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Newsletter - April 2009
Dear NYIT Alumni,
Don't forget to reconnect with your former classmates by joining NYIT inCircle, our online alumni networking site. If you haven't registered, visit and follow the instructions.
Best regards,
Julie McCavera
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Dean ENGTNYIT Welcomes New Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences 
Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., has joined NYIT as dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. She comes to NYIT after a successful career at Manhattan College, where she was chair and graduate program director of the chemical engineering department. In addition, Anid has served as a reviewer for the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Defense and numerous scientific and engineering journals. She has also held positions as adjunct and visiting professor at the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University, and has served as consultant for the New York Academy of Sciences and the United Nations, among other organizations.  
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Small alumni logo colorThe Office of Alumni Relations, working with NYIT's School of Management, will hold inaugural alumni receptions for alumni living and working in China. Events will occur in Nanchang, Shenzhen, and Shanghai from Saturday, April 11, through Friday, April 17.  View the electronic invitation for the schedule of events.
"Where in the World is Architecture?"
Save the date! Robert Ivy, the editor in chief of Architectural Record, presents "Where in the World is Architecture?" on Thursday, April 23, 2009, in NYIT's de Seversky Center, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Friends of NYIT's School of Architecture and Design. For more information, please call 516.686.1280.
Four Food Studio 2 Long Island Alumni Reception 
Join your fellow NYIT alumni for drinks and appetizers on Thursday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Four Food Studio, 515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, N.Y. The cost of this event is $10 per person and includes open bar and appetizers. To R.S.V.P., contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 516.686.7800.
Young Alumni Reception
NYIT graduates age 35 and under are welcome to join us on Thursday, June 4, from 6 - 8 p.m. for happy hour at Houndstooth Pub, 520 8th Ave., New York City. The cost for this event is $10 per person and includes an open bar and appetizers. To R.S.V.P., contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 516.686.7800.
Six FlagsAlumni Family and Friends Day at Great Adventure 
The NYIT Alumni Federation will host a day-long family and friends outing at Great Adventure Amusement Park on Sunday, June 7. Catch up with old classmates as you spend the day enjoying park rides and attractions. The price is $50 per person and includes all-day admission to the park (all rides and the Wild Safari), as well as a two-hour all-you-can-eat buffet from 2 - 4 p.m. This special price requires that we obtain a minimum commitment of 100 people in order to have this event. All payments must be received no later than Friday, May 1. Please make checks payable to NYIT. To reserve your space or for more information, contact Joe Fortine at or 516.686.1254.  

Las Vegas Reunion for Grads of the 1960s 
All NYIT alumni from the classes of 1960 through 1969 are invited to a class reunion on Thursday, June 18, hosted by Roy Student, class of 1964, in his home town of Las Vegas at Pasta Mia Restaurant, 4455 West Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, Nev. at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and an open bar, while reminiscing about your NYIT days. To R.S.V.P., contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 516.686.7800.
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