New York City College of Technology

City Tech Receives $400,000 from Brooklyn Borough President’s Office

September 18, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams visited City Tech September 15 to announce the details of his capital budget funding for education for fiscal year 2015, an investment of more than $3.1 million. City Tech received $400,000 for the College’s Fabrication Laboratory, an innovation engine in 3D printing technology for the College and the borough’s […]

City Tech Professor Appointed to Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration

September 18, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Amit Mehrotra, Department of Hospitality Management, on his three-year appointment to the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). Professor Mehrotra holds an MBA in Hospitality Administration from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and an EdD from Widener University in Pennsylvania. His dissertation, “An Examination of Graduate […]

City Tech Announces New Journal, NANO: New American Notes Online

September 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce the publication of a new online, peer-reviewed journal: NANO: New American Notes Online, www.nanocrit.com, an interdisciplinary journal founded and edited by Professor Sean Scanlan, who teaches in City Tech’s English Department. “NANO’s goal is to invigorate humanities discourse by publishing brief, peer-reviewed reports with a fast turnaround enabled by […]

City Tech Students Spend Summer in High-Tech Internships

September 4, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

It is a familiar stereotype: the unpaid, harried intern dashing to pick-up the bosses’ dry-cleaning and morning coffee. For City Tech student interns, however, the scene could not be more different. They enjoy paid collaborative work and learning in an open, high-tech setting, with supervisors who have coffee with their interns and even mentor them long after the internship ends.

City Tech Student Photography in Exhibition at Brooklyn Historical Society

September 3, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn Historical Society is hosting an exhibition featuring City Tech student photography opening September 30, called Wonder: First Encounters with Green-Wood. “None of my students had been to Green-Wood before, and they all found the cemetery astounding,” says Professor Robin Michals, who teaches digital photography in the Advertising Design & Graphics Arts Department at City […]

City Tech Students Take First Place in International Design Competition in Shanghai, China

August 28, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

This spring, City Tech students Eugene Babkin, Bijan Mokhtari, and Angjelo Kuka won first place in the regional Digilent Design competition hosted by City Tech. With that win they earned the opportunity to compete in the Digilent Design Worldwide Contest in Shanghai, China, where they again took first place against strong international competition earlier this […]

‘Chefs Celebrate City Tech’ Foodfest Attracts Nearly 180 Guests

July 30, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Nearly 180 guests attended the “Chefs Celebrate City Tech” foodfest hosted by the students, faculty and staff of the College’s Department of Hospitality Management in March 2014. More than 20 of the nation’s top chefs and restaurateurs provided tastings of signature dishes and desserts to the delight of all in attendance. Proceeds from the event […]

Award-Winning Journalist and Chinese Language Television Host Meets With City Tech Students

July 28, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Andrew Ryan, an award-winning journalist and Chinese language television host, was the invited speaker in Professor Patrick Corbett’s Advanced Career Writing class last week. Ryan shared his experiences as the host of a travel television show now in its second season in Taiwan, where he travels the country with a blind co-host whom he guides […]

City Tech Salutatorian’s Artwork Featured in Exhibition Hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia

July 17, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

The Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia is hosting the Ljiljana and Milica Jevtic: Beauty and Nature art exhibition on Thursday, July 24, from 6pm to 8pm, at 62 West 45th Street, 7th floor, in Manhattan. Milica Jevtic is City Tech’s 2014 Salutatorian. Jevtic, a budding academic, is a Serbian who was born in […]

City Tech Hosts the Columbia School Linguistic Society’s Seventh Institute on the Study of Form, Meaning, and Human Behavior in Language

July 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

The Columbia School Linguistic Society is holding its Seventh Institute for the Study of Form, Meaning, and Human Behavior in Language from August 19-21, 2014, at City Tech (New York City College of Technology), Downtown Brooklyn, 300 Jay Street, in the Grace Gallery, Namm Hall, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the […]

City Tech Students Receive Scholarships and Industry Advisor Honored by the Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation

