New York City College of Technology

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 […]

The Klitgord Mosaics: Celebrating Our History, Saving Our Legacy

September 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech will host an opening reception for “The Klitgord Mosaics: Celebrating Our History, Saving Our Legacy” on Thursday, October 1, 5pm – 7pm, in the Grace Gallery, N1123, Namm Hall, 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn. The exhibition will run through October 15, 2015. This multimedia exhibition focuses on the history of City Tech and the […]

Prepare to Be Scared at City Tech’s Haunted Hotel

September 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Prepare to be scared!! City Tech’s 16th annual, high-tech haunted hotel, The Gravesend Inn, returns again this year in the Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street (north of Tillary), downtown Brooklyn. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 for students with ID and group sales. Tickets are free to all City Tech students with City Tech ID […]

City Tech Students Design and Build a Solar Home for the 2015 Solar Decathlon Competition

August 18, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

In 2012, Super-Storm Sandy showed that new models for housing that meet the needs of a high-density urban environment are desperately needed. A team of approximately 60 City Tech students is contributing their solution in a net-zero energy model home, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Decathlon international competition. The model […]

City Tech Leads in Innovative Higher Education STEM Initiatives

August 14, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

This fall, City Tech will launch ASAP (Accelerated Study in Associate Programs), a program that has garnered national recognition, including a recent citation by President Obama for doubling the graduation rates of participating students. As part of The City University of New York’s (CUNY) initiative to expand ASAP beyond its community colleges, City Tech will […]

City Tech Student Wins Global Taste of Korea Competition in New York

August 14, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that Marjorie Silva, Hospitality Management student, won the Global Taste of Korea New York preliminaries held at the International Culinary Center in Manhattan on July 18. As a finalist, Silva will travel to Seoul, Korea, later this month for a ten-day culinary trip and the opportunity to compete against […]

New Issue of City Tech’s NANO: New American Notes Online Focuses on Trash and Aesthetics

July 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology, Uncategorized

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, a City Tech interdisciplinary academic journal, is now available. Issue 7, “The Aesthetics of Trash,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors David Banash (Western Illinois University) and John DeGregorio (University of Iowa), the seven article authors, and NANO‘s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth […]

City Tech’s SEEK Program Nurtures Star Student’s Love of Teaching

July 15, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Alassane Ngaide, City Tech’s 2015 Valedictorian, graduated in June with a degree in Computer Engineering and with a GPA of 3.974. As a member of the Honors Scholars Program, he was the first City Tech student to receive the Robert Noyce scholarship. He was awarded a National Science Foundation Scholarship for four consecutive years, and […]

Topping Out at City Tech’s New Academic Building in Downtown Brooklyn

June 25, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech celebrated the topping out of its new academic building on June 22, marking a major milestone in the construction process when the last steel beam is put in place. Designed by Perkins Eastman, the approximately 360,000 sf, eight-story academic complex is being constructed on the site of the former Klitgord Building at the […]

City Tech Student Wins Google Summer of Code Award

June 23, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

Md Arefin, a Computer Systems Technology major, recently received the Google Summer of Code Award for his proposal “Convert to a lambda expression Java 8 refactoring/quick fixes,” which offers solutions for more concise and versatile Java coding. Arefin and his mentor, Raffi Khatchadourian, a City Tech professor in the Computer Systems Technology Department, will work […]

City Tech Class of 2015 Inspired at 75th Commencement Exercises

June 18, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

“Being a student at City Tech taught me humility and acceptance. This college taught me that even a poor African man from a tiny village can become successful and realize his dream when he applies himself,” City Tech’s 2015 valedictorian Alassane Ngaide told a captivated crowd of approximately 8,000 fellow graduates, their families and friends […]

City Tech’s Best of New York Award Dinner Salutes ‘Champions of the Environment’

June 10, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech honored “Champions of the Environment” at the 2015 Best of New York Award Dinner on Monday, May 18, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The evening began with a Guest of Honor Reception, followed by dinner and the award presentations. City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ’84, celebrity chef and managing partner, Porter House […]

A City Tech Institute Maps the History of Print From Harlem to the Lower East Side to Brooklyn

June 8, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

In February of this year, The New Yorker dedicated its cover to illustrate Condé Nast’s move from Times Square to 1 World Trade Center—an acknowledgement of just how central the print industry has been to the economic, social and cultural history of the City. Mark Noonan, an associate professor in City Tech’s English Department, brings […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Students Complete Certification

June 5, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that on May 19, forty-one Hospitality Management students received certificates earned in a Certified Guest Service Professional workshop. The certificates were presented by Dr. David Smith, Dean of City Tech’s School of Professional Studies. The Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP®) designation provides recognition for those individuals who know how […]

Manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel is Guest Speaker at the B.J. Denihan Lecture Series

June 3, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

This spring, Professor Patrick O’Halloran, Hospitality Management Department, welcomed Julie Torres, hotel manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel, as guest speaker at City Tech’s B.J. Denihan Lecture Series. Also present was Alex Spektor, general manager of the Affinia Manhattan Hotel, a City Tech graduate and a member of the College’s Hospitality Management Department Advisory Board. […]

The Veterans Resource Expo at City Tech Provides Free Services to Veterans

May 28, 2015 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech (New York City College of Technology) in collaboration with 360 Veterans, is hosting the 2nd New York City Veterans Resource Expo on June 5, in Namm Hall, room 119, at 3 p.m., 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Richard M. Jones, Chief Veteran Officer for CBS Corporation, and Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez are the […]