New York City College of Technology

City Tech Students Receive American Society of Mechanical Engineers Research Scholarships

November 20, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Material and Energy Recovery Division (MER), selected two City Tech Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology students to receive the prestigious ASME-MER undergraduate research scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Ye Htet Lynn was awarded a $4,000 scholarship and Christopher Amoroso was awarded a $2,000 scholarship. Lynn and Amoroso […]

City Tech’s Black Solidarity Day Event Inspires Discussion about Freedom

November 20, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On November 3, the City Tech community gathered in the Atrium Amphitheater to celebrate Black Solidarity Day, an annual event sponsored by the African American Studies Department. The keynote speaker was Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies and Executive Director of the Hip Hop Archive at Harvard University. […]

City Tech Professors Lead the National Federation of Opticianry Schools in New Review Courses for Potential Candidates

November 20, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

From November 7-9, 2014, City Tech Professors Robert J. Russo and Kimberly Strickler led faculty members from various National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) college programs in developing a comprehensive American Board of Opticianry & National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) review course for potential ABO-NCLE candidates. The meeting took place at Camden County College, Blackwood, […]

City Tech Professor’s Film Wins Top Prize at Ekotopfilm Festival in Slovakia

November 11, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Ryoya Terao, Department of Entertainment Technology, whose documentary film, “Quest for Energy” won the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic Prize at the IFF Ekotopfilm Festival—the 41st International Festival of Sustainable Development Films. The award ceremony was held at Primacial Palace in Bratislava, Slovakia, on October […]

City Tech Program Exposes High School Students to Careers in Engineering

November 6, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

A group of 21 local high school students were introduced to STEM disciplines and career options in engineering this summer through City Tech’s Office of Collaborative Precollege Programs. Leveraging a model developed by a team of faculty members, led by Associate Provost Pamela Brown and funded by a National Science Foundation STEP grant, the Office […]

City Tech Students and Faculty Offer Solutions to Brooklyn Design Challenges

November 5, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

From November 17-19, City Tech’s Department of Architectural Technology faculty and students present design solutions for sites between Borough Hall and the East River that hold exceptional, yet unfulfilled, potential at the “Architectural Visions: Transforming Downtown Brooklyn—40 Innovative Designs” exhibit, Borough Hall, Community Room, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn. An opening reception will be held November […]

City Tech Professor’s New Book Broadens the Concept of African-American Migration

November 5, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Marta Effinger-Crichlow on the publication of her new book Staging Migrations toward an American West: From Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones, which examines how black women’s theatrical and everyday performances of migration toward the American West expose the complexities of their struggles for sociopolitical emancipation. While migration is often viewed […]

City Tech Announces New Relationship with Santander

October 29, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is pleased to announce that on October 28th, City Tech President Russ Hotzler and Eduardo Garrido, director of Santander Universities US, signed a five-year agreement with Santander Bank, N.A., through which its Santander Universities Global Division will provide international education and research opportunities to City Tech students […]

City Tech Hosts Speakers Series Commemorating 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht and Honors Special Guests

October 27, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On November 12, at 12:30 pm, in City Tech’s Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street, featured speaker, Michael Schneider, Secretary General Emeritus of the World Jewish Congress, and former CEO of the American Joint Distribution Committee, will receive the 2014 City Tech Jewish Faculty & Staff Association (JFSA) Distinguished Humanitarian Award for his anti-apartheid efforts in […]

Growth and Expansion Mark City Tech’s 2014-2015 Academic Year

October 16, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

With more than 17,200 students enrolled this fall, City Tech now has the largest undergraduate enrollment of any of CUNY’s senior colleges. The full-time faculty has grown by more than one-third in the last 10 years, now totaling approximately 450—an all-time high. In concert with the transition to a 21-hour faculty teaching load this fall […]

City Tech Student Competes on Hispanic College Quiz Show

October 14, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the nation celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans, and City Tech celebrates with a number of activities on campus. This year, the College community will be watching Carolina Mata, a Civil Engineering Technology major, compete in the Hispanic College Quiz Show on Sunday, October 19th, at 2pm on […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Inducted Into the Prestigious Les Dames d’Escoffier

October 10, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On September 22nd, Professor Elizabeth Schaible, chair of Hospitality Management, was inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier New York (LDNY), the first and largest chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, a 40-year-old association supporting women leaders in the food, wine and hospitality industries. Out of the nine inductees, Schaible was the only one to have also […]

New Book Examines the Macroeconomics of Global Warming

October 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

A timely new book, The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warming, edited by Lucas Bernard, City Tech Professor of Business, and Willi Semmler, Henry Arnhold Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research, comes in the midst of a revitalized environmental awareness movement that produced the largest climate change march in […]

City Tech’s 15th Annual The Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel

October 7, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Prepare to be scared!! City Tech’s high-tech haunted hotel, The Gravesend Inn, returns again this year in the Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street (north of Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn, starting October 23. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 for students with ID and group sales. Tickets are free to all City Tech students with City Tech […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Professor and Students Present at International Business Conference

October 1, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Hospitality Management Professor Patrick O’Halloran and two of his students presented research at the Academy of Business Research (ABR) Fall International Conference in Atlantic City on September 24th. Jovany Bravo, a computer engineering technology major, and Blanca Cortes, a hospitality management major, began their research in City Tech’s Emerging Scholars program and presented at the […]

City Tech Offers New Bachelor’s Degree in Professional & Technical Writing

September 29, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science in Professional and Technical Writing (PTW)—the only degree program of its kind in the New York City area. The interdisciplinary PTW degree prepares students to communicate clearly and effectively using a variety of high-tech tools and new media. Students will gain strong communication skills […]

City Tech Professor Carol Bentel and Class Featured in Design Magazine

September 25, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Professor Carol Bentel—a partner at Bentel & Bentel Architects in Locust Valley, New York—had been teaching in the College’s Architectural Technology department when the chair of Hospitality Management, Professor Elizabeth Schaible, asked her to teach a course in her department called “Facilities Design and Property Management.” The course teaches students how to create […]

City Tech Receives $400,000 from Brooklyn Borough President’s Office

September 18, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams visited City Tech September 15 to announce the details of his capital budget funding for education for fiscal year 2015, an investment of more than $3.1 million. City Tech received $400,000 for the College’s Fabrication Laboratory, an innovation engine in 3D printing technology for the College and the borough’s […]

City Tech Professor Appointed to Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration

September 18, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Amit Mehrotra, Department of Hospitality Management, on his three-year appointment to the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). Professor Mehrotra holds an MBA in Hospitality Administration from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and an EdD from Widener University in Pennsylvania. His dissertation, “An Examination of Graduate […]

City Tech Announces New Journal, NANO: New American Notes Online

September 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce the publication of a new online, peer-reviewed journal: NANO: New American Notes Online, www.nanocrit.com, an interdisciplinary journal founded and edited by Professor Sean Scanlan, who teaches in City Tech’s English Department. “NANO’s goal is to invigorate humanities discourse by publishing brief, peer-reviewed reports with a fast turnaround enabled by […]