July 8, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Four Advertising Design & Graphic Arts students received scholarships from the Graphic Communications Scholarship, Award and Career Advancement Foundation (GCSF) at the annual awards events on June 19 at the Hearst Tower in Manhattan. Jack Powers, chairman of the Advisory Commission for City Tech’s Advertising Design & Graphic Arts Department and one of the founders […]

City Tech Students Participate in Groundbreaking Advertising Research at UniWorld Group

July 8, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Matthew Zagada, Ben Miftari and Pedro Ferreira, Advertising Design & Graphic Arts (ADGA) students at City Tech, are participating in UniWorld’s (UWG) research workshop known as Culture Labs. UWG’s Culture Labs partnership with City Tech offers students the opportunity to actively research culture and share the information learned with UWG clients, potential clients and other […]

City Tech’s Hospitality Management Industry Awards Presented to Chef Daniel Boulud and Alumna Elizabeth Rodriguez

June 30, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Department of Hospitality Management honored Chef Daniel Boulud and department alum Elizabeth Rodriguez with Industry Awards at the annual BTech celebration in May. Additional awards were given to outstanding students in the department, including Belinda Leung who earned the Janet Lefler Academic Achievement Award for the student who has maintained the highest grade […]

City Tech Professor Nora Favelukes Honored for 20 Years of Teaching the History and Beauty of Iberian Peninsula and South American Wines

June 26, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Nora Favelukes, wine expert and partner to City Tech’s Hospitality Management Department, has lectured for 20 years on Iberian Peninsula and South American wines in the department’s Wines & Beverage Management class. In addition, Favelukes generously donates wines from Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Portugal and Spain used in tastings in the Wine and Beverage Management […]

Two City Tech Students Win Rock Stars of Research Awards for Independent Research

June 25, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech students Md Arefin and Brittiny Dhital won the Rock Stars of Research Award, which comes with a $100 prize. The award recognizes the independent work of student researchers and the promise their research holds for innovative products or results that contribute to a particular field of knowledge. Dhital and Arefin were chosen from […]

City Tech Professor Andy Zhang Develops Portable Device to Monitor Air Quality

June 23, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Andy Zhang, an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology, and his students at City Tech designed a portable device called AirCasting that monitors air quality and transmits the data to a smartphone app. Zhang said there is interest in the air monitors from institutions in California, Colorado, and as far away as […]

City Tech Professor Janet Liou-Mark Honored by the Mathematical Association of America Metro New York Section

June 16, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Janet Liou-Mark was recently honored with the 2014 Metropolitan New York Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Distinguished Teaching Award. Elena Goloubeca, chair-elect, MAA, presented her with the award at the annual meeting at Nassau Community College, May 3, 2014. Liou-Mark is an active scholar and dedicated educator with a remarkable record […]

Ninth Edition of ‘City Tech Writer’ Now Online

June 10, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Ninth Edition of ‘City Tech Writer’ Now Online The 9th edition of City Tech Writer, featuring distinguished undergraduate writing from across the disciplines, is now online at http://www.citytech.cuny.edu/files/academics/ctw9.pdf. The fourteen disciplines represented this year are Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Vision Care Technology, English, Physics, Computer Engineering Technology, Human Services, Hospitality Management, Computer Systems Technology, Library, Speech, […]

City Tech Class of 2014 Inspired and Grateful at 74th Commencement Exercises

June 5, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

“2,674 miles. By foot, by boat, by train, hungry and thirsty, hidden and in silence. 2,674 miles is the heroic journey my mother took with my sister in her arms in search of a better life. My mother’s plight gave me an opportunity at a life and an education that she never had,” City Tech’s 2014 valedictorian Maritza Lopez told a captivated crowd of approximately 5,500 fellow graduates, their families and friends.

City Tech Students Take First and Third Place in the International Digilent Design Competition

June 4, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Recently, two City Tech student teams won first and third place at the Digilent Design Contest, an international hardware design competition open to students who are passionate about electronics, digital design and electrical engineering in general. City Tech hosted the Digilent Design Contest on May 3; ten teams from six schools participated in the competition. […]