New York City College of Technology

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 […]

City Tech Linguist Suggests Wider Application of Research in New Book

October 27, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Lubie Grujicic-Alatriste, Department of English, on the publication of her new book Linking Discourse Studies to Professional Practice, with Multilingual Matters (2015), a renowned British publisher in the domain of applied linguistics. Roger W. Shuy, Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University, calls the collection a “wake-up call to applied linguists everywhere,” for […]

City Tech Professor Receives National Academy of Opticianry 2015 Joseph Bruneni Memorial Education Achievement Award

October 16, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Robert Russo, chair of the Department of Vision Care Technology, who received the National Academy of Opticianry “Joseph Bruneni Memorial Education Achievement Award,” on September 28, at the OptiCon National Convention held in Nashville, Tennessee. The award is presented annually to an individual in recognition for outstanding service to the field […]

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

October 16, 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 and Partners Host NYC Veteran Resource Expo at Borough Hall

October 6, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech has partnered with the Veteran Success Resource Group (VSRG) to host the NYC Veteran Resource Expo on Tuesday, October 20, at Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Downtown Brooklyn, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Expo is free and open to all Veterans, Active Duty, families and caregivers. City Tech has a long […]

City Tech Symposium Explores General Education From Microbes to Stars

October 6, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

To celebrate the integrative and interdisciplinary nature of general education at City Tech, the College will host the Living Lab General Education Symposium “From Microbes to Stars,” on Friday, October 23, in Namm 119, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The symposium will feature Dr. Monica Devanas, Director of Faculty […]

City Tech Hosts Event Introducing the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute

October 1, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech will host “Images of Haiti in US Society,” an event to introduce and promote the establishment of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute (HIS), which is dedicated to the production and dissemination of knowledge through interdisciplinary research and critical analysis about Haitian life in the diaspora and in Haiti, on Thursday, October 15, in […]