Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Oct 03 2012

Civility Campaign

I Am Civility Join NYIT's Civility Campaign for "The Face of Bullying and Cyber Bullying on College Campuses," today at 7 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. Transportation will be provided from the Old Westbury campus; a bus will depart near the tennis courts at 5 p.m.

Chat Partners Practice speaking English with other students on Thursdays, 12:45-2:10 p.m., 26. W. 61st. St., room 502, Manhattan campus.

Free Flicks NYIT's Department of Communication Arts presents free films from the 1950s. Refreshments will be served. Flicks include:

  • Old Westbury campus: View On the Waterfront, on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage).
  • Manhattan campus: View Born Yesterday today and On the Waterfront on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m., 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium.

Kaplan Nursing Event Take a free practice NCLEX-RN exam (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) and learn strategies for nursing school success on Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Riland Audiorium, Old Westbury campus. Lunch will be served. R.S.V.P. for this event.

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.

Walk Now for Autism Join NYIT's chapter of Iota Nu Delta for a walk to raise autism awareness on Sunday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Jones Beach State Park, Field 5, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, N.Y. For more information, call Aakash Patel at 917.607.7093.

Graduate Academic Department Info Sessions Learn about NYIT's graduate programs on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4-7 p.m. at NYIT's New York campuses. For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at nyitgrad@nyit.edu or 516.686.7520.

Hispanic Heritage Month Join NYIT's Campus Programming Board for events celebrating Hispanic heritage in Old Westbury:

  • Bingo Night, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6 p.m., Salten Café.
  • Karaoke Night, Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 p.m., SUNY Old Westbury, Café 9.
  • Salsa Night, Thursday, Oct. 18 with dance pro Stan Pearson, 7 p.m., SUNY Old Westbury, Café 9.
  • Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., Nassau Coliseum. Tickets cost $20.
  • Halloween Grab & Go, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 12:45-2:10 p.m., Academic Quad.

PINK Everywhere NYIT-Manhattan Wear pink and help to raise awareness of breast cancer on Thursday, Oct. 11. There will be an informational table about the event in the lobby of 26 W. 61st St.

Time Warner Visit Tour the corporate headquarters of the Time Warner media company in New York City on Thursday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. - noon. For more information, call NYIT's Office of Career Services at 516.686.7527 (Old Westbury) or 212.261.1537 (Manhattan).

Welcome Back Events The Student Government Association at NYIT-Manhattan invites students and their family and friends to attend events in New York City, including:

  • Welcome Back Party and Culture Couture Fashion Show, Friday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m., Midtown Loft and Terrace, 267 Fifth Ave. Cost is $7. Register for the fashion show.
  • Chicago on Broadway, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m., Ambassador Theater, 219 W. 49th St. Cost is $20. Register for the musical.
  • The Ride, Saturday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. This unique event combines a theatrical show and immersive tour. See spectacular performances and classic New York City sights while riding in a high-tech theater motorcoach. Cost is $10. Attendees will receive an email about where to meet and pick up tickets. Register for the tour.
  • War Horse and Brunch, Sunday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m., Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, 150 West 65th St. Cost is $25 for the show and brunch. Register for the play.
  • Jets vs. Colts, Sunday, Oct. 14, Meadowlands Exposition Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, N.J. Gates open at 11 a.m.; game starts at 1 p.m. A bus to/from the game may be provided. Cost is $30. If interested, sign up at 1849 Broadway, Office of Student Activities, room 201. Register for the game.

Benjamin J. Cecil 5K Walk for Independence Join NYIT's Vocational Independence Program (VIP) for a walk to support a scholarship fund in memory of student Benjamin J. Cecil on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Independence Hall, 300 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, N.Y. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 9 a.m. The walk starts at 10 a.m., with a 5K path that is handicapped accessible. Refreshments will be served during the walk. For more information and/or to register, contact Sheree Incorvaia, director of recruitment for VIP, at 631.348.3139 or sincorva@nyit.edu.

Ultimate Frisbee Play ultimate frisbee on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at the Student Activities Center field, Old Westbury campus.

Bake Sales Eat homemade confections and support Greek life, 12:45-2:10 p.m. in Harry Schure Hall lobby, Old Westbury campus:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta sorority. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society (breast cancer research).
  • Tuesday, Oct. 30, sponsored by Iota Nu Delta fraternity.

Water Management and Global Challenges NYIT will host a conference on water management and global challenges on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Hotel Regent Beijing in China. Read more.

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation l Get tips on participating in an internship on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:30-5:45 p.m. in Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211) and Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3).

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., Nanjing campus.

Breast Cancer Walk Join the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. in Central Park in New York City. The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Faculty and staff are invited to join Team NYIT. Sign up online.

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