• City Tech’s Interdisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal NANO: New American Notes Online Explores Issues of Originality in a Digital Age

    January 27, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

    What counts as original or copied, unique or cut-and-pasted? The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, an open access City Tech humanities journal, explores this and related questions by highlighting originality in Pinterest, Instagram, theatre, American literature, digital humanities, virality, and poetry. Issue 10, “Originality in a Digital Age,” is the result of […]

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  • City Tech Chief Librarian Publishes Book on Access to Digital Technologies

    January 26, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

    Access to and use of digital technologies is an integral aspect of higher education in the twenty-first century. Despite the tech-savvy image of young people propagated by the media, not all college students own and use technology to the same extent. City Tech Professor Maura A. Smale, Chief Librarian, and Professor Mariana Regalado, Head of […]

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  • City Tech Ranks Top Five Nationwide in College Mobility, Low-Income Students Go Far and Earn More

    January 20, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

    What is the likelihood that a student from a low-income family will achieve the kind of mobility inherently promised in the American Dream narrative? Two recent studies now provide hard data that support years of anecdotal evidence that City Tech (New York City College of Technology, CUNY) students experience increased mobility and a substantially higher […]

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  • City Tech Students Win CUNY StartUps Hackathon

    January 11, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

    Two City Tech students were on the winning team of CUNY StartUps first-ever Hackathon competition, which was held October 14 and 15 at Galvanize, an education company in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. Winning team members Kevin Kovack (City Tech), Kleber Perez (City Tech), Sonny Li (Graduate Center), Stuart Smith (College of Staten Island), and […]

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  • City Tech Foundation Raises More Than $50,000 for Students on #GivingTuesday

    December 13, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    #CityTechTuesday—based on #GivingTuesday—was a big success this year. Starting in late October, the social media campaign culminated in an afternoon of celebration with students, faculty, staff, sponsors and celebrity supporters in the Namm Cafeteria on November 29—the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. Entering its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is a […]

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  • City Tech Professor Awarded Bronze Medal in International Culinary Olympics

    December 12, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    Every four years, since 1900, chefs from around the world gather in Erfurt, Germany to compete in the Culinary Olympics (Olympiade der Kӧche). City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Robert Walljasper, with the assistance of Hospitality Management student, Ayako Hiratsuka, competed and exhibited twice in the individual Culinary Art category and was awarded the Bronze Medal […]

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  • City Tech Students Participate in Fare Share Friday Feast, Bringing New Yorkers Together to Fight Hunger

    December 8, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    Every year during the holiday season, City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Kylie Garcelon takes some students with her to volunteer at the Fare Share Friday Feast event at St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan, where the city’s top chefs prepare a five-star holiday meal for diners who use local soup kitchens and food pantries together […]

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  • City Tech Professor Publishes Book Exploring Impact of Symbols on the Human Experience

    November 28, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    The fictional Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon—played by Tom Hanks in the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code—solves one of Christianity’s greatest mysteries through his ability to interpret symbols. While City Tech Professor Farrin Chwalkowski may not be engaged in global intrigue, her new book Symbols in Arts, Religion and Culture: The Soul […]

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  • City Tech Vision Care Alum Wins First Prize at OptiCon Competition

    November 17, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    Andrew Paul, a recent graduate of City Tech’s Vision Care Technology Department, walked away with the $500 first prize in the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) College Bowl competition, which took place at the OptiCon Conference at Disney World, Florida, on October 2, 2016. After graduating from City Tech, Paul accepted a position as […]

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  • The Spirit of the Holiday Season at City Tech

    November 17, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

    This morning, City Tech distributed 100 turkeys, donated by College partner Municipal Credit Union (MCU), to students in need and CHiPS, a nonprofit soup kitchen and shelter in Brooklyn. Professor Jean Claude, Hospitality Management, and a group of his students cook a full Thanksgiving dinner—using the donated turkeys—that CHiPS’ serves each year in its soup […]

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