The NYU School of Professional Studies (SPS) hosted its biannual Graduate Student Welcome & Orientation on August 26th, 2019 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. NYUSPS Interim Dean Susan Greenbaum welcomed the incoming graduate class, followed by greetings from the divisional Deans. Dr. Martin Ihrig, Associate Dean of the Division of Programs in Business (DPB), introduced himself and invited his students to stand and cheer in a moment of celebration for the several hundred DPB students in attendance.
September 3, 2019
Division of Programs in Business Welcomes Incoming Fall 2019 Students at Graduate Orientation
SPS faculty Matthew Kasindorf delivered a keynote speech on the importance of networking widely and taking advantage of the School’s diverse resources. DPB later hosted a panel discussion for students to hear firsthand from faculty and alumni on what to expect from the academic experience and how to maximize extracurricular opportunities. Distinguished panelists included: Michael Diamond, clinical faculty, Integrated Marketing & Communications; Yael Israel, adjunct faculty, Project Management; Larry Mantrone, alumnus and adjunct faculty, Management & Systems; Maria Mayor, current student, Human Resources Management & Development. The afternoon concluded with a Student Club Fest & Networking Event at the NYUSPS Building.
DPB is the largest division at NYU School of Professional Studies, with over 2,100 students, 500 faculty, and 6,700 alumni. The Division comprises four centers of excellence that educate leaders in the functional areas of an enterprise. Each department’s credit and non-credit portfolio of educational offerings serves students at every level of their careers, providing them with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in critical positions in their professional development.