Faculty Commons, A Center for Teaching, Learning, Scholarship and Service coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of faculty at New York City College of Technology. Faculty Commons adopts a programmatic approach to professional development and operates as a faculty resource and think tank where members collaborate on a variety of projects to shape curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) helps faculty and administrators compete for and win grants that strengthen the intellectual climate and improve the learning environment at City Tech. The office provides notices of grant opportunities and works with faculty and administrators over the life-cycle of a grant – from concept development through close-out.
The Professional Activity Report and Self-Evaluation (PARSE) is the documentation of a faculty member’s accomplishments during each academic year and cumulatively, in the three principal areas of teaching, scholarly and professional growth, and service. The PARSE serves as the basis for the annual evaluation. It is also provides faculty with an instrument to present to departmental and college review committees for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.
A lecture by Cansu Canca, Ph.D. The current system of organ donation fails to meet the needs of parents waiting for a transplant. Two policies have the potential to overcome this problem and save lives: a market in organs and the mandatory procurement of organs. However, both policies face criticisms for violating individual autonomy. When a
City Tech’s Dr. Unurjargal Nyambuu, Assistant Professor of Economics, will present her talk titled “Financing Economic Development: The Role of External Debt in Emerging Economies” as part of the Department of Social Science Colloquium on May 18, from 1-2 p.m. in Namm 601A. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Nyambuu’s research assesses different external financing
This presentation analyzes a nineteenth-century image of a white man shooting black civil rights activist Octavius Catto, and discusses the complications related to researching and writing about black people in US history. Geoff Zylstra is a historian of technology who focuses on the industrialization of the built environment in the nineteenth century. His research includes