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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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New York Tech Women’s Technology Council Establishes Mentoring Program

Feature | Mar 09, 2021

New York Institute of Technology’s Women’s Technology Council (WTC) established a mentoring program to support and guide the university’s female students from college to career.

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Getting to Equality

Blog | Feb 26, 2021

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss pay equality, social inequality, and the lack of women in C-suite positions. As we head into Women’s History Month, our host John Rebecchi, Ph.D. (M.B.A. ’83) welcomes Terri Alessi-Miceli, President and CEO of Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island (HIA-LI). We’ll learn through Terri’s experience the importance of practicing the profession of business, the concept of work-life blending, and the key to creating equality and opportunity.
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Alumni Profile: Charles Pryor II

Profile | Jan 28, 2021

As vice president of student engagement at Guttman Community College, Charles Pryor II (B.T. ’00, M.P.S. ’05) ensures that all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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The Power of Pivoting: Bettina Skye and Mary Kahrs

Blog | Jan 12, 2021

As we reach the end of 2020, we can see that the pandemic has disturbed our economy. For many, it requires for business owners and entrepreneurs to pivot. In this episode, we’ll hear from two guest who have to change their business model from in person approach to online services.
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Business Students Place in the Top 100 in Global Competition

Feature | Dec 11, 2020

Ten NYIT School of Management students demonstrated their business skills at GLO-BUS, an online worldwide competition where teams of students compete for global market leadership.

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Getting Involved to Create a Competitive Advantage

Blog | Dec 07, 2020

Samuel Chen (B.S. '21) discusses the importance for students to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them in their college careers.
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Cutting through the Noise: Bruce Wilpon and Tomas Larsson

Blog | Dec 02, 2020

Imagine launching your new product coinciding with the week of the pandemic lockdown. In this episode, we chat with Bruce Wilpon and Tomas Larsson, cofounders of EBBS Brewing and Fountain Co., a CBD infused premium craft sparkling water to discuss how they handled launching their product during a pandemic.
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Alumni Profile: Charlie Vazquez

Profile | Nov 24, 2020

New York Tech’s challenging courses and New York City location gave Charlie Vazquez (M.B.A. ’01) the edge he needed for a successful career. Today, he is senior vice president for key accounts at Centauri Health Solutions.

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Turning Struggle into Success

Blog | Nov 16, 2020

In this week's episode of In Reality: Lessons from Leaders and Entrepreneurs, Derrick Bernard Webster, Executive Director of New York Tech’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, discusses how sacrifice and resilience are essential to becoming an entrepreneur.
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