Updates - NYIT and Hurricane Sandy

Architecture Students Mobilize to Help Rebuild Long Beach, N.Y.

Dec 12 2012

Architecture Students Mobilize to Help Rebuild Long Beach, N.Y.

Architecture and design students from NYIT campuses in Old Westbury and Manhattan surveyed damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy on Dec. 8 in Long Beach, N.Y. They took a bus tour of the area's West End, Central Boardwalk, and Canal District, talked with homeowners, and met with Long Beach Building Commissioner Scott Kemins to discuss using their design skills to support recovery efforts.


Operation Resilient Long Island: Architecture Students Finalize Site Visit

Dec 06 2012

Operation Resilient Long Island: Architecture Students Finalize Site Visit A group of 32 students representing the NYIT School of Architecture and Design will visit hurricane-damaged Long Beach, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 7, in an effort to inform their plans for a competition on disaster-resistant coastal building and design methods. Their visit is part of Operation Resilient Long Island, one of the school's latest student-led projects emphasizing global architectural leadership. ...more

Architecture Students Plan Rebuilding Workshop and Tour

Dec 05 2012

Students in the NYIT School of Architecture and Design students will be working with Nassau County Emergency Management officials to assist with rebuilding efforts on Long Island and tour the communities of Long Beach and Island Park, N.Y. Upcoming events include:

  • Operation Resilient Long Island Workshop on Rebuilding: Thursday, Dec. 6, 12:30-2 p.m. at the Office of Career Services in Old Westbury and Manhattan.
  • Tour of Long Beach: Saturday, Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. A bus will leave the Manhattan campus at 9:30 a.m. and arrive in Old Westbury to pick up students at 10:30 a.m. at Education Hall.

Free Legal Consultations for Nassau County Residents Affected by Superstorm Sandy

Dec 03 2012

The Nassau County Bar Association is now offering free consultations to residents of Nassau County who may be facing mortgage foreclosure of their home or who suffered damage to their homes and belongings as a result of Superstorm Sandy:


  • Monday, Dec. 3 - 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 7 - 3 to 6 p.m.


  • Monday, Dec. 10 - 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 3:30 to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 17 - 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and 3:30 to 6 p.m.

It is recommended to pre-register with the Nassau County Bar Association by telephone at 516.747.4070 for consultations. Anyone needing a consultation in a language other than English should make the request when calling to register.


Help NYIT Collect Bed, Bath and Beyond Coupons

Nov 30 2012

Help NYIT Collect Bed, Bath and Beyond Coupons Your current and expired Bed, Bath and Beyond coupons can help families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Donate your coupons and offer "retail relief" to families in need of replacing houseware essentials. ...more

Join Operation: Resilient Long Island

Nov 26 2012

NYIT students, alumni, and faculty members from the School of Architecture and Design are working with the Nassau County (N.Y.) Office of Emergency Management to aid residents dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. An organizational meeting for students interested in participating in such efforts will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at the Edward Guiliano Global Center, 1855 Broadway, 11th floor, NYIT-Manhattan. ...more

View Instructional Technology Resources

Nov 19 2012

View Instructional Technology Resources NYIT's Senate Educational Technology committee has compiled a set of instructional technology resources to help faculty members and students make up for lost instructional time caused by Hurricane Sandy and a recent Nor'easter affecting the New York metro area. These technologies can be used with students to have discussions, deliver content, and facilitate interaction when access to a classroom is not possible. Each one has been used by a faculty member for instructional purposes, and the names of faculty and staff members who are willing to support initial attempts at learning these technologies are provided. ...more

Dare to Care Campaign Honors NYIT Staff

Nov 19 2012

Dare to Care Campaign Honors NYIT Staff NYIT's Vocational Independence Program (VIP) hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon during which staff members from the departments of security, facilities, and food services were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the VIP community in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and received complimentary t-shirts. The event is part of VIP's Dare to Care Campaign, a campus-wide program promoting respect as a cornerstone value of life. ...more

Save the Date: Fall 2012 Blood Drive

Nov 15 2012

Save the Date: Fall 2012 Blood Drive The NYIT Community Service Center, the Office of Campus Life, and the New York Blood Center are hosting a fall blood drive on Monday, Dec. 10. As part of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, your donation will help replenish dwindling blood supplies at the New York Blood Center. ...more

Volunteer Opportunities - Nov. 16-17

Nov 14 2012

NYIT is organizing daylong volunteer opportunities for staff and students to provide hurricane relief in Sunset Park Brooklyn on Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17. The relief site is St. Jacobi Lutheran Church at 5406 4th Avenue (between 54th and 55th Streets). Its nearest subway stop is the R train at 53rd Street. If you are interested in volunteering, email joanne.west@nyit.edu by noon on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the Edward Guiliano Global Center (1855 Broadway) and leave together to take the subway. Alternatively, meet at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church at 10 a.m.

NYIT-Old Westbury
Volunteers will be picked up at 9 a.m. from the Hall of Fame in the Sports Complex.


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