Apr 11 2013
Congratulations to NYIT students selected for special roles at the 2013 Commencement ceremony! They include:
NYIT student speaker
Thulani Ngazimbi (M.S. in energy management) serves as graduate director of the Community Service Center at NYIT-Old Westbury and a member of the National Society of Black Engineers. He transferred to NYIT from Idaho State University as an undergraduate student and completed his B.S. in business administration at NYIT in 2011 and an advanced certificate in environmental management in December 2012. His hometown is Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Read his student profile.
Shanice Doyle (B.S. in biomedical engineering) is the vice president of judicial and compliance for NYIT-Manhattan's Student Government Association in the 2012-13 academic year and founder of NYIT Ambassadors4CHRIST. She spent June-July 2012 in New Orleans, where she volunteered for a summer program for kids through the National Society of Black Engineers. Her hometown is Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Read her student profile.
Iro Pantazi-Mytarelli (M.S. in computer science) dreamed of experiencing life in New York City since she was a little girl in Greece. Her grandfather, who lived in New York for 20 years, had painted a vivid picture of its magnificent places and many cultures. She completed her undergraduate degree in computer engineering and informatics at the University of Patras in Greece and chose NYIT for the college's diversity, opportunities for female engineers, and location. Read her student profile.
National Anthem Singer
Jillian Scambia (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)