Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Oct 31 2013

Study Abroad

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

Halloween Party Attend a costume party tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Gym at NYIT-Old Westbury. Cost is $10. Proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Foundation. Purchase tickets at the Athletics Office, Student Activity Center, room 2R.

Professional Enrichment Events Jumpstart your career by attending professional enrichment seminars at NYIT's New York campuses. View a schedule and mark your calendar for the next seminar:

  • Marketing Edge: New York Student Career Forum Friday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Graduate Center/CUNY, Proshansky Auditorium, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 35th Street), New York City. To register, email dcohn02@nyit.edu.

Architecture Presentation Architect Eric Firley will discuss his book, Urban Masterplanning Handbook, on Friday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. For more information, email jraven@nyit.edu.

Game Night Every Friday, NYIT's chapter of the Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity hosts a gaming event at 8:30 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., basement gaming room, Manhattan campus.

Citation Workshops Stressing out over citations? Come to citation workshops where NYIT librarians will show you how to use RefWorks to manage and cite your sources. 

  • Workshops location: Wisser Library, room L16, NYIT-Old Westbury.
  • Dates: View a schedule.
  • Questions: Contact Danielle Apfelbaum at dapfelba@nyit.edu or 516.686.1156.

Emerging Technologies Seminar Series The School of Management invites you to free events where industry professionals and faculty members share their experiences with the adoption of emerging technologies on Saturdays from 2 to 5 p.m. in Salten Hall, NYIT-Old Westbury. Dates include Nov. 2, 9, and 16. R.S.V.P. to pdenning@nyit.edu.

Smart Grid Technologies and Opportunities David Leopold and Bruce Germano of EC Infosystems will give the presentation, "Smart Grid Technologies and Opportunities," on Monday, Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. in Theobald Hall, room 411, NYIT-Old Westbury. Event is sponsored by the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. For more information, email Robert N. Amundsen, director of the M.S. in Energy Management Program, at ramundse@nyit.edu.

Study Abroad Info Sessions Interested in exploring the world? Attend an info session about NYIT's international summer programs from 12:45 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Old Westbury (Anna Rubin Hall, room 305) and Thursday, Nov. 7 in Manhattan (16 W., 61st St., room 723). For more information, email yleonard@nyit.edu.

Blood Drive The College of Osteopathic Medicine is having a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Look for the Long Island Blood Services bus mobile in the South Parking Lot at NYIT-Old Westbury. All donors will be entered into a sweepstakes to win two tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII. Bring your photo ID. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 516.686.3984.

Free Flick On Wednesday, Nov. 6, watch Robert Altman's film The Long Goodbye, 5:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage), Old Westbury campus. Refreshments will be served.

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series You're invited to a presentation by Zev Asch, president of Ledaza Inc., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 12:45-2 p.m. in Manhattan (Edward Guiliano Global Center, rooms 702 and 704) and Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, room 227 and distance learning room 1). The series is part of NYIT's "Entrepreneurship Path for Undergraduate Students: Turning Ideas into Companies" program, launched by the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences in coordination with the School of Management and with support from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance. The program provides students with the skills, tools, and roadmap to successfully translate their ideas and research into commercially valuable innovations and/or companies.

STEAM Fair If you're majoring in science, technology, engineering, architecture, and math (STEAM) subjects, attend a career fair on Thursday, Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Sports Complex, Old Westbury campus.

Career Services Dean’s Workshop Series Join John Hyde, dean of NYIT Career Services, for the two-part workshop series, "From Working the Room to Shaping Your Career: Network Your Way to Professional Success." The first session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3), and Tuesday, Nov. 12 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium). R.S.V.P. online by Thursday, Nov. 7.

Island Harvest Fundraiser Donate food to help those in need, Nov. 7-21. Look for the Island Harvest food boxes in Salten and Harry Schure Halls. There will be a gathering on Thursday, Nov. 21 with more opportunities to make donations, 12:45-2:10 p.m. in the Student Activity Center cafeteria, NYIT-Old Westbury.

App Event The Campus Slate will debut the student newspaper's iOS launch of its mobile app on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 12:45-2 p.m. at the Hall of Fame, Old Westbury campus. There will be free food and prizes, including an iPad and gift cards for Moe's Southwest Grill.

You Give Goods NYIT is partnering with You Give Goods to help City Harvest and Island Harvest secure food for New York City and Long Island communities by Saturday, Nov. 30—and it’s all done online! No need to carry pounds of food on the train or from your car to campus. Please donate what you can, and encourage friends and colleagues to do the same. The goal is to raise $2,500 each for City Harvest and Island Harvest. Support an existing NYIT team or email rmanni01@nyit.edu to create your own. The winning team receives a prize. Make a donation.

Cut 'n' Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City Architectural renderings created for NYIT's design of a recycling center in Costa Rica will be included in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art through Sunday, Dec. 1 at 11 W. 53 St., New York City. Read more.

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