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From Maureen Walker to graduating student Lana Walker, (Stern Business):

“Lana …you are brilliant, creative and compassionate … go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you imagined!”

From Chanel Vidal to graduating student Latisha Levers, (Steinhardt Media, Culture and Communications):

“Latisha, congratulations on graduating! I am so grateful for our friendship the last four years. My MCC BFF forever! I can’t wait to see where life takes you now. I am certain you will continue to work just as hard as you have the last four years. There is so much waiting for you!! You succeed in everything you put your mind to. You are one strong and selfless leader. Latisha, your drive is unmatched, and I will support you in all your future endeavors. We are all rooting for you. Love you!”

From Kydrianna Lacy to graduating student La’TreAnna White, (Steinhardt, Masters in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness):

“To my beautiful, most gorgeous sister in the whole wide world!!. I want you to know that I am soooo proud of you!!. You have succeeded in so many things in life and this is another you can add to your wall of fame!!. I know this wasn’t easy but you make it look like Pre-K work!!. I love you so much big sis and congratulations on your new journey!!. I’m here with you every step of the way! -Ky 💜”

From Teirany White to graduating student Latreanna White, (Steinhardt, Masters in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness):

“Congratulations to my beautiful niece on your well-deserved success!! I’m so happy to share in the excitement of your graduation day, and very proud of you too! Love Auntie Tee!”

From Destiny Robinson to graduating student Latreanna White, (Steinhardt, Masters in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness):

“Through every day, semester, and term I have gained more insight into your focus and determination. Thank your for allowing me to be by your side through this journey. You will be blessed in everything you do. I can’t wait to see what’s to come. -Lynn”

From Antonio Medina to graduating student La’Treanna White, (Steinhardt, Masters in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness):

“Hi There! Aren’t you happy this is all over? You Made It! Now you can reap the benefits of all your hard work, helping others help themselves! You have been a great student and have grown intuitively and clinically. I wish you the best in all that you do in life.”

From Joni White to graduating student Laura White, (Steinhardt, Communications Sciences and Disorders):

“Congratulations Laura White! We are so proud of you and all you have accomplished. The SLP field is so lucky to have you. Your journey is just beginning! We love you, Mom & Kyle”

From Gwendolyn Muok to graduating student Laureana J. Muok, (Mechanical Engineering):

“Laurie, this is your beginning. You overcame challenges and obstacles to accomplish this huge milestone, proving that you hold your success in your hands. Through your persistence, determination, dedication and your attitude, doors will continue to open to the future of your dreams. We are so proud of you and we love you – – Happy Graduation!! Mom, Christy and Aska Caroline”

From Dawn Lindsay to graduating student Lauren Owen, (Tandon, Integrated Digital Media, MS):

“Lauren, right from the time when you were a little girl till today, you have only given me reasons to hold my head up in pride.

You were always independent, reliable and thoughtful. You are extra smart and a big success. Never in my wildest dream could I imagine having a daughter like you. God has truly blessed me and show me great favor when he gave you to me.

Congratulations,you are a superstar and I can’t wait to watch you shine as you enter the next exciting chapter of your life.”

From Juliet Huang to graduating student Lauren Vaccaro, (Institute of Fine Arts):

“I am the luckiest person in the world to have you as my best friend at the IFA. I’m already starting to miss you and all the fun we’ve had in New York. True friends are never apart. Maybe in distance, but never in heart.”

From Kathleen Kormylo to graduating student Lauriann Elise Kormylo, (Steinhardt, MA in Higher Education & Student Affairs):

“Caps off to you as you receive your Master’s Degree! You are a confident young woman who has worked hard to accomplish your goals and discover your passion. We are so very proud of you. Well done! With all our love today and always, Dad, Mom and Julia”

From Jessica Revoldt to graduating student Layla Meillier, (Tisch Cinema Studies):

“Congratulations Layla! I’m so incredibly proud of you, and can’t wait to see your success! Your creativity and ambition will take you to the moon and back. So much love.”

