New York City College of Technology

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 […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Unique Perspective on the Works of Tennessee Williams

March 23, 2015 | New York City College of Technology, Uncategorized

The plays of Tennessee Williams’ post-1961 period have often been misunderstood and dismissed. In light of Williams’ centennial in 2011, which was marked internationally by productions and world premieres of his late plays, Professor Annette J. Saddik’s new reading of these works illuminates them in the context of what she terms a ‘Theatre of Excess’, […]

City Tech’s Annual Literary Arts Festival Features Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

March 18, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s 34th Annual Literary Arts Festival will take place on Thursday, March 26th, at 5:30pm in the Voorhees Theater, 186 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The event will feature the acclaimed writer Dinaw Mengestu as well as student readings and musical performances. The festival is free and open to the community. Dinaw Mengestu is an […]

City Tech Conference Explores Art Along the Brooklyn Waterfront

March 9, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC), in partnership with the Brooklyn Historical Society, will host the Spaces and Places: Art Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference on Friday, March 27, from 8:30 am to 1 pm at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The conference will explore the evolution of the ways art […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Riveting Discourse in Technology: A Reader for Writers

March 9, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Johannah Rodgers, Associate Professor and Director of Composition in the English Department, on the publication of her book titled Technology: A Reader for Writers, an interdisciplinary approach to understanding technology. Rodgers’ new book presents a range of contemporary and classic articles that invite the reader to consider and engage with questions related […]

City Tech Co-Sponsors Veteran Resource, Business and Networking Event

February 24, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Small Business Development Center is co-sponsoring the New York City Veteran Resource, Business, and Networking Event on Thursday, March 5 at 3:45 pm at the New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West Street, Manhattan. The event is free and open to veterans as well as all veterans’ services organizations and government agencies. Registration starts […]

Managing ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’: Brett Van Fleet to Speak at City Tech

February 19, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Brett Van Fleet, Manager of Circus Operations & Production for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, will be at City Tech on Thursday, February 26, at 1pm, in the Voorhees Building Sound Lab (119), 186 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn, to talk about his work in the entertainment technology field. Van Fleet has been with […]

City Tech’s Small Business Development Center Offers Free MWBE and Small Business Readiness Training Program

February 19, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

So You’re MWBE/V Certified, Now What? City Tech’s Small Business Development Center is offering a series of free “Surety Bonding” classes February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1, from 4 pm to 8 pm at 25 Chapel Street, room 111, Downtown Brooklyn. In collaboration with the New York State Surety Bond Assistance […]

City Tech Professor Publishes Book of Poetry Exploring Complex Mother-Daughter Relationship

February 11, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Nina Bannett, associate professor of English, on the publication of her second book of poetry titled These Acts of Water (ELJ Publications), which she describes as a substantial expansion of her first book Lithium Witness. Both books explore her bond with her mother, who developed a major mental illness when Bannett was […]

City Tech Hosts Black History Month Book Launch for ‘Swimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Education’

February 9, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech will host a book launch and panel discussion on February 18, 3 pm to 5 pm, in Namm 119, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Speakers include Swimming Upstream’s co-editor Dr. Joni Schwartz, LaGuardia Community College; contributing authors Dr. Carlyle Van Thompson, Medgar Evers College; Brian Miller, CUNY student; Professor Paul J. Schwartz, City […]

Master Chef Daniel Boulud Heats Up Culinary Education with New Apprenticeship Program

February 9, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Renowned French Chef Daniel Boulud of The Dinex Group, is collaborating with Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) and New York City College of Technology (City Tech) to transform culinary education and the lives of New York City college students. The new culinary training program is based upon the European apprenticeship model, giving City Tech […]

Matthew Gold Announces ‘Debates in the Digital Humanities’ Book Series

January 26, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center, New York City College of Technology

Professor Matthew K. Gold (NYCCT/GC, English) recently announced the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press), a new book series highlighting key tensions that are shaping the field.

City Tech Professor Leads Healthy Building Research Project with Students

January 8, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Biological Sciences Professor Davida Smyth has organized a research project with students that focuses in part on the use of antimicrobials in the construction of buildings. In an effort to understand what constitutes a healthy—or unhealthy—building, Smyth and her students studied various types of surface bacteria on the City Tech campus. “At City Tech, the […]

Dean of City Tech’s School of Technology & Design Is Recipient of Two Architecture Awards

January 6, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Kevin Hom, Dean of the School of Technology & Design, who recently received an award of merit for his Tidewater Community College Student Center in Virginia Beach by the Engineering News Record MidAtlantic. Tidewater Community College, which has been developed over the last 50 years, surrounds a large body of water in […]

Former Panhandler Inspires City Tech Students with Story of Hope and Kindness

January 6, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Maurice Mazyck, the subject of the New York Times bestseller, An Invisible Thread, spoke about his experiences as an 11-year-old panhandler on the streets of New York City at Professor Yvonne Goldson’s developmental reading class on December 15 at City Tech. Professor Goldson regularly assigns the book because the inspiring story of overcoming seemingly insurmountable […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Students Earn the Title of Certified Guest Service Professional

December 23, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that on December 18, Dean David Smith, School of Professional Studies, presented 26 Hospitality Management students with certificates earned in a Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP) workshop program. The workshop series was supported by a Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant secured by Professor Patrick O’Halloran. The […]

Service Learning Means Feeding the Hungry for City Tech Students

December 23, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

For the last 25 years, City Tech has served Brooklyn’s neediest at the holidays by offering a meal prepared by City Tech Hospitality Management faculty and student volunteers. On December 19, twenty students and four faculty volunteers prepared a special holiday meal that fed 350 people at CHiPS, a Park Slope charity that serves the […]

Winner of City Tech’s Speech Competition Argues Against Common Core Curriculum

December 18, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On December 11, the Humanities Department held its annual Public Speaking Competition, with 29 students participating. Professors Denise Scannell and Magdalena Igiel, event coordinators, organized 18 judges from across 12 departments for the first round of the competition, from which six students were selected to advance to the final round. The final round, held in […]

Latest Issue of City Tech’s NANO: New American Notes Online Now Available

December 10, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that NANO: New American Notes Online has officially published Issue 6: Cartography and Narratives. This issue is the result of the tremendous effort by guest editors Matthew Bissen (CUNY Graduate Center, Parsons/The New School) and Laurene Vaughan (RMIT University, Melbourne), the ten article authors, and NANO’s editorial team, led […]

City Tech Students and Professors Support New York City Food Film Festival

December 2, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Hospitality Management students joined the volunteer team at the annual New York City Food Film Festival (NYCFFF), a unique event that exhibits the year’s best films about food while serving up the exciting experience of tasting the food showcased in the films, from October 29 to November 1. At this film festival, food […]