Updates - NYIT and Hurricane Sandy

NYIT Volunteers Occupy Sandy in Brooklyn and Far Rockaway

Nov 13 2012

NYIT Volunteers Occupy Sandy in Brooklyn and Far Rockaway On Nov. 10, nine NYIT students, two guests, and two staff members met in Sunset Park Brooklyn at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, one of several Occupy Sandy relief hubs located throughout New York City. Students and staff registered with the volunteer group and participated in a brief orientation program. Several students opted to stay at the church to help with Occupy Sandy efforts by sorting and organizing much-needed goods to be sent to affected families, while others traveled to Far Rockaway to help with recovery efforts in the beach community. ...more

School of Education Sponsors Supplies Drive

Nov 12 2012

School of Education Sponsors Supplies Drive

Due to Hurricane Sandy, many K-12 schools are destroyed or without power, placing students in new schools until their home locations are repaired. Many students lost everything, including school supplies. To help them, NYIT's School of Education is sponsoring a School Supplies Drive to collect items for a K-12 public school affected by Sandy. View a list of requested supplies.

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Volunteer Resources

Nov 12 2012

Volunteer Resources

There are many ways to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Resources include NYC Service, Staten Island Recovers, Red Hook Recovers, God's Love, We Deliver, and Brooklyn Public Library. ...more

Students and Staff Discuss Sandy’s Impact, Volunteer for Cleanups

Nov 09 2012

Students and Staff Discuss Sandy’s Impact, Volunteer for Cleanups

Nearly 50 students joined NYIT faculty and staff members at the Manhattan campus on Nov. 8 for a Hurricane Sandy event that gave people the chance to express their views and opinions on how the storm has impacted their lives, their families and friends, and their classwork.

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NYIT Family Relief Fund

Nov 09 2012

NYIT Family Relief Fund has been established to assist students and staff with immediate needs. We are taking donations and your support is appreciated!

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Please note that 123signup has graciously waived all of their fees for this fund.

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Finding Gas

Nov 09 2012

New York and New Jersey have imposed fuel rationing:

  • License plate that end with an odd number, or end in a letter, can get gas on odd number dates
  • License plate that end with an even number can get gas on even number dates

Trying to find a station with gas? Enter your location and see what's available in your area at GasBuddy.com.

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NYIT Medical Student Does Her Part To Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

Nov 08 2012

First-year medical student Iya Katz in NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine joins her mother and brother as they help seniors in Coney Island. ...more

NYIT Employees: Open Enrollment Period Extended

Nov 07 2012

NYIT Employees: Open Enrollment Period Extended Due to Hurricane Sandy, the open enrollment period for NYIT employees for medical, dental, and other benefits is now open and has been extended through Friday, Nov. 16. ...more

Emergency Housing for NYIT Community

Nov 07 2012

Emergency Housing for NYIT Community

Dorm rooms are available for members of the NYIT community with the greatest need. For employees and their families, some housing is available at NYIT's Central Islip site. For students, there is space at NYIT residence halls at SUNY Old Westbury and in Manhattan.

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Donations Collection in Serota Academic Center

Nov 07 2012

Donations Collection in Serota Academic Center

NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury is collecting items for the INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network) in Hempstead, N.Y., to donate to hurricane victims. Place items in large boxes in the lobby of Serota Academic Center outside of the Mollie and William Rogers Auditoriums. Warm clothing (i.e., coats, hats, socks), toiletries, soap, batteries, garbage bags, duffle bags, and boxed/canned food are among the requested items.

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