Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Mar 07 2013

Here are some upcoming NYIT events. For a full list by day, visit nyit.edu/events.


Job Fair Boot Camp Shape up your presentation skills at Job Fair Boot Camp, a four-workshop series offered by the Office of Career Services at NYIT's New York campuses in March and April, in advance of the next career fair on Thursday, April 4. Read more.

Paper Chase Exhibit Visit NYIT's "Paper Chase" exhibit featuring artwork by Viviane Rombaldi Seppey and Pauline Galiana, through Thursday, April 11 at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. An opening reception will be held on Monday, March 11, 5-7 p.m. For more information, call 212.261.1562 or email jmitchel@nyit.edu.

An Evening with the Entrepreneurs The NYIT School of Management and the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites students and their guests to an open discussion by alumni entrepreneurs on Thursday, March 7, 6-9:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, NYIT-Manhattan. The event, "An Evening with the Entrepreneurs: A Networking and Learning Opportunity," will include presentations, a Q&A session, and a buffet dinner. Read more.

Free Yoga NYIT Athletics invites all faculty and staff members to attend free evening yoga classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Bears Den, Old Westbury campus. Classes begin this week. Participants need to supply their own mat and bring a towel and water bottle. For questions, call 516.686.7626.

UN Women for Peace Join a march to end violence against women on Friday, March 8, 12:30 p.m. at the United Nations Headquarters (1st Avenue and 46th Street) in New York City. There will be celebrity and dignitary speakers making presentations at 1 pm at Dag Hammarskjold Park (833 1st Ave.), including Malala Yousafzai, Kelly Rutherford, Monique Coleman, and others. Wear your NYIT gear and post your photos on NYIT's Facebook page. Register online for this event.

St. Baldrick's Cancer Fundraisers Join NYIT medical students and St. Baldrick's Foundation for two events to raise money for childhood cancer on Friday, March 8, 6 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus, and Sunday, March 17, noon at The Downtown Café, 4 School St., Glen Cove, N.Y. You can help by shaving your head, volunteering at the event, or making a donation. Read more.

Society of Hosteurs Events NYIT's Society of Hosteurs invites all students to attend a CPR certification course and a trip to the Tuthilltown Spirits distillery. For more information about these events, email soh.nyit@gmail.com.

  • Distillery Trip Attend an educational trip to Tuthilltown Spirits, New York's first whiskey distillery since Prohibition located in Gardiner, N.Y., on Monday, March 11, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Cost is $35 and includes roundtrip transportation, a distillery tour, and lunch at Bacchus restaurant.
  • CPR Course Learn life-saving CPR on Friday, April 5. Cost is $50. The deadline to register is Thursday, March 21.

Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop The NYIT Professional Enrichment Program presents a workshop for students from all majors on Tuesday, March 12, 12:30-2 p.m. at the Manhattan campus (Edward Guiliano Global Center, 1855 Broadway, room 708) and Vancouver campus. The workshop moderated by Jasjit Rai at NYIT-Vancouver is designed to expand awareness, develop skills, and build confidence in students looking to become effective communicators when studying or working abroad.

Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony Congratulations to all new students eligible for Phi Eta Sigma membership! The induction ceremony will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 7 p.m. at Riland Auditorium in Old Westbury (Riland Auditorium) and Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium). Check your NYIT email for an invitation. For more information, visit Phi Eta Sigma online.

Employee Survey Research Applications Join the NYIT Professional Enrichment Program for a seminar for students from all majors on Wednesday, March 13, 6-7:30 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., room 312, Manhattan campus. The guest speaker is Daniel Baitch, director of surveys and analytics for Prudential Financial. He will discuss how survey research can help organizations align people with strategic objectives, while helping to monitor and improve employee engagement, team performance, leadership, and organizational culture.

Webinar Training in Computstat Attend a webinar presented by the NYIT Professional Enrichment Program on Thursday, March 14, 12:30-2 p.m. in Old Westbury (500 Building, School of Management computer lab) and Manhattan (26 W. 61st St., room 504). Howard Bernheim of Standard and Poor's is the guest speaker. He will offer introductory training on the use of the Compustat database, which provides financial and marketing information for U.S. and global companies. Students will learn to use Compustat as an analytical tool and for the completion of class assignments.

Spring Break Events The NYIT Office of International Education invites all students at the New York campuses to events on Tuesday, March 19 to Thursday, March 21 in New York City, including:

  • Hop-On Hop-Off New York City Bus Tour: Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 a.m. pickup in Old Westbury (Anna Rubin Hall); 9:30 a.m. pickup in Manhattan (26 W. 61st St. Lobby). Cost is $20 and includes lunch.
  • Empire State Building Visit: Wednesday, March 20, noon, 350 5th Ave., New York City. Cost is $10.
  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: Thursday, March 21, 7 p.m., Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., New York City. Cost is $20.

Read more about these events. Register today.

Safety Conference NYIT will host this year’s American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference on Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Salten Hall, Old Westbury campus. The event will feature a keynote address by Anthony Ciuffo, area director of the Long Island office of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Cost is $40 per student. For more information, call 516.686.7731.

Purple Palooza Challenge Join the Community Service Center (CSC) at NYIT-Old Westbury for a high-stakes competition and the opportunity to win prizes and support cancer research on Tuesday, April 2, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Academic Quad, Old Westbury campus. Sign up in teams of two for $5 per person or sign up individually and get a partner on the day of the event. All proceeds will benefit the CSC's Relay for Life fundraising effort. To sign up, email team member names at cscow@nyit.edu or call 516.686.4025. Visit the CSC's Relay for Life web page.

Career Fair NYIT will host its 30th annual Job/Internship Fair on Thursday, April 4, noon-3 p.m. in the Sports Complex, Old Westbury campus.

3rd Annual Relay for Lunch Help support NYIT's Relay for Life and the Student Government Association to raise much-needed funds toward their $50K goal on Thursday, April 4, 12:30 p.m. in the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. The buffet luncheon is donated by NYIT Dining Services. Cost is a $25 minimum donation. Payments will be accepted at the door; make checks payable to the American Cancer Society. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life. R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 29 to deSeversky@nyit.edu. Seating is limited. For more information, email mburnett@nyit.edu.

Comedy Improv Join NYIT's Performing Arts Club for a fun comedy improv class on Thursday, April 4, 12:30-1:50 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., lounge. Lunch will be served. For more information, email nyitpac@gmail.com.

Relay for Life All students are invited to participate in NYIT's 5th Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 19. Join one of the teams already begun at NYIT's New York campuses or start your own. Read more.

SOURCE Earn credit for presenting your research at the Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on Friday, April 26 at NYIT-Manhattan. Abstracts are due by Friday, March 29. Read more.

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