Updates for Students

Music For Diabetes Event Raises Funds and Awareness

Dec 04 2012

Music Event for Diabetes

NYIT students in a course on meetings, events, conventions, and expositions planned the "Music Event for Diabetes," a service-learning project at NYIT-Old Westbury. The Dec. 2 event attracted nearly 150 attendees and raised $1,340 for diabetes research. Seven bands competed for a cash award, multiple vendors rented booths, and dozens of auction items were donated to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.

Pictured (left to right) are: NYIT students Ian Brand, Amanda Rachlin, an American Diabetes representative, Gina Mariani, Samantha Argondizza, and Alan Fairbairn, associate professor of hospitality studies, who teaches the course.

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