From Sergios Mordoh to graduating student Lea Mornto, (Stern Business):

“Agapimeno mas Leaki. The memory of your first day at Weinstein is still vivid. During the three and a half years that followed, you worked very hard, achieved a lot and transformed yourself. While being an outstanding student, you became a leader, immersed yourself in the world of professionals, worked for prestigious companies in NYC and received a much coveted job offering. You even found some time to create new relationships and hopefully also have some fun on the way. You must be very proud of yourself and of your accomplishments.

Life is a continuum and the end of a chapter is just the beginning of a new, even more fascinating, one. Anything is possible when you believe in yourself. We wish you a long, fulfilling and creative life which in every step brings you joy and happiness.

With pride and love, today and always, your mom and dad.”

From Sheryl and Marc Stuart to graduating student Leah Stuart, (Tisch School of the Arts, Drama):

“Congratulations, Leah. From the precocious 5th grader who decided she wanted to go to NYU Tisch to today, graduating in a three-year whirlwind of Tisch Drama, the Meisner Studio, NYU Paris, summer arts internships, and weathering the unexpected Zooming conclusion of your undergrad days, it’s been fun to watch you deepen your craft and explore new opportunities. Today’s the day to celebrate you – and reflect on the friends, faculty mentors, the lessons, and the experiences that made up this journey. We are so proud of you and cannot wait to see what’s next! Much Love Mom, Dad and Walter!”

From Cathy, Pat and Jett Vilicich to graduating student Leslie Vilicich, (Gallatin School of Individualized Studies):

“Congratulations Leslie! We are so proud of you. Your hard work and perseverance are admirable and will get you far in life. We see a bright and fulfilling future ahead. Make sure you take time for fun and relaxation, you certainly deserve it! You are so smart, funny, passionate, compassionate, loving, beautiful inside and out and feisty too! We love you so much!”

From Zora Middleton to graduating student Lili Qian, (Steinhardt, TESOL/Mandarin):

“I’m so glad we were able to meet each other. It seriously was fate. I’m so proud of you. You’re amazing and I love you! Congratulations <3”

From John Avnet to graduating student Lily Avnet, (Silver School of Social Work):

From Rachel E. Meller to graduating student Lily Avnet, (Master of Arts in Child Development):

“We have always known our daughter-in-law, Lily Avnet, as warm, sunny and kindhearted, beautiful inside as well as out. She has now also shown herself to be a talented academic. We are delighted at her success on the MA program at Sarah Lawrence, although not surprised. Lily’s hard work and desire for excellence has achieved spectacular results: A grades in all classes, and an incredible Grade Point Average of 4.0. Her well-researched thesis on young people leaving foster care will doubtless assist caseworkers and clinicians handling this critical transition. Lily’s amazing scholarship has been reflected in her admission to NYU’s Pi Pi Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society – as Brits, we had to look this up, and are deeply impressed! We are honored to add our tribute to Lily’s Graduation Page. We are so proud of her, and wish her every success and fulfillment in her extremely worthwhile career.”

From Daniel Meller to graduating student Lily Avnet Meller, (Masters in Social Work):

“Dear Lily,

I am so proud of you and the brilliant achievements you made in your graduate program.

Your dedication to the study and the practice of social work has been inspiringly strong and unwavering.

Your incredible grades are testament not just to your intelligence and not just to your hard work and devotion, but to what a great social worker and/or therapist you will be.

You are an incredible asset to the profession you’re entering—and to the world at large—and I am honored to share life with you. Mazel tov!

PS I am also delighted that you met Molly and Sasha, who are such wonderful friends, cohort members and future colleagues!”

From Leslie Hitelman to graduating student Lily Hitelman, (Gallatin School of Individualized Study):

From Lisa Zell to graduating student Logan Zell, (College of Arts and Sciences, Middle Eastern Studies, Math Minor):

“We are so proud of you Logan, and so happy that you were able to have so many great experiences as an NYU student. Here’s to many more adventures! Congratulations.

Love,

Your family.”

