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Alumni Benefits & Resources

Stern Network

Stern Network is an online networking and mentorship platform that makes it easy for students and alumni to connect.

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Stern Network Offers an Easy Way to Connect

  • Find Stern alumni across industries and job functions, and programs
  • Volunteer to provide career insights for Stern students
  • Join an Alumni Group based on your region, industry or interests 
  • List your company in the platform's Business Directory, or discover Stern alumni-owned small businesses
  • Access the wider NYU Violet Network to connect with all NYU students and alumni

Stern Network Special Promotion (Closed)

A special promotion to spread the word about Stern Network took place from February 22, 2021 at 12:00 AM ET until March 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET. Entries for the promotion are now closed. See full sweepstakes rules and eligibility.

Prizes

The following prizes were generously donated by Stern alumni small business owners. Learn more about them and get in touch with them on Stern Network.


Variety of open and closed pints of Malai ice cream viewed from above

Ice Cream Variety 4 Pack from Malai

Donated by Pooja Bavishi (MBA ‘15), founder & CEO of Malai Ice Cream. The variety pack includes one pint each of the following flavors: Rose with Cinnamon Roasted Almonds; Masala Chai; Orange Fennel; and Sweet Milk.

Malai
packages and booklets from an eat2explore box spread on a table

Explore a Continent! Box from eat2explore

Donated by Rowena Scherer (MBA ‘02), founder of eat2explore. Winner will receive four boxes with recipes, spice/sauce mixes, recipe cards, shopping list, educational material, activity sheets & collectibles from their continent of choice.

eat2explore
Gray Swoveralls

Swoveralls from The Great Fantastic

Donated by Kyle Bergman (MBA '19), founder and chief Swoveralls officer of The Great Fantastic. Winner can choose a pair from available colors and sizes.

Swoveralls
Aavrani skincare product collection in blue packaging

Aavrani Complete Ritual Skincare Set

Donated by Justin Silver (BS '12), founder and COO of Aavrani

Aavrani
JEMMA BIRDIE 43 Duffle Bag

JEMMA BIRDIE 43 Duffle Bag

Donated by Joanna Lau (BS ‘11), founder, designer, & CEO of JEMMA. Winner can choose from available colors.

JEMMA

The Grand Prize

Dean Raghu Sundaram with Stern alumni holding an NYU Stern banner

Casual Conversation & Drinks with Dean Raghu Sundaram

An intimate conversation with Dean Raghu and fellow alumni over Zoom on May 26, 2021 from 6-7 PM ET. Four winners will be drawn for this prize and each will receive a curated pack of cocktail mixers from Simple Times Mixers to drink and enjoy during the conversation.

Simple Times Mixers

Sweepstakes Rules and Eligibility


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

TERM:
The Stern Network Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") entry period commences at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 22, 2021, and ends at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 15, 2021 (the "Sweepstakes Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by New York University, on behalf of its Leonard N. Stern School of Business ("Sponsor").

ELIGIBILITY:
This Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of the 50 United States, and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older as of date of entry. Each entrant must be an alumnus of NYU Stern as of date of entry to be eligible. Employees of the Sponsor; Prize provider(s); any promotional companies or advertising agencies participating in the Sweepstakes and employees of their respective affiliates and subsidiaries; any persons involved in the creation, development, or implementation of this Sweepstakes; and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes and any members of their immediate families or households are ineligible to participate. Entries for the Sweepstakes drawing must be received prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. This Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and wherever prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. By submitting an entry form, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern sweepstakes.

