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‘Here’s to Your Health!’ Is Theme of College’s May 16, 2011 Best of New York Award Dinner at Hilton New York

Alan Aviles

Salvatore Cassano

Julia Jordan

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will honor Alan Aviles, president & CEO, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, Salvatore Cassano, a 1970 City Tech graduate and New York City Fire Department Commissioner, and Julia Jordan, a 1982 City Tech graduate and founder and president, Spoons Across America, at its 2011 Best of New York Award Dinner at the Hilton New York, on Monday, May 16, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

The theme of this year’s dinner is “Here’s to Your Health!” City Tech 1974 graduate Julian Niccolini, co-owner of The Four Seasons Restaurant, is this year’s Honorary Dinner Chair. Celebrity chef Michael Lomonaco, a 1984 graduate of the College’s award-winning hospitality management program and managing partner of Porter House New York at Time Warner Center, again will serve as Dinner Chair and Master of Ceremonies.

The Best of New York Award Dinner is hosted by the New York City College of Technology Foundation, established in 1981 to raise funds for the school. Proceeds from the annual dinner help fund foundation-sponsored scholarships and other student financial assistance and faculty research and professional development programs.  

For tickets and additional information, contact the City Tech Foundation at 718.260.5025 or at

New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York is the largest public college of technology in New York State and a national model for technological education. It currently serves 15,400 students in 62 baccalaureate, associate and specialized certificate programs in 21st century technologies. Another 16,000 students are enrolled in scores of continuing education and workforce development programs. 


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