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The New York Institute of Technology: Historical Resources: Journal Articles PLUS

History in Periodicals

NYIT Library databases provide much coverage of College history. Sources available include:  Newsday, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many, many more, including newswires and journal articles.

ProQuest Central and EBSCOhost's Academic Search Complete are two databases especially good at providing historical coverage of NYIT through the years.

Education Hall (Ed. Hall)
Whitney Estate stables
Old Westbury campus

Newspaper, Magazine and Journal Articles

NYIT: General History (since 1955)

50 Years. NYIT Magazine, 50th Anniversary Issue, volume 4, no. 1 (An excellent historical source: ask at the Long Island Library Reference Desk or in the Long Island Periodicals Department.)

Brooklyn School a Junior College:  Regents Charter New York Institute of Technology for 2-Year Programs. The New York Times, March 2, 1957, p. 21.

Business Report: New York Institute of Technology, 30th Anniversary 1985: The Story of a Remarkable College, Long Island Business, November 6, 1985, pp. 19-26. (An excellent historical source; ask at the Long Island Library Reference Desk OR in the Long Island Library Curriculum Materials Center.)

Developer Buys Whitney Estate: Blankman Acquiring Title for Reported 2 to 3 Million -- Largest Remaining Residential Parcel on 'Gold Coast'. Freeman, I.H. The New York Times, November 30, 1959, p. 33.

Legal IDs and Hitting the Post:  WNYT -- Rockin' the Island. "Morty". Blog. October 12, 2008. Memories and legends of NYIT.

LONG ISLAND: Alexander Schure, began NYIT. Winslow, O. Newsday, November 1, 2009, p. A.46.

Mrs. Guest Buyer of Du Pont Estate: Wife of British Air Minister Makes Purchase Through Her Brother, Howard C. Phipps -- Price Paid Was $470,000 -- Mother Says That Mrs. Guest, Now Abroad, Will Be Suprised to Learn of Acquisition. The New York Times, April 26, 1921, p. 33.

Old Stable on L.I. Now Classroom:  Former Whitney Barn Is Converted for New York Institute of Technology. Forgeron, H. The New York Times, September 12, 1965, p. R. 1.

STAYING POWER / NYIT: Linking Higher Education to the Real World. Schure, M. (then NYIT president). Newsday, February 28, 1999, p. H07.

Whitney Estate to Become a Campus: Buildings in Old Westbury Will Be Used by School. The New York Times, September 5, 1963, p. 33.

The de Seversky Conference Center (since 1972)

In the Region / Long Island: 7 home planned at former estate helf by college New York Tech is to retain mansion built by the du Ponts. Sharan, D. The New York Times, July 29, 2001, p. R.E. 7. (Note:  This article discusses the de Seversky Conference Center.)

NYIT Online Instruction:  Ellis College

Ellis College of NYIT, a Leading Accredited Online College, Offers Tuition Discounts to Sworn Officers, Security Professionals and Their Spouses. PR Newswire, May 1, 2007.

New York Institute of Technology launches online program aimed at working adults around the world. Schachter, K. Long island Business News, September 19, 2003, p. 1. (Note:  This article discusses the start-up of Ellis College.)

NYIT Appoints New Provost and Chief Administrative Officer for Ellis College of NYIT. PR Newswife (New York), December 6, 2006.

UNext and N.Y. institution create an online college that caters to working adults. Carlson, S. The Chronicle of Higher Eductation, vol. 50, no. 7, October 10, 2003, p. A.32. (Note:  This article discusses the start-up of Ellis College.)

NYIT Around the World:  Global Campuses

As of summer 2013, NYIT had campuses in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Amman, Jordan; Manama, Bahrain; Nanjing, China; and Vancouver, Canada. 

About the Abu Dhabi campus

About the Amman campus

About the Bahrain campus

About the Nanjing campus

About the Vancouver campus

New York Institute of Technology opens in China. Winslow. O. McClatchy - Tribune Business News, October 22, 2007.

NY Tech College opens a campus in China. Winslow, O. Newsday, October 22, 2007.

NYIT: United Arab Emirates licensing is a first. Winslow, O. Newsday, November 6, 2007.





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