From Lois C. Goddard, graduating from Steinhardt, Education Leadership Politics and Advocacy:

“I want to sincerely thank my children, friends and Professors for their vote of confidence in me to complete this journey. Their support pushed me to the finish line with determination and a smile. To all my classmates, thank you for the community we built together. Let’s stay in touch. God Bless Everyone!”

From Jaana Cassidy to graduating student Lorean Cassidy, (Gallatin):

“Just wanted to let you know how proud I am that you’ve reached this milestone. All the hard work and long days have paid off now that you’ve achieved your first degree. You’ve grown in many ways and I’m sure you will succeed in anything you set your mind to. Would love to be there with you on this important occasion. Love mum”

From Ellen Roesch to graduating student Lucy Roesch, (Steinhardt):

“Dear Lucy, we could not be more proud of you and all you have accomplished during your four unbelievably great years at NYU. We congratulate you on your outstanding achievements! You will always be our star! Love, Mom and the family”

From Mitzi M Knox to graduating student Luke Barton Knox, (Tisch School Of The Arts):

” “Leave the world more interesting for you being here. Make Good Art.” – Neil Gaiman.

Love you always, Mom ”

From Anabella Shaw to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congratulations on your graduation Luke!👨‍🎓 We are so excited for you and thankful to be sharing the joy 🎉. Great success in your next chapter in life! With Love, Ana, Nano, Anabella and Jornei ❤”

From Ana Valera to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Politics):

“Luke,

After many long years of hard work your graduation day is finally here!!! You are one of the smartest and most dedicated people I know, and there’s no doubt in my mind that you will continue to achieve great things in life. I hope you know that I am already so proud of you and I hope that you are excited for the steps you will be able to take now that you have completed this chapter in your life. Remember that your family and I will always be here to support you and we are so lucky to have a man as amazing as you in our lives!

Love you always and see you soon,

Ana”

From Bill Card to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congratulations to Luke!”

From Jen Williams to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congratulations, Luke! We love you!”

From Liam Card to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congrats, Luke!)

From Lou Reinemann to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Way to go, Luke! Congratulations!”

From Michael Reinemann to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Luke – Amazing to think of all that you’ve done in the years since this photo from Founders was taken. All the friends you’ve made and places you’ve discovered. You worked so hard and took full advantage of being at NYU and living in NYC. So many wonderful stories from classes, Admissions, Skirball, plays – both as an actor and in the audience, dorms, parks, apartment, restaurants, music halls, museums, beaches, and on and on. Like your grandmother who so loved NYC too, you have a joy for life. Couldn’t be more proud or impressed of the man you’ve become. Congratulations. Much love, Pop”

From Michael Williams to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Luke: I could not be happier for you, or prouder of you and all that you have accomplished. To paraphrase a philosopher of long ago, from a galaxy far away, I think the world will find that you are fully operational.”

From Nancy Rauscher to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science Major and a Computer Science Minor):

From Peter Reinemann to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science Major and a Computer Science Minor):

“Luke, you superstar, well done! We’re glad you’re leaving the launchpad. Never underestimate yourself.”

From Stephanie Williams to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congratulations Luke! What an accomplishment. I’m very proud of you. Love, Mom

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Every day you may make progress.

Every step may be fruitful.

Yet there will stretch out before you

An ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path.

You know you will never get to the end of the journey.

But this, so far from discouraging,

Only adds to the joy and glory of the climb. (Winston Churchill) ”

From Deb Reinemann to graduating student Luke Reinemann, (College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science, Computer Science Minor):

“Congratulations, Luke!”

 

From Sheila Borko to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Dearest Lyndsay-Whatever you set your mind to, you’ve always accomplished. NYU Grad School is yet another wonderful example. You have amazed me all your life, from
Gate in grammar school, to plays at Random Farms, to a glorious Bat Mitzvah, from so many Honors in High School, to so many Honors in college, including graduating Magna Cum Laude. I could go on and on (and on!) Then on top of your grad school studies, you joined the Competitive Ballroom Dance Team and the Cheerleading Squad!! Congratulations is not even a big enough word! Looking forward to celebrating and sharing many more fun times with you. I couldn’t be prouder!! Love, Mommy”

From Louise Danyluk to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Congratulations Lyndsay! Way to finish Grad school! Good luck in all your future endeavors! Luv, Louise & Kristen”

From Rebecca Duda to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Lyndsay, We are so proud of you!! Congratulations! Can’t wait until we can celebrate with you!

