New York City College of Technology

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 […]

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.