New York City College of Technology second-semester freshman Joell Gomez is exceptionally polite and highly attentive – qualities nurtured by a loving mother who came to America from the Dominican Republic before Joell was born and taught her children well. While it’s also fair to say that Joell is on the quiet side, he firmly […]
Major players in Brooklyn waterfront development, academics and policy-makers turned out for a conference sponsored by City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC) and City College’s University Transportation Research Center on March 21 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. “Has the Brooklyn Waterfront Gone Global—Again?” focused on the waterfront’s rich history and, in particular, the ways the […]
Jacinth Hanson, interim executive director of the SUNY Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center, which is administered by City Tech, was honored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on March 18 at Borough Hall as part of his office’s Women’s History Month celebration. Hanson was honored along with more than 20 other women who have made significant […]
City Tech alumnus Matthew MacCartney ’94 recently received the 2014 Food & Wine “People’s Best New Chef in New England” award for his work at Jamestown Fish restaurant. The People’s Best New Chef program, an annual contest now in its fourth year, honors talented up-and-coming innovators who have run their own kitchens for fewer than […]
City Tech Advertising Design & Graphic Arts students Elena Prokhortseva and Shayne Alexander participated on a team that won first place in The One Club’s Creative Boot Camp competition, held at Macaulay Honors College-CUNY from January 21-24, 2014. For the past four years, City Tech students have been on the first place teams. The camp, […]
Three City Tech students from the Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology Department (ETET), Vanassa Mejia, Amreen Akbar and Richard Cazales, presented at the 11th Annual NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) Engineering Expo in White Plains, New York, on March 30. Engineers are always looking for a way to achieve maximum efficiency in their projects […]
Four City Tech students received prizes in the Making Work Visible Labor Arts Contest: Malessa Henry, Owen Muller, Sadeysa Gonzalez and Tenzin Sherpa. Open to CUNY undergraduates, the contest offers cash prizes in four categories: poetry, essay, fiction/non-fiction narratives and art. Malessa Henry placed second ($500) in the Fiction/Non-Fiction category with “Exhausted,” Owen Muller placed […]
The Health and Human Services Department at City Tech, in conjunction with the African American Studies Department, held its first Victoria Earle Matthews Project lecture on how gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and class intersect to impact health and human services on April 3. Dr. Alma Carten, professor and social worker from New York University, placed […]
City Tech Professor of English Jane Mushabac has given eight readings of her fictional works on CUNY campuses during the sporing 2014 semester.
On February 29, 2014, at the annual business meeting of the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) in Dallas, Texas, New York City College of Technology Professors Robert J. Russo and Kimberly Strickler were elected president and vice president, respectively.
City Tech’s Department of Entertainment Technology’s Theatreworks, in collaboration with Clown Cloud Productions, presented Wing-Man, a multi-media one-man show created and performed by Mark Gindick at the College’s Voorhees Theatre in Downtown Brooklyn on March 26-29. Direction was by West Hyler with projection design by Jason Thompson, choreography by Danny Mefford, set design by Stephen […]
On June 18-20, 2014, the Department of Physics and the Center for Theoretical Physics at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York will host LoopFest XIII, the latest is a series of workshops designed to provide a forum to coordinate activities focused on the theoretical challenges from the Large Hadron Collider and the ultra-high experimental precision of a future International Linear Collider.
New York City College of Technology in Downtown Brooklyn will host two panel discussions on Thursday, April 24 as part of a week-long series of events sponsored by Brooklyn Tech Triangle to connect local tech/creative firms with the area’s 50,000-plus college students. The events are free and open to the public. The first discussion, “Advanced […]
A group of veterans from Military Women In Power gathered to talk about their experiences in the armed forces for the Women in the Military Forum on March 13 in the Atrium Amphitheater. The event was sponsored by the Student Government Association and Veteran Support Services as part of City Tech’s Women’s History Month celebration. […]
Monique Ferrell, Professor of English, has been named City Tech’s 2014 Scholar on Campus. She will present her lecture “Screaming Mimis, Laughing Black Medusas, and Other Tales from the Yoke: An Introduction to the Creative Voice and Poetry Reading,” on Monday, April 7, at 5 p.m., in Namm Hall 119, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. […]
Louisa Garcia, an Advertising Design & Graphic Arts (ADGA) major, president of the Art Director’s Club, and editor of Command + J, City Tech’s design magazine, can now add another skill set to her repertoire: fundraiser. Since September, 2013, Garcia and 12 other ADGA students, with the guidance of Christina Cross (Student Life), and Professors […]
More than 90 students from City Tech’s hospitality management program volunteered to assist many of the nation’s top chefs at the 2014 Taste of the NFL held at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on February 1. Hospitality Management Professor Joanne Jacus organized and coordinated the students’ participation in order to assure that each chef had qualified […]
A half-day conference on whether the revived economy of the Brooklyn waterfront is global, sponsored by City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center and City College’s University Transportation Research Center, will take place on Friday, March 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Old Courtroom, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Downtown Brooklyn. For more information, visit […]
New York City College of Technology students have been selected as one of 20 teams worldwide to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Energy Decathlon. The teams now begin a two-year process to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient houses that combine affordability, innovation and design excellence. The teams will design, construct and test […]
The Black Women’s Networking Committee, in celebration of Black History Month, hosted a reception for the Honorable Eric Adams, Borough President of Brooklyn, on Thursday, February 27, at City Tech. Professor Mary Alice Browne introduced the new Brooklyn Borough President, who is a City Tech alumnus and a 20-year veteran of the New York City […]