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Student Profile: Tricia Creft

Profile | Apr 18, 2022

Commencement singer Tricia Creft is preparing to graduate in May 2022. As she looks ahead toward a career in nursing, she looks back fondly on her time at New York Tech, encouraging the next wave of students to press ahead, even when things get tough.

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D.P.T. Students Offered Unique Training Experience

Feature | Mar 07, 2022

As first-year D.P.T. students prepare to enter their clinical education this spring, two physical therapists from the Northwell Health System gave them a unique learning experience through a six-hour training session on the organization’s Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Bus.

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D.P.T. Students Receive White Coats in First-Ever Ceremony

Feature | Feb 22, 2022

Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program received their white coats, generously donated by alumni, at the program’s first White Coat Ceremony on February 17.

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Study: Gamers “Stand” to Benefit from Walking Breaks

Feature | Aug 12, 2021

Researchers from New York Tech’s Center for Esports Medicine have published a study in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine that evaluates if walking breaks can benefit gamers’ reaction time and executive function.

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Student Profile: Ilaha Jalilova

Profile | Aug 04, 2021

Ilaha Jalilova’s inspiring video about New York Tech earned her a $5,000 scholarship from HelloCampus.

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New York Tech Celebrates Its 60th Commencement

Feature | May 24, 2021

On Sunday, May 23, New York Tech’s 60th annual commencement was celebrated virtually, with medical school hooding being held on May 24 and 27 for NYITCOM campuses in Long Island and Jonesboro, Ark., respectively.

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Student Profile: Maria Carpenter

Profile | May 10, 2021

For future nurse Maria Carpenter, her ultimate goal has always been to see where there’s a need and doing something about it.

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Getting Residents Vaccinated

Feature | May 06, 2021

School of Health Professions student volunteers are doing their part to stop the pandemic by assisting residents with scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

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Feature | Apr 29, 2021

More than 135 undergraduate and graduate students showcased their research and creative scholarly work at the annual Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) held virtually on April 23.

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In Honor of Earth Day

Feature | Apr 22, 2021

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, colleges and universities have been central figures of the environmental movement. Now, New York Tech faculty and students are working to solve some of the planet’s most pressing issues.

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