Spring Semester 2014
- Academic Calendar
NYIT Gallery 61 Exhibition View "Inspired Colleagues; Selected Work by Teachers and Students," through Thursday, Oct. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, Manhattan campus. Read more.
Chat Partners Practice speaking English with other students on Thursdays, 12:45-2:10 p.m., 26. W. 61st. St., room 502, Manhattan campus.
Shall We Dance? Join NYIT's Dance Club today, 6-9 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, NYIT-Manhattan. For more information, call Jeremy Ducos at 646.273.6078.
A Royal Experience Register for three exclusive events featuring Paul Burrell, former butler to Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, through Saturday, Sept. 22 at NYIT's New York campuses. Read more.
Helen Gurley Brown: Feminist or Femme Fatale? Attend a discussion of the provocative late editor of Cosmopolitan magazine on Monday, Sept. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets, Manhattan campus. Event participants will include gossip columnist Liz Smith, Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines Ellen Levine, and New York Times writer Jacob Bernstein.
American Culture Club Meeting The topic of the next club meeting is "The Jewish American Experience - Yom Kippur" on Monday, Sept. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, building 1, room 207.
Voter Events Prepare for the U.S. presidential election in November at events on NYIT's New York campuses:
Internship Certificate Program - Orientation 1 If you're looking for a fall internship, attend one of the following sessions in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) or Manhattan (26 W. 61st St., room 211):
Free Flick - "The Fifties" On Wednesday, Sept. 26, watch the comedy film, Harvey, at 5:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage). Refreshments will be served.
21st-Century Leaders Speaker Series Attend the lecture, "Nuclear Energy after Fukushima: Policies, Practices, and Problems," presented by NYIT trustee Lady Barbara Judge, CBE, on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. She is the chairman of the Pension Protection Fund in the United Kingdom and chairman emeritus of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority. Read more.
Volunteer Fair If you enjoy doing good deeds and making a difference, attend the NYIT Volunteer Fair on Thursday, Sept. 27, 12:45-2 p.m. in the Sports Complex, Hall of Fame, Old Westbury campus.
Campus Conversation: Elections Attend a discussion hosted by NYIT's Community Service Center on Thursday, Sept. 27, 12:45-2:10 p.m., 26 W. 61 St., room 211, Manhattan campus.
Not Your Grandma's Infrastructure: The Urban Energy Revolution Attend a conference featuring energy experts from government, private companies, and educational institutions on Friday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m. - noon at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.
NYC Startup Job Fair Network with prospective employers on Friday, Sept. 28, 1-5 p.m. at World Trade Center 7, 250 Greenwich St., New York City.
DooWop Concert Enjoy an afternoon of DooWop music and support those with Parkinson's disease on Sunday, Sept. 30, 3-5:30 p.m. in Riland Auditorium, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $25 per person; reserve seats in advance or pay at the door. All proceeds benefit the NYIT Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Center. For more information, call 516.686.3894. Read more.
Matthew Lillard: Kick Start Your Movie Meet actor Matthew Lillard, whose first directed feature, Fat Kid Rules the World, premiered at this year's SXSW Film Festival, on Monday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway between 61st and 62nd Streets, Manhattan campus.
Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II If you've been hired to start an internship, attend an informative session about making it work on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-5:45 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) or Manhattan (26 W. 61st St., room 211).
The Revolutionary Join the National Committee of U.S.-China Relations and NYIT's College of Arts and Sciences at a film screening of The Revolutionary, a documentary on political activist and American businessman Sidney Rittenberg’s extraordinary story, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus.
Light the Night Walk Take steps to cure cancer by attending the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual walk on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Basketball City/East River Esplanade, 299 South St., New York City. Read more at lightthenight.org.
Optimism Walk and Paws for Parkinson’s Event Raise money for Parkinson's disease on Saturday, Oct. 6 and enjoy activities such as a 1.3-mile walk, a "Halloween Hounds" doggie costume contest, prizes, raffles, giveaways, and refreshments at Belmont Lake State Park, Babylon, N.Y. The rain-or-shine event runs from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and is sponsored by the Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center at NYIT. Read more.
Camping Trip Bond with NYIT students, learn self-defense skills, and experience the beauty of upstate New York on a camping trip from Saturday, Oct. 6 to Monday, Oct. 8 at the Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville, N.Y. Cost is $20. Register for the trip.
Archtober Join NYIT's School of Architecture and Design for events celebrating the architecture of New York City in October, including:
Book Presentation NYIT-Nanjing Dean and Executive Director Monique Taylor, Ph.D., will discuss her book, Harlem Between Heaven and Hell, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30- 7:45 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.
Journalism Presentation Reporter Ken Ellingwood, formerly of the Los Angeles Times, will present his book, Hard Line: Life and Death on the U.S. Mexican Border, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, Nanjing campus.