Faculty & Staff Accomplishments
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Accomplishments are listed by date of achievement in reverse chronological order, with the most recent first.
All Recent Accomplishments
Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was quoted in a December 8, 2019 Network World article, "5G in 2020: Still just a private party," about the implications of 5G and mark it will make in 2020.
Traci Nickdow, assistant registrar, Mohammed Moizuddin, acting director for institutional research, and Nicole Sheehan, manager of the Advising & Enrichment Center presented "Boosting Your Graduation Rate and So Much More," about the efforts by New York Tech to identify stop-out students that are close to graduation, at the Middle States Association of Collegiate Registrars and Officers of Admission (MSACROA) regional conference in Poconos, PA, on December 2, 2019.
Babak D. Beheshti, Ph.D., dean of College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, was featured in an episode of the PBS program, SciTech Now. Beheshti spoke in a segment about the future of 5G on November 14, 2019.
Francine S Glazer, Ph.D., associate provost for educational innovation and director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, was named incoming president-elect of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education at its 2019 annual conference held November 13-17, 2019, in Pittsburgh, PA. Her three-year term will start in March 2020.
Francine S Glazer, Ph.D., associate provost for educational innovation and director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, presented at the 44th annual Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education conference in Pittsburgh, PA on November 14, 2019. Her session, “When I Know but Don't Change: Deep Work and Mindfulness,” introduced Kegan and Lahey's immunity to change framework as a way to diagnose resistance to incorporating productive practices. Her co-presenters included Roben Torosyan, Ph.D. of Bridgewater State University and Allison Pingree, Ph.D. of Harvard University.
John Misak, D.A., assistant professor of English, presented a poster about "Experimental Engagements" at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of California in Irvine, California on November 9, 2019.
Terry Nauheim, M.F.A., associate professor of digital art and design, Michael Hosenfeld, associate professor of digital art and design, Paul Demonte, M.A., adjunct instructor of communication arts, Adrienne McNally, M.S., director of experiential education, and Amy Bravo, M.A., senior director of international and experiential education, presented at AACU's Transforming STEM Higher Education conference on November 9, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Their presentation, “Strategies for Reforming Academic Models to Support Community Partnership,” spoke about Ready for Take-Off, a student-driven documentary film project that raises public awareness about flight, mobility, and advancement for people with disabilities. Ready for Take-Off engaged students and faculty of New York Tech to produce a short documentary film, commemorating the fifth anniversary of a JetBlue flight for disabled high school students of the Henry Viscardi School of the Viscardi Center.
Mary Ann Achtziger, M.S., associate dean of student administration at NYITCOM, moderated a round table of professional school administrators and presented on NYITCOM at the Long Island Council of Student Personnel Administrators Conference on November 8, 2019, at SUNY Old Westbury. The roundtable, "Understanding Professional Schools of Medicine and Law," included Felicia Bruno, assistant dean of student administration at NYITCOM, and colleagues from Stony Brook and Hofstra University.
Susana Case, Ph.D., professor of behavioral sciences, had her chapbook of poems, Body Falling, Sunday Morning, published on October 31, 2019. Her book is based upon the mid-century crime models of Frances Glessner Lee, the mother of crime scene investigation.
Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa, M.Arch., associate professor of architecture, presented his research on Wolfram Mathematica, “Site-Specific Adaptable Robotic 3-D Printer and e-Chaise Longue,” at the 2019 Wolfram Technology Conference in Champaign, Illinois on October 30, 2019.