Members of NYIT's Global Health team in Ghana, 2012.
NYIT's faculty and staff seeks ways to expand opportunities for collaborative enterprise, where disciplines work together to build a foundation for education, idea incubation, and problem solving. In its strategic plan, NYIT acknowledged the importance of these efforts and incorporated them into one of its six strategic goals: that by 2030, NYIT would become:
"Known for its thriving Interdisciplinary Centers in a small number of highly targeted niches."
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The Center for Global Health is one of NYIT's pioneering centers of excellence, and opened its doors in 2007.
The Center for Metropolitan Sustainability is focused on creating a pathway to our urban future. Combining aspects of architecture, engineering, and management, we look to educate students and the general population about the right choices for sustainability.
The Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics collaborates with the academic community, government, civic, professional and business groups, and funders, in its mission to help prepare for an aging society on the regional, state, national, and global levels.