Community advocate and businessman Anthony Herbert will speak on “Obtaining the Power to Move Forward,” at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn, on Monday, November 5, 2012, 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to this free event, part of the College’s celebration of Black Solidarity Day, which this year has the theme “The Move Forward: Exercising Power in the 21st Century.” Additional information: Hazel Gibbs, Department of African American Studies, at 718.260.5205 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kimberly La Force entered the bachelor’s degree program in nursing at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) with one year as a Registered Nurse already under her belt. She graduated as a soon-to-be-published playwright (with her degree, of course).
Dr. Pamela Brown, a chemical engineer who served for seven years as dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York (City Tech/CUNY), has been promoted to associate provost.
Roald Hoffmann, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and escapee from a Nazi labor camp in Poland, will speak on “Returning, Remembering, Forgiving,” at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) on Thursday, November 8, 12:45 p.m. This event commemorates Kristallnacht, the coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria that took place November 9-10, 1938.
A collection of essays by William Diver (1921-1995) — professor of linguistics at Columbia from 1955 until his retirement in 1989 and the intellectual founder of the Columbia School of Linguistics — has been co-edited, annotated and presented by New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) Alan Huffman and City College’s Joseph Davis.
“My book proposes a pluralistic universe, in which the mind and mental images cannot be reduced to matter in the form of the brain,” says Hugh McDonald, a New York City College of Technology (City Tech) associate professor of philosophy and author of “Speculative Evaluations: Essays on a Pluralistic Universe (Rodopi/Amsterdam 2012).
Kubee Kassaye’s journey from a small farming village in Ethiopia to working as a chef in a five-star hotel in Manhattan was filled with challenges. But through it all, her passion for cooking, combined with two life-changing events, enabled her to successfully navigate the obstacles in grand style.
How do you hook students on technological careers while ensuring they have the fundamentals to succeed in rapidly changing industries? With this question in mind, City Tech has set up a “Fuse Lab” for students earning associate degrees in architectural technology, construction management technology and civil engineering technology.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will mark the annual rite of passage for graduating students at its 72nd Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 4, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at Jacob Javits Center North, 40th Street at 11th Avenue, Manhattan. Delivering the commencement address is The Honorable Eric L. Adams, New York State Senator, 20th Senatorial District, and a 1984 graduate of the College.
“Every time I step into a hotel, I fall in love again,” says Keila Joann Jimenez, whom New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has chosen as its 2012 Salutatorian (second in her class).
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.