sep 21 2012

NYIT Civility Campaign Kick-Off Week

Civility Week

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