NYIT-Worldwide Announcements
Feb 25 2015
NYIT Vancouver’s M.S.-INCS Program is Hiring

NYIT-Vancouver is celebrating the successful first year of our M.S. in Information, Network, and Computer Security (M.S.-INCS). The program, launched in Spring 2014, has grown, and we now need new full-time and part-time faculty to join our team.

We are looking for qualified faculty with a passion for teaching, a record of academic excellence, and a background in cybersecurity. We invite interested applicants to send their resumes to Dr. Babak Dastgheib-Beheshti and Dr. Ahmed Awad. Interviews for Summer and Fall semester will take place during the week of 23-27 March 2015.

Feb 24 2015
NYIT-Vancouver Hiking Club Conquers Mount Gardner

Hikers rejoice at summitThree fearless students of NYIT-Vancouver’s new Hiking Club, with a staff member and family, recently embarked on their first club adventure, climbing Mount Gardner on B.C.’s Bowen Island in a seven-hour, 17 kilometer hike. More.

Feb 24 2015
NYIT-Abu Dhabi Celebrates AACSB Accreditation

Faculty, students and staff at NYIT-Abu Dhabi are celebrating the recent announcement that the School of Management, including Abu Dhabi’s B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. programs, has earned accreditation by AACSB International -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This prestigious designation adds NYIT to a very short list of Abu Dhabi institutions whose business degrees are recognized for attaining a high level of educational quality.

On hearing the news, NYIT-Abu Dhabi School of Management professor Gantasala V. Prabhakar, Ph.D., stated, “A university that is accredited by AACSB International is one that seeks excellence for both students and faculty.” NYIT-Abu Dhabi B.S.B.A. student Mohamed Yakoub added, “I’m proud to earn a degree from an AACSB-accredited program, because it’s among the world’s elite business degrees.” More.

Feb 20 2015
NYIT-Vancouver Hosts 2nd in Dean’s Lecture Series

Paul Dangerfield and entrepreneursNYIT-Vancouver hosted the second in the Dean’s Lecture series this week, this time with a panel of entrepreneurs who addressed about two dozen graduate students from NYIT’s School of Management and School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. The speakers, experienced in marketing, real estate, publishing, and technology, discussed with students essential factors for successful leadership, including knowing one’s market, customers, and available resources. More.

Feb 19 2015
NYIT Announces AACSB Accreditation for School of Management

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) announced today that its School of Management, including Vancouver’s M.B.A. program, has earned accreditation by AACSB International -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This prestigious designation adds NYIT to a very short list of Vancouver institutions whose business degrees are recognized for attaining a high level of educational quality.

Vancouver School of Management professor Frank Lorne, Ph.D., stated on the occasion, “When I see that an institution is accredited by AACSB, it tells me that it is serious about educating students and is committed to recruiting good professors.” NYIT-Vancouver M.B.A. student Krishnaben Dodiya added, “It shows the world that this institution has great teachers and a superb learning environment.” More.

Feb 06 2015
NYIT-Abu Dhabi Holds First Annual Alumni Dinner

Abu Dhabi alumni groupNYIT hosted its first annual alumni dinner in Abu Dhabi this week, welcoming 48 alumni, including two who graduated from NYIT-Amman, for a stimulating presentation, a raffle with dozens of prizes, a fine meal, and best of all, an opportunity to re-connect with former classmates and associates. More. More photos.

Jan 28 2015
NYIT-Vancouver Hosts Business Workshop

business leaders hear workshop speakerNYIT-Vancouver Campus Dean and Executive Director Paul Dangerfield welcomed 25 Vancouver business leaders for a morning workshop today. The event, entitled “Wealth Building Strategies for Business Owners,” was organized by Wardell International, a business consulting company based in Vancouver that is also an NYIT partner. More.

Jan 28 2015
Career Services Offers “Monday Workshops”

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NYIT-Abu Dhabi’s Associate Director for Employer & Alumni Relations, Abla Krouma, has begun conducting a series of workshops on career development. The Monday afternoon meetings are open to students and alumni, and take place at 3:30 pm in room 002/F3 at the Abu Dhabi campus. Please RSVP to Abla (akrouma@nyit.edu).

Students and alumni who participate in at least three of the brief meetings will be well prepared for the next steps in their careers. In addition, they will receive a certificate of completion and a prize (to be announced).

The first workshop, on how and why to network, occurred on Monday, 26 January. Upcoming workshops will proceed as follows:

Details for all of these events are available here.

Jan 23 2015
EMBA Students Warmly Welcomed

Rahmat Shoureshi addresses studentsLeaders of NYIT’s Center for International Business Studies, including the university’s provost, the executive associate dean for global programs, and a senior management professor, welcomed more than 50 new and returning students of the Executive Master’s of Business Administration (E.M.B.A.) program in New York City. The program, which was started in conjunction with some of China’s top universities, emphasizes experiential learning, including regular visits to local companies. More.

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