Apr 23 2012
Nanchang, China (April 23, 2012) — Honored by friends, family, and faculty, 98 M.B.A. students graduated at New York Institute of Technology’s 11th graduation ceremony at Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) in Nanchang.
“Today, China has become the world’s largest capital surplus economy,” NYIT President Edward Guiliano
, Ph.D., told the graduates in his annual address
. “But let me emphasize that education—whether through teaching, or creating knowledge through research—is as important as government or business in the new economy.”
Guests gathered at School of Graduates, Jiaoqiao Campus, to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2012. Master of Ceremonies Zhou Mei, dean of the JUFE M.B.A. School, welcomed NYIT leadership and presentations by JUFE President Wang Qiao and Vice President Lu Fucai.
Two student representatives addressed their classmates at the event -- Xiaoliang Xie from the Shanghai class and president of the class committee was selected as a student speaker because of his involvement in extracurricular activities and his organization of activities for the class. Yongna Chen from the Shenzhen class and class committee member was selected for her academic achievements.
Since 1997, NYIT has had an educational cooperation agreement with Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE), located in Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province. NYIT was among the first universities to receive approval from the Ministry of Education to operate foreign degree programs in China.
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 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 14,000 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 nyit.edu
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