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    Alumni | Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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World-Renowned Architect Visits NYIT
 
Architect and 2009 NYIT honorary degree recipient Richard Meier (pictured) presented his international projects to a sold-out crowd on March 11 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The event was hosted by Judith DiMaio (above right), dean of the School of Architecture and Design, and Friends of the School of Architecture and Design, a group of NYIT alumni who are fostering relationships among NYIT and architecture, construction, and interior design firms. Among Meier's best-known projects are The Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Jubilee Church in Rome, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona.
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Wine Dinner - A Taste of the Mediterranean
 
Join us on Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. for a delicious four-course dinner paired with wines from regions ranging from the hills of Italy to the islands of Greece. Start with a crisp white from Sardinia and end with a dessert offering from the island of Samos. Come to de Seversky Center on NYIT's Old Westbury campus with a taste for the unique ... and you won't be disappointed. Wines provided by alumna
Lori Devlin (B.F.A. '78) of Winebow, Inc.
 
Tickets are $40 per person with a maximum of two tickets per alumni. Seating is limited and tickets must be paid for at time of registration. To reserve your seats, contact Julie McCavera at 516.686.7800 or
alumni@nyit.edu
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Long Island Alumni Reception: Save the Date

LI Event 2009Join fellow NYIT alumni for drinks and appetizers on Thursday, May 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Library Cafe, 274 Main St., Farmingdale, N.Y. The cost of the event is $10 per person and includes open bar and appetizers. To R.S.V.P., contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@nyit.edu or 516.686.7800.
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Attending the AIA Convention in Miami Beach?
 
NYIT's School of Architecture and Design and Office of Alumni Relations invite you to attend an alumni reception at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Miami Beach, Fla., on Friday, June 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. Come meet alumni from around the country, network with colleagues, and get the inside scoop on what's happening at NYIT.
 
R.S.V.P. to Pamela Bottge at
pbottge@nyit.edu or 516.686.7848.
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March Alumni Event Recap

North Carolina Alumni EventNYIT held a number of alumni events on the East Coast during March.
An Alumni Wine Tasting (pictured left) took place in Durham, N.C., on March 12. Alumnus Brian Silva (M.S. '89) was honored at the School of Management's Centers of Excellence Volunteer of the Year Reception at NYIT's de Seversky Center on March 18. NYIT President Edward Guiliano hosted an Alumni Brunch at the Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach in Manalapan, Fla., on Saturday, March 20. 
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Excellence by Design

Robotics ChampionshipNYIT students in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences captured first place (winning all matches) in the "Clean Sweep" event of the regional Vex Robotics Competition held on Feb. 20-21 in Baltimore, Md. The students, who were selected to participate by NYIT's Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) chapter, designed, built, and programmed an innovative and autonomous remote-controlled robot that scored the highest number of points in the contest as well as taking home the best design award. The students say they hope their win will inspire fellow and future NYIT student engineers. Next stop: the Vex Robotics World Championship in Dallas, April 22-24. Pictured (clockwise from bottom left) are team members Anthony Brown, Robert Domingo, Robert Roman, and Paul Ulezko.
 
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Copyright 2010 by NYIT. Questions or comments: jmccaver@nyit.edu
Dear NYIT Alumni:
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Have you visited NYIT's newly relaunched Web site? With videos, photos, blogs, and profiles of NYIT faculty, staff, students, and alumni, the redesigned site highlights the many success stories of NYIT. Check it out www.nyit.edu.
 
Best regards,
Julie McCavera
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
 
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Upcoming Alumni Events
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Thursday, April 8
 
Thursday, April 15
Friday, June 11
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Interested in Becoming a Mentor?
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Your help is needed to assist current NYIT students. Please e-mail Leigh Mascianica at lmascian@nyit.edu for more information on how you can help future NYIT graduates!
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Sport Shorts
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This month's home games:

Baseball:
Wednesday, April 7:
Fordham University, 3 p.m. , Presiden'ts Field.
 
Friday, April 9:
Chicago State University, 3 p.m., President's Field.
 
Lacrosse:
Saturday April, 17:
 
Mercyhurst, 1 p.m., President's Stadium
 
Saturday, April 24 
Mercy, 1 p.m., President's Stadium. 
  
All home games are held on the Old Westbury campus.
 
For complete sports information visit the NYIT's Athletics site.
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