Love,

Rebecca, Mark, Timmy and Audrey 💜”

From Donna Coleman to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Way to go, Lyndsay! Congratulations on your graduation. We wish you much success and happiness in the future. Love, The Colemans”

From Steve & Felice Margolies to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Congratulations on your graduation. Keep working hard and go after what you want. Love from cousins Steve and Felice.”

From Susan Borko to graduating student Lyndsay Borko, (Steinhardt, Performing Arts Administration):

“Congratulations on this amazing accomplishment. It seems like yesterday that you were born and here you are completing a Master’s Degree.This is a difficult time for everyone and very disappointing not to graduate in the traditional way, but you still have much to be proud of and to look forward to. If it’s any consolation, I did not attend my undergraduate, nor graduate graduation and I was still able to follow my dreams with no regrets. Please know that your family is extremely proud of you and know you will do great things in the future!”

From Renita Zaparde to graduating student Maansi Jayade, (College of Arts & Sciences):

From Sayeli Jayade to graduating student Maansi Jayade, (CAS, Biology/GPH):

From Jaxx Artz to graduating student Maddy Kahn, (Steinhardt, MCC):

“Maddy, I am so happy to know such a dedicated, caring, and beautiful person like you. Thank you the laughs these past couple of years. I can’t wait to see what’s next for us. 🙂 Jaxx”

From Melanie Cox-Alegria to graduating student Madeleine Alegria (CAS Philosophy: 

“Congratulations, Maddie!

Love, Mom, Dad, Nick, & Avery”

From Eric Schumacher to graduating student Madeleine Schumacher, (Tisch School of the Arts):

“Madeleine,

Your time is finally here, you did it! You made it through you survived the endless group projects. Your walks of hallways and sidewalks and endless miles of the NYU all encompassing city campus life. All your hours doing homework, staying up late, studying for tests, and re watching powerpoints have finally paid off. You are applauded for your dedication to your education. You are our future!
You have pushed through these hard times, scary to be the first, and maybe only that has to go through this unique situation. You are truly pioneering, a way for us all. I am so unbelievably over the moon PROUD of my girl!!! Graduating with a bachelor of Arts from NYU Tisch School of the Arts!!! ♥️🎥🎬🎓”

From Heidi Meyer to graduating student Madeleine Schumacher, (Tisch School of The Arts):

“You Will Do Great Things! So Proud To Be Your Mother. Love You!”

From Madeline Ciardi, graduating from Doctorate of Physical Therapy:

“When I entered the doctorate of physical therapy program three years ago, someone asked me why I had chosen this profession. My answer was and still is simple…I want to help people. Now, thanks to this program and to my persistence and skill in making it happen, I have the tools to make a difference in people’s lives. I am ready. Happy graduation 2020”

From Heather Lacy to graduating student Madeline Lacy, (College of Arts & Science, B.A. Chemistry):

“Your hard work and determination have paid off. Great things are ahead! We are very proud of you and love you very much. Love, Mom, Dad, Michelle & Jack”

From Jaxx Artz to graduating student Madisen Gray, (Global Liberal Studies, CCCP):

“Madisen (not Madi), thank you for being my first friend. I can’t believe all we have been through and experienced together. You are my forever friend and we are bound together forever. Please move back to New York. If not, then you’ll have to commit to traveling with me at LEAST once a year. I will forever be grateful to your shitty freshman year roommates for pushing you to hang out with me, to GLS for their weird orientation scavenger hunt, and your sense of humor that made me grow thicker skin. I love you, Jaxx”

From the Greenfield Family to graduating student Madison Greenfield, (Silver School of Social Work- Masters Program in Social Work):

“Congratulations Madison Greenfield on your Master’s degree in Social Work!! We’re so proud of you, and look forward to watching you begin your next life chapter as a certified Social Worker! Love, Mom, Dad, Elliot, and Agatha.”

