At the fifth annual scholarship reception, nearly 200 scholarship benefactors and recipients gathered to acknowledge and celebrate their contributions to the Stern community. The reception offers a unique opportunity for scholarship recipients to share how donors’ investments in their Stern education have impacted their lives.
Recent Alumni Events
March 2, 2016
February 29, 2016
At a recent book launch event at NYU Stern, Robert Salomon, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations and an expert in globalization, shared with an audience of alumni, students, and faculty why some of today’s brand-name companies like Uber, IKEA, Walmart, and even Starbucks have fallen far short of expectations for successful expansion overseas, the topic of his new book, Global Vision: How Companies Can Overcome the Pitfalls of Globalization.
Peggy Yu, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of Dangdang, joins Professor Dolly Chugh for a fireside chat with MBA students
February 11, 2016
Peggy Yu (MBA ‘92) joined a packed class of MBA1 students from Professor Dolly Chugh and Professor Nathan Pettit’s Leadership in Organizations course for a fireside chat. During the discussion, moderated by Professor Chugh, Ms. Yu shared her most important takeaways from Stern and some of the leadership insights she’s gained throughout her illustrious career.
January 15, 2016
With NYU Stern alumni living all over the world, Dean Peter Henry takes the opportunity to visit with the Stern community outside of New York City whenever he can. Recently, he connected with the Stern community in Asia, visiting Singapore, Taiwan and China. These gatherings were a chance for Dean Henry to share updates from Stern and the University, including highlights such as NYU’s new president, Andrew Hamilton, whose tenure began in January 2016, and NYU’s record number of 60,000 applications.
January 8, 2016
NYU Stern alumni, undergraduate students, parents, and faculty joined Geeta Menon, dean of the undergraduate college and Rohit Deo, vice dean of undergraduate academic affairs and strategic planning at Stern, for a celebration of the vibrant Stern community in India.
December 15, 2015
Jonah Peretti, Founder and CEO of BuzzFeed and Co-Founder of the Huffington Post, joined Greg Coleman, President of Buzzfeed and an adjunct professor at NYU Stern, for a fireside chat on Tuesday, December 15.
December 9, 2015
NYU Stern alumni and guests kicked off the holiday season at the 15th annual Alumni Holiday Celebration, held at the majestic Metropolitan Museum of Art. This year’s event had the highest number of attendees in its 15-year history with more than 1,000 guests.
November 12, 2015
Investor and author Thor Björgólfsson (BS ‘91), returned to NYU Stern for a book event to share the story of how he built his company, Novator, then lost much of his wealth during the financial crisis, only to regain it through grit and ingenuity. He chronicles this compelling life journey in his book “Billions to Bust and Back: How I Made, Lost and Rebuilt a Fortune.”
Jeff Teper, BS ‘86, Corporate Vice President, OneDrive and SharePoint at Microsoft, Leads Panel on Changing Landscape of Entrepreneurship in NYC
October 29, 2015
NYU Stern alumni and students gathered on Thursday, October 29, for a tech panel, moderated by Luke Williams, Executive Director of the W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab and Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship. The panel featured industry leaders including Stern alumnus Jeff Teper, BS ‘86, Corporate Vice President, OneDrive and SharePoint at Microsoft.
October 28, 2015
The NYU Stern Reunion tradition, now in its 5th year, continued as alumni returned to their alma mater for a dynamic all-day event that featured SternTalks: TED-x style faculty talks, alumni presentations, a career workshop, and a fun-filled evening at the Waldorf Astoria. This year nearly 500 undergraduate, MBA and Executive MBA alumni attended Stern reunion, which coincided with NYU Alumni and Parents Day.