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NYIT-Abu Dhabi Celebrates Graduation Weekend

Feature | May 16, 2019

Members of the Class of 2019 joined other alumni for social and formal occasions as part of Abu Dhabi's graduation celebration.
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Ashli Pacheo Wins 2019 Matt Halpern Memorial Scholarship Award

Blog | May 07, 2019

Congratulations to Ashi Pacheo, who received the Matt Halpern Memorial Scholarship Award and a $2,000 scholarship at the SHRM-LI Conference on May 4, 2019.
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Supraja Raghavan Presents at SOURCE

Blog | May 06, 2019

Supraja Raghavan, a current student in the MS Human Resource Management & Labor Relations program at NYIT, recently presented her research titled, "The Effects of National Cultural Dimension on Glass Ceiling" at SOURCE 2019.
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Countdown to Commencement 2019

Feature | Apr 30, 2019

On May 19, New York Institute of Technology will honor the Class of 2019 at the 58th Commencement Ceremony on the university’s Long Island campus.

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NYIT-JUFE Graduates Honored in Nanchang

Feature | Apr 23, 2019

On April 15, NYIT partner Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) honored the first members of the Class of 2019 in a graduation ceremony in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China.

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18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception: Celebrating NYIT’s Creative Achievements

Feature | Apr 19, 2019

Nearly 190 scholars, scientists, professionals, and researchers were honored at the 18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception at NYIT de Seversky Mansion on April 11.

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New Research Shows Why People Are Willing to Pamper Their Pets

Feature | Apr 10, 2019

A new study by Assistant Professor Colleen P. Kirk, M.B.A., D.P.S., reveals that dog owners have greater psychological ownership of their pets—and a willingness to pay more for their care.

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Student Profile: Melanie Benyadi

Profile | Jan 24, 2019

Melanie Benyadi (B.F.A. ’17) loves the thrill of competition. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in communication arts, the tennis player realized she loved problem-solving and is now winning competitions of a different kind as an M.B.A. student.

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What Happens to Bad Gifts?

Feature | Jan 16, 2019

In an article in The Conversation, Associate Professor of Marketing Deborah Cohn, Ph.D., explains what people do with unwanted gifts.

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