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September 2009
Dear NYIT Alumni,
 
Have you joined inCircle, the NYIT alumni social network? Register for free at nyit.affinitycircles.com by Sept. 30 and become eligible to win a four-day, three-night Get Up-and- Go package from Wyndham Hotels! 

Best regards,
Julie McCavera
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
jmccaver@nyit.edu
CAMPUS NEWS
Convocation Kicks Off New Academic Year
On Sept. 3, NYIT faculty and staff members gathered for the annaul convocation ceremony at the W. Kenneth Riland Academic Center auditorium in Old Westbury or via live stream in Manhattan. The ceremony included the president's state-of-the-institution address, the presentation of the Presidential Excellence Awards for Faculty and Staff, and introductions of new members of the NYIT community. 
 
"Transformation Revealed"
President Guiliano's presentation featured a recap of the many Convocation 2009accomplishments that have come to fruition over the past decade --bringing NYIT to the "next level." He also shared updates on new programs and initiatives that will continue to transform NYIT into a model 21st-century university. The president noted that NYIT enters the new academic year well-positioned for growth and excellence and emphasized our commitment to technology, sustainability, and teaching quality. Read the president's complete address.
FIFTH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING - SEPT. 14
Golf Outing 2009Support NYIT Athletics 
On Monday, Sept. 14, come hit the links at the fifth annual Department of Intercollegiate Athletics' Golf Outing  at The Hamlet Golf and Country Club, in Commack, N.Y. All proceeds directly benefit NYIT's athletic programs and assist in making facility upgrades, improving recruitment efforts, supporting team travel, and much more. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Pam Bottge, senior director of development, at pbottge@nyit.edu or 516.686.7848. 
ALUMNI NETWORKING RECEPTION
Join Friends of NYIT's School of Architecture and Design on Oct. 1
Friends of NYIT's School of Architecture and Design and Milrose Consultants invite you to attend a networking reception on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. at Tiro a Segno, 77 MacDougal St., New York City. Catch up with colleagues and friends, hear what's happening at NYIT, find out more about this new alumni group, and learn how you can get involved. For information or to R.S.V.P., contact Senior Director of Development Pam Bottge at pbottge@nyit.edu or 516.686.7848.
 
Want to showcase your company? Sponsorship opportunities are available. 
NEW JERSEY ALUMNI COMEDY NIGHT 
BananasJoin fellow New Jersey alumni for some laughs at Bananas Comedy Club (located at 283 Route 17 South, Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.) on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009  Tickets are $25 per person and include dinner at Gabriel's Restaurant at 7 p.m., as well as admission and priority seating to the 9 p.m. show, featuring Rich Ramirez. Tickets must be paid for at time of reservation. For information or to R.S.V.P. contact, Erica Bomani at ebomani@nyit.edu or 516.686.7644.
 
WERE YOU IN AN NYIT FRATERNITY? 
OSU FraternityGreek Reunion Planned 
We are searching for all fraternity brothers from the 1960s to 1980s for a possible spring 2010 reunion of OSU, MAD, MDL, XIP, and AEP fraternities. Interested in participating? Contact Sal Bracco (B.S. ''70) of OSU at SCB1447@aol.com or the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@nyit.edu
 
Have photos of your fraternity? Send them to the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@nyit.edu
CAREER SERVICES
Career NetAlumni Welcome at Career Fairs  
The Health Professions, Behavioral, and Life Sciences Job and Internship Fair is on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Old Westbury campus from noon to 3 p.m.  Alumni are welcome to attend this and other upcoming career fairs. For more information, visit the Office of Career Services Web site.
In This Issue
CAMPUS NEWS
ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
ALUMNI NETWORKING RECEPTION
NEW JERSEY ALUMNI EVENT
FRATERNITY REUNION
CAREER SERVICES
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.
 
Interested in Becoming a Mentor?
Your help is needed to assist current students. Please e-mail John Hyde at jmhyde@nyit.ed for more information on how you can help future NYIT graduates!
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