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12th Annual Auction Attracts Record Gathering

The 12th Annual Gifts and Services Live & Silent Auction at New York City College of Technology drew a record audience on December 7, 2006. The event featured a ranch mink coat and selected items of wood and stone sculpture from an estate collection of African art recently donated to the College.

City Tech Sophomore Forward Ryan Phillip Takes CUNYAC and ECAC Honors


Food Drive

This year, Vice President Marcela Armoza and the staff of Enrollment and Student Affairs was proud to work in conjunction with the school’s NYPIRG office, headed by Edward Para, and The Food Bank for New York City to run a Holiday Can Drive.

City Tech Sponsors 'Gay Today at CUNY' Colloquium

"We need to provide appropriate services to GLBT students to help ensure their academic success and personal well-being, as we aim to do for all of our students," City Tech's Marcela Armoza, vice president of enrollment and student affairs, told participants from 15 CUNY campuses at a colloquium sponsored by the college.

City Tech Garners Nearly $2 Million in Federal Support

New York City College of Technology recently received nearly $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education to increase opportunities for students underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math careers.

4th Annual Poster Session for Faculty & Student Research

Several hundred members of faculty, students, administrators and other guests participated in New York City College of Technology’s 4th Annual Poster Session for Faculty & Student Research in the Atrium Gallery on November 16, 2006.

Richar Lopez Again Named to CUNYAC All-Star Team

For the second straight season, New York City College of Technology junior forward Richar Lopez was named to the CUNY Athletic Conference All-Star team by the league coaches.

Scholarship Winner Turns Recipe for Disaster into Promising Future

Veronica Maldonado's early years were the stuff nightmares are made from. But through it all, she was able to stay on the path toward a better future.

12th Annual Auction to Feature African Sculpture from Estate Collection

The 12th Annual Gifts and Services Live & Silent Auction at New York City College of Technology on Thursday, December 7, 2006, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., will feature selected pieces of African wood and stone sculpture from an estate collection recently donated to the College.

Big Apple Inspires Two City Tech Professors

What circumstances could lead a young woman from Hong Kong and a young man from rural Connecticut to team up to create what they believe is the first and only college writing textbook that explores and celebrates New York City?

Grant-Funded ‘Project W.I.N.’ to Promote Academic Success of Veteran Students

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) in Downtown Brooklyn has launched a new grant-funded initiative designed to promote the academic success of veteran students in recognition of their rapid growth and unique needs.

Prof. Saddik Sheds Light on Controversial Tennessee Williams Play

When Tennessee Williams´ Suddenly Last Summer premiered off-Broadway in 1958, audiences were shocked by its “verbal violence” -- and the homosexuality, pedophilia, cannibalism and mental illness portrayed in the story.

City Tech Cross Country Runner Takes CUNYAC ‘Rookie of the Year Award’

The outstanding debut season performance by New York City College of Technology freshman Cross Country runner Dario Rosales has earned him the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Rookie of the Year Award.

Blind City Tech Student to Compete in NYC Marathon

It won't be hard to spot City Tech's Nooria Nodrat among the 37,000 or so runners participating in the New York City Marathon on November 5. She'll be the one in an Achilles Track Club t-shirt accompanied by a coterie of six runners, one of whom will be tethered to her with a dish towel.

Dr. Bonne August Named Provost & VP for Academic Affairs

Dr. Bonne August has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at New York City College of Technology/CUNY (City Tech) following a nationwide search.

City Tech Mourns Loss of Alumnus Michael Occhino

New York City College of Technology joins in mourning the tragic death of liberal arts and sciences graduate Michael Occhino, 25, who was accidentally killed on August 28, 2006, when the sanitation truck he was driving skidded on a diesel fuel spill on the BQE near the Brooklyn Height Promenade.

