New York Tech Celebrates its 59th Commencement
June 22, 2020
New York Tech’s 59th annual commencement enabled graduates, families, friends, faculty, and staff to tune in to a stream that included celebratory speeches, the conferral of degrees, and individual school and college ceremonies honoring each graduate and recognizing student awards and honors.
New York Tech Offers Test-Optional Admissions for Fall 2020 and Spring/Fall 2021 Applicants
May 12, 2020
New York Institute of Technology announced a new test-optional admission policy for undergraduate students applying for Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Fall 2021 semesters. The policy offers students the opportunity to showcase their potential for educational success beyond standardized test scores, removing barriers high school seniors and juniors may be facing due to COVID-19 disruptions to traditional education and changes in the SAT and ACT exam offerings.
Alarming Abusive Head Trauma Revealed in Computational Simulation Impact Study
April 09, 2020
Abusive head trauma (AHT), like that of Shaken Baby Syndrome, is the leading cause of fatal brain injuries in children under two. While children can suffer permanent neurological damage, developmental delay, and disability, the long-term effects of AHT are difficult to diagnose and predict. Now, researchers at New York Institute of Technology have developed computational simulations to help clinicians and caregivers better understand the impact of these injuries.
Finely Tuned Nervous Systems Allowed Birds and Mammals to Adopt Smoother Strides
January 27, 2020
A study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology on January 27, authored by a New York Institute of Technology anatomy professor, suggests that neuromuscular adaptations in mammals and birds may have allowed them to become more nimble than reptiles and amphibians.
New Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Operations Joins New York Tech
December 10, 2019
Suzanne Musho, AIA, NCARB, has joined New York Tech as vice president for capital planning and facilities operations and chief architect.
New York Institute of Technology Announces Ph.D. in Computer Science
December 04, 2019
New York Institute of Technology College of Engineering and Computing Sciences today announced that it will offer its new Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program, the highest academic degree that may be conferred by a university, in the 2020-2021 academic year. The new Ph.D. in Computer Science will offer highly talented students an advanced research-oriented education in cybersecurity, data science, cloud computing, and related fields.
New York Institute of Technology Launches New Brand Strategy, Selects New Ad Agency Partner
October 28, 2019
New York Institute of Technology has unveiled a powerful new strategic brand identity that celebrates the 65-year-old university’s unique attributes and strengths and underscores its tech roots.
New York Institute of Technology Architecture School Receives Additional IDC Foundation Grant
October 10, 2019
NYIT School of Architecture and Design has received a grant from the IDC Foundation for the second year in a row. Reflecting the university’s mission of access to opportunity, the new grant will continue to support students by funding participation in faculty-led international thesis, summer study abroad programs, workshops, conferences, and any academic activity that aligns with their pursuits.
New Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Joins New York Institute
October 07, 2019
Pennie S. Turgeon, M.B.A., has joined New York Institute of Technology as vice president for information technology and chief information officer (CIO), effective October 1. Turgeon has more than 25 years of higher education experience in strategic information technology (IT) management and business development.
Conference to Address Workforce Gender Inequality and Bias
September 19, 2019
The Women’s Technology Council at New York Institute of Technology will host an important conference focusing on the challenges faced by women and minorities in STEM fields. “Tech Workforce of the Future: Women and Minorities,” will take place on September 26 at the university’s New York City campus and will feature critical discussions on solutions to bridge the gender gap and resolve cross-cultural and unconscious biases.