Our Alumni

New York Tech's more than 110,000 alumni find success in many industries. They include CEOs of top companies, like Vincent Sadusky (M.B.A. ’96), CEO of Univision, and technology-savvy leaders like LaVern Rhaburn Sula (M.S. ’88), president of the North American division of Argus Cyber Security, Ltd. Our strong alumni network helps ensure that future generations of New York Tech graduates have the opportunity to succeed.

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Features and Videos

Alumni Profile: Dhruvi Brahmbhatt

As a UX/UI designer at Dell Technologies, Dhruvi Brahmbhatt (M.A. ’21) is doing what she loves: making technology a user-friendly experience for everyone.

Alumni Profile: Jonathan Monaghan

Visual artist Jonathan Monaghan (B.F.A. ’08) found his inspiration in the video games he played as a child. Today, he creates works of art using computer animation and digital fabrication, tools he learned as a student at New York Tech. Today, you’ll find his work in museums and media around the world.

Alumni Profile: Robert C. Sesko

In 1966, computer science looked very different. And as technology advanced, Robert Sesko (B.S. ’70) built an impressive decades-long career in the telecom industry on the foundation of his New York Tech education.

Alumni Profile: Russell Makofsky

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.

Alumni Profile: Dawn Ziccardi Tiritter-Bent

Dawn Ziccardi Tiritter-Bent (B.F.A. ’87) knows a good sign when she sees it. As president of Signarama, her company manufactures signs for corporations, realty holding companies, franchise systems, and retail chain outlets out of her 25,000-square-foot facility in Huntington Station, N.Y.

Alumni Profile: Barry Wall

A change of major and school put Barry Wall (B.S.’70) on a successful career path. He credits New York Tech for laying the groundwork and giving him the skills to advance his career in computer science.

Student Profile: Melanie Jelen

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.

Alumni Profile: Shreya Bendre

As a research analyst at Discovery, Inc., Shreya Bendre (B.F.A. ’19) monitors trends to help determine programming and other marketing initiatives for the global real-life entertainment company.

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    Alumni Fast Facts

  • Employment Rate

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    94% of New York Tech graduates entering the job market are employed within a year of graduation—with some pursuing an additional degree or course of study.

  • Top Employers (All Graduates)

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    Aetna, Amazon, Boeing, Citigroup, Google, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Mount Sinai Hospital, Northwell Health, United Nations

  • High Mobility

    #7 Mobility Rate Graphic

    New York Tech is ranked #7 for the highest student mobility rates among four-year private, nonprofit institutions. 37% of students who come from families with household incomes in the bottom 20% jumped to the top 20% of earners.

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