City Tech Receives Prestigious NEH Grant

How can a “technological” college enhance its curriculum to provide students with a broader, deeper education -- one that embraces the liberal arts while not sacrificing the intensive preparation its graduates need to enter industry? New York City College of Technology/CUNY (City Tech) is about to explore how to accomplish this, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

City Tech Remembers 9/11


CUNY-Wide Conference on Energy & Environmental Sustainability

A major City University of New York conference will be held at The Graduate Center on Friday, December 8, 2006, to discuss the critical issues of energy and environmental sustainability. This conference recognizes CUNY's emerging role as a leader in addressing these issues and will deal with themes closely related to the scholarly interests and current or planned research of several members of City Tech faculty, including Physics Professor Reginald Blake’s work in the areas of satellite remote sensing and hydroclimatology and their implications for climate change.

Armoza Named Vice President of Enrollment and Student Affairs

Dr. Marcela Katz Armoza has been appointed vice president of student affairs and enrollment. Before serving for a year as acting vice president, she was City Tech's dean of enrollment management and director of the SEEK (Search for Elevation and Education through Knowledge) program, a dual position she had held since 2002.

City Tech Establishes Construction Education & Safety Academy

The Division of Continuing Education at New York City College of Technology in Downtown Brooklyn is pleased to announce the new Academy for Construction Education & Safety (ACES). Designed for the development of professionals in construction and general industry, the academy, with its training partner, American Safety Consultants LLC, offers a broad range of safety and certificate programming, credentials recognized by the industry as well as certifications in response to new local laws.

New Student Orientation Draws Record Attendance


City Tech's Sherina Ali Follows in Daughter's Footsteps in Aftermath of 9/11

September 11, 2001, brought Sherina Ali and her daughter, Jolina Rodriguez, together in more ways than one. Not only were both women deeply affected by the events of that day, the disaster led to both attending New York City College of Technology (City Tech), where they are studying for bachelor's degrees in human services after recently earning their associate degrees.

New Academic Departments at City Tech to Strengthen Physics, Biological Sciences, Chemical and Entertainment Technology Programs


City Tech Alumnus Salvatore Cassano Appointed FDNY's Chief of Department

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) alumnus Salvatore Cassano was recently sworn in as the Fire Department of New York's (FDNY) Chief of Department, the highest-ranking uniformed position in the agency.

2001 Valedictorian Working with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Contractor While Pursuing PhD

Pedro Rojas, City Tech’s 2001 Valedictorian, still remembers 1993 like it was yesterday. That’s when he arrived in the United States from his native Ecuador, hungry for educational opportunity and a decent job to provide a better life for himself and his loved ones back home. Today, Rojas is working with a National Aeronautics and Space Administration contractor on long-term global studies of land, oceans and the atmosphere and preparing to pursue his PhD.

Two City Tech Soccer Stars Arrive in South Africa for CUNYAC Goodwill Tour

Last fall, both Marcin Buk and Daniel Rendon enjoyed a strong freshman season for the City Tech men’s soccer team. On July 26, they arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, for a 14-day trip that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

ESOL Instructor Jay Klokker Is Recipient of LAC Literacy Recognition Award

City Tech English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instructor Jay Klokker was one of eight recipients of the Literacy Assistance Center's 2006 Literacy Recognition Award at a ceremony in June.

'City Tech Writer' Debuted in May

City Tech Writer, a new journal under the direction of English Professor and Editor-in-Chief Jane Mushabac, made its debut in May. The publication provides a forum for the best student writing produced in courses throughout the College.

NASA, Other Government Agencies, Major Academic Institutions Convene at City Tech for August 3 Urban University Research Summit


City Tech Honors Larry Felix as 2006 Alumnus
of the Year

Larry R. Felix, director of the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC, returned to his alma mater, New York City College of Technology (City Tech), in June to receive the Alumnus of the Year Award.

Commencement Speaker and Valedictorian Inspire Class of 2006 Graduates


Seek Student Awarded CUNY BA Program's Edward Smith Memorial Scholarship

City Tech student and former Army Reservist Jude Poku, whose inspirational story of determination and achievement was widely covered by the media in January 2006, has been awarded the Edward Smith Memorial Scholarship to continue his studies toward a medical degree through the CUNY BA Program.

