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Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 03 2014

NSF Grant Supports NYIT’s “Clean Water Matters” Workshop in China

Apr 03 2014

NYIT and Peking University Address the Water-Energy Nexus in China

Apr 16 2014

2014 NYIT JUFE Graduation and Luncheon

Apr 16 2014

LinkedIn 101

Apr 17 2014

U.S. China Ecopartnership Conference: The Water-Energy Nexus, Sustainability and Global Challenges

Apr 17 2014

Michael Maiese, AIA

Apr 18 2014

Student Programming Association Presents Les Once on Broadway

Honorary Degree Recipients

Ernie AnastosErnie Anastos

New York Emmy Award-Winning TV News Anchor
Doctor of Humane Letters

Ernie Anastos is a distinguished and popular Emmy Award-winning broadcaster for Fox’s WNYW-TV in New York. He is also the creator and host of the program "Positively Ernie," which informs, entertains, and inspires viewers about people and stories that impact our community, country, and world. As a dynamic New York Hall of Fame broadcaster, Anastos has an extraordinary record of achievement, including more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations. He is the only New York TV anchor to receive the coveted "Lifetime Emmy Award.” Read more.

Otis Webb Brawley, M.D., FACPOtis Webb Brawley, M.D., FACP

Chief Medical/Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President, American Cancer Society and Professor, Emory University
Doctor of Science

As the chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society, Otis Brawley, M.D., FACP is responsible for promoting the goals of cancer prevention, early detection, and quality treatment through cancer research and education. 

He is listed by Castle Connolly as one of America’s Top Doctors for Cancer. Read more.

Otis Webb Brawley, M.D., FACPPeter A. Ferentinos

CEO, Qualco Inc.
Doctor of Commercial Science

Peter A. Ferentinos is chief operating officer of several companies, including Qualco Inc., a repackager /contract packager of pool chemicals; Majestic Industries Inc., a major supplier of seating to the casino industry; Salem Steel North America, LLC., a major supplier of specialty steel tubing to the automobile industry; Tube Fabrication Industries, LLC, a production facility providing small machined parts to the automobile industry; Gold Chef Services, LLC, which operates cafes for corporate clients and government installations; and Pafco Investments, LLC, a private investment financing firm providing funds to small companies. Read more.

Yang Zhen, Ph.D.Yang Zhen, Ph.D.

Professor and President, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT)
Doctor of Science

Yang Zhen received B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from NUPT in 1983 and 1988, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1999 (all in electrical engineering). His research interests include aspects of signal processing and communication, such as communication systems and networks, cognitive radio, spectrum sensing, speech and audio processing, compressive sensing, and wireless communication. Read more.

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