In the fall of 2007, NYIT opened its American-style Nanjing campus in collaboration with Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT). Four academic undergraduate degree programs are held in a state-of-the-art facility: business administration, communication arts, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science. NYIT-Nanjing students have access to NUPT residence halls, dining facilities, and activities.
All programs are taught in English by NYIT professors; the curriculum mirrors that of NYIT's programs in the United States.
October 2007: NYIT establishes NYIT-Nanjing, the first American undergraduate campus in China with a special address by NYIT President Edward Guiliano.
September 2008: The first group of NYIT-Nanjing students travel to New York as part of NYIT's global exchange program.
October 2008: President Guiliano opens the 2008-2009 academic year in Nanjing.
April 2009: NYIT celebrates 10 years of offering academic programs in China (in 1999, NYIT began offering an M.B.A. program in conjunction with Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics).
September 2009: NYIT-Manhattan hosts the first NUPT study group of NUPT professors--the first collaborative training, networking, and cultural exchange of its kind.
April 2009: NYIT hosts its first student film festival in Nanjing, China.
April 2010: NYIT hosts a Think Green Forum attended by Chinese and U.S. government officials, leaders in higher education, and innovators and executives in the public and private sectors.
May 2010: NYIT hosts a second student film festival in Nanjing, China.
June 2010: The first students enrolled in programs at NYIT-Nanjing graduate. They complete their studies in New York.
April 2011: NYIT hosts its annual student film festival in Nanjing, China.
June 2011: NYIT held its first graduation ceremony in Nanjing for 132 students in the Class of 2011.
October 2011: NYIT announces the opening of a Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT. A $100,000 grant by the U.S. Department of State and the American Embassy in Beijing will be used to establish and operate the center.
April 2012: NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., introduces the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culure at a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by U.S. Consul General in Shanghai Robert Griffiths.
NYIT's annual student film festival takes place the same month in Nanjing and features guest speakers such as internationally acclaimed writer/director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas).
August 2012: Monique Taylor, Ph.D., joins NYIT-Nanjing as campus dean and executive director.
April 2013: The NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT presents “Making Creativity Work,” a year-long, innovative project of communication arts study and creation, funded by a $25,000 U.S. Department of State Federal Assistance Award. “Making Creativity Work” featured a panel discussion about Intellectual property rights and the film industry as well as a review and critique of NYIT Student Public Service Announcements (PSAs).