to the New York Institute of Technology;
Scholarship Donation to Support Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Students
|Old Westbury, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2006: New York Institute of Technology’s
(NYIT) Culinary Arts Center has received an $8,500 scholarship donation
from the Long Island Hotel & Lodging Association (LIH&LA). The
contribution will support NYIT’s culinary arts and hospitality management
students living and working in Long Island’s lodging, food and beverage
Mike Johnston, president of LIH&LA and general manager of the Long
Island Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, presented the scholarship
check to James Dunne, NYIT assistant professor of culinary arts, and James
Turley, NYIT associate professor of hospitality management, who accepted
on behalf of the college. The generous donation was raised at LIH&LA’s
annual summer golf outing at St. George’s Country Club in Stony Brook.
Pictured (from left): James Dunne, NYIT assistant professor of culinary arts, James Turley, NYIT
associate professor of hospitality management, and Rebekah White, NYIT culinary arts student,
accept a scholarship donation for $8,500 from Mike Johnston, president of the Long Island
Hotel & Lodging Association and GM of the Long Island Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.
NYIT’s award-winning Culinary Arts Center is designed to provide students who are interested in becoming professional chefs and hospitality specialists with unique, real-world culinary experiences. It is managed by Executive Chef and NYIT Director of Culinary Arts Gunter Grossmann and is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Institute. The Culinary Arts Center is located on NYIT’s Central Islip, N.Y., campus.
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