New York City College of Technology

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 […]

Judge Alice Fisher Rubin Elected Chair of City Tech Foundation

December 22, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

The City Tech Foundation is pleased to announce that it has elected the Honorable Alice Fisher Rubin, retired Judge of the New York City Civil Court, as chair of the Foundation. Judge Rubin had previously been serving as the Foundation’s Vice Chair and has been a board member since 1982. Judge Rubin succeeds Martin Jaffe, […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Students Win Awards at International Salon of Culinary Art Competition

December 3, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

After more than two months of intensive work, City Tech Hospitality Management students won top awards at the 147th Annual Salon of Culinary Art on November 10. The Salon event was held in conjunction with HX – The Hotel Experience Trade Show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, and is sponsored by the Societie Culinaire […]

City Tech Professor Explores Transformation of Youth Culture in New Book

November 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

From 1855 until 1863, the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Comedians, a professional acting company of approximately thirty children, entertained audiences on stages around the globe with their nuanced performances of adult roles. In Childhood and Nineteenth-Century American Theatre: The Work of the Marsh Troupe of Juvenile Actors (Southern Illinois University Press, October 2015), City Tech […]

City Tech Students Win Awards at International Film Festival

November 23, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

A team of nine City Tech students won two awards at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Hollywood Professional Alliance (HPA) Student Film Festival in Hollywood, California, on October 27, which was hosted by SMPTE Standards Director and film director Howard Lukk. Their five-minute film “Building for the Future: A […]

City Tech Faculty Member and Student to Speak at TEDxCUNY 2015

November 11, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Marta Effinger-Crichlow, Department of African American Studies, and Chimene Montgomery, Hospitality Management Department, will give a TEDxCUNY talk on November 20, at the Borough of Manhattan Community College’s TriBeCa Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The theme of TEDxCUNY 2015 is “Borders and Belonging,” and […]

City Tech Awarded More Than $4 Million for STEM Education Initiatives

November 11, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech was recently chosen as the recipient of two U.S. Department of Education (DOE) grants totaling $3,936,000 to strengthen education programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In addition, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year grant of $496,738 to City Tech for a project that will help recruit and retain […]

City Tech Ranked Best Career College by Salary Potential

November 11, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech was recently ranked number one in the nation in producing the highest paid associate-degree earning graduates, according to PayScale, a company that studies salaries. City Tech alums on average earn $72,200 with 10 or more years of experience. PayScale’s 2016 “College Salary Report” ranked 460 schools that grant two-year degrees. The report provides […]

City Tech Students Receive Alumni Scholarship at Friends of City Tech Event

October 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Foundation board chair, Hon. Alice Fisher Rubin, welcomed a crowd of approximately 150 donors at the “Friends of City Tech” recognition reception in the historic courtroom at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall on October 22. Three City Tech students were presented with the Alumni Scholarship Award and the new 2015 City Tech Donor Plaque was […]

Kristallnacht, 77 Years After: Never Again Anti-Semitism, Indifference and Racism!

October 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

On November 10, 2015, City Tech will host the 27th Kristallnacht Anniversary Program, “Kristallnacht, 77 Years After: Never Again Anti-Semitism, Indifference and Racism!” at 300 Jay Street, Atrium Amphitheatre, Downtown Brooklyn, at noon. The public is invited to this free event, sponsored by the City Tech Jewish Faculty & Staff Association (JFSA). “This 27th anniversary […]

City Tech Excels in Engineering at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

October 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Team DURA (Diverse, Urban, Resilient, Adaptable) earned high marks in the Engineering, Energy Balance, and Commuting categories at the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Decathlon competition at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, held from October 8–October 18. Team DURA, the only team in the competition comprised entirely of undergraduate […]