City Tech Salutes Corporate and Culinary Luminaries, Faculty Exchange Program with China at Best of New York Award Dinner


Student-Athletes Honored at 2005/2006 Athletic Awards Banquet

City Tech student-athletes were honored for their athletic and academic achievements at the College's 2005/2006 Athletic Awards Banquet on May 18.

Ethics, Courtesy and Hard Work Are Themes of Keynote Address at 2006 Job Expo

Following an inspirational keynote address by Joseph R. Marciano, president and CEO of Océ Business Services, at City Tech's 2006 Job Expo on April 27, nearly 400 graduating students and alumni had an opportunity to interact with representatives from more than 50 organizations recruiting to fill positions across a broad spectrum of professional fields in both the public and private sectors.

Not 'Just Another Pretty Face,' City Tech's Nick Roman Parlays College Subway Ad Campaign into Bright Future

When he rides the subways these days, Nick Roman can often be seen looking upward, smiling and talking to himself. Not to worry, the City Tech graduating senior is perfectly sane; he is looking at subway ads for the college that he created and telling himself how much he has to be grateful for.

Celebrity Chefs to Gather at City Tech on May 6 to Honor 'Mama' of Culinary World Anna Nurse

Michael Ayoub, owner/operator of Fornino Restaurant, and City Tech President Russell K. Hotzler will host a brunch in honor of internationally renowned food consultant and educator Anna Nurse at New York City College of Technology/CUNY on Saturday, May 6, 2006.

City Tech Welcomes First Dominican Republic Scholarship Students

“I miss my country, but I’m learning a lot and I do like it here. Our group really has a chance to make a difference -- to leave a legacy about the importance of cross-cultural communication.” So says Jose Heriberto Martinez, one of seven students from the Dominican Republic who are studying at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) as part of the new "Study at The City University of New York (CUNY) Scholarship Program."

With Help From City Tech Students,
CUNY Chancellor Calls for Funding ‘Compact’

To help convey to the state and city an innovative approach to funding higher education in New York, CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein depended upon advertising design and graphic arts students from City Tech to design the budget report. They did not disappoint.

Professor Djafar Mynbaev Named 2006 Scholar on Campus

Dr. Djafar K. Mynbaev, an internationally recognized expert on fiber-optic communications, has been chosen as New York City College of Technology's 2006 Scholar on Campus and will deliver his Scholar on Campus lecture, “Telecommunications: The Revolution is Now,” on Monday, April 10, 2006, at 5 p.m. in the Atrium Amphitheater.

City Tech to Salute Amalgamated Bank and W. P. Carey International Presidents, CUNY/PRC Faculty Exchange Program and Annie Christopher '83 at May 1, 2006, Best of New York Award Dinner

City Tech will honor Amalgamated Bank President & CEO Derrick Cephas, W. P. Carey International President Edward V. LaPuma, the two-decade-old City University of New York/People's Republic of China faculty exchange program, and alumna Annie Christopher '83, founder of Annie's Naturals, at its 2006 Best of New York Award Dinner on Monday, May 1 at the Hilton New York.

City Tech Graduate Chef Takes 3rd Place Honors in International Competition

Ebow Dadzie ’03, a graduate of City Tech’s award-winning hospitality management program, took 3rd place honors in the 2006 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York’s pastry competition at the Javits Convention Center in early March.

City Tech Student’s Winning Ad Campaign
Displayed in 170 Queens Buildings

Lithuanian-born Natallia Tsynkevich, a City Tech communication design senior, has won a high-profile advertising campaign competition sponsored by East River Development Alliance (ERDA).

86-Year-Old Prof. Druce Finds Teaching Math Adds Up to Fulfilling Career

“I am always looking to improve my teaching,” says 86-year-old City Tech Math Professor Zelda Druce. “I experiment with new techniques and make adjustments when I find something works better. The challenge keeps me going.”

