New York City College of Technology

2013 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship Honorable Mention Award for City Tech Student

December 9, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Congratulations to architectural technology student Sittha Siriprakaisak, recipient of a $250 CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship Honorable Mention Award presented at the Asian American/Asian Research Institute’s (AAARI) 12th Annual Gala in November 2013. The Thomas Tam Scholarship is funded by an endowment established by CUNY in recognition of Dr. Thomas Tam’s contributions as a former member […]

City Tech Professor Interviewed by Deutsche Welle on Financial Aspects of Commodity Trading

November 25, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Assistant Professor of Business Lucas Bernard was interviewed earlier this fall by Deutsche Welle, the German equivalent of BBC or National Public Radio, on the financial aspects of commodity trading. Although prompted, in part, by news that Goldman-Sachs was involved in “warehousing” aluminum to avoid pricing regulations, the interview focused on the financial aspects of commodity trading that are not obvious to the casual observer and that can go beyond the simple supply-demand models most frequently used to organize thinking about these phenomena.

City Tech Student Teams Take Two Blue Ribbons, Earn Jury Felicitations at 2013 International Restaurant Show

November 20, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech Student Teams Take Two Blue Ribbons, Earn Jury Felicitations at 2013 International Restaurant Show Congratulations to all City Tech Hospitality Management students, faculty and staff who helped plan or participated in the 2013 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show, November 9-12, at Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. The Confectionery Team’s Occasional Cake received […]

Former City Tech Valedictorian Jean-Michel Voltaire ‘00 Wins Award for Founding Haiti Relief Organization Based on Soccer

November 18, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Jean-Michel Voltaire, City Tech’s 2000 valedictorian, who went on to become a U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney, was awarded the Attorney General’s 2013 Community Service Award for his humanitarian work in Haiti.

Effects of Simulated ‘Dirty Bomb’ on NYC Subway, Streets Studied by City Tech and Other Students, Brookhaven Lab and NYPD

November 14, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) was at the hub of the largest field study of its kind investigating how airborne contaminants disperse in a dense, complex, urban-coastal environment like New York City. Ninety students from ten universities including The City University of New York (CUNY) participated in this cutting-edge research as summer […]

Restorative Dentistry Hosts Northeastern Gnathological Society Fall 2013 Meeting

November 13, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

The Northeastern Gnathological Society (NGS) Fall Meeting took place on Friday, November 8, 2013, and was hosted by City Tech’s Department of Restorative Dentistry.

City Tech Student Intern Among New York State Assembly’s 2013 Distinguished Intern Reports Award Winners

November 13, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech student Lourdes J. Cajamarca, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Legal Assistant Studies, has been named one of nine 2013 New York State Assembly Distinguished Intern Reports award winners. The nine winners were selected by the Intern Committee chaired by Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, A.D. 66, who also chairs the Committee on […]

City Tech to Celebrate the Life of Michele Forsten at Memorial Service on November 20

November 8, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

The students, faculty and staff of New York City College of Technology will celebrate the life of Michele Forsten, City Tech’s director of communications, at a 1:30 p.m. Memorial Service on November 20. Ms. Forsten, 59, passed away on October 22 following a brief illness.

Professor Emeritus Jesse McCarroll Named Recipient of NABSE Lifetime Achievement Award

November 6, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Emeritus of Music Jesse McCarroll has been named recipient of the National Alliance of Black School Educators’ (NABSE) 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.

City Tech Dental Hygiene Lecturer Represents ADHA on National Bilingual Radio Media Tour

October 29, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

The American Dental Hygienists Association’s (ADHA) 2013 observance of National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) in October featured a national bilingual radio media tour that centered on the importance of proper dental hygiene. Representing ADHA on the October 2 radio media tour was ADHA President Denise Bowers, RDH, PhD, and Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, Ms. Ed., […]

City Tech Graduate Jay Gropen Wins First Prize in NFOS College Bowl

October 29, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Jay Gropen, now a graduate of City Tech’s Vision Care Technology program, is shown here with Professor Kimberly Strickler (left) and National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) President Kristi Green (right). Gropen walked away with the $500 first prize in the NFOS College Bowl. The competition was held in September 2013 at the ABO-NCLE Conference […]

City Tech to Break Ground on New Academic Complex

October 21, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

New York City College of Technology will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the construction of a new academic complex at the corner of Tillary and Jay Streets in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday, October 25, 2013

November 4 Black Solidarity Day Celebration

October 21, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Hosted by the Department of African American Studies, the 2013 Black Solidarity Day celebration at New York City College of Technology on November 4, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., in the Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street (at Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn, will feature a talk by award-winning author, journalist, professor and lecturer Farai Chideya, who will […]

City Tech’s Entertainment Technology Department Wins ‘Blue Ribbon’ Editor’s Choice Award at Maker Faire

October 2, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

For the second year in a row, City Tech’s Department of Entertainment Technology projects display won a Blue Ribbon Editor’s Choice award at the Maker Faire New York. This award is given “to the Makers that have demonstrated great creativity, ingenuity and innovation for their Maker Faire project. This year’s Entertainment Technology display featured two […]

Sirona Training for Department of Restorative Dentistry Faculty Members

October 1, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

On September 21 and 22, 2013, Thomas Nieting, CDT, Cerec inLab trainer and business consultant, presented hands-on CAD/CAM instruction to the faculty of the Department of Restorative Dentistry. The training sessions allowed the educators to familiarize themselves with equipment, materials and design techniques used to create dental restorations with the latest CAD/CAM offered by Sirona. […]

City Tech’s Gravesend Inn: A Haunted Hotel to Run October 24 through November 2

September 25, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Prepare to be scared silly! New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) high-tech haunted hotel, “The Gravesend Inn,” returns again this year to Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street (north of Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn, and is bigger and scarier than ever. This theme-park-quality Halloween attraction has been thrilling thousands of children and adults alike since […]

City Tech Interns Partner with High Tech Firms

September 17, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Downtown Brooklyn is becoming a hub for tech firms more rapidly than ever. To help train and prepare college students for today and tomorrow’s growing number of high tech jobs, New York City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) has partnered with New York City College of Technology (City Tech), the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and […]

City Tech’s Disaster Recovery Expert Illya Azaroff Helps Prepare New Yorkers for Hurricane Season

July 30, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

With hurricane season upon us,City Tech’s Illya Azaroff needs to empty his voicemail inbox at least once a day. His expertise in disaster recovery, resilience and rebuilding, and his activity in the post-Hurricane Sandy recovery campaign have made him increasingly popular with government officials, architects and engineers.

Two City Tech Students Hailed As Promising Sound Designers with Scholarship to Attend Broadway Master Classes

July 23, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) Jacqueline Anscombe and Alexandria Bottiglieri were two of just six students worldwide honored with the 2013 John and Helen Meyer Scholarship to the Live Design Broadway Sound Master Classes (BSMC).

City Tech Students Help Rockaway Non-Profit Create Visual Identity

June 24, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

A group of students from New York City College of Technology (City Tech) recently presented the design work they created for the non-profit organization You Are Never Alone (YANA) at the MoMA PS1 VW Dome 2 in Rockaway Beach.