Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic
Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic
NYIT Awards Research Grants
NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi
NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus
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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.
Faculty members and their guests are invited to an American Documentary Showcase on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture in Nanjing. The showcase will feature a screening of the 2010 documentary film, For Once in My Life, and a discussion with its director, Jim Bigham, and the filmmaker Mark Harris. Bigham won a 2007 Independent Spirit Award for best first feature for Sweet Land, which he produced. His latest endeavor follows a group of talented musicians who suffer from a range of physical and mental disabilities as they prepare for the concert of a lifetime.
The event co-sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai will take place at the following times:
The Honorable Michael Corbin, American ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (pictured center in blue shirt and yellow tie), met with students and faculty on Nov. 27 at NYIT-Abu Dhabi. He spoke about economic innovation and entrepreneurship, and exchanged views with the audience for more than an hour. Corbin, who has served in the U.S. Foreign Service in the Arab world 25 years, proved to be an informative, entertaining, and insightful speaker.
Annie Christain, assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, published three poems in Wag’s Revue: “Pretending to Go and Come from Heaven by Fire,” “The Andy Griffith Show: The Guitar Player,” and “Thomas the Tank Engine Revelation 9.”
Additionally, on November 9, 2012, Christain read her poetry through video conference at the 47th Annual Western Literature Association Conference in Lubbock, Texas.
Faculty, admissions staff, and students from NYIT-Bahrain participated in the 2012 NAJAH exhibition, a three-day informational event promoting the Middle East's leading educators, training opportunities, and careers. The exhibition on Oct. 16-18 attracted thousands of visitors, many of them students exploring university programs. NYIT business majors and interior design students met them and the latter displayed their creative work, explaining the processes involved. Faculty members also discussed NYIT programs with potential students.
The American Culture Club at NYIT-Nanjing met for comedy night on Nov. 12. View photos.
The NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture will host a film colloquium on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6-9 p.m. and a special song and dance performance on Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:30-7 p.m. Details include:
The American Culture Club will host a Halloween party on Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, building 1, room 207. Students will learn about traditions associated with the holiday, play Halloween games, and listen to scary stories. Snacks will be served.
A delegation of 26 students, faculty members, and administrators traveled to Beijing for an NYIT conference on water management and global challenges on Oct. 16. The students were invited to the conference by President Guiliano to benefit from NYIT's experiential approach to American education.
All students were required to keep a conference journal for reflection and analysis before, during, and after the conference. As one student noted in her journal: "This is my first time attending this kind of international conference. Experts from different fields and countries came together to talk about a great problem we face. Communication is an important tool to know the world ... though it has been several days since the conference, I am still excited when we talk about it."