From Malini Basu, graduating from Tandon BMS:

From Chanel Vidal to graduating student Manuel Diaz Vasquez, (Stern School of Business):

“Manuel, mi hermano, congratulations on graduating! I’m so proud of all of your accomplishments. You have come so far in the last four years, and I am confident your future is filled with success and happiness! You work so hard for everything you have, and that drive is unmatched. Thank you for being such a great friend. Manny, you have made so many people so proud! I can’t wait to see how far you will go, and I am rooting for you every step. Te quiero mucho!”

From Andrea Villamizar to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Computer Engineering):

“CONGRATULATIONS MARC!!!! I’m so proud of you and so excited to see what you will accomplish in the future. You’re such a great friend and I can’t wait until we can celebrate all of your accomplishments. Love you lots and miss you always!! PLLLLUUUUURRRRR”

From Gabriel Villamizar to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon- Computer Engineering):

“Congratulations man!! Wishing you the best in your bright future. You make our familia proud!!”

From Malik Audain to graduating student Marc Jaboi, (Tandon- Computer Engineering):

From Marc Jaboin, graduating from Tandon, Computer Engineering:

“Congrats 2020! We Made It! Through adversity we’ve prevailed. Let’s continue to move forward onto bigger and better things! Best of Luck! #MadeinBrooklyn #Tandon”

From Kristen Billini to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon, Computer Engineering):

“I’ve seen Marc grow since grade school; he has come a long way! I’ll always be there for him and him me. He’s my best friend and brother for life. That’s all there is to it.”

From Brian Seijo to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon, Computer Engineering):

“Congratulations Marc 🎊🎊

You did it!!!

The best is yet to come. See you soon

Much love

Brian & Kevin

#Ravefam”

From Alessa Quiroz to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon, Computer Engineering):

“CONGRATS MARCY MARC!!!!!!! You did it!!!! Can’t wait until we’re all raving again!!”

From Jaboi to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon, Computer Engineering):

“All these long train rides and lengthy dedicated hours have paid off. We are so happy to share in the excitement of your Graduation day and so very proud of you!

Go Tandon all the way!!”

From Magalie Audain to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon Computer, Engineering):
“Marc you are such an invaluable gift from God. I pray that he gives you the ability to do more great things in life. I am grateful and proud of all that you are and all that you do. I’ve watched you change and grow as the seasons come, then quickly go. But God has a perfect plan to shape you my son into a successful man.
I love you with all my being. “One Love” Congratulations!

-Mom”

From Mika St. Victor-Jacques to graduating student Marc Jaboin, (Tandon, Computer Engineering):

“I congratulate you and am so proud of what you’ve accomplished. There was no doubt what you could do… continue on to bigger and better things. Lots of love! Love you tiboy ❤️”

From Marcela Bragagnolo, graduating from SPS DComM:
“Thank you for your kindness and patience! I couldn’t make it without you!”

From Michelle Roso to graduating student Marcelina Gawryluk, (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner):

“Marcelina- I’m super proud of you. You juggled NP school, full time RN job, and motherhood for 3 years. Your perseverance is inspiring.”

From Carlos Villarreal to graduating student Margarita Banduanyan, (SPS, Global Affairs):

“Working daily on the same team with Margarita for the past seven months, I want to give a more public word of thanks for her hard and dedicated work, a loyal associate, a person of incredible integrity, a lifelong learner, and for her sterling attitude of humility. Margarita never backs away from any requests either by upper management or coworker. She is an asset to our team.”

From Féfé Djelassi to graduating student Margarita Banduanyan, (SPS, M.S. Global Affairs):

From Sophia Villacreses to graduating student Margarita Banduanyan, (SPS, Global Affairs):

“To my amazing best friend, at last all your hard work has gotten you to the finish line. Since we’ve known each other you always spoke of graduating from NYU and today that dream comes true. I couldn’t be more proud of you. I love you so much! CONGRATULATIONS!”

