Nominate a Teacher for the 2013-14 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013-14 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA).  The DTA highlights NYU’s commitment to teaching excellence and is given annually to outstanding members of the faculty. Recipients are presented with a medal and a monetary award.

Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to submit nominations by email for Steinhardt faculty members to, before November 15, 2013.
For more information on the Distinguished Teaching Award please click here

Auditions for Gallatin Spring Production: What It iZ

Auditions are Monday, October 28, 2013 from 6 – 8 PM and Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6 – 8 PM in the 3rd floor conference room at 411 Lafayette St. All NYU students are welcome and encouraged to audition!
About the Production:

What It iZ is a fusion of traditional musical theatre, hip-hop, and spoken-word poetics, this “Spokenwordical” is inspired by the 1975 musical The WIZ. What It iZ, co-written by Gallatin professor Bryonn Bain, is a journey of self-discovery from the birth of hip hop through the social and political corruption that fuels the current incarceration epidemic. Poignant and humorous, mesmerizing and musical, come audition for What It iZ!

Honors and Scholarship Opportunities

NYU Global Leadership Summit

Application for the NYU Global Leadership Summit is now available!

Sophomore and Junior student leaders are encouraged to apply.  If selected, students travel to NYU Abu Dhabi from January 23-26,2014.

Deadline: November 1

For details and how to apply, click here.

Boren Scholarship

Undergraduate scholarships for summer, semester or yearlong study abroad. Open to freshman, sophomore, junior or senior college students.

Deadline: December 1

For more information, click here.

Udall Scholarship

Undergraduate scholarship for students who demonstrate commitment to the environment and plan to pursue careers related to environmental, Native American health, or tribal policy.  Open to current sophomores and juniors.

Deadline: December 1

For more information, click here.

How to Turn Study Abroad into a Career !

A program presented as part of the NYU World Tour

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, 2:00-3:00 PM
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
82 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003

Come find out how to have a career in study abroad, international education, education in developing areas, and more! Panelists include graduate students and alumni of NYU Steinhardt who have had influential study-abroad experiences that led to living and working abroad–including teaching abroad and joining the Peace Corps. To learn more about this event, and to RSVP, click here:

Coffee & cookies will be provided. Questions about this event can be directed to Erinn Bernstein,

LGBTQ & Studying Abroad: NYU Perspectives

Join a showcase of undergraduate and graduate students as well as NYU alum for a candid discussion on culture shock, vulnerability, and negotiating identity abroad.

A 2013 NYU World Tour Event
Monday, October 28, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge
Light refreshments will be served.

All NYU community members are welcome!

For more information, contact Marc Anthony Caporiccio at

Celebrate Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween with the International Advisory Committee and Steinhardt Student Affairs! The celebration begins at 1 PM on October 31st in Pless 3rd Floor Lounge with refreshments and prizes for best costume. We then set out to volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade, a time honored tradition providing tricks and treats to over 3,000 area children, including a parade around Washington Square Park, free goodie bags, rides, face painting, live music, and more!

Interested? Questions? Email for details and to register.

Volunteer NGO Internship Opportunity

NAFSA: Association of International Educators (  is accepting applications for undergraduate or graduate students to work with NAFSA’s NGO reps at the United Nations. This is a volunteer position for students interested in international affairs. NGO youth delegates work with NAFSA’s designated representatives to the UN to help implement the team’s internationalization mission of helping young people become global citizens by providing opportunities for them to engage with the UN’s global agenda.
Applicants must be 18-24 years old and applications are due Monday, November 18,2013. For details of the position, applicant requirements, and how to apply click here.
Any questions can be directed to:
Ms. Kelly Roberts, NAFSA representative to UN

Faith Zone Training, Friday 11/15 at 2pm


NYU Steinhardt is proud to collaborate with NYU offices across campus to offer leadership trainings this academic year. Join us for Faith Zone! on Thursday, November 15th from 2-5pm.

Faith Zone! is a program for those who desire innovative education, contemporary resources and honest dialogue about religion & spirituality.

Topics covered include:

  • history and context for the myriad of religious traditions represented at NYU
  • information on how to increase one’s own religious literacy
  • practical tools for learning about religion and spirituality
  • tips for creating a safe and welcoming environment in one’s office, residence hall, student group or classroom.

All Steinhardt students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend!

Confused about Teacher Certification?

Are you confused about Teacher Certification?  Not sure which exams you should be completing?  Do you need to take the DASA workshop?  How does reciprocity work?

We’re here to help.  Make an appointment with Mark Perez, Manager of Certification Services, in the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 2nd Floor.

Email Mark at a few days and times that work for you and he’ll get back to you.  You could also schedule an appointment by calling the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs receptionist at 212-998-5065.

Can’t make it in or not sure if you need to?  Email Mark any questions you may have and please be sure to review our Teacher Certification FAQ here

International Advisory Committee (IAC)

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) assists the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs in the organization and promotion of activities which celebrate and engage the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within the Steinhardt community.

Want to join the IAC? Email for more information.