The Achievement Index

Welcome to the School of Management's Achievement Index blog. Email your ideas and questions to us at kteleish@nyit.edu.

Alumni Profile: Riyaz Akhtar

Profile | Aug 08, 2018

Riyaz Akhtar (M.B.A. ’91) is executive vice president of the Dream Hotel Group (DHG) and founder of the Riyaz Akhtar Family Scholarship and the Riyaz Akhtar Endowed Experiential Education Program.
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Alicia Atmadja's Progression From Student to Future Professor

Blog | Jul 27, 2018

Alicia Atmadja, a recent graduate of NYIT’s M.B.A program, has decided to pursue her PhD in Consumer Behavior so that she can teach others.
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Q&A: Graduate Student Sanal Cheripuram on His New Role as GSA President

Feature | Jul 26, 2018

“I want the students of NYIT to have an esprit de corps that is unlike any other higher education institution,” says new Graduate Student Association president Sanal Cheripuram. He recently sat down with The Box to talk about his plans for the organization.


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NYIT Alum Runs with the Bulls in Spain; Signs with Semi-Pro Soccer Club

Feature | Jul 17, 2018

NYIT School of Management alumnus Ion Barbarin Garcia ran with the bulls in Pamplona and then signed with semi-pro Club Deportivo Sariñena in Spain.


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Special Inauguration Issue and Thank You to Our Donors

Feature | Jul 12, 2018

In this special edition of NYIT Magazine, we celebrate President Foley’s inauguration, showcase the accomplishments of our community of makers and doers, thank our donors who have made the dream of a college education possible for so many students, and look to the future of NYIT.
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Dr. Deborah Y. Cohn Provides Suggestions for Celebrating Independence Day

Blog | Jul 10, 2018

Dr. Deborah Y. Cohn was featured in Wallethub on celebrating Independence Day. Although the 4th of July has recently passed, Dr. Cohn’s advice and suggestions can be taken into consideration for future Independence Days and celebrations.
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Q&A: James Henry Dunne, Esq., on The Red Hen and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Feature | Jun 29, 2018

Assistant Professor James Henry Dunne, J.D., M.A., sets the record straight on whether or not Stephanie Wilkinson, co-owner of The Red Hen, was within her legal rights to ask White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave the restaurant.


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Reflecting on College Life and Opportunities Provided

Blog | Jun 27, 2018

Chrysoula Manetas, a recent graduate of NYIT’s Hospitality Management program, reflects on her education post-graduation and the many opportunities this program has provided her.
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NYIT SoM Nanjing Holds 2nd Annual Industry Conference

Blog | Jun 20, 2018

NYIT School of Management held its 2nd Annual Industry Conference at Communication University of China (CUC).
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Alumni Profile: Maria Sastre

Profile | Jun 18, 2018

Maria Sastre (B.S. ’81, M.B.A. ’83), president and COO of private aviation company Signature Flight Support, knows that it takes hard work to be successful.
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