Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Feb 05 2014

My Father and My Son

FEATURED EVENT: Turkish Film Screening One of Turkey's most popular films, My Father and My Son, will be shown on Friday, Feb. 28 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in Manhattan. The free event starts at 6:30 p.m. with a reception featuring Turkish hors d'oeuvres, followed by the film screening and a Q&A discussion. This is the first of a series of events to be co-hosted by NYIT and the Turkish Cultural Center this year. R.S.V.P. for the event.

NYIT Community Service Center Off-Campus Events Email cscma@nyit.edu to reserve your spot and/or find out more about any of the following volunteer activities in New York City:

  • Dinner Service in West Harlem: Friday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 21, 3:30 p.m., Community Kitchen of West Harlem.
  • Run Cupids 5K Chase: Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m., Hudson River Park at Charles Street Pier.
  • One Billion March for Women’s Rights: Friday, Feb. 14, 2-3 p.m., Central Park.
  • Enough Is Enough Performance by Lincoln Square: Friday, Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m.
  • Riverdale Invasive Vine Removal: Sunday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bronx, N.Y.
  • New York Common Pantry Assistance: Friday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.

Comedy Night Have some laughs with the Campus Programming Board on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., Bears Den, NYIT-Old Westbury. Performers include Nore Davis and Monroe Martin.

Rose Sale Buy a rose for someone special and support Relay For Life on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 12:30-1:50 p.m., Student Activity Center, NYIT-Old Westbury. Event is hosted by the Student Government Association.

Relay For Life Kick-Off Meeting Learn how you can support NYIT’s Relay for Life fundraisers on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 12:30-1:50 p.m., Bears Den, NYIT-Old Westbury.

Career Services Events Polish your interviewing skills and prepare for an internship at events in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211), including:

Speed Dating Make new friends at this event on Thursday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Bears Den, NYIT-Old Westbury. Event is hosted by the Campus Programming Board.

Valentine's Grab n’ Go Stop by to pick up sweet treats from the Campus Programming Board on Thursday, Feb. 13, 12:30-1:50 p.m., Harry Schure Hall Lobby, NYIT-Old Westbury.

Rose Sale Buy a rose for your valentine on Thursday, Feb. 13, 12:30-1:50 p.m., Salten Hall Lobby, NYIT-Old Westbury. Event is hosted by NYIT's Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity.

Venetian Masquerade Ball Party in style on Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m.-midnight, Renaissance Event Hall, 27-34 21st St., Long Island City, N.Y. Cost is $15. There will be food, music, and contests for best dressed, couple’s wardrobe, and best mask. Dress code is formal. Event is co-hosted by NYIT’s Sigma Chapter of Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, S.W.A.G. (Students Working to Achieve Greatness), and Dance Club. R.S.V.P. online. For questions, email sigma@phiota.org.

May 2014 Graduation Deadline If you plan to graduate in May 2014, you must apply for graduation online via NYITConnect by Friday, Feb. 14. Read more about graduation requirements.

Entrepreneurship Seminar Attend a free seminar on "Igniting Innovation in Your Organization" on Thursday, Feb. 27, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in Old Westbury (Harry Schure Hall, room 226 and distance-learning room 3) and Manhattan (Edward Guiliano Global Center, rooms 702 and 704). Guest speaker is David Goldring, chairman and CEO of Overseas Military Sales Corporation. Pizza and refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, Feb. 25 to naravecz@nyit.edu.

Spring 2014 Dining Schedule Stop by NYIT eateries to experience new daily features, including:

  • Lunch action stations at Riland Café and Student Activity Center (SAC) Café.
  • Monday breakfast station and Wednesday taco salad bowl station at SAC Café.
  • Tuesday and Thursday live action station at Riland Café as well as a new soup and half sandwich station.

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