Dr. Patricia Bartholomew, Pioneering Chef/Educator, Dies at 61

Brooklyn, NY -- March 10, 2006 -- Dr. Patricia (“Pat”) Bartholomew, a pioneering chef/educator who was chair of the hospitality management program at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) for many years, died earlier today after a long illness. She was 61 years old and lived in Manhattan and White Lake, NY.

Free Basic Electronics Training for Women

New York City College of Technology’s Access for Women Program in Downtown Brooklyn is offering a free course in basic electronics for women interested in employment and careers in this growing field.

A Computer Whiz and Force on Slam Poetry Circuit? That's Deidre Mike, City Tech's 2006 Valedictorian

"One question I always get is, 'You're a computer student; why are you studying poetry?' People don't have to be pigeonholed into one thing. Leonardo da Vinci didn't just paint. No one said, 'You're a painter; why are you designing all these futuristic things?'" So explains Deidre ("Dee") Mike, a computer systems technology (CST) major who is the College's 2006 valedictorian and the first in her family to graduate from college.

Despite Quadriplegic Disability, Aillen Aponte Finds Strength to Succeed in Her Mother's Love

It's not unusual for students graduating from college to thank their parents, particularly their mothers, for being there for them during the years spent toiling for their degrees. But in Aillen Aponte's case, maternal devotion reached extraordinary heights, as her mother dedicated her life to caring for Aillen, who was born with cerebral palsy and wheelchair-bound.

City Tech Selects Interactive Design Pioneer Edwin Schlossberg to Receive Honorary Degree & Deliver 2006 Commencement Address

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will hold its 66th Commencement Exercises on Tuesday, June 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m., in the Theater at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. Delivering the commencement address is Dr. Edwin Schlossberg, an accomplished designer, writer and artist who is the founder and principal designer for ESI Design, which created the American Family Immigration History Center at Ellis Island.

April Is Disability Awareness Month

Albany Visitors in First-Hand Look at City Tech Facility Needs

City Tech President Russell K. Hotzler hosted a tour of the campus and luncheon in December 2005 for staff members of the New York State Senate Finance Committee, who were here to learn more about the College’s academic programs and to obtain a first-hand view of its facility needs.

City Tech Students Reap Benefit of Having Adjunct Professors as Tutors

Statistics show that the “Adjunct Academy” started by City Tech’s Elaine Maldonado, director of the Academic Learning Centers, is benefiting both students and part-time professors at the College.

Alumnus Larry R. Felix '80 Appointed Director of U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Larry R. Felix, a 1980 graduate of City Tech's liberal arts program, was named director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing by Treasury Secretary John W. Snow in January 2006.

28 City Tech Immigrant Students Mount Tenement Museum Exhibition

A new Lower East Side Tenement Museum exhibition titled “Coming Home” has given 28 City Tech immigrant adult education students an opportunity to create and display art that reflects their immigrant experience.

Grenada Mission/CUNY Scholarship Program
Taps Two Childhood Friends to Study at City Tech

Little did Lerone Bleasdille and Kadell Joseph know when Hurricane Ivan hit their country in September 2004 that out of the devastation would come the opportunity to fulfill their dream of coming to the United States to study and earn a college degree in computer information systems.

City Tech Alumnus and Foundation Board Member to Run New Time Warner Center Restaurant

Celebrity chef Michael Lomonaco, a 1984 graduate of City Tech's award-winning hospitality management program, has been chosen by The Time Warner Center to run a new restaurant in the space left vacant by Jean-Georges Vongerichten's V Steakhouse, which closed in December.

Dollars for Dillard

Two faculty and staff groups at City Tech raised funds for Katrina-ravaged Dillard University in New Orleans in response to an initiative sponsored by the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY.

City Tech Awarded $197K Justice Department Grant
To Give At-Risk Youth Insight Into How Education Changes Lives

Almost three years ago, Len Friedman, chair of City Tech’s Department of Dental Hygiene received a phone call from an administrator at Passages Academy, a high school that serves 4,000 teenaged offenders at secure and non-secure sites citywide. Could he and some City Tech students come talk to these young people, who were at risk of dropping out of school?