From Alice Stanley to graduating student Maria Fernanda Reyna, (Liberal Arts):

“Dear Fer, Congratulations on graduating @NYU. I am so very proud of you and your achievements. You have overcome a lot of challenges to get where you are today. You have done an amazing job and are capable of greatness !! Cheers to bright future ahead of you.
Gracias por ser la mejor hija y amiga que una mama puede tener. Felicidades Querida Fer”

From Cristian Mora to graduating student Maria Jesus Mora, (CAS, Sociology and History):

“… qué bonito toooooooooooooooodo!!!”

From Daniela Mora Varela to graduating student Maria Jesus Mora, (CAS, Sociology and History):

From Leonardo Mora to graduating student Maria Jesus Mora, (CAS- Sociology):

From Sylvia Varela to Maria Jesus Mora, (CAS- Sociology and History):

From Mireya Palomeque to graduating student Maria Restrepo, (CAS):

“Congratulations Maria! I’m so glad to have shared this experience with you and I am so grateful for the great memories we made. I appreciate you so much and I can’t wait to see what you accomplish.”

From David Hoffman to graduating student Mariam Hoffman, (Stern, MS in Risk Management):

“We love our awesome mom, wife, business woman, artist, chef, matriarch and now a NYU Masters Program Graduate! What can’t you do? Mariam Hoffman we are so lucky to have you in our lives! Love Jacob & Dave”

From Diana Kapanadze to graduating student Mariam Hoffman, (Stern, MS in Risk Management):

“I’m so happy to share in the excitement of your big accomplishment and so very proud of you my friend. Never stop chasing your dreams. You amaze me as you keep climbing the mountains. Congratulation on your MS degree from NYU Stern School of Business and good luck in your future endeavors! Much damage control to be done by risk management.”

From Eric and Amy Simon to graduating student Marisa Simon, (Gallatin):

“Rissie, the world is in front of you; and, we are all so excited to watch you conquer your next adventures, fun, and achievements!!! Luv, Ronnie, Mom, and Dad”

From Bowen Posner and Emily Arensman to graduating student Mark Flaherty, (CAS, Computer Science):

“Congratulations on your graduation, Mark! This is an incredible accomplishment, and we hope you have many cherished memories to celebrate from your time at NYU. You have a bright future ahead, and know that your whole family supports you now and always! We wish we could celebrate with you in person. We wish you the very best! Emily, Bowen, and Henry”

From Martha Flaherty to graduating student Mark Flaherty, (CAS, Computer Science):

“Marks, we are so impressed by all of the time and effort you put into this great accomplishment. The uncharted journey you embarked on, how you rose to the occasion with persistence, open-mindedness and your signature light hearted taste for adventure, and what an unprecedented climax you have to move forward from. Over the last four years you have changed and grown in many ways and we see in you a young man ready, willing and able to take on life’s next chapters. We are so proud of you! All of our love, dad, mom and Grace.”

From Marynell Heier to graduating student Mark Flaherty, (CAS, Computer Science):

“Mark,

We are very proud of what you’ve accomplished in your short life. Continue your learning and openness.

Always strong !

Quietly leading !

Continue using your mind to envision and to encourage actions enlightened by virtue, honor, and truth.

We love you,

Auntie Nellie and Uncle Tom”

From Luke Heier to graduating student Mark Flaherty, (CAS, Computer Science):

“Mark,

I’m so proud of you. Way to crush it! Congratulations on this achievement and the many more to follow. Love you cuz!”

From Marlo Zoglio to graduating student Marlee Glassberg, (Steinhardt):

“Dearest Marlee,

Congratulations on your graduation from NYU!! This is an incredible achievement, and certainly not an easy one. You have always been dedicated, ambitious and strong willed. These are wonderful qualities that will allow you to succeed at anything you set your mind to. To say that we are proud is an understatement. You are simply amazing, and we love you to the moon and back!

Auntie, Uncle, Jacob, Bergy and Oreo”

From Mima Harrison to graduating student Marlee Glassberg, (Steinhardt):

“Mazel Tov to my brilliant, beautiful granddaughter. I know you will achieve great things and make this world a better place. I am so very proud of you and I love you up to the moon.

