Students in a park


New Student Academic Convocation 2023

September 5, 2023
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Celebrate the beginning of your academic career at New York Tech! This mandatory virtual convocation presentation showcases New York Tech’s exciting, engaging, inclusive, and transformative environment as well as our commitment to your academic and personal success.

Convocation Agenda


Yamini Bhaveshbhai Patel
Student Government Association President, Long Island campus


Jerry Balentine, D.O., FACEP, FACOEP
Provost and Executive Vice President

President's Remarks

Hank Foley, Ph.D.

Alumni Addresses

Marc Xu (B.S. ’16)
Taxonomy Analyst, Semsee

Gabriela Rodriguez (B.S. ’13)
CEO, Impact Hub (Stockholm, Sweden)

Presentation of New Students & Principals of Community

Ali Gedawi
Student Government Association President, New York City campus

Closing Remarks

Tiffani L. Hinds, M.S., Ed.M.
Associate Provost for Student Engagement & Development