Amy Bravo has worked in the field of higher education since 1997 in the areas of career services, experiential education, and civic engagement. Her specific areas of interest and expertise are in program development and assessment, partnering the academy with community businesses and non-profits, and student professional and civic development. While always positioned in student affairs, her work bridges academic and student affairs, and is enhanced by an ability to develop and support experiential partnerships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community organizations. She also has served as a career advisor, an experiential educator, director of Experiential Education and Employer Outreach, assistant dean of Career Services, coordinator for the American Democracy Project, program consultant, adjunct faculty member and non-profit board member.

Recent Projects

  • Co-creator of New York Tech's Internship Certificate Program, Service-learning Program, Alternative Break Program, Community Service Centers and Consultants for the Public Good Program
  • Collaborator on institution-wide, interdisciplinary projects like Building Resilient Communities, Ready for Takeoff, R-Cubed: Relief, Reconstruction and Resiliency, and STEAM Community-Based Programs

Publications

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of 2019 Patriotic Employer award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America's National Guard and Reserve Force
  • New York Institute of Technology Presidential Engagement Award for Student Engagement, 2017
  • Mental Health First Aid Responder Certified, 2017
  • New York Institute of Technology award for creating Transformative Experiences for Students, 2017
  • New York Institute of Technology Presidential Technology Award for Student Engagement by Professional Staff, 2013
  • Best Practices Award for Internship Certificate Program, Cooperative Education and Internship Association, 2013
  • Alva C. Cooper Award, MNYCCPOA, for New York Institute of Technology's Internship Certificate Program, 2013
  • NACE, Member's Choice Finalist for New York Institute of Technology's Internship Certificate Program, 2013
  • YMCA of Greater NY Volunteer of the Year, 2011

Courses I Teach/Have Taught at NYIT

  • Foundations of Inquiry
  • Urban Service
  • Senior Project, Interdisciplinary Studies

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