New York City College of Technology

City Tech Professor Publishes a Cultural History of Wedding Food and Feasts

April 28, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Hospitality Management Professor Claire Stewart on the publication of her book As Long As We Both Shall Eat: A History of Wedding Food and Feasts (2017), which is part of the Rowman & Littlefield Studies in Food and Gastronomy Series. The book was recently featured in an article about the history of […]

City Tech Professor Honored by Société Culinaire Philanthropique

April 20, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Susan Lifrieri-Lowry, a lecturer in the Department of Hospitality Management, who was awarded the Officer’s Gold Medal for exemplary service from the Société Culinaire Philanthropique (SCP), on March 26th during the 151st Société Culinaire Philanthropique Annual Dinner Dance. Professor Lifrieri-Lowry is the first woman to receive this honor. Professor Lifrieri-Lowry has […]

Janet Liou-Mark Named City Tech’s 2017-2018 Scholar on Campus

April 7, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Dr. Janet Liou-Mark, Mathematics Department, was recently named the 2017-2018 Scholar on Campus. On April 5th, the College community celebrated at an award ceremony with Dr. Liou-Mark—who delivered her presentation: “Empowering Undergraduates through Leadership, Lessons Learned, and Life-Long Learning.” A reception was held afterwards in the Janet Lefler Dining Room. Dr. Liou-Mark, who is also […]

City Tech Receives Major STEM Research Grants for New Center of Additive Manufacturing and Medical Devices

March 30, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design Technology has recently received STEM research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), totaling more than $1.3 million in support. Students will work alongside faculty and collaborators on projects to design and fabricate medical devices as well as […]

City Tech’s Small Business Development Center Celebrates Inaugural SBDC Day

March 21, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

The Brooklyn Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will join other regional centers across the state and nation in celebrating the first annual SBDC Day on March 22, starting at 2 p.m. SBDC Day is a national recognition movement to share the small business success stories and notable impacts SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide. Clients, […]

City Tech Offers New Degree in the Business & Technology of Fashion, Addressing Industry Need for Skilled Workforce

March 16, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Fashion has always been defined by the latest technologies—from the sewing needle to laser-etched fabrics. To keep apace with industry demand for a workforce trained in the business and technology of fashion, the Business Department at City Tech now offers a Bachelor of Science in the Business & Technology of Fashion (BTF), a program unique […]

City Tech’s Literary Arts Festival Features Poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips

March 16, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

The English Department at City Tech announces their 36th Annual Literary Arts Festival featuring poet and essayist Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Mr. Phillips has published two books of poetry, Heaven and The Ground, in addition to a book of literary criticism, When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness. Phillips’ many awards include the Whiting Award, the Guggenheim Award, […]

City Tech Offers New Degree in the Business & Technology of Fashion, Addressing Industry Need for Skilled Workforce

March 13, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Fashion has always been defined by the latest technologies—from the sewing needle to laser-etched fabrics. To keep apace with industry demand for a workforce trained in the business and technology of fashion, the Business Department at City Tech now offers a Bachelor of Science in the Business & Technology of Fashion (BTF), a program unique […]

City Tech’s Theatreworks Presents the Hit Parody Kevin!!!!!

March 8, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

“This is loving parody at its finest, performed by a group of talented comedians who clearly have remarkable chemistry with the material and one another.” – Manhattan Digest City Tech’s Theatreworks—along with Recent Cutbacks—is proud to present a limited run of the hit parody KEVIN!!!!! Performances run March 23 through April 1, 2017, Thursday through […]

City Tech Dean Kevin Hom Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

February 28, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that Kevin Hom, FAIA, Dean of the School of Technology & Design, has been elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)—the highest membership honor for exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. The prestige of the FAIA award is unparalleled and the judging is rigorous; […]

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 […]