New York City College of Technology
PRESIDENTRussell K. Hotzler
FOUNDATION PRESIDENTMartin Jaffe
SCHOOLSTechnology and Design
Arts and Science
TOTAL COLLEGE ENROLLMENT14,292
ALUMNI ON RECORD80,000
New York City College of Technology provides academic and professional skills that prepare students to succeed in a rapidly evolving technological world. It is the college of technology of the CUNY system. City Tech’s 60 registered programs, at the baccalaureate, associate and certificate levels, provide graduates with skills in architectural and engineering technologies, computer science, entertainment, health professions, human services, advertising and publishing, hospitality, business and law-related professions. The college houses an award-winning program in the culinary arts, a oneof- a-kind program in entertainment technology and many specialized high-tech programs. New and developing programs address workforce needs in new media, sustainability and manufacturing technologies.
Philanthropic Support FY00-FY09 — $8,734,029
Philanthropic support totaled over $8.7 million and has been used to support scholarships, summer research internships, travel to conferences and international exchanges. Donations also have provided seed money to some faculty for scholarly activities and initial work for modernizing the Hospitality Management culinary lab.
Look Who's Investing in the New York City College of Technology
“This is an extraordinary scholarship initiative. It will help City Tech support deserving students who
will become the highly skilled, diverse workforce needed to keep New York at the forefront of the
The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City has, with the generous participation of Teamsters Local 817, contributed $500,000 to endow the Made in New York Scholarship Fund for students in New York City College of Technology’s Entertainment Technology program. The program, the only one of its kind in the eastern United States, trains students in the technology that drives film, television and theater performance productions. The scholarship fund provides entertainment technology students with a $5,000 annual scholarship, which covers tuition and fees.
The Lorraine Beitler Fund
Lorraine Beitler, professor emerita at the college, has endowed a fund with a $50,000 donation in support of activities that could not otherwise be adequately funded. The Beitler Fund allows faculty members and students to travel to and attend conferences and participate in research. Through the fund, dental hygiene students participated in a student exchange in Holland; architecture students attended a professional conference at which they were honored; and faculty and students traveled locally to visit a manufacturing center.
The William Volckhausen Memorial Scholarship Fund
Grace Lyu-Volckhausen, a longtime member of the City Tech Foundation board of directors, has contributed $185,000 to endow a fund in memory of her late husband, William Volckhausen, to be used to support students in areas of greatest need.
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