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Upcoming Events

Nov 13 2013

You Give Goods

Here are some upcoming NYIT events, including many options to help people in need by donating food and clothing this Thanksgiving season. For a full list by day, visit nyit.edu/events.

YouGiveGoods Food Drive NYIT is fighting hunger with an online food drive through Saturday, Nov. 30. To date, we've raised almost 700 pounds of food for people in need this holiday season, and we still need your help. You can purchase food online and YouGiveGoods will deliver it to a food bank and email you a tax receipt.

H.U.G.S. Drive Join NYIT's chapter of Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha in donating your hats, umbrellas, gloves, or scarves. Drop-off bins are located in Café 9, the Student Activity Center cafeteria, and Harry Schure Hall. For questions, email mferna07@nyit.edu or ljulien@nyit.edu.

Town Hall Meeting The Student Government Association at NYIT-Old Westbury invites you to attend this meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. in the Bear's Den. There will be dinner following the meeting.

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:

  • Shifting Career Options Saturday, Nov. 16, 2-5 p.m., Salten Hall, NYIT-Old Westbury. Guest speaker is Prakash Totala, director of forensic technology solutions at PWC. You'll have the opportunity to meet and network with entrepreneurs and IT professionals. R.S.V.P. to pdenning@nyit.edu.

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.

LinkedIn 101 Learn the ins and outs of using the LinkedIn social network to find an internship or job on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:45-1:45 p.m. in Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., second floor) and Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3). Event is hosted by NYIT Career Services.

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 Relaunch 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. R.S.V.P. on Facebook.

Free Flick On Wednesday, Nov. 20, watch Sidney Lumet's film Network, 5:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage), Old Westbury campus. Refreshments will be served.

Energy Management Lecture Attend the presentation, "ISO 50001: The Global Standard for Energy Management Systems," on Monday, Nov. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., in Theobald Hall, room 411, NYIT-Old Westbury. Expert speaker is Don Macdonald, director of sustainability and energy management systems, at UL-DQS, Inc. This lecture is an excellent opportunity for engineering students. For more information, email ramundse@nyit.edu.

Heartland Banquet Attend a banquet hosted by NYIT's chapter of Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha on Friday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. in the Bear's Den, NYIT-Old Westbury. Cost is $5. Proceeds benefit One Heartland, a nonprofit organization that helps children.

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.

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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