Field Trip to NEW LAB!

photo of New Lab interior
New Lab Interior

WHEN: Monday, October 22, 2018
(Meet in ENG1101 at 1pm)

WHERE: New Lab
Brooklyn Navy Yard
19 Morris Avenue
(Entrance at Cumberland St & Flushing Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11205

We will walk together from City Tech to Cumberland Street and Flushing Avenue– the Navy Yard Cumberland Gate.
View Directions from City Tech

New Lab is a workspace for designers, technologists, and entrepreneurs working in advanced technology—in disciplines including robotics, AI, connected devices, nanotechnology, urban tech, and more. With resident space, on-site Product Realization, specialized programming, and access to a network that includes city agencies, venture capitalists, domain experts, and leading corporations, New Lab makes innovation move faster. >>> MORE

– Warm clothes and shoes for walking
– A notebook, pencil, camera/phone

Reminder: Owning Your Narrative

Just a reminder that this event is coming up tomorrow!

Hello all! I strongly encourage  you to mark your calendar and attend this important event hosted by COMD and AIGA’s Emerge initiative.


“We are hosting a panel discussion/ workshop about story-telling, especially the telling and owning of diverse perspectives. I want our students to understand the power of their story. ”
– Prof. George Garrastegui, Jr., AIGA Diversity & Inclusion Task Force

Owning Your Narrative
Tuesday Oct 2nd, 6pm – 8:30pm
NYC College of Technology
Pearl Room 114/115

Invited Panel Guests:
Ruki Ravikumar
Director of Education, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Stefanie Smith
Director, Inclusion & Diversity at The One Club for Creativity

 Shaton Winston
Creative Lead / Copywriter / Content Strategist

COMD1100 Reminder for Monday’s Class

Project #1 is DUE

  • Bring finished Inked Compositions on 9×12″ Bristol Board (1 stable, 1 ambiguous) to class for critique.
  • Your Design Process posts Phases 1-3 should be complete and ready to present.
  • If you do not have your work complete, please come to class to participate and support your classmates.

Materials Needed for THIS Monday’s Class:

  • The used book that you are using for your Glossument
  • Materials of your choice: paint, brushes, collage materials, glue stick, X-ACTO knife, scissors, inking pens, etc.
  • We will spend time working on your Glossument in class after the critique.

See you soon!

Ways of Seeing

Welcome! This First Year Learning Community for COMD students taking COMD1100 & ENG1101 will include field trips, hands-on projects, and cross-sensory experiences to help you discover and express your creative vision.

Faculty: Jody Rosen (ENG1101) & Jenna Spevack (COMD1100)