Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Apr 24 2013

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


SGA Formal The Student Government Association at NYIT-Old Westbury will host its 2013 formal on Thursday, April 25, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. at Floral Terrace, 250 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park, N.Y. R.S.V.P. to sgaow@nyit.edu.

FaceAIDS Dance-a-Thon Dance to raise awareness of AIDS on Thursday, April 25, 7-10 p.m. in the Bear's Den, NYIT-Old Westbury. Cost is $7 in advance; $10 at the door. Email nyitfaceaids@gmail.com.

Interior Design Exhibition View outstanding work by NYIT interior design students on display through the spring 2013 semester, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Education Hall, rooms 102-103, NYIT-Old Westbury. Read more.

Professional Enrichment Events All NYIT students are invited to attend business-minded events in New York. More information about each event can be found on the School of Management's webpage.

  • SHRM-LI Human Resources Annual Conference and Exhibitors Showcase: Friday, April 26, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, N.Y.
  • Trends in Leadership Development: Tuesday, April 30, 6-7:30 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., room 006, Manhattan campus.

SOURCE Attend NYIT's Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on Friday, April 26 at the Manhattan campus. Keynote speaker Stuart Firestein will present "Ignorance, Doubt, Uncertainty, and the Beauty of Science." Read more.

Transforming Undergraduate Education Workshop NYIT students are invited to attend an engaging workshop about wireless technology in health care on Friday, April 26, 1-4 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Lunch will be served. The workshop is part of an interdisciplinary NYIT project funded by the National Science Foundation to stimulate student interest in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math). For questions and/or to register, email nsftues@nyit.edu.

How Green Is NYIT? Learn more about sustainable practices at NYIT on Friday, April 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at 26 W. 61st St., second floor, Manhattan campus. Breakfast will be served. R.S.V.P. to cscma@nyit.edu.

Bloomberg Aptitude Test Take a test that connects you with more than 20,000 global financial employers on Friday, April 26 and Friday, May 3, 9 a.m. - noon on both days at 26 W. 61st St., room 504, NYIT-Manhattan. For more information, email sshapi01@nyit.edu.

Car Show Come to NYIT's car show on Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in North Parking Lot, Old Westbury campus. Cost is $10. Money raised will support the Wounded Warrior Project. There will be food, prizes, and an array of vehicles on display, including astronaut Greg Olsen's Tesla car.

Yankees vs. Blue Jays Join the Student Government Association at NYIT-Manhattan for a baseball game on Saturday, April 27, 4:05 p.m. at Yankee Stadium, 1 E. 161st St., Bronx, N.Y. Cost is $15. Register for the event.

Love, Betrayal, and Extraterrestrials Students in acting classes taught by Adam Kraar, adjunct professor of English, will present new work-in-progress theater pieces on Tuesday, April 30, 1 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., room 822, Manhattan campus. Their half-hour presentation, "Love, Betrayal, and Extraterrestrials," is free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, email akraar@nyit.edu.

Center for Communication: An Evening with Theresa Rebeck Accomplished playwright and Smash creator Theresa Rebeck will give a presentation on Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The event is free for the NYIT community. R.S.V.P. to info@cencom.org or call 212.686.5005.

SGA Elections Cast your ballot for the Student Government Association Elections on Tuesday, April 30 - Wednesday, May 1 at NYIT-Old Westbury. To vote, you'll need to log in to MyNYIT on one of the election days. View the candidates.

Bully Documentary Screening The NYIT School of Education is sponsoring a free screening of the new documentary, Bully, on Wednesday, May 1, 5 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. The film is directed by Sundance and Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the film. R.S.V.P. for the event.

MayFest Take a break from studying for final exams and enjoy rides, games, and free food at MayFest on Thursday, May 2, 11 a.m. at the Student Activity Center Field, Old Westbury campus.

The Winter's Tale The NYIT Student Theater Performance Workshop presents The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, Thursday, May 2 to Saturday, May 4 in Salten Hall, room 2, Old Westbury campus. Performances start at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 at the door. Seating is limited. To reserve your ticket, call 516.686.7557.

BizDen Summit Network with business leaders at the BizDen Summit on Monday, May 6, 12:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. This year's event theme will focus on social media and its importance to startups, individuals, students, and large Fortune 1,000 companies. For more information, email thebizden@gmail.com.

Security in the Asia-Pacific: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III will lead a discussion about security in the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. to kwolff@nyit.edu.

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