City Tech Faculty Duo Turns Passion for Literature into Global Anthology

A dynamic duo in the English department -- Assistant Professors Monique S. Ferrell and Julian Williams, who both came to City Tech in 2003 -- is out to change the face of college English courses -- literally. They are producing an anthology for writing-based classes that reflects the cultural diversity of CUNY students.

3rd Annual Honors Scholars Poster Presentation

In December 2005, forty-eight New York City College of Technology students participating in the Honors Scholars Program displayed their research projects in the College's 3rd Annual Honors Scholars Poster Session.

City Tech Celebrates Black History Month

City Tech Professor’s Virtual Robot Psychoanalyst Hangs Online Shingle, Welcomes Cyberspace ‘Clients’

You can do your banking, order merchandise from shops and take care of a host of other things online these days. But using the Internet to “see” a shrink? Thanks to New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) Professor Adrianne Wortzel, that’s now possible, too, albeit in a tongue-in-cheek way.

Thoughts of City Tech Help Sustain Jude Poku During Iraq Military Service

Little did City Tech student Jude Poku know that in working on developing a breathalyzer lab, he would build a relationship with his mentor, Chemistry Professor Pamela Brown, that would sustain him during the long months he was about to serve in Iraq.

New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Nursing Aims to Boost Underserved Communities’ Healthcare Access

“The more knowledge you have, the better you can take care of your patients,” says Elizabeth Sewell, a 42-year-old resident of Crown Heights, in response to why she has enrolled in the new bachelor of science (BS) degree program at New York City College of Technology (City Tech.

Einstein Colloquium and Performance of Historic Experiment by 1,000 Students Cap City Tech Observance of ‘World Year of Physics’

The City Tech observance of the "World Year of Physics” during 2005 concluded in December with a colloquium by Dr. Roman Kezerashvili (physics) and Dr. Arthur Kramer (mathematics) titled "Einstein: Person of the Century." Daleth Cho, president of City Tech’s Student Honor Society, moderated the colloquium. In addition, more than 1,000 students at the College conducted the historic photoelectric effect experiment that deals with concepts for which three Nobel Prizes were awarded between 1918 and 1923.

Entertainment Technology Program Awarded $50,000 Martin Grant

The entertainment technology program at New York City College of Technology was named the 2005 recipient of the Martin Intelligent Lighting Technology Grant at a special ceremony at the ETS-LDI trade show in Orlando, Florida, on November 12.

New Publication to Feature Outstanding Student Writing

A new journal, City Tech Writer, to debut in May 2006, is an outgrowth of the College's Writing Across the Curriculum program. Under the direction of English Professor and Editor-in-Chief Jane Mushabac, the publication will provide a forum for the best student writing produced in courses throughout the College.

3rd Annual Poster Session Showcases 54 Faculty/Student Research Projects

More than 200 faculty, students and other guests participated in New York City College of Technology's (City Tech) 3rd Annual Poster Session for Faculty & Student Research on November 17, 2005.

City Tech’s Free Immigration Clinic Has Track Record of Preparing Clients to Become U.S. Citizens

Within the next few weeks, thousands of immigrants from around the world will be celebrating in Brooklyn. Why? They will be coming to New York City College of Technology (City Tech) -- selected by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to be the site for swearing-in ceremonies -- to complete the naturalization process and become citizens.

New Partnership to Address Educational Needs of 200 Brooklyn At-Risk Youth

City Tech has been awarded a one-year $197,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to fund a new partnership with Passages Academy, which serves 4,000 court-referred at-risk youth citywide.

City Tech Center Profiled in New York Times Article

City Tech’s Business & Industry Training Center (BITC) was among the City University of New York workforce development programs profiled in an October 2 New York Times feature.

Graphic Arts Program Applies for ACCGA Accreditation

New York City College of Technology’s graphic arts program is one of three to have recently submitted its print-related curricula to the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc. (ACCGC). Program officials plan to transform City Tech’s Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts into a “graphic communications leadership center” for the New York metropolitan region.

