“I wanted to use this book to convey that ‘unsteadiness’ is normal and can lend itself to self-discovery and limitless creativity.” So says City Tech’s Monique Ferrell about her new book, Unsteady, a collection of poems and dramatic monologues just published by NYQ Books.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) and Theatreworks will proudly present Back in the Heights featuring Tony Award-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes on Thursday, December 1, 4 p.m., at Voorhees Theater, 186 Jay Street (north of Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn.
“This is exactly what I had envisioned for City Tech’s nursing students to supplement their coursework and develop insight into the business world,” Dr. Cholewka says. “Many academic, government and corporate leaders are recommending business-university partnerships for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. I believe nursing should also be involved in these public-private education initiatives.”
Discussing citizen movements that arose in response to the global financial crisis, Costas Panayotakis, author of the new book Remaking Scarcity: From Capitalist Inefficiency to Economic Democracy (Pluto Press, UK, September 2011), notes that although it seemed the whole world except the U.S. was in revolt, “uprisings and the eruption of social movement activity are unpredictable because they usually represent the convergence of many different factors interacting with each other in complicated ways.”
Brooklyn, NY — Renata Budny, professor of restorative dentistry at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), has been named one of the top 25 women in dentistry in the U.S. by Dental Products Report magazine, a leading trade publication in the field. Professor Budny, who has taught at City Tech since 2004, is [...]
City Tech is sponsoring a conference, “The Waterfront — A Brooklyn Model for Preservation and Change,” on October 26, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at Brooklyn Borough Hall.
Menachem Z. Rosensaft, general counsel of the World Jewish Congress and the son of survivors of the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen death camps, will speak on ‘The Law of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity’ at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) on Thursday, November 10, 12:45 p.m. He will be introduced by Pete Hamill.
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will speak on “Historical Literacy in the 21st Century: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg’s Legacy — Then and Now” on Monday, November 7, 2011, 11:30 a.m., at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), as part of the College’s celebration of Black Solidarity Day.
Some of the nation’s top chefs will be turning out to help New York City College of Technology (City Tech) raise money for its hospitality management scholarship program on Tuesday, October 4, 6 p.m., in the College’s Janet Lefler Dining Room, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn.
Prepare to be even more scared!! New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) infamous high-tech attraction, “Gravesend Inn, A Haunted Hotel,” has undergone a renovation, adding a conservatory for guests to explore…if they dare.
How have fire, disease and catastrophe shaped public space throughout Brooklyn’s history? That’s the question students in one of six New York City College of Technology (City Tech) classes conducting research at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will attempt to answer this fall.
New York City College of Technology will host “Poetry on the Plaza,” an evening of poetry featuring Willie Perdomo, City Tech Peace Officer David Edwards,aka Poetic Justice, and City Tech students, faculty and alumni, on Thursday, September 15, 6:30 p.m., in Cadman Plaza Park, Downtown Brooklyn. Free.
“I want people to know that mental illness is not someone having a bad day, or a bad week, but a chronic disease that surely causes as much suffering as a serious physical illness — on both the afflicted and their loved ones.” So says New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) Nina Bannett, author of Lithium Witness (Finishing Line Press, 2011), a poetry chapbook that chronicles her life growing up with a mother who suffered from bi-polar disorder, formerly called manic depression.
The ways in which four major American women writers — Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, Willa Cather and Edith Wharton — dealt with their domestic roles and how they portrayed this domesticity in their work is the focus of a new book by New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Professor Caroline Hellman.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) was recently awarded its first funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The three-year, $442,000 grant is earmarked for the College’s project, “Achieving Proficiency in Engineering Research and STEM Education Through NASA Initiatives.”
New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) first participation in the annual American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) student competition last month brought home a prize: Toni-Ann Restivo, a senior and Honors Scholar, took third place for her presentation, “Alternative Smoking Using a Hookah or Bidi Cigarette: Implications on Oral Health.”
Changing the world can be fun, according to Benjamin Shepard, assistant professor of human services at New York City College of Technology (City Tech). His two recently published books explore the use of play as a valuable component of social movements and political activism, from the local to the national level.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) students took their talents onto the global stage by redesigning the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) website. Their work can be seen at http://www.unaoc.org/.
Brooklyn, NY – June 23, 2011 — A delegation of women from around the world gathered at New York City College of Technology today as part of a weeklong professional study tour designed to stimulate ideas for how to increase the number of women in science and technology in their countries. The tour was coordinated [...]
Great leaders exhibit courage, vision and charisma that make them role models. But in his new self-help book, New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) Martin Garfinkle demonstrates how their struggles with a lesser-known trait — clinical depression — could be used to help children at risk for this condition.