Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Feb 19 2014


NYIT Commencement Contests Apply for NYIT's Student Speaker Contest for the 2014 commencement ceremony. If you have musical talent, enter the Student Singer Contest. The deadline for both contests is Friday, March 7.

NYIT Bookstore Sale Save 25 percent off all hooded sweatshirts and an additional 25 percent off clearance items as well as many other items from Thursday, Feb. 20 to Friday, Feb. 21 at bookstore locations in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, lower level) and Manhattan (1849 Broadway).

Digital Leadership Event Learn strategies to navigate and leverage social media and technology to best communicate, educate, and lead in today's noisy world on Friday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. Guest speaker is higher education veteran Tony Doody. The event hosted by the Office of Student Affairs is free for NYIT staff, faculty, and students. Email joanne.west@nyit.edu with questions. R.S.V.P. for the event.

Year of Turkey Events Learn about Turkish culture at upcoming events, including:

  • 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. 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:

  • 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.

TEDxNYIT Salon Unconventional leadership is the topic of NYIT's next TEDx event on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 5-6:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th Floor Auditorium, NYIT-Manhattan. For more information, email kpolovit@nyit.edu.

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.

BNP Paribas Showdown Enjoy a night of tennis featuring some of the sport's biggest names from John and Patrick McEnroe to Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Monday, March 3, 7 p.m. at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Cost is $10. R.S.V.P. online.

On-Campus Recruiting The company 1-800-FLOWERS will be recruiting for paid summer 2014 internships on Tuesday, March 4, 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the NYIT Career Services offices at Old Westbury (in person, Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (via videoconference, 26 W. 61st St., room 211). Openings include slots for 10-15 IT interns, 2-3 corporate finance interns, and 20-23 merchandising, sales, marketing, and HR interns. Log in to Career Net to apply ahead of time.

SHE-E-O: A Woman's Guide to Life After College Learn everything you need to know about transitioning from student to working professional on Thursday, March 6, 6-8 p.m. at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. There will be keynote speakers, food, raffles, and prizes. R.S.V.P. to rdavi@nyit.edu by Monday, March 3.

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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