Professor Roman Kezerashvili Wins National Competition

We’ve all seen laser pointers being used by speakers at meetings to draw attention to a section of an on-screen diagram or image. A new use for this tool developed by New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Physics Professor Roman Kezerashvili took first place in the American Association of Physics Teachers 2005 Apparatus Competition held recently at the University of Utah.

Professor Li Helps Create Nation’s First Virtual Lab for Information Assurance and Education

Soon we’ll all sleep a little sounder, thanks to Assistant Professor Xiangdong Li of City Tech’s computer systems technology department. He has received a $150,000 Department of Defense (DoD) grant and a $75,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for projects in the emerging field of information security.

Remembering Thomas H. Ahrens

Both the College community and the hospitality industry were saddened to learn of the death of City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Emeritus Thomas H. Ahrens on October 4, 2005, at the age of 85.

City Tech Grad Is ‘Goddess’ of Natural Food Industry

“If it weren’t for City Tech, I wouldn’t be where I am today,” said alumna Annie Christopher ’83 on a return visit to her alma mater, New York City College of Technology/CUNY (City Tech). Today, Christopher is co-owner of Annie’s Naturals, the leading natural foods condiment and salad dressing brand in the United States.

NASA Guest Speaker Les Johnson

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) Project Manager Les Johnson was on campus on October 27, 2005, to discuss the agency's In-Space Propulsion Technology Program. The program will enhance NASA's ability to more effectively explore the farther reaches of our solar system and nearby stars.

2005 'Brooklyn Eats' Scholars Named

Three City Tech hospitality management students -- Kimberly Goodman-Wahab, Jesus Melendez and Michell Mingo -- were presented Brooklyn Eats Scholarships by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce during the 9th Annual Brooklyn Eats foodfest on October 17, 2005.

NSCS Induction Ceremony

One-hundred-sixty-three freshman and sophomore students were inducted into the City Tech chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at a ceremony held on October 19, 2005.

AIDS Awareness Events to Include Photo Exhibit and Brooklyn Film Premiere

A month-long series of free events that will help bring the global dimensions of the HIV/AIDS pandemic home to the City Tech community will be sponsored by New York City College of Technology (City Tech), 300 Jay Street (at Tillary), Downtown Brooklyn. To be held from November 7 through December 16, these events include:

Alumni-Facilitated Equipment Donations Cement Dental Technology Program’s Reputation

Recent donations of cutting-edge equipment sparked by City Tech dental technology alumni are helping secure the reputation of the College’s dental laboratory technology program as one of the finest in the country.

It Was Standing Room Only at Schlossberg Seminar

The aisles were lined with students, faculty and other guests and there wasn't an empty seat in the house at interactive design pioneer Edwin Schlossberg's November 15, 2005, seminar at New York City College of Technology.

Media Coverage and Visitors Galore for 'Haunted Hotel'

It was media coverage and visitors galore for City Tech's annual “Gravesend Inn: A Haunted Hotel” live entertainment attraction during Halloween Week in late October. In collaboration with the College's Health Education Services program, admission was waived on October 31 for all visitors who donated blood during City Tech's Fall 2005 Blood Drive.

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Dating Violence Are Focus of Workshops

In an effort to educate student and other parents about how to help prevent their children from being sexually abused and to provided participants with guidelines for determining if they are victims of dating violence, City Tech's Children's Center, Health Education Services Program and Parents Dynamic Club joined forces this fall to sponsor two well-received workshops for student parents and community residents.

City Tech Hoopsters Smiley and Hall Earn CUNYAC 'Rookie of the Week' Awards

Congratulations to New York City College of Technology freshmen Dyshea Smiley and Jamaal Hall, who earned CUNYAC/Con Ed “Rookie of the Week” awards following their recent women and men's basketball opening weekend tournament performances.

Annie Christopher ’83: A ‘CUNY Month’ Natural

During “CUNY Month at City Tech” in November 2005, Annie Christopher ’83 of Annie’s Naturals will return to her alma mater to share with today’s students proof positive of just what a good education, an idea, commitment and determination can do.

