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City Tech Professor Interviewed by Deutsche Welle on Financial Aspects of Commodity Trading

City Tech Assistant Professor of Business Lucas Bernard was interviewed earlier this fall by Deutsche Welle, the German equivalent of BBC or National Public Radio, on the financial aspects of commodity trading. Although prompted, in part, by news that Goldman-Sachs was involved in "warehousing" aluminum to avoid pricing regulations, the interview focused on the financial aspects of commodity trading that are not obvious to the casual observer and that can go beyond the simple supply-demand models most frequently used to organize thinking about these phenomena. » Read More

City Tech Student Teams Take Two Blue Ribbons, Earn Jury Felicitations at 2013 International Restaurant Show

Congratulations to all City Tech Hospitality Management students, faculty and staff who participated in the 2013 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show, November 9-12, at Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. The Confectionery Team’s Occasional Cake received Felicitations of the Jury and the City Tech team table garnered two blue ribbons. » Read More

Restorative Dentistry Hosts Northeastern Gnathological Society Fall 2013 Meeting

The Northeastern Gnathological Society (NGS) Fall Meeting took place on Friday, November 8, 2013, and was hosted by City Tech’s Department of Restorative Dentistry. Third semester students and department faculty were exposed to top international speakers, developed contacts and relationships with leaders of the dental laboratory profession, and had an enjoyable day at Chelsea Pier 60. Professors J. Balla, A. Sena, A. Smith, S. Greenberg, N. Manos and R. Budny supervised the group throughout the day. » Read More

City Tech Student Intern Among New York State Assembly’s 2013 Distinguished Intern Reports Award Winners

City Tech student Lourdes J. Cajamarca, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Legal Assistant Studies, has been named one of nine 2013 New York State Assembly Distinguished Intern Reports award winners. The nine winners were selected by the Intern Committee chaired by Assemblymember Deborah J. Glick, A.D. 66, who also chairs the Committee on Higher Education. » Read More

City Tech Dental Hygiene Lecturer Represents ADHA on National Bilingual Radio Media Tour

The American Dental Hygienists Association’s (ADHA) 2013 observance of National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) in October featured a national bilingual radio media tour that centered on the importance of proper dental hygiene. Representing ADHA on the October 2 radio media tour was ADHA President Denise Bowers, RDH, PhD, and Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, Ms. Ed., a lecturer in City Tech’s Department of Dental Hygiene. Macri is also a part-time faculty member of the New York University College of Dentistry. » Read More

Menu of Star Chefs to Celebrate City Tech on October 4

Some of the nation’s top chefs will be turning out to help City Tech raise scholarship money for its hospitality management program on Tuesday, October 4 at 6 p.m., in the College’s Janet Lefler Dining Room. Admission is $100. For more information, call 718.260.5025. » Read More

In Two New Books, Professor Shepard Shows Activism Can Be Fun

Changing the world can be fun, according to Benjamin Shepard, assistant professor of human services at City Tech. » Read More

Department of Nursing Establishes New Honor Society

The Department of Nursing at New York City College of Technology established an honor society with the first induction of members in late May 2010. The society’s mission is to propagate and encourage nursing leadership. » Read More

Professor Garfinkle’s New Book Looks to Great Leaders to Model Success for Children at Risk for Depression

Great leaders exhibit courage, vision and charisma that make them role models. City Tech’s Martin Garfinkle is more interested in a lesser-known trait common to several – clinical depression – to show how their personal struggles could be used to help children at risk for this condition. » Read More

Oral Health Implications for Hookah & Bidi Cigarette Smokers Focus of Prize-winning Presentation by City Tech Student

City Tech’s 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.” » Read More

Vision Care Technology Students Honored at Spring 2011 Awards Ceremonies

Three outstanding New York City College of Technology students were honored during the spring semester in ceremonies hosted by the Department of Vision Care Technology. » Read More

26 Hospitality Management Students Complete TIPS Certification Course

Twenty-six students from City Tech’s hospitality management program recently completed the Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certification course under the direction of Professor Patrick O'Halloran, a certified TIPS trainer. » Read More

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