NYU SPS Graduates

Celebrating the NYU SPS Class of 2021

Watch the NYU SPS Virtual Convocation Ceremony that took place on May 20, 2021.

View students graduation profiles.



Convocation Speaker

Madeline McIntosh

Madeline McIntosh
Chief Executive Officer
Penguin Random House

Undergraduate Student Speaker

John N. Gargano, Jr.

John N. Gargano, Jr.
BS in Leadership and
Management Studies

Graduate Student Speaker

Roksolana Maria Sheverack

Roksolana Maria Sheverack
MS in Management
and Systems

In the face of the ongoing global challenges posed by the pandemic, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) will acknowledge the achievements of its undergraduate and graduate students at a virtual Convocation ceremony on Thursday, May 20, starting at 9 a.m. The Convocation speaker is one of the most powerful executives in American publishing, Madeline McIntosh, chief executive officer, Penguin Random House US, America’s largest book publisher. She will be joined by John N. Gargano, Jr., the undergraduate student speaker (DAUS), and Roksolana Maria Sheverack, the graduate student speaker (DPB).

All-University Commencement

NYU Commencement


The 2021 Virtual All-University Commencement will take place on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.  Tune in online at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time) for our virtual salute to our graduates.

Post-graduation Plans

Career Outcomes and Support

Career Outcomes and Support

If you already have a post-graduation plan, please share it with us today. Whether it’s starting a new opportunity, continuing in a current role, or even furthering your education.

If you need support, the NYUSPS Wasserman Center for Career Development offers recent alumni, within one year of graduation, the same services as those that are provided to currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students! The Center can help you to evaluate your job search strategy, and can advise you on ways to advance your career or to change direction.

Bobcat drawing with cap


From the moment you graduate, you become a member of the SPS alumni family, comprised of more than 30,000 alumni in 97 countries! Make the most of your new alumni status by exploring all of the resources available to you. Learn about alumni benefits, ways to stay connected, how to join the Violet Network, and much more!