NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014
NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014
NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees
Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education
Paul Dangerfield to Lead NYIT-Vancouver
NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research
On Sunday, May 5, four NYIT-Nanjing students were singled out for honors and awards during a programming contest held at the university's newly renovated computer lab.
Wednesday, May 8, 5 - 7 p.m., NYIT Communication Arts Professor, Thomas Speirs will lead a review and critique of NYIT student PSAs on Intellectual Property Rights. Wednesday’s review and critique is the last step before the PSAs, written, directed and produced by NYIT student film-makers, are submitted for judging in the NUPT Student Film Festival held later this month. The winning PSA will win 10,000 RMB 1st prize.
Tuesday, May 7, 1:30 - 3 p.m., NYIT Communication Arts Professor Geoff Bell, Ph.D., will moderate a panel discussion between film and IPR experts from Asia and America and NYIT students to explore such as topics as cultural differences in copyright behavior, the law and technology, and artists’ ability to manage rights to their own creative works in the present context.
The NYIT-Nanjing graduation ceremony for the Class of 2013 will take place on Monday, June 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Xialin Campus, Student Activity Center, Main Auditorium, No. 9 Wenyuan Rd., Nanjing, P.R. China. Please periodically check this page for updates regarding the ceremony for the Class of 2013.
For updates regarding the ceremony, visit nyit.edu/china/commencement.
The NYIT-Bahrain graduation ceremony for the Class of 2013 will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Gulf Hotel Convention Center in Manama, Bahrain.
The 2013 NYIT-Amman graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, May 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center - Dead Sea Conference Hall.
The NYIT-Vancouver graduation ceremony for the Class of 2013 will take place on Friday, May 31, noon - 3 p.m. at Shaughnessy Restaurant at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver, BC.
For updates regarding the ceremony, visit nyit.edu/canada/commencement.
Congratulations to students in the NYIT-Abu Dhabi School of Management who earned a Top 100 ranking for March 4-10 in the Global Business Strategy Simulation Game (GLO-BUS), a weekly competition among more than 3,000 teams from 156 universities worldwide. The online game is an exercise in corporate teamwork. Students run a digital camera company in head-to-head competition against other companies and learn how to make strategic decisions ranging from research and development, to marketing and sales, to production operations. NYIT's "D Company" team participates in GLO-BUS as part of a business policy and strategy capstone course taught during the spring 2013 semester by Associate Professor Faisal Al-Khateeb, Ph.D. Students include Samah Ahmed, Kamal Oberoi, and Zainab Al Junaibi.
Five NYIT students from New York (pictured with Chinese students) are embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they begin the spring semester studying abroad in Nanjing. They include David Olmsted, Dimitri Morgan, Daniel Morales, Cheryl Bazian, and Anderson Miller. Read more.
Garon Wheeler, Ph.D., campus dean at NYIT-Abu Dhabi, presented "Teachers' Perceptions of Students and the Effects on Student Performance" at the CamTESOL Conference, Feb. 23-24 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He was also an invited guest at the conference's Regional English Language Teaching Leadership Forum.
The American Culture Club at NYIT-Nanjing hosted its first meeting of the spring 2013 semester on March 4. Daniel Morales spoke about open source and augmented reality technologies and software.
Amanda Han, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing studies at NYIT-Nanjing, wrote a chapter in the book, Entrepreneurship in the Informal Economy: Models, Approaches and Prospects for Economic Development, published by Routledge in December 2012. She is the author of chapter 7, "Informal Online Entrepreneurship in South Korea." Read more.
Martin Gerson, Ph.D., has joined NYIT as the dean and executive director of the Vancouver campus as of Jan. 16. The Montreal native has nearly four decades of experience in higher education in Canada, where he previously served in academic leadership positions at Langara College and was the recipient of the 2012 Dr. Idahlynn Karre Exemplary Leadership Award. His area of expertise is mathematical logic.
Monique Taylor, Ph.D., dean and executive director at NYIT-Nanjing, has published a chapter, "Internationalizing Multicultural Issues: Race and Ethnicity," in the book, Internationalizing Multiculturalism:Expanding Professional Competencies in a Globalized World. Read more.
The School of Management’s academic programs deliver both classroom and real life learning experiences. To complement these educational opportunities, the school’s Professional Enrichment platform offers co-curricular activities during which our students meet and network with area specialists; learn from business leaders; and attend various seminars and forums that deal with professional readiness and/or current work-related issues.
The editor of the Spoon River Poetry Review has selected to archive the poem, "Orbs Whose Collective Sum Signifies My Age," by Annie Christain, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing. Read the poem (PDF).
Two teams from NYIT-Nanjing's School of Management won second prize in the finals of the 5th National Marketing Competition of Universities, Dec. 7-9 at Beijing University of Technology and Business. The competition was organized by the China Marketing Association and sponsored by Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd., China's largest beverage company. The final competition tasked the teams with four components: compilation of actual Wahaha beverage sales results for June-November 2012, a computer marketing simulation challenge, creation of a marketing report, and presentation and defense of a marketing plan. The seven NYIT students were among 160 university teams who were finalists in their respective provincial level competitions. Read more.
The School of Management at NYIT-Nanjing held its first Stakeholders Conference on "21st Century Skills Required at the Workplace" on Dec. 6. The event attended by more than 350 faculty, students, alumni, and university guests was coordinated by Keh Kwek, associate dean of NYIT-Nanjing and assistant dean of the School of Management on campus. Read more.