Love,

Mima”

From Megan Glassberg to graduating student Marlee Glassberg, (Steinhardt, Media, Culture and Communications):

“Congratulations to my built-in best friend, my favorite travel buddy, and one of the best humans I know. I am so immensely proud of your accomplishments during your time at NYU and the person you have become. You have grown so much over the past 4 years and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you- I’ll be cheering you on the whole way! Landing a big girl job DURING A PANDEMIC is rare shows just how incredible and special you are. We joke a lot about how we’re SO similar but SO different from each other at the same time, and I’d like to think the things we have in common are the best parts of me. I’m so grateful for you and MAZELS MAZELS MAZELS ON THIS BIG ACCOMPLISHMENT! I love you so much!!! PS: I think this means you’re an adult now so good luck with that…”

From Lori Glassberg to graduating student Marlee Glassberg, (Steinhardt, Media Culture and Communications / Business of Entertainment and Media Technologies):

“Congratulations, Marlee! To say that this graduation is “unique” is an understatement and the way you have handled it is a testament to your character! While the celebrations will have to wait, there are no words to describe the joy and pride we feel as you graduate college! You are a smart, kind, strong, independent woman, with an incredible sense of empathy and capacity for love! You always make us smile, and you continue to brighten the lives of everyone who knows you. Graduation is not an end, but rather it is the beginning of an exciting journey, and we can’t wait to see where it leads. We love you forever and ever! Love, Mom, Dad, Megan, and Lucy”

From Angela Hampton to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

“To My Bestfriend for 4 decades!!!! I’m so very proud of you!.. You rock on so many levels! I’m inspired, encouraged and sometimes amazed at all you do! Whatever you put your mind to do, you not only do it you thrive at it!.. I’m so happy to have you in my life as an example of what no limits can mean. Congratulations my Bestie!!! I’m sure the best is yet to come! I Love you very much!, Angela”

From Terra Renee to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

“Congratulations Marsha!! So Proud of You!! Continue to be FAB!!!”

From Marian Taylor to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

“My first born, she never ceases to amaze me! The thing that I am most proud of is that she continues to evolve as an independent thinker. She’s fearless in the face of any challenges and I know without any doubt she will make a difference in this world. Marsha is an amazing mother,sister, aunty, cousin, and niece. She is a natural when it comes it comes to teaching and leading. She is loyal and protective and I love her unconditionally. She works so hard and I believe she has earned everything due to that hard work and dedication. She is truly a warrior! However, she will always be daughter first. Love, Mommy”

From Lonnie Robinson to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

“Marsha, Congratulations on such an amazing accomplishment. Your persistence and dedication is unmatched. You have always been a strong example to not only me but anyone who has ever met you on setting goals and achieving them. You are a true inspiration! Continue to be great. We love you. Lonnie, Janyce, Jalen snd Kyle ❤️”

From Philip & Mariah to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

From the Taylor Family to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

From Stephanie Crump-Howell to graduating student Marsha Taylor, (American Journalism):

From Mary Gatchell, graduating from Steinhardt Jazz Performance, Master’s Degree:

From Mary Zuruba, graduating from Silver School of Social Work, MSW:

“There is no mountain that is too high to climb, no dream that is too big to dream! Determination will bring you to your Destination!

Dreams Do Come True. Believe and let Destiny take its course!!!”

From Patrick Flaherty to graduating student Maryam Nanjee, (Stern, MSGF):

“Congratulations to the women of MSGF 2019! So proud of all of you.”

From Center for Student Life to graduating student Matt Weido, (Steinhardt, Higher Education Student Affairs):

“Congratulations on your well-deserved success! We couldn’t be happier for you as you begin your next adventure! -Center for Student Life”

From Matthew Wisniewski, graduating from Economics:

“The friends and Professors and advisors and fraternity brothers that I have met during my four years at NYU will undoubtly shape the rest of my life. Thanks for everything NYU !!”

From Max Schneider, graduating from Steinhardt, Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness Masters Program:

“Graduate school AND second in the world. Incredible.”

