City Harvest Food Drive The NYIT Department of Hospitality Studies and the Society of Hosteurs are hosting an annual City Harvest Food Drive through Monday, Dec. 10. Donate nonperishable food to help feed the hungry, homeless, and less fortunate individuals of New York City and Long Island. Decorated donation boxes are located at 26 W. 61st St., room 508, Manhattan campus.
Coat Drive The Office of Housing and Residential Life at NYIT-Manhattan is collecting new and gently used coats through Monday, Dec. 31 as part of the 24th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive. Drop off a coat in the bin in the lobby of the Edward Guiliano Global Center at 1855 Broadway or bring it to the resident assistant offices at the Riverside or Manhattan School of Music Residence Halls.
Free Flick NYIT's Department of Communication Arts presents free films from the 1950s. View the romantic drama Imitation of Life today at 5:30 p.m. in Old Westbury (NYIT de Seversky Mansion, room 102, The Soundstage). Refreshments will be served.
Festival of Lights Celebrate cultural diversity at NYIT at a festival showcasing the traditions of Christmas, Diwali, Eid, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah on Thursday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St. 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus.
STEM Meet the Interns Panel Learn about how IT, computer science, engineering, and health/life sciences students at NYIT successfully secured and completed internships related to their majors and how you can do the same on Monday, Dec. 3, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. Refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. to Rosalia Mannino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Brands We Trust The NYIT College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Fine Arts will host a panel discussion about the power of brands on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6:30-9 p.m at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, Manhattan campus.
Holiday GIVE-away Party Attend a holiday GIVE-away party on Thursday, Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. in Salten Hall, rooms SC1/SC2, Old Westbury campus. There will be free food and a raffle with prizes (iPad Mini, iPod Touch, and Amazon Kindle). Cost is $7 in advance; $10 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Hera Jafri at email@example.com.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular Celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Rockettes with your friends at NYIT on Friday, Dec. 7, 9:30 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas (between 50th and 51st Streets), New York City. Tickets cost $25. Register for the event.
Blood Drive The NYIT Community Service Center, the Office of Campus Life, and the New York Blood Center are hosting a fall blood drive on Monday, Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Sports Complex, Old Westbury campus. As part of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, donations will help replenish dwindling blood supplies at the New York Blood Center.
WOW! Events NYIT's Office of Career Services presents informative sessions featuring 6th graders from New York City who were mentored by NYIT students. Events are scheduled for 4:30-5:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61 St., 11th floor auditorium, Manhattan campus. They include: