Our Cyber Security Symposium will focus on 10 things you need to know about cyber security in the 21st century. Our talented group of panelist has experience in corporate, government and military organizations and bring perspectives as academics, consultants, directors and specialist locally and from around the world. Join us on Wednesday June 17th at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour St for this informative and exciting opportunity to learn, discuss and network. Read More
One year after launching British Columbia's first master's program in cybersecurity, NYIT-Vancouver is seeking to keep up with the program's growth by hiring qualified, local, and highly motivated adjunct faculty to join the team for Fall 2015. Details.
NYIT-Vancouver is inviting professionals in the fields of training, education, and technology to an open house on Wednesday, 22 April, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Attendees will join Vancouver Campus Dean and Executive Director Paul Dangerfield and other university officials to discuss the proposed Master of Science in Instructional Technology (M.S.-IT). See the invitation letter from Dean Dangerfield.
Ten students, two alums, and one newly admitted graduate student from NYIT-Abu Dhabi visited New York City recently, with the aim of visiting the home base of their global university. With support from staff members and fellow students in both Abu Dhabi and New York, the Abu Dhabi group spent a week getting acquainted with the sights of the city and the campuses of NYIT. Photos.
On day one of the trip, Dean of Career Services John Hyde welcomed the visitors and a group of international student ambassadors, who generously volunteered to serve as tour guides to their fellow students. The ambassadors took shifts guiding the group to famous locales such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, Chinatown, and the Staten Island Ferry. One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, and a Broadway musical were also on the agenda.
A diversion from tourist sights was a visit to NYIT-Old Westbury, where NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., together with Vice Presidents Ronald Maggiore (Enrollment) and Patrick Love (Student Affairs), joined the Abu Dhabi group for lunch in NYIT de Seversky Mansion. Also present were Interior Design Acting Chair Robert Allen and officials from NYIT’s Academic Affairs and Global Academic Programs offices. Dr. Shoureshi interviewed students about their experiences, and all enjoyed the chance to interact with not only senior university officials, but also OW students and staff. More.
NYIT students now have two options for study in France during summer 2015. Students of science and engineering can take classes through the Institut Polytechnique Lyon, in Lyon, while students interested in communication arts can study in Paris at EFAP, a longtime NYIT partner. More.
Together with valued local partners Jiangsu Consulting Center for University Enrollment and Career Development and the European Chamber of Commerce in China, NYIT co-sponsored a successful career fair last weekend. Students who attended were able to interact with employers, share their resumes, and learn what opportunities await university graduates. More.
Three fearless students of NYIT-Vancouver’s new Hiking Club, with a staff member and family, recently embarked on their first club adventure, climbing Mount Gardner on B.C.’s Bowen Island in a seven-hour, 17 kilometer hike. More.
Faculty, students and staff at NYIT-Abu Dhabi are celebrating the recent announcement that the School of Management, including Abu Dhabi’s B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. programs, has earned accreditation by AACSB International -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This prestigious designation adds NYIT to a very short list of Abu Dhabi institutions whose business degrees are recognized for attaining a high level of educational quality.
On hearing the news, NYIT-Abu Dhabi School of Management professor Gantasala V. Prabhakar, Ph.D., stated, “A university that is accredited by AACSB International is one that seeks excellence for both students and faculty.” NYIT-Abu Dhabi B.S.B.A. student Mohamed Yakoub added, “I’m proud to earn a degree from an AACSB-accredited program, because it’s among the world’s elite business degrees.” More.
NYIT-Vancouver hosted the second in the Dean’s Lecture series this week, this time with a panel of entrepreneurs who addressed about two dozen graduate students from NYIT’s School of Management and School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. The speakers, experienced in marketing, real estate, publishing, and technology, discussed with students essential factors for successful leadership, including knowing one’s market, customers, and available resources. More.
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