Our Alumni

New York Tech's more than 112,000 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.

NYIT alumni at homecoming event

Features and Videos

Alumni Profile: Arianna Armelli

After seeing the struggles victims of Hurricane Sandy faced to rebuild their homes, Arianna Armelli (B.Arch. ’12) felt she needed to do something, prompting her to open her firm, Dorothy, which acts as a liaison between property owners and public adjusters who will process and review their insurance claims.

From Friends to Business Partners

Gustavo Penengo (B.Arch. ’96) and Philip Rossillo (B.Arch. ’97) met as architecture students and remained close ever since. After collaborating on a project for a 9/11 memorial on Long Island, they made it official, and started their firm PRDG architecture + design.

Alumnus Eli Wachtel Elected to Board of Trustees

Eli Wachtel (B.S. ’72), co-chief investment officer and founding member of the hedge fund Wachtel Capital LLC, has been elected to New York Tech’s Board of Trustees.

Alumni Profile: Erica Ayisi

When Erica Ayisi (B.F.A. ’03, M.A. ’10) takes on an story, it is always with a deep sense of curiosity. Her work has been published in countless nationally recognized media outlets and publications. And as a Pulitzer Center grantee, she receives funding to pursue work on underreported international human-interest stories.

A Very Special Delivery

Just three months into her first year as a pediatrics resident at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y., Emily Kraft (D.O. ’23) was leaving the hospital at the end of her shift to head to a Halloween party when she encountered a woman in distress. The next thing she knew, she was delivering a baby.

Alumni Profile: Digant Bahl

At 17, Digant Bahl (B.S. ’00, M.B.A. ’02) arrived in the United States with less than $20 and a dream. After hard work, he enrolled in New York Tech and received a bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. Just eight years later, he opened his company, Accounting Solutions of NY.

Celebrating 15 Years of FRIENDS

On October 25, the School of Architecture and Design celebrated its 15th Annual Alumni and FRIENDS Reception, raising a record-breaking $401,300 in support of student scholarships, new initiatives, capital improvements, travel, and lectures.

New York Tech-Vancouver Celebrates Its 23rd Commencement

On October 14, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate New York Tech-Vancouver’s Class of 2023.

NYIT Magazine's Cybears Cover

Your Alumni Magazine

Stay connected to the university and one another. Read the latest issue and submit alumni notes.

    Alumni Fast Facts

  • Employment Rate

    94% Employment Rate Graphic

    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)

    Electronic Art World Map
    • Aetna
    • Amazon
    • Boeing
    • Citigroup
    • Google
    • IBM
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Northwell Health
    • United Nations
  • R.O.I.

    Top 10% of U.S. Colleges for Return on Investment over 20, 30, and 40 Years

    Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019

More Facts & Rankings