Veteran Ball 2015


Inaugural Vet Ball Honors Those at NYU Who Have Served

Assistant Director of the NYU Student Resource Center, Rollie Carencia, introduces everyone to the Veteran's Ball. Article avialable:

Plaque Honoring NYU Veterans Unveiled

On Veterans Day 2016 NYU students, faculty, staff, and alums gathered to unveil something that has long been missing on NYU’s campus: a public memorial to the thousands of NYU Violets who have served in the US armed forces. The event included the presentation of the colors by Detachment 560 Thunderbirds Color Guard from Manhattan College.

NYU Stern Designs Program Exclusively for U.S. Military MBAs with $15 Million Endowment Gift

"New York University’s Stern School of Business has received a $15 million endowment gift from alumnus Lorenzo Fertitta (MBA ’93) and brother Frank J. Fertitta III to create a new program exclusively for U.S. military veteran and active duty students who will be entering the School’s full-time MBA program next year.  The School projects that approximately 20 incoming full-time MBA military students who are accepted into the Fertitta Veterans Program will receive scholarship support that reduces their tuition to a flat $30,000 per year.  "

SBA Awards Prize to New Brooklyn Program to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded $50,000 in operating funds to a NYU Tandon comprehensive initiative that will help the nation’s military veterans launch businesses in Brooklyn – and then support them as they grow.  The new program will expand Tandon’s entrepreneurial support for veterans, which currently includes a devoted incubator called the Veterans Future Lab, and add comprehensive business development services from the Brooklyn Chamber’s business assistance, health insurance, and workforce development programs.

NYU Nearly Triples “Yellow Ribbon” Grants For Veterans Pursuing Undergrad Degrees

"On Memorial Day weekend, NYU President Andrew Hamilton has announced that the University would help make it more affordable for veterans to pursue their undergraduate degrees at NYU by tripling its “Yellow Ribbon” grants from $3,500/year to $10,000/year. The larger grants will take effect in 2016-17 for both entering students and current students."