May 24, 2016 

The Journey Begins! Welcome Our Newest Alumni

The clouds parted just in time, letting sun stream into the Violet-filled stands holding 30,000 exultant members of the Class of 2016 and their families. 

Save the Date: NYU Alumni and Parents Day

There’s no place like home! Save the date: You're invited to the Washington Square campus for NYU Alumni and Family Day on Saturday, October 22. Celebrate your NYU memories with former classmates, friends, and fellow alumni.  

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Points of #VioletPride: Enterprising

Burton Snowboards, Def Jam Records, Etsy, Foursquare, The Home Depot, Pinterest, Seamless, Twitter, BuzzFeed, the Knot, and more than 100 other start-ups were founded by NYU students, faculty, and alumni. 

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Be a Part of the Momentum: Victoria Cana (STEINHARDT ’16)

I will never be able to fully express how thankful I am that you've contributed to my education all these years. I hope you know that I've found more happiness, purpose, and motivation at NYU than I have in my entire life. Before, my dreams were just that—dreams. Now, they're actual opportunities I can envision a path to achieving. I will never forget the impact your generosity has had on my life. 

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Recent NYU Alumni Events

Events for NYU alumni—like the NYU Alumni Club in Seattle running a 5K, pictured above—take place almost every day at locations in the New York City metro area, across the US, and around the world.

>> Check out photos from recent events on our Flickr page.

Trivia: What year did the tradition of Grad Alley, NYU’s annual pre-commencement festival, begin?

Submit your answer for a chance to win a limited edition NYU t-shirt! 

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Congratulations to Richard A. Levine (TSOA ’98), winner of last month’s raffle. On April 22, 1937, an estimated 8,000 undergraduates gathered in Washington Square Park to protest the United States' involvement in World War II.