New York City College of Technology

New Issue of City Tech’s NANO: New American Notes Online Focuses on Trash and Aesthetics

July 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology, Uncategorized

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, a City Tech interdisciplinary academic journal, is now available. Issue 7, “The Aesthetics of Trash,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors David Banash (Western Illinois University) and John DeGregorio (University of Iowa), the seven article authors, and NANO‘s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth […]

City Tech’s SEEK Program Nurtures Star Student’s Love of Teaching

July 15, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Alassane Ngaide, City Tech’s 2015 Valedictorian, graduated in June with a degree in Computer Engineering and with a GPA of 3.974. As a member of the Honors Scholars Program, he was the first City Tech student to receive the Robert Noyce scholarship. He was awarded a National Science Foundation Scholarship for four consecutive years, and […]

Topping Out at City Tech’s New Academic Building in Downtown Brooklyn

June 25, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech celebrated the topping out of its new academic building on June 22, marking a major milestone in the construction process when the last steel beam is put in place. Designed by Perkins Eastman, the approximately 360,000 sf, eight-story academic complex is being constructed on the site of the former Klitgord Building at the […]

City Tech Student Wins Google Summer of Code Award

June 23, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Md Arefin, a Computer Systems Technology major, recently received the Google Summer of Code Award for his proposal “Convert to a lambda expression Java 8 refactoring/quick fixes,” which offers solutions for more concise and versatile Java coding. Arefin and his mentor, Raffi Khatchadourian, a City Tech professor in the Computer Systems Technology Department, will work […]

City Tech Class of 2015 Inspired at 75th Commencement Exercises

June 18, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

“Being a student at City Tech taught me humility and acceptance. This college taught me that even a poor African man from a tiny village can become successful and realize his dream when he applies himself,” City Tech’s 2015 valedictorian Alassane Ngaide told a captivated crowd of approximately 8,000 fellow graduates, their families and friends […]

City Tech’s Best of New York Award Dinner Salutes ‘Champions of the Environment’

June 10, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech honored “Champions of the Environment” at the 2015 Best of New York Award Dinner on Monday, May 18, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The evening began with a Guest of Honor Reception, followed by dinner and the award presentations. City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ’84, celebrity chef and managing partner, Porter House […]

A City Tech Institute Maps the History of Print From Harlem to the Lower East Side to Brooklyn

June 8, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

In February of this year, The New Yorker dedicated its cover to illustrate Condé Nast’s move from Times Square to 1 World Trade Center—an acknowledgement of just how central the print industry has been to the economic, social and cultural history of the City. Mark Noonan, an associate professor in City Tech’s English Department, brings […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Students Complete Certification

June 5, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that on May 19, forty-one Hospitality Management students received certificates earned in a Certified Guest Service Professional workshop. The certificates were presented by Dr. David Smith, Dean of City Tech’s School of Professional Studies. The Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP®) designation provides recognition for those individuals who know how […]

Manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel is Guest Speaker at the B.J. Denihan Lecture Series

June 3, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

This spring, Professor Patrick O’Halloran, Hospitality Management Department, welcomed Julie Torres, hotel manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel, as guest speaker at City Tech’s B.J. Denihan Lecture Series. Also present was Alex Spektor, general manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel, a City Tech graduate and a member of the College’s Hospitality Management Department Advisory Board. […]

The Veterans Resource Expo at City Tech Provides Free Services to Veterans

May 28, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech (New York City College of Technology) in collaboration with 360 Veterans, is hosting the 2nd New York City Veterans Resource Expo on June 5, in Namm Hall, room 119, at 3 p.m., 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Richard M. Jones, Chief Veteran Officer for CBS Corporation, and Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez are the […]

City Tech Presents Charles E. Phillips, CEO of Infor, with Honorary Doctor of Science at Commencement Ceremony

May 27, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s 75th Commencement will take place on June 2, 2015, 6:30 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. City Tech will celebrate 2,800 graduates in the 2014-2015 academic year; 1,500 bachelor’s degrees and 1,300 associate degrees will be conferred, along with 20 certificates. Charles E. Phillips, Esq., CEO of Infor, is the […]

City Tech’s Career Ladders in Hospitality Program Welcomes New Students

May 14, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Students in City Tech’s Career Ladders in Hospitality, a creative program offered to New Yorkers of Mexican descent, were welcomed by Ambassador Sandra Fuentes-Berain, Consul General of Mexico in New York, at the program’s opening ceremony on April 8. Ambassador Fuentes-Berain described CUNY as “a crucial partner” in addressing the needs of people of Mexican […]

City Tech Presents ‘Forged in Fire': A Play by Ugandan Child Soldier Turned Artist

May 4, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Starting on May 2, City Tech’s Theatreworks and Entertainment Technology Department presents Forged in Fire, at the Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The play is co-written and performed by Okello Kelo Sam, Ugandan child soldier turned performing artist, and tells a tragic tale with humor, song, dance and the adungu, a handmade harp […]

City Tech’s 2015 Scholar on Campus Asks ‘Can Democracy Survive Without a Dialogue?’

May 4, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

On April 20, City Tech’s Provost Bonne August presented Dr. Benjamin Heim Shepard, associate professor of Human Services, with the prestigious 2015-2016 Scholar on Campus award. Since its inception in 1983, the Scholar on Campus Program at City Tech has celebrated the artistic, literary, research, scholarly, scientific and other achievements of selected members of faculty […]

City Tech’s Hospitality Management Alumna Receives Prestigious Disney Award

May 4, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that on April 16, Hospitality Management Alumna Nelya Khayut ’11 received the prestigious 2015 Walt Disney Legacy Award in Orlando, Florida. The annual award recognizes the exceptional managerial efforts in perpetuating the “dream, create, inspire” philosophy of the Disney company. Khayut started her career with the Walt Disney Company […]

City Tech’s Solar Decathlon Team DURA’s Trip to California Marks Milestone in Competition

April 21, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

In early January, fifteen Team DURA members traveled to Irvine, California for the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon design development meetings. The 2015 Solar Decathlon teams are now at the one-and-a-half year mark in a two-year process to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, innovation and design excellence. The teams will design, construct […]

City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center Hosts Conference on Art

April 21, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC), with the Brooklyn Historical Society, hosted the Spaces & Places: Art along the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference at Brooklyn Borough Hall on March 27. The interdisciplinary conference brought together artists, educators, gallery owners, historians and policy makers to discuss their relationship to the waterfront, the importance of making spaces available […]

City Tech Students Volunteer at New Eyes for the Needy

April 21, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Nineteen students from City Tech’s Department of Vision Care Technology visited New Eyes for the Needy in Short Hills, New Jersey, on March 26. Under the supervision of Peter Pineandi, laboratory technician in the Vision Care Technology Department, the students volunteered their time to sort, pack, and verify donated eyeglass prescriptions. New Eyes for The […]

City Tech Professor Receives American Institute of Architects National Excellence Award

April 15, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Two years ago, after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the Northeast, Illya Azaroff, AIA, an associate professor in the Department of Architectural Technology at City Tech, founded the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Regional Recovery Working Group (AIARRWG) to re-imagine a more resilient and sustainable region. Last month, Azaroff’s Recovery Working Group, which includes former City Tech […]

Benjamin Heim Shepard Named City Tech’s 2015-2016 Scholar on Campus

March 27, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Benjamin Heim Shepard, associate professor of Human Services, has been named City Tech’s 2015-2016 Scholar on Campus. He will present his lecture “Rebel Friendships, Essential Others and Social Movements,” on Monday, April 20, at 5 p.m., in Namm Hall 119, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The lecture is open to the public and free. Professor […]