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Jun 10 2011

NYIT-Abu Dhabi Celebrates Class of 2011

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (June 10, 2011) ─ Cheered on by friends, family and faculty, 65 students graduated at New York Institute of Technology’s fifth annual graduation ceremony in Abu Dhabi on June 9.

Guests gathered at the Armed Forces Officers Club to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2011.

“As new entrants in the workplace, you will find yourselves in the most inclusive economy ever, developing strategies and products that are enriched by human differences,” NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., told the graduates. He encouraged them to solve problems that exist on a global scale “through both technology and compassion.”

Student speaker Daniella Melikian, was chosen to address her classmates because of her outstanding achievement and commitment to the university.

Since 2005, NYIT has been offering degree programs in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. NYIT-Abu Dhabi’s programs lead to degrees in Interior Design, Computer Science, and Business Administration.

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New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in more than 90 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 15,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team.
Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 89,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit


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