Our Alumni

NYIT’s 100,000+ 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 NYIT graduates have the opportunity to succeed.

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Features and Videos

Alumni Profile: Sam Pakrad

In 1969, Pakrad married his wife, enlisted in the Army National Guard, graduated from New York Institute of Technology, and got a job with IBM, setting him on a successful career during which he mentored the next generation.

Alumni Profile: John Petraglia

After struggling to find the right path, Petraglia found his calling in a computer science course at New York Institute of Technology. He’s been solving problems ever since.

Alumni Profile: Ernest Bruno

As a high school senior, Bruno was intrigued by the potential of computers and decided New York Institute of Technology would put him on the right path. His decision led him to a job with the U.S. government and ultimately launching his own firm.

Alumni Profile: Keith Rouse

Over the course of his 50-year career, Rouse has collaborated with everyone from auteurs to rock stars.

Alumni Profile: Bill Thirsk

With his New York Institute of Technology M.B.A. in hand, the self-described “nontraditional student” rose to the top of his profession as the chief digital and information officer at Brown University.

Alumni Profile: Stephanie Wu Ho

It took “falling asleep” for the former Wall Street executive to wake up to her true calling: hypnotism.

Alumni Profile: José R. Febres

José R. Febres, P.E., D.Eng. (M.S. ’12) received his master’s in energy management online, but “remote” learning didn’t stop him from building a lasting bond with his professors.

Alumni Profile: Jimmy Marsanico

At NYIT’s 2012 commencement, the electrical and computer engineering major told his classmates they are the product of their own hard work. Following his own advice, he is now an enterprise product manager at Bloomberg LP.

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Alumni Fast Facts

  • Employment Rate

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    95.6% of NYIT 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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    Apple, AT&T, Citi, General Motors, IBM, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, Northwell Health

  • High Mobility

    #7 Mobility Rate Graphic

    NYIT 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.