New York City College of Technology

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 Nurse.com 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 […]

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 […]