NYIT-Vancouver hosted a community open house last night, where dozens of NYIT graduate students, alumni, faculty, and administrators welcomed more than 70 Vancouver business leaders and other friends of the university. The open house was an effort to establish new links and strengthen prior relationships with partners from around Vancouver’s business and educational communities.
NYIT-Abu Dhabi was recently recognized by senior officials including the UAE’s Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (above). More.
NYIT students and staff spent three days this week greeting young people at Abu Dhabi’s major annual career and education fair, Najah. Najah (“success” in Arabic) was opened by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, and took place 28-30 October. NYIT-Abu Dhabi’s Director of Marketing and Recruitment Sarah El Gohary and her team spent all day, every day interacting with some of the thousands of young high school and college-age students who attended the fair. More. See more photos.
The Indian Graduate Student Association at NYIT hosted a festive “Diwali Mela” at NYIT's Manhattan campus. Diwali, or Festival of Lights, is an ancient Hindu event celebrated in autumn annually. “Mela” simply means fair. "Every Indian has their memories celebrating this festival back in India with their family," said event coordinator Niket Patel. "We held this event to celebrate together as an NYIT family." More.
President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., with his counterpart President Yang Zhen of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), welcomed 238 first-year students to NYIT-Nanjing at NUPT. Students at NYIT-Nanjing earn bachelor’s degrees from both NYIT and NUPT, and they spend their final year at an NYIT campus in New York.
NYIT-Nanjing’s American cultural center, established in 2011 to promote intercultural understanding, has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. State Department to sponsor cultural programming during 2014-15. Beverly Butcher, Ph.D., associate professor and English department chair, and director of the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, announced the good news while sharing plans for this year’s events, which will surround the theme “Folk Arts in New York State.”
At the start of the 2014-15 academic year, NYIT's President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., welcomes all new and returning students. Read more.
NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., welcomes all students for the new academic year. Read more.
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