When thousands of citizens opposed to “fracking” present their case to legislators in Albany this spring, chances are that some of them will carry posters of a controversial billboard created by New York City College of Technology (City Tech) graduate Svetlana (Lana) Akhmadieva.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will honor ten “community builders” at the 2012 Best of New York Award Dinner on Monday, May 14, in the Hilton New York’s Trianon Ballroom.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) recently launched a new digital platform — the City Tech OpenLab (http://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu) — designed to enhance teaching, learning and collaboration at the College and create a virtual community for students, faculty and staff.
A team of local high school students enrolled in New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) pre-college programs won third place at the first statewide Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP) Robotics Competition.
One might think that Richard Fisher chose a circuitous path to a college degree and academic achievement. But it ended up working out just fine for him, as he has been named New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) 2012 Valedictorian.
A young boy growing up in Iran, Mohammad Razani was fascinated with space travel and its potential to benefit humans. His passion has shaped his career and his scholarship, inspiring the publication of his new book, Information, Communication, and Space Technology (CRC Press, 2012).
The life and times of of Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most gifted and prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, will be portrayed in a one-woman show, “Zora Returns to Harlem,” at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The five performances will take place Thursday, May, 3 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Friday, May 4, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Saturday, May 5, 2 p.m. Admission is free.
Global warming expert Dr. James E. Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City, will give a talk, “Human-made Climate Change: A Scientific, Economic and Moral Issue,” on Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at New York City College of Technology (City Tech). Admission is free.
XiangDong Li has been named New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) 2012 Scholar on Campus for his outstanding work in the emerging fields of informational security and quantum computing. He will deliver his Scholar on Campus lecture, titled “The Long Journey from Computer to Quantum Computer,” on Monday, April 23, at 5 p.m., in the College’s Atrium Amphitheater.
Urban Reader for College Writers, edited by New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) Lubie Grujicic-Alatriste, — contains a component unique among writing textbooks — suggestions for civic engagement activities.
Brooklyn, NY — New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has received a $398,700 grant from the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women (JFEW), which is among the largest philanthropic gifts in the College’s history. The grant establishes the JFEW Scholars program, which awarded 20 scholarships of up to $2,500 per year to [...]
On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking, marine forensics expert Richard Woytowich will present a paper re-interpreting the statements made by survivors at the 1912 official inquiries into the disaster.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is now offering a free service to assist Spanish-speaking clients with their housing court cases in Kings County.
Slapstick comedy and fast-paced action will engage audiences at “I ♥ BOB — The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Guy,” a full-length comic ballet being staged by Drama Desk Award-nominated Parallel Exit on Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, March 24, 2 p.m., at New York City College of Technology.
Brooklyn is famous for many things: Barbra Streisand, the Brooklyn Dodgers, Leonard Bernstein, and, of course, the Brooklyn Bridge, to name just a few. Now, a new star-studded institution is in the making in the borough — a literary arts journal titled 2 Bridges Review, which recently debuted at New York City College of Technology (City Tech).
How trauma experienced as normal by young men of color affects their participation in their college education is the focus of a new documentary having its premiere at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) on February 29, at 5 p.m.
“Grammar is really a navigation system for writing,” says Jane Tainow Feder, professor of English at City Tech. Feder, who has been teaching at the College for more than 40 years, has compiled her entertaining way of approaching the fundamentals of writing into The GPS for Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Sentence Structure.
“Black Migrations” is the theme of New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) 2012 celebration of Black History Month in February. The free events, which will take place at 300 Jay Street (at Tillary) in Downtown Brooklyn, will include a lecture, choral and dramatic performances, an exhibition and a reading. For additional information, please contact Hazel Gibbs at 718.260.5205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The repercussions of unwise credit card use were successfully conveyed by New York City College of Technology (City Tech) students as they swept the three top awards at a video competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Office of Regional & Community Outreach and the New York Bankers Association.
In a triple play unprecedented at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), the National Science Foundation has awarded individual research grants to three professors in the Physics Department.