New York City College of Technology

Physicist Sylvester James Gates to Deliver Commencement Address at City Tech

May 25, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s 76th Commencement will take place on June 2, 2016, 5:30 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. City Tech will celebrate approximately 2,900 graduates in the 2015-2016 academic year. Sylvester James Gates, Jr., the John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland, will deliver the commencement address. For […]

City Tech Professor’s New Novel Explores World of Turkish Jews: Book Reading & Signing at the City Tech Bookstore and Café, May 12, 3-5 p.m.

May 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech Bookstore and Café will host a book reading and signing event with Professor Jane Mushabac, Department of English, to celebrate the publication of her novel, His Hundred Years, A Tale (Albion-Andalus Books, 2016), published under her pen name Shalach Manot. The novel, which won the Leapfrog Press award, is about a Turkish […]

City Tech Foundation to Host 2016 Best of New York Award Dinner at New York Hilton Midtown

May 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech (New York City College of Technology-CUNY) Foundation will host its 2016 Best of New York Award Dinner on Thursday, May 19 in the Trianon Ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown, Avenue of the Americans at 53rd Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a Guest of Honor Reception at 6:00 […]

City Tech Professor’s Film to be Screened at the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival

April 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Kylie Garcelon’s film Pwofesè nan Kulinèr (The Culinary Professor) will be screened at the 2nd Annual NYC Short Documentary Film Festival (NYCSDFF) on May 1, 3 p.m., at 358 West 44th Street, (44th Street and 9th Ave) in Midtown Manhattan. Garcelon, a professor in the Department of Hospitality Management, created Pwofesè nan Kulinèr to highlight the work […]

Former City Tech Valedictorian Jean-Michel Voltaire ‘00 Named Alum of the Year

April 19, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Jean-Michel Voltaire, City Tech’s 2000 valedictorian, who went on to become a U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney and the recipient of the Attorney General’s 2013 Community Service Award for his humanitarian work in Haiti, was named “Alumni of the Year” at the City Tech Alumni Association annual meeting on March 22. Professor Marissa Moran, […]

City Tech Professor’s Film about Alzheimer’s Showing at NYC Independent Film Festival

April 15, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is proud to announce the screening of Professor Kylie Garcelon’s short film, Moral Compass, on opening night at the NYC Independent Film Festival, April 27 at 7:30 p.m., at The Producer’s Club, 358 West 44th Street, Manhattan. Moral Compass (2015) explores Alzheimer’s disease in a heartbreaking and dramatic story of a loving wife […]

City Tech to Host Annual EcoFest and Earth Day Celebration

April 14, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Sustainability Council will host its first Annual EcoFest 2016, a College-wide event and Earth Day celebration, on April 21, in the Atrium, ground floor, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Students, faculty, and staff, are invited to create and submit a digital poster highlighting their ideas, suggestions, and/or […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Ground-Breaking Book on the Business Behind Creative Design

April 13, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Douglas Davis, Department of Communication Design, has spent years telling his students that remaining relevant as a creative professional takes more than creativity—it also takes an understanding of the language of business. Douglas began as a designer in the digital advertising industry and has evolved into a strategic expert known for his creative business […]

City Tech Partners with Industry City on the Innovation Lab for Community Job Training

April 7, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Job seekers and would-be entrepreneurs in Sunset Park, Red Hook, and other Southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods now have a new resource: an integrated employment and entrepreneur development center providing access to good-paying jobs and economic opportunities in the city’s technology, creative and manufacturing sectors. Known as The Innovation Lab, a 7,700 square-foot space at Industry City […]

City Tech Hosts Interdisciplinary Matters Symposium

March 31, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech will host its first ID Matters: Connecting Service, Scholarship, Teaching, and Learning Symposium on April 15 in the Atrium Amphitheater, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Dr. Stephanie Pfirman, Professor of Environmental Science and Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 and Martin Hirschorn Professor of Environmental and Applied Sciences, Barnard […]

Reginald Blake Named City Tech’s 2016-2017 Scholar on Campus

March 25, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Dr. Reginald Blake, a geo-physicist and water resources engineer, with a rich and extensive background in hydro-climatology, satellite and ground-based remote sensing, and physical oceanography, was recently named City Tech’s 2016-2017 Scholar on Campus. City Tech will honor Dr. Blake on Wednesday, April 20, at 5:15 p.m., Atrium 632, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The […]

City Tech Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Named New York City Deputy Director of Engineering

March 21, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Ashwani Bedi, PE, a City Tech alumnus and adjunct professor, was recently promoted to the rank of Deputy Director of Engineering by the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC). Bedi has been working for the DDC for over 11 years, starting as a structural engineer. For the last five years, he has […]

City Tech Conference Explores Manufacturing Development Along the Brooklyn Waterfront

March 21, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center’s (BWRC) Fifth Annual Conference, “The Past, Present, and Possible Future of Manufacturing along the Brooklyn Waterfront,” will be held on April 8 at Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Richard Hanley, director of BWRC and professor of English at City Tech, will present opening […]

City Tech’s Annual Literary Arts Festival Features Award-winning Author Mary Gaitskill

March 14, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Mary Gaitskill, best known for delivering powerful stories of dislocation, longing, and desire, will read from her work at City Tech’s 35th Literary Arts Festival on March 24th at 5:30 p.m. in the Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. City Tech students and faculty will also read original work at the event, and the […]

City Tech Professor Presented with Educator of the Year Award

March 11, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Daniel Alter, MSc MDT, CDT, Department of Restorative Dentistry, was presented with the Educator of the Year Award by the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) at the annual Vision 21 Meeting on January 22, 2016, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alter, a City Tech alumnus, was nominated by his peers for […]

City Tech Dental Hygiene Professor Presented with Industry Mentoring Award

February 19, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

RDH Magazine (Registered Dental Hygienist)—a professional magazine—and Philips Sonicare recently presented Professor Marilyn Cortell, RDH, MS, FAADH, an associate professor in the Dental Hygiene Department at City Tech, with the Mentor of Distinction Award at the Center for Life Long Learning, American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Annual Session in Nashville, Tennessee on June 19, 2015. Cortell […]

City Tech Hosts Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit Featuring International Artists

February 17, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is proud to announce the 2016 New York City Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit (NYC EIS 2016), on Saturday, February 27, 6 P.M., 186 Jay Street, in City Tech’s Voorhees Theater, Downtown Brooklyn. Admission is free. The New York City Electroacoustic Improvisation Summit is a concert featuring music by artists focused on the integration of […]

New Issue of City Tech’s Journal NANO: New American Notes Online Focuses on Corporations and Culture

February 10, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, City Tech’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal, is now available. Issue 8, “Corporations and Culture,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors Jeffrey Gonzalez and Adam Haley, the article authors, the interviewees, and NANO‘s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth Garcia, and Rebecca Devers. Corporations are […]

City Tech Professor Wins the 2016 CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award

February 9, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Joseph Jeyaraj has earned the 2016 CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award for his article, “Engineering and Narrative: Literary Prerequisites as Indirect Communication for Technical Writing,” published in the Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. Jeyaraj won for the Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication. The Conference on College […]

City Tech Students Create Wine Blends at Red Hook Winery

January 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

On October 26, a group of Hospitality Management students enrolled in the “Wines of the New World” course boarded a bus to an urban winery in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn. The trip was supported by a grant from the Julia Child Foundation, and the students were going to learn how to blend wines […]