New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Interdisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal NANO: New American Notes Online Explores Issues of Originality in a Digital Age

January 27, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

What counts as original or copied, unique or cut-and-pasted? The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, an open access City Tech humanities journal, explores this and related questions by highlighting originality in Pinterest, Instagram, theatre, American literature, digital humanities, virality, and poetry. Issue 10, “Originality in a Digital Age,” is the result of […]

City Tech Chief Librarian Publishes Book on Access to Digital Technologies

January 26, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Access to and use of digital technologies is an integral aspect of higher education in the twenty-first century. Despite the tech-savvy image of young people propagated by the media, not all college students own and use technology to the same extent. City Tech Professor Maura A. Smale, Chief Librarian, and Professor Mariana Regalado, Head of […]

City Tech Ranks Top Five Nationwide in College Mobility, Low-Income Students Go Far and Earn More

January 20, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

What is the likelihood that a student from a low-income family will achieve the kind of mobility inherently promised in the American Dream narrative? Two recent studies now provide hard data that support years of anecdotal evidence that City Tech (New York City College of Technology, CUNY) students experience increased mobility and a substantially higher […]

City Tech Students Win CUNY StartUps Hackathon

January 11, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Two City Tech students were on the winning team of CUNY StartUps first-ever Hackathon competition, which was held October 14 and 15 at Galvanize, an education company in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. Winning team members Kevin Kovack (City Tech), Kleber Perez (City Tech), Sonny Li (Graduate Center), Stuart Smith (College of Staten Island), and […]

City Tech Foundation Raises More Than $50,000 for Students on #GivingTuesday

December 13, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

#CityTechTuesday—based on #GivingTuesday—was a big success this year. Starting in late October, the social media campaign culminated in an afternoon of celebration with students, faculty, staff, sponsors and celebrity supporters in the Namm Cafeteria on November 29—the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. Entering its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is a […]

City Tech Professor Awarded Bronze Medal in International Culinary Olympics

December 12, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Every four years, since 1900, chefs from around the world gather in Erfurt, Germany to compete in the Culinary Olympics (Olympiade der Kӧche). City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Robert Walljasper, with the assistance of Hospitality Management student, Ayako Hiratsuka, competed and exhibited twice in the individual Culinary Art category and was awarded the Bronze Medal […]

City Tech Students Participate in Fare Share Friday Feast, Bringing New Yorkers Together to Fight Hunger

December 8, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Every year during the holiday season, City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Kylie Garcelon takes some students with her to volunteer at the Fare Share Friday Feast event at St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan, where the city’s top chefs prepare a five-star holiday meal for diners who use local soup kitchens and food pantries together […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Book Exploring Impact of Symbols on the Human Experience

November 28, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The fictional Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon—played by Tom Hanks in the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code—solves one of Christianity’s greatest mysteries through his ability to interpret symbols. While City Tech Professor Farrin Chwalkowski may not be engaged in global intrigue, her new book Symbols in Arts, Religion and Culture: The Soul […]

City Tech Vision Care Alum Wins First Prize at OptiCon Competition

November 17, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Andrew Paul, a recent graduate of City Tech’s Vision Care Technology Department, walked away with the $500 first prize in the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) College Bowl competition, which took place at the OptiCon Conference at Disney World, Florida, on October 2, 2016. After graduating from City Tech, Paul accepted a position as […]

The Spirit of the Holiday Season at City Tech

November 17, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

This morning, City Tech distributed 100 turkeys, donated by College partner Municipal Credit Union (MCU), to students in need and CHiPS, a nonprofit soup kitchen and shelter in Brooklyn. Professor Jean Claude, Hospitality Management, and a group of his students cook a full Thanksgiving dinner—using the donated turkeys—that CHiPS’ serves each year in its soup […]

City Tech Joins Leading Universities in Berlin at the WC2 Symposium

September 26, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Professor Kevin Hom, AIA, dean of the School of Technology & Design, and three architectural technology students participated in the World Cities World Class University (WC2) Symposium in Germany, hosted by Technische Universität Berlin, from August 8—12. WC2 brings together universities in major global cities to discuss the challenges facing urban areas and […]

City Tech Professor Honored with Distinguished Play Award

September 15, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Suzanne Miller, Department of English, was recently honored with the 2016 “Distinguished Play Award” from the American Alliance for Theater & Education for her script Frederick, which was adapted from Leo Lionni’s classic children’s book of the same name (Random House). The award was shared with collaborators Paul Jacobs and Sarah Durkee, who wrote […]

City Tech Professor on Cover of Wine & Spirits

September 13, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Professor Roger Dagorn, MS, Hospitality Management Department, wine and sake expert, made the cover of Wine & Spirits Magazine and is featured inside, along with other “Masters of Place.” Dagorn was one of 50 beverage professionals from around the world recently interviewed by Wine & Spirits for their inaugural “Insider’s Guide” edition. Dagorn […]

City Tech’s Division of Continuing Education Receives $100,000 Grant

August 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce its participation in the ActionNYC Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Education Initiative beginning in the fall, 2016. Through a $100,000 grant provided by the New York City Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and The City University of New York, eligible individuals will be able to take classes […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Evocative and Timely Book of Poetry

August 3, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Monique Ferrell, Department of English, on the publication of her book attraversiamo (NYQ Books, 2016), which translates from the Italian to “let us cross over.” SPD Books named attraversiamo its 2016 Staff Pick for poetry. Janice Worthen of SPD says that “Ferrell builds a sweeping constellation in attraversiamo with long lines […]

City Tech Nursing Professor Named GEM Award Finalist

July 5, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Professor Margaret Rafferty, DNP, MPH, MA, RN, chair of the Department of Nursing, was recently named a 2016 GEM (Giving Excellence Meaning) Award regional finalist. The GEM Awards recognize nurses and the extraordinary contributions they make to patients, the profession and the nation’s healthcare in leadership, management, education, volunteer, and clinical practice […]

City Tech Professor Receives 2016 AIA Award of Excellence

June 27, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Phillip Anzalone, AIA, of City Tech’s Architectural Technology Department, was honored with a 2016 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Award of Excellence on June 2 at the Brooklyn + Queens Design Awards Gala at the Vista Skylounge at Four Points in Long Island City, New York. Professor Anzalone and his team from the firm […]

City Tech Humanities Journal Complicates the Concept of Intoxication

June 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, City Tech’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, is now available online. Issue 9, “Intoxication,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors Alexine Fleck and Ingrid Walker, the article authors, the interviewees, and NANO’s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth Garcia, and Rebecca Devers. Intoxication has long […]

City Tech and RAM to Host Free Medical Clinic (THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

June 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED City Tech will collaborate with RAM (Remote Area Medical) to hold a free weekend-long medical clinic on June 25 – 26 at 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. City Tech health care faculty and students will volunteer their services along with additional medical volunteers from the New York City area. City […]

City Tech Professor Publishes New Collection of Poetry Exploring Memory and Place

May 31, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Robert Ostrom, Department of English, on the publication of his collection of poems, Ritual and Bit, (Saturnalia, 2016). Ostrom teaches development writing and composition at City Tech and poetry at Columbia University. He is the winner of the 2015 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Ritual and Bit is a book filled with […]