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Newsletter - July 2009
Dear NYIT Alumni,
 
Welcome Class of 2009!  As alumni of NYIT, you are now eligible for all the benefits that being an NYIT alumni has to offer. Join us on inCircle, an online networking site exclusively for NYIT graduates.  Didn't receive your NYIT alumni card?  Send an e-mail to alumni@nyit.edu to request one.

Best regards,
Julie McCavera
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
NYIT EXPANDS MANHATTAN CAMPUS 
Manhattan Campus AuditoriumNYIT has begun renovating newly acquired prime space at 1871 Broadway, formerly occupied by the Clearview Cinema. The new NYIT Auditorium on Broadway extends the Manhattan campus footprint north, to between 61st and 62nd Streets. The 250-seat auditorium will be used for lectures, conferences, movie screenings, and film festivals, as well as other events for the NYIT and external communities. Design of the space has commenced, as announced with new signage, and construction will begin soon. The first phase is tentatively slated for completion in the fall of 2009. 
NYIT CELEBRATES MIDDLE EAST COMMENCEMENTS 
Middle East Commencement 09President Edward Guiliano, Board of Trustees Chairperson Linda Davila (B.S. '78), Vice President for Global Academic Programs Wm. Cyrus Reed, and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Roger Yu were joined by business leaders, ministry officials, families, friends, and faculty and staff members to honor NYIT's newest graduates at our campuses in Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, and Jordan on June 18, 20, and 22, respectively.
NYIT HOSTS GREEN JOBS/ENERGY EVENT
Energy Conference 2009
NYIT's Center for Metropolitan Sustainability hosted the Fourth Annual Energy Conference, "Innovative Technologies and Green Careers," on June 5 at de Seversky Center, Old Westbury campus. The conference brought together more than 160 attendees for a discussion of energy-efficient programs and careers in the emerging green economy. Pictured (from left) are: Frank Zeman, Eng.Sc.D., director of NYIT's Center for Metropolitan Sustainability, Noresco President and CEO Neil Petchers (M.S. '95), and Greg Banhazl, NYIT director of business development. 
CAREER SERVICES 
Career Net Backpack to Briefcase 
In light of today's challenging economy, NYIT's Office of Career Services will host a seminar on Thursday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its New York campuses to provide recent graduates with information and tools that provide a competitive edge in the job market.
 
Visit NYIT's Office of Career Services Web site for more information.
ALUMNI TREE PLANTING IN CHINA 
Tree Planting in ChinaOn June 27, 42 members of the newly established NYIT Guang Dong China Alumni Federation participated in a tree-planting ceremony in a public park near Shenzhen. The event included the planting of 30 trees and the placement of a monument honoring NYIT and all the alumni who participated that day.   
In This Issue
EXPANSION OF MANHATTAN CAMPUS
MIDDLE EAST COMMENCEMENTS
ENERGY CONFERENCE
CAREER SERVICES
ALUMNI TREE PLANTING IN CHINA
Upcoming Alumni Events
Monday, Sept. 14
NYIT Links 
 
 
 
Calling All Grads!
We need you--we're working on the next NYIT Magazine and looking for news about your career, family, and other accomplishments. E-mail the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@nyit.edu.
 
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