Sparacino in DailyNurse.com: Why I Love Being a Nurse
May 09, 2016
“For me nursing is the most rewarding, diverse, and flexible career,” Lisa Sparacino, Ph.D., RN, CNE, an assistant professor of Nursing in NYIT’s School of Health Professions, tells DailyNurse.com. In an article celebrating National Nurses Week, she says that “After working as a critical care nurse, I changed my focus and became a Nurse Educator. I continue to use my nursing skills as a teacher; however, my focus is now on helping to shape the future of the nursing profession.”
Richard Simpson on Developing Open Source Talent
May 02, 2016
“Open source helps us prepare students for the cutting edge and can demonstrate to employers they are familiar with the latest technology,” says Richard Simpson, associate professor in NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, in Network World. NYIT is featured as one of the academic institutions immersing students in the open-source community. “This allows students to do things in class that are more realistic and ambitious than before,” he says.
Global Health Experts Share Travel Advice
May 01, 2016
Taking over-the-counter medications can save you headaches and discomfort on trips, say Zehra Ahmed, assistant professor and chair of the physician assistant studies department, Assistant Professor Deborah Lardner, D.O., and Assistant Professor Michael Passafaro, D.O., in a Costco Connection article on essential medicines to pack before you travel.
Barbara Ross-Lee on Preparations at NYITCOM at Arkansas State University
Apr 28, 2016
“Wilson Hall looks nice, absolutely gorgeous,” says Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., referring to the new location of NYIT College of Osteopathic at Arkansas State University in an article in Talk Business & Politics. Ross-Lee, dean of the new site, says a ribbon cutting is planned for June 2, with the inaugural group of 115 students starting classes on August 8.
Hospitality Professor Alan Fairbairn in USA Today
Apr 25, 2016
“The key to successful service management is to empower your employees to make it right,” NYIT School of Management Professor Alan Fairbairn tells USA Today in a story about dirty hotels. While dirty hotels are rare, Fairbairn says that if problems occur, hotels should have policies in place to fix them quickly and permanently.
Amundsen on Developing Smart Energy Talent
Apr 19, 2016
Few U.S. students graduate from college with adequate preparation to enter the smart energy field, according to Robert N. Amundsen in Metering & Smart Energy International. “In spite of excellent career opportunities opening up for smart energy talent, most undergraduates choose a traditional major, such as mathematics, electrical engineering or business administration,” he writes. “For many students, an academic minor in an energy-related discipline is a great way to acquire useful skills, and launch a successful career in Smart Energy.”
Dean Pat Chute Discusses Healthcare Faculty Recruiting in ADVANCE Publication
Apr 13, 2016
“You don’t come to higher education to make money; you come into higher education because you are committed to bringing your field of study to the next generation and you want them to learn the best from the best,” says School of Health Professions Dean Pat Chute in an ADVANCE article (p.21) on recruiting healthcare faculty.
Chute also discusses the need for faculty to stay current with clinical experience. “We allow our faculty to take one day a week to do clinicals because we need them to remain current. Medicine changes at warp speed. If instructors are not up on those changes, they are not doing adequate service to their students.”
Shane Speights, D.O. and VP Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O. Discuss NYITCOM Location at Arkansas State Univer
Apr 10, 2016
"So now we're training and growing our own physicians to meet the needs of the people of Arkansas," says NYITCOM at Arkansas State University Associate Dean Shane Speights, D.O., in an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette report (subscription required) on the school’s work to develop physicians in the state. Speights and Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., describe the new location’s features and the distinct philosophy of osteopathic medicine.
VP Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee in Marketwatch.com Story on Physician Shortage
Apr 04, 2016
Osteopathic medical schools have higher rates of graduates pursuing primary care specialties, Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., told Marketwatch.com in a story on the nation’s doctor shortage.
Dean Nada Anid in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Apr 04, 2016
“A holistic approach to the STEM gender gap is essential,” says School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean Nada Anid, Ph.D., in an article in the San Fernando Valley Business Journal about women and STEM careers. “Popular culture and policies all contribute to the problem and can contribute to the solution.”