President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., with his counterpart President Yang Zhen of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), welcomed 238 first-year students to NYIT-Nanjing at NUPT. Students at NYIT-Nanjing earn bachelor’s degrees from both NYIT and NUPT, and they spend their final year at an NYIT campus in New York.
NYIT-Nanjing’s American cultural center, established in 2011 to promote intercultural understanding, has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. State Department to sponsor cultural programming during 2014-15. Beverly Butcher, Ph.D., associate professor and English department chair, and director of the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, announced the good news while sharing plans for this year’s events, which will surround the theme “Folk Arts in New York State.”
NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., welcomes all students for the new academic year. Read more.
NYIT-Nanjing and NUPT’s College of Overseas Education hosted leaders from both universities and special guest Mr. Mark Tesone, Acting U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, at a lovely commencement ceremony this morning. Three hundred twenty-one graduates received dual bachelor’s degrees. See the whole story at NYIT News. See photos here. Congratulations, NYIT-Nanjing Class of 2014!
Students and staff at NYIT’s Nanjing Campus and its partner, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), are invited to participate in the visit of U.S. musicians the Campbell Brothers (pictured above) this week, together with folklorists Sandra Kennedy, Josh Kohn, and Nick Spitzer. More.
With the backdrop of the NYIT-Peking University EcoPartnership and last month’s jointly organized conference in Beijing on “The Water-Energy Nexus: Sustainability and Global Challenges,” NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., (pictured, center, with EcoPartneship leaders) sat for an in-depth interview with Shao Haipeng for China’s prestigious First Financial Daily. President Guiliano discussed China’s social development relating to technology, resources, and public policy. In addition to First Financial Daily, several mainstream Chinese outlets, including Entrepreneur's Daily, Sina Finance, Guangdong Securities, and Fangzhen Securities, have published the president's thoughts. More.
In celebration of Europe Day, the European Chamber of Commerce in Nanjing, along with Alliance Française Nanjing and New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), cordially invite you to attend “Face to Face: Foreign Companies & Young Talents.” This HR recruitment event will take place 10 May from 1 pm to 6 pm, at the Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications campus in Xianlin. More.
Chinese students played their traditional musical instruments in a spontaneous “jam session” with a group of visiting Cajun musicians at NYIT-Nanjing last week. The NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, one of 17 American Culture Centers in China which seek to foster intercultural communication, hosted a group of visitors from Louisiana for a series of meetings with students. More.
Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT will host "Cultures of the American Gulf Coast: Work and Play in Story and Song from Louisiana to Florida." The events will take place 10-11 April 2014.
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