New Student Academic Convocation 2022


New Student Academic Convocation 2022

September 6, 2022
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Live VIRTUAL Event: Mandatory for all NEW Students

Celebrate the beginning of your academic career at New York Tech! As the culmination of your orientation experience, this mandatory virtual convocation showcases New York Tech’s exciting, engaging, inclusive, and transformative environment committed to your academic and personal success.

All new students in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Computing Sciences, School of Architecture & Design, School of Health Professions, and School of Management should plan to attend.

Academic meetings will follow (noon – 1 p.m.).

Deadline to register: August 31, 2022.
Livestream information will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.


In addition to registration, we also encourage students to submit their photo, which will be featured as part of a slideshow to kickoff the event.


Zoya Haq
Student Government Association President, New York City campus

Jerry Balentine, D.O., FACEP, FACOEP
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Interim Provost

President's Remarks
Hank Foley, Ph.D., President

Alumni Addresses
Siddhant Kulkarni (B.S., College of Arts & Sciences, '15; D.O., College of Osteopathic Medicine, '19)
Resident Physician, Northwell Health

Dina Selecky (B.S., '16; M.B.A., School of Management, '18)
Vice President for Strategy & Growth, Healthplus

Presentation of New Students & Principals of Community
Saad Khan
Student Government Association President, Long Island campus

Closing Remarks
Felipe Henao, Ed.D., Dean of Students