Updates for Students

Upcoming Events

Oct 17 2012

Archtober Join NYIT's School of Architecture and Design for events celebrating the architecture of New York City in October, including:

Out on Broadway Join a discussion of being and/or working with LGBT professionals in a global workforce on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Hear from professionals in the fields of health care, business, academia, military, and law as they share stories of striving to create a civil and diversified global workforce empowered by knowledge and dedicated to maintaining social justice. Michael Schiavi, Ph.D., professor of English and author of Celluloid Activist: The Life and Times of Vito Russo, will moderate the discussion. R.S.V.P. to attend this event.

Salsa Night Learn to salsa from dancing expert Stan Pearson on Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. at SUNY Old Westbury, Cafe 9.

Fed Challenge Presentation Cheer on NYIT undergraduate students participating in a team competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Eastern Economic Association on Friday, Oct. 19, noon-2 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus. Team NYIT will present its economic outlook.

Job Fair More than 100 organizations will recruit candidates at a job fair on Friday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Resorts World Casino, Aqueduct Racetrack, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park, N.Y.

Raas & Garba Night Enjoy an evening of traditional Indian folk dancing on Friday, Oct. 19, 7-11 p.m. at the Student Activities Center Gymnasium, Old Westbury campus. Tickets cost $5 in advance; 10 at the door. For more information, contact Niti Ajmeri at 516.263.9777 or najmeri@nyit.edu.

Six Flags Fright Fest Celebrate Halloween early on Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. at Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson N.J. Tickets cost $20 for students and $40 for guests. A bus will be provided from/to NYIT's Manhattan campus. For more information, email sgamaprogram@nyit.edu.

Battle Diabetes Attend a musical event for a cause on Saturday, Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. in Salten Hall, rooms 1 and 2, Old Westbury campus. There will be a food and drinks, raffle prizes, live music, and a guest speaker. Tickets go on sale on Saturday, Oct. 20. For more information, call 516.582.3671 or email sargondi@nyit.edu.

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

Gold Coast International Film Festival Mingle with actors, filmmakers, and artists at free events held at NYIT's New York campuses. R.S.V.P. to Terri Carr Muran at cevents@nyit.edu.

  • A Conversation with Budd Burton Moss and His Hollywood Friends Monday Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus.
  • Celebrating the Anniversary of West Side Story Tuesday Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. Actors Russ Tamblyn and George Chikiris will discuss making the movie.
  • Bill Plympton Master Class Friday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus.

American Culture Club Meetings Attend Monday meetings scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture, building 1, room 207, Nanjing campus:

  • Oct. 22: Dating in America is the meeting's theme featuring guest speaker Dave Anderson from Southeast University.
  • Oct. 29: Enjoy a Halloween party with club members.

Why Should I Hire You? Perfecting the art of interviewing will be discussed and practiced during this workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4-5 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211).

Alcohol Jeopardy and Screenings Play Jeopardy to learn about alcohol use and abuse and get screened for alcohol consumption on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 12:45-2 p.m. at Harry Schure Hall, room 208, Old Westbury campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 516.686.7703.

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

  • Manhattan campus: View the film noir, The Night of the Hunter, on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m., 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium.
  • Old Westbury campus: View The Night of the Hunter on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and the Western film, The Searchers, on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 5:30 p.m., NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102 (The Soundstage).

FACE AIDS Join NYIT's first-year experience mentors for events that raise awareness of AIDS, 12:45-2:10 p.m. in Old Westbury, N.Y. For more information, contact Jasmine Jariwala at jjariwal@nyit.edu. Events include:

  • Meet Todd Murray The founder of Hope's Voice will come to NYIT on Tuesday, Oct. 23 in Anna Rubin Hall, room 308. Food will be served. Seating is limited. Read more about Todd Murray.
  • Pie AIDS in the Face Don’t miss the opportunity to throw "pie" at select faculty and students and join in a whipped cream eating contest on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Academic Quad. The cost is $1 to participate in a contest; $3 to throw pie at students and faculty members; and $5 for unlimited fun.

Conflict Resolution Learn tools and strategies to erase tension from group work on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Jordan Room, Vancouver campus.

Career Fair If you're looking for a job, attend a career fair on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hofstra University, David. S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex, Hempstead, N.Y. Bring many copies of your resume and dress in business attire.

Microsoft Recruitment Representatives from the company will be at NYIT on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6-7 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211) to recruit software developers for full-time and internship positions. R.S.V.P. to attend the event.

Chat Partners Enhance your intercultural skills and chat with NYIT students from around the world on Thursday, Oct. 25, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at 26 W. 61st St., room 502, Manhattan campus.

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation 1 Attend a session on finding an internship, with an emphasis on international student procedures for CPT (curricular practical training for F-1 visa holders), on Thursday, Oct. 25, 12:45-2 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211).

Stories of Substance Attend a performance highlighting National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week on Thursday, Oct. 25, 12:45-2 p.m. in Harry Schure Hall, room 130, Old Westbury campus.

Hired? Now What? Learn business etiquette for the new professional on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211).

Diversity Event Mingle with NYIT's diverse students on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at 16 W. 61 St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.

Campus Slate Info Session Join the Campus Slate, NYIT's student newspaper at the Old Westbury campus, for an informative session about getting involved with the publication on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 12:45-2:10 p.m. in Anna Rubin Hall, rooms 308/310. There will be free food and raffle prizes for attendees. For details, email slate@nyit.edu.

Women for Hire Career Expo Attend a free career fair on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City. Register for the event.

Wicked on Broadway Join the Student Government Association at NYIT-Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. for Wicked, the untold musical story of The Wizard of Oz’s Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good before Dorothy dropped in. Wicked shows at the Gershwin Theater, 222 W. 51st St., New York City. Cost is $20 for students. Tickets are limited. Register for this event.

Business English 101 Make small talk the Canadian way and refine your public speaking skills on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Jordan Room, Vancouver campus.

Meet the Interns Learn from students who have found, secured, and aced internships on Thursday, Nov. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61 St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.

Networking with Social Media Get employers to "like" you on social media to make job connections on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2-3 p.m. in Old Westbury (Salten Hall, room 3) and Manhattan (26 W. 61 St., room 211).

Start Up City, Part 2: Tales from the Alley Learn from entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses on Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30-8 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets), Manhattan campus. R.S.V.P. by calling 212.686.5005 or email info@cencom.org.

NYIT STEM Career Fairs If you're studying science, technology, engineering, or math, this is the perfect event to network with prospective employers on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Old Westbury (Sports Complex, Hall of Fame) and Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Manhattan (16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium). The fair is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on both days.

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