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Jan 13 2015

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Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

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Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

May 26 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

May 27 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

May 28 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

May 28 2015

NYIT Vancouver Alumni Reception

May 29 2015

NYIT-Vancouver Graduation Ceremony

Hospitality Events

2013-2015 Events

PCMA New York Chapter Education Day 2014

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Time 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Whether you are an emerging meetings professional creating a career pathway or striving to stay abreast of what is new, the NYCPCMA 2014 Education Day will provide a platform for peer to peer engagement, a creative learning environment and many opportunities to share best practices. With dynamic tracks, and interactive learning events, this is one event you won’t want to miss.

Topics include: With dynamic tracks, and interactive learning events, this is one event you won’t want to miss. Topics include: Mobile Technology, Working with CVBs, Key Contract Clauses, Event Marketing Tips ... and much more! This event will be held at Grand Hyatt New York on February 14, 2014 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. For more info or to register:

NSMH National Conference 2014


Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 - Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014

The NSMH National Conference is all about assisting members in making the transition from “Today’s Students to Tomorrow’s Leaders.” Whether by participation in the pre-college outreach program or scoring an interview with a top company in the hospitality industry, the NSMH National Conference provides unlimited opportunities for networking, growth, and development for its members. This three-day event at the St. Louis Union Station DoubleTree Hotel located in the heart of St. Louis, Missouri will feature workshops that incorporate panelist-led discussions that focus on preparing students to succeed in the world of hospitality.

By providing advice on a series of topics ranging from interviewing skills to discussing the different careers in hospitality, our sponsors divulge to NSMH members the secrets to success in this highly competitive industry. Furthermore, NSMH members have the opportunity to meet and possibly interview with industry sponsors one-on-one at our NSMH networking suites and career fair. Contact your local chapter or visit for more details.

Wedding Planning Certification

Friday, May 30, 2014 & Saturday, May 31, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

NYIT will host a two day Wedding Planning Certification course offered by The Bridal Society. This course is open to students of any major as well as to experienced hospitality professionals who would like to gain their nationally recognized certification. The course fee is $395.00 for students if registered by April 12, 2014. After April 12, 2014 the fee is $900.00. Seating is limited so early registration is strongly encouraged. For more information and to reserve your spot today please visit:

PCMA Convening Leaders Annual Conference

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 - Wednesday., Jan. 14, 2015

The PCMA annual meeting Convening Leaders is the premier event for meetings and event industry leaders. We take risks because you expect us to push the boundaries of the industry. Plan now to attend an unbelievable number of education sessions and opportunities to network that will push you and your organization to a new cutting edge. For more information visit:

PCMA New York Area Chapter Education Day


Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

NYPCMA presents a fun, interactive Education Day! You will leave the day with an excitement to return to your job to apply all that you have learned to your next event! Reconnect with colleagues and meet new industry professionals, recharge your event expertise and learn from your peers, and reassess your skills and discover what is needed to succeed in a volatile job market. This event will be held at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway located at 1871 Broadway | New York, NY 10023.

Brotherhood Winery Trip

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Students will visit The Brotherhood Winery where they will be given an educational tour of America’s oldest, continuous winery. Students will also participate in a wine tasting if they are over 21 years old with proper id. After the tour, lunch will be served at Gasho, a Japanese Hibachi Restaurant. And lastly, we will visit the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets at the end of our day for some shopping. To purchase and reserve your seat please visit Ms. Patthara Chandaragga in Room 508, 26 West 61st Street, Manhattan Campus. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received. Please remember seats are limited!

Society of Hostuers Second General Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Time: 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 26 West 61 St Room: 408

Officials will discuss activities and update date members with information.

Society of Hosteurs City Harvest Food Drive

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 - Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

City Harvest, a non-profit organization founded in 1982 is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women and children. Since 1995, the Hospitality Department and Society of Hosteurs has been helping City Harvest by collecting and donating non-perishable food items for the hungry, homeless and less fortunate individuals of New York. Please join us in helping our community by donating non-perishable food items for this worth-while cause. For more information please contact Siiri Makela, President at

The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show

The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 - Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013
Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, N.Y.

The show, owned by the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association, Inc., and the American Hotel & Lodging Association, is the world's largest showcase of industry products, trends, and developments. A must visit show for future caterers, restaurant owners, hoteliers and just about anyone who is interested in the Hospitality Industry.
For more information please visit:

Society of Hostuers Covenant House Toy Drive

Monday, Nov. 25, 2013- Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Each year the Society of Hosteurs collects brand new toys for the children of Covenant House to help put a smile on their faces during the holiday season. All brand new toys are welcomed for these beautiful children in need. The age range of the children is from infancy to approximately seven years old. The toys will be delivered to the children by the Society of Hosteurs and adviser. ( Please do not gift wrap the toys). If you would like to help contribute to this worthy cause, you can drop off your denoted toy (or toys) in the decorated boxes that will be located: Manhattan Campus: Ms. Patthara Chandaragga’s office - 26 West 61st, 5th floor, Room 508 (Monday to Friday) or drop the toy(s) with any of the SOH executive board members

2011-2012 Events

NYIT Hospitality Students
  • Brotherhood Winery Trip - "America's Oldest Continuous Winery"
  • PCMA National Convening Leaders Conference, San Diego, CA
  • Greening in the Hospitality Industry
  • Atlantic City Casino Tour
  • LiV Distillery
  • Oheka Castle Tour
  • Paumanok Vineyards
  • Society of Hosteurs General Meetings
  • Society of Hosteurs City Harvest Food Drive
  • The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show
  • Rodney Strong Vineyard Tour
  • Alumni Guest Speakers
  • Society of Hosteurs Covenant House Toy Drive
  • International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality National Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • PCMA NY Area Chapter Presents “The Art of Bringing People Together: What Color is Your Event?”
  • NYIT's School of Management host BCA 6th Culinary and Hospitality Student Career Discussion - Define Your Future
  • Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Transportation Transformation Global Summit