PRIZES/VALUES: 
  • Week 1 (drawn from entries received at or prior to 12:00 p.m. February 26, 2021):
    • One winner will receive four pints of Malai ice cream (approximate retail value (“ARV”): $89; and
    • One winner will receive four eat2explore themed recipe boxes (ARV: $89);
  • Week 2 (drawn from entries received at or prior to 12:00 p.m. March 5, 2021):
    • One winner will receive (1) one pair The Great Fantastic Swoveralls (ARV: $95); and
    • One winner will receive (1) one Aavrani Complete Ritual Skincare Set (ARV: $200)
  • Week 3 (drawn from entries received at or prior to 12:00 p.m. March 15, 2021):
    • One winner will receive (1) one JEMMA Birdie 43 duffle bag (ARV: $250); and
    • Four (4) winners will each receive (1) an invitation to a Casual Conversation and Drinks with Dean Raghu Sundaram; and (2) a bundle of Simple Times Mixers (ARV: $55).
Actual retail value may vary. The Grand Prize is not transferable or assignable, or redeemable for cash or any other consideration, and no substitutions will be allowed except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value or nature if advertised prize is not available. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the payment of all applicable taxes. Sponsor may determine date/time/location/format (i.e., virtual or in-person) of the Casual Conversation and Drinks with Dean Raghu Sundaram prize at its discretion.

HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Sweepstakes by completing the Stern Network sign-up process at stern.nyu.edu/sternnetwork and during the Sweepstakes Entry Period; or, if you have already signed up for the Stern Network, you may enter the Sweepstakes by posting about Stern Network via the “Share on LinkedIn” function within Stern Network, and including the hashtag #SternAlumni in your post, during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. To receive an additional entry, you can post about the Stern Network via the “Share on LinkedIn” function within Stern Network, including the hashtag #SternAlumni in your post, during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, for up to two (2) additional entries. Alternatively, you may enter the Sweepstakes by completing an entry form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeniXr7Bp9bDjHiC-D-CAO_a4EglO8mxG8PcQNg8WGZh-Xu6A/formrestricted during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.

Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online carrier apply. Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified. An entry will be deemed to have been made by the "authorized account holder" of the email address utilized at the time the entry is made. For purposes herein, the "authorized account holder" refers to the person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Sponsor is not responsible for transmission and/or computer error. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry if, in its sole judgment a participant has not complied with the rules or has attempted to disrupt the operation of the Sweepstakes or violated any applicable law or NYU Policy. For the avoidance of doubt, acceptance of entries or submissions will not be deemed to waive any provisions of these Official Rules, and the entrant may subsequently be disqualified.

RANDOM DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING/WINNERS:
The potential winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing, on or about March 15, 2021, from all eligible entries received for the applicable week. The Prizes will be awarded and winners will be notified via email, phone or LinkedIn message on or before March 22, 2021, using the contact information provided on the winner's Stern Network registration. Each entrant is responsible for the accuracy of the information included in his/her entry. The Prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor. The Prize drawing shall be final and conclusive. The odds of winning a Prize will be determined by the actual number of eligible entries received. Potential Prize winner(s) will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility within ten (10) days of notification attempt. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the Prize to an alternate winner selected at random from all eligible entries received. If a Prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, then the potential winner will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited, and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award the Prize to an alternate winner selected at random from all eligible entries received. The names of the winners of the Sweepstakes will be available after April 30, 2021. To obtain this information, send an email to sternnetwork@stern.nyu.edu.

CONDITIONS:
By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules. Each entrant acknowledges that the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use found on the stern.nyu.edu/sternnetwork website are hereby incorporated by reference and apply to the submission of entries pursuant to these Official Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection and usage of the entrant’s personal information and acknowledges that entrant has read and accepted the above-referenced Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Sponsor is in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Sponsor and its agents shall have no liability or responsibility for injuries, damages or liabilities caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or the use or misuse of a prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Sweepstakes and award the Grand Prize from all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or suspension.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby voluntarily and irrevocably releases, holds harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against Sponsor or any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any losses, damages, or expenses from any and all injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, (1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein; and/or (2) participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize-related activities.

The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants and the winner agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity, inequity or error in the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes, and/or of the Sweepstakes itself, and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of, and interpretations of these Official Rules by, the Sponsor, which in all respects shall be final and binding.

THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS PRINCIPLES, SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANTS WAIVE ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.