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News Byte: Future Nurses Receive White Coats

Feature | Nov 02, 2022

Students in the nursing program’s Class of 2024 received their white coats during a ceremony on October 19.


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Alumni Profile: Jairo Abreu

Profile | Aug 04, 2022

When a Latina mother brought her child to see Jairo Abreu (B.S. ’06, D.P.T. ’08), she told her child, “That can be you in the future.” It’s moments like these that continue to inspire Abreu in his role as supervisor at NYU Langone Rusk Rehabilitation, which serves an underserved community in New York City.


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Your Fitness Class May Boost Thinking Skills

Feature | Jul 25, 2022

A study by New York Tech researchers analyzes whether instructor-led vs. self-paced exercise offers greater “brain-boosting” benefits.


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Alumni Profile: Samantha Snukis

Profile | Jul 13, 2022

Like a true athlete, Samantha Snukis (M.S. ’14) pushes herself to the limit, saying, “You have to keep learning new skills and always say ‘yes’ to something new. Just do it because you can always learn from it and keep that experience in your back pocket.”


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New York Tech Celebrates Its 61st Commencement

Feature | May 22, 2022

New York Institute of Technology graduates, family members, and friends joined faculty, staff, and administration in person on May 22 at the university’s Long Island campus to celebrate its 61st annual commencement.


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Alumni Profile: Selena Washington

Profile | Apr 21, 2022

As an undergraduate and graduate student, Selena Washington (B.S. ’04, D.P.T. ’06) learned how to multitask and work as team players, skills that have served her well as director of physical therapy at Physical Therapy of Harlem.


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Alumni Profile: Jason McGrade

Profile | Dec 06, 2021

As assistant vice president for advanced clinical providers at Northwell Health, Jason McGrade (B.S. ’02) worked to safely mobilize frontline healthcare workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and educate the public about the safety of vaccines.


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Alumni Profile: Jiawen (Mani) Huang

Profile | Aug 05, 2021

When Jiawen (Mani) Huang (M.S. ’20) graduated from the physician assistant studies program, she had already been offered a position at New York-Presbyterian—Queens Emergency Department. By the fall of 2020, she was thrust into emergency patient care amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about her journey.


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Alumni Profile: Djimmetry Jean-Louis

Profile | Jun 04, 2021

For Djimmetry Jean-Louis (B.S. ’15), nursing allows him to be an advocate for patients who are vulnerable.


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New York Tech Celebrates Its 60th Commencement

Feature | May 24, 2021

On Sunday, May 23, New York Tech’s 60th annual commencement was celebrated virtually, with medical school hooding being held on May 24 and 27 for NYITCOM campuses in Long Island and Jonesboro, Ark., respectively.


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