Edwin Schlossberg Seminar on 'Thinking About Design' Set for November 15

The Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts (ADGA) at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will host an ADGA Seminar Series presentation, “Thinking About Design,” by interactive design pioneer Edwin Schlossberg on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at 11:30 a.m., in the Atrium Amphitheater.

City Tech Honors Our Hispanic Heritage

City Tech is a magnificently woven tapestry, with students from over 100 countries speaking every major language on the planet. We are regularly recognized as among the national leaders in student diversity. This month we have the great pleasure to recognize the Hispanic portion of our heritage, one of the major threads that gives luster to our tapestry.

Hurricane Relief

Please join in the critical efforts to bring relief to those affected by this unprecedented disaster.

CTF Commemorates Founding Members

The September 21st meeting of the City Tech Foundation’s (CTF) board of directors included the dedication of a plaque commemorating CTF’s founding board members.

Continuing Education Programs Serve Multiple Needs

Whether you’re entering the job market for the first time, upgrading your skills for job advancement or completely changing your career, the Continuing Studies Center at New York City College of Technology offers quality, affordable courses and certificate programs for adult learners across the professional spectrum.

City Tech and Burger King: Partners in Hurricane Relief

Hurricane relief, rap, hip hop and hoops. Fun in the sun in a very good cause, as City Tech shows its support for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

New City Tech Athletic Coaches

City Tech has tapped Emeka Ezeugo to coach its men’s soccer team and Patrick Dietz to coach both its men and women’s volleyball teams.

Great Bake Sale Helps Hurricane Relief

City Tech Welcomes Record Number of New Students

More than 1,000 students and 250 parents and family members attended City Tech’s New Student Orientation on Tuesday, August 23. See photo gallery on linked page.

Visiting French Students Assess Brooklyn Redevelopment Plans and Help Park Slope 5th Graders Throw a Dinner Party for Their Parents

Thirty-eight visiting French exchange students conducted research and developed marketing strategies for selling the revitalization of both Coney Island and Atlantic Yards to community residents and other local interests as part of a month-long course of study at City Tech in June. They also helped Brooklyn elementary school kids throw a graduation dinner party for their parents.

New Continuing Ed Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies to Debut in September

City Tech’s Division of Continuing Education, in collaboration with the College’s Department of Law & Paralegal Studies, will offer a new post-baccalaureate, non-credit certificate program in paralegal studies beginning September 26.

Two of America’s Top 10 Dental Technology Students Trained at City Tech

When the Journal of Dental Technology (JDT), the official voice of the dental technology industry, went looking for the top ten students in the more than 40 corresponding educational programs nationwide, it found two of those students enrolled in City Tech’s dental laboratory technology program.

City Tech Students Helping Daniel Libeskind Rebuild Sri Lankan Town Decimated by Tsunami

For City Tech architectural technology students Bala Balsubramaniam, Sara Cuya and Jawnuta Di Sclafani, an offer in April to intern with architect Daniel Libeskind was an opportunity they couldn’t pass up. What’s more, the scope of the project presented a rare opportunity to do more than design a building. It involved rebuilding an entire community and helping hundreds of people rebuild their lives. Three more students -- Michael Berko, Rosemary Estrella and Stefan Pinheiro -- joined the group this summer.

Long Island City Artist James Johnson Donates Several Works to City Tech

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) students can now feel the gaze of Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola and Orson Welles on them when they are entering and leaving the lobby of the campus’ Voorhees Hall, thanks to Long Island City artist James L. Johnson.

New Print and Online Publication Details City Tech Placement Office's Improved Job Search Services for Students and Alumni

City Tech’s Placement Office has a new informational brochure, Online Job Search System, designed as a user guide for students and alumni. It describes in an easy-to-read manner the various features of the Placement Office website at and its comprehensive Online Job Search System and is intended to assist users in navigating the site and making the most of the invaluable resources available.

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