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Alum Recounts Rescue Mission in Afghanistan in New Book

Feature | Nov 09, 2022

In Saving Aziz, Chad Robichaux (M.B.A. ’07) details the rescue missions that evacuated his long-time friend and interpreter, Aziz, and more than 17,000 Afghans and allies as the United States military withdrew from Afghanistan in August 2021.


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Alumni Profile: Daniel Bocanegra

Profile | Aug 08, 2022

When Daniel Bocanegra (M.B.A. ’20) decided to get his M.B.A., New York Tech’s Vancouver campus was the perfect choice. “Numerical subjects are great for building a problem-solving mindset, but the other approaches taught at New York Tech—like learning how to adapt to different work styles and cultures—are essential in Canada.”


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Alumni Profile: Ramon Ray

Profile | Jun 07, 2022

The importance of having fun is a recurring theme in Ramon Ray’s (B.S. ’07) life and work. And it has paid off. He has launched four businesses and credits his education at New York Tech for helping him flourish in his professional life.


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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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Big Give Gets Bigger in 2022

Feature | Apr 06, 2022

On March 30 through 31 donations to the fourth annual Big Give brought in 927 gifts from 868 donors, totaling $355,076—exceeding last year’s total by nearly $15,000.


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Alumni Profile: Nancy Byatt

Profile | Mar 09, 2022

Through her company, Lifeline 4 Families, Nancy Byatt (D.O. ’03, M.B.A. ’03) is working on destigmatizing maternal mental health and helping mothers get the aid they need during and after their pregnancies.


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Alumni Profile: Ning Wang

Profile | Nov 15, 2021

After attending an event celebrating New York Tech’s 20 years in China, Ning Wang (M.B.A. ’21) decided that the Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) M.B.A. program in Shanghai was the right program to advance her education.


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Alumni Profile: Andy Zhang

Profile | Oct 26, 2021

Andy Zhang (M.B.A.’ 20) hopes to create a new platform for shopping by bringing documentary films and e-commerce together.


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Alumni Profile: Russell Makofsky

Profile | Oct 05, 2021

After receiving his M.B.A. from New York Tech, avid chess player Russell Makofsky (M.B.A. ’09) combined his chess skills and business training to create his dream job: teaching the game to young students.


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Student Profile: Melanie Jelen

Profile | Sep 01, 2021

Master’s candidate Melanie Jelen (B.S. ’20) is the recipient of the 2021 Women Economic Developers of Long Island Madeline Orsini Scholarship. She spoke to The Box about the award and her plans for the future.


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