From Michelle and Marc Schneider to graduating student Maxwell Schneider, (Steinhardt, M. Ed Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness):

“Maxwell we are so proud of you and all that you have accomplished in the past 2 years! You took a difficult challenge and made it work. Moving to NYC, starting work on your Masters program, finding employment, and getting acclimated to the big city was just the beginning of your tremendous journey! On top of all that, you found your way to the pinnacle of the Roller Derby world with Gotham. We are proud of your ability to balance your lofty goals and achieve them! Can’t wait to see what’s next for you! Love you, Mom and Dad”

From Liara Ortiz to graduating student Mauricio Paniagua Rivera, (CAS, Economics Major, Computer Science and French Minors):

“Mauricio, estamos sumamente orgullosos de ti! CONGRATULATIONS, you made it!! You have grown into a kind, hard working, committed, and genuine man. On to the next adventure! Te amamos mucho: Papa, Mama y toda la familia <3”

From Harriet Liemen to graduating student Maya Goldman (Tisch, Drama, and Psychology):

From Rachel Goldman to graduating student Maya Goldman, (Tisch, Drama):

Front Bridget Schaller to graduating student Megan Schaller, (Gallatin; Individualized Major, B.A.):

From Ellen Borker to graduating student Melanie Borker, (Law School):

“Melanie Daisy. So proud to watch your zest for learning explode at NYU Law. I am so proud of your dedication to your study and all your successes along the way!! Mazel tov on your graduation. You make us all so proud and we cant wait to see and share in your next endeavor. We LOVE YOU!!! MOM and Jessica….and lovey”

From Alysha Chan to graduating student Melany Chan, (Masters in Global Public Health):

“Congrats, MEL MEL MEL!!!! Extra congrats for being selected for the Delta Omega honor society in public health! You’re the smartest Chan kid now 😉 Love you so much and so proud of your accomplishments!”

From Debby Yee-Chan to graduating student Melany Chan, (Masters in Global Public Health):

“Congrats moo moo! So proud of all the accomplishments you’ve achieved. You have shown that perseverance and hard work pays off. Keep pursuing your dreams and always maintain your work and personal ethics. Unfortunately you weren’t able to enjoy your last quarter in NYC, but I am glad you’re home and safe. Love you now and always!”

From Melida Perez, graduating from Silver School of Social Work:

“These have been two amazing years at NYU where I met the most amazing people. They helped me built confidence in myself and for that I will always be grateful. I am now ready and anxious to go into the social work field. Thank you all for everything and congratulations to class of 2020. We did it!”

From Michelle Roso to graduating student Melissa Brito, (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner):

“Melissa- You have a such a genuine and BIG heart, your patients will be lucky to have you as their provider. Congratulations! I am so proud of you.”

From Fred Zeng to graduating student Melody Yi, (SPS Management and Systems):

“Melody is a driven person who was very dedicated to what she wanted, I am so proud of her for these accomplishments. I know she will do great things for the new upcoming chapter, she is kind, smart, and hard-working. Where ever life’s takes her next, I am sure she will shine and live like an NYUer!”

From Mengyuan Xiang, graduating from Silver School of Social Work:

“Congratulations to my mom!!!”

From Elizabeth Malakoff to graduating student Mercer Malakoff, (Gallatin):

“Congratulations Mercer! We are so proud of all you have accomplished at NYU! We love you!”

From Isabel Ellis to graduating student Michael Alexander Ellis, (CAS, Philosophy, Minor in Political Science):

“Congratulations Michael! We are very happy and proud of you.

We love you!💜

Love, Mom, and Dad.”

From the Ofili Family to graduating student Michael Ofili, (Tisch School of the Arts, Film):

“CONGRATULATIONS MICHAEL!!! We love you so much! You are such an amazing young man and we are so proud of you. You have your whole life ahead of you and you inspire all of us. Keep shining and never stop being who you are.”

From Pam Warrick to graduating student Michael Warrick, (Steinhardt, M.A. in Cello Performance):

“It has been an amazing journey to watch you grow as a young man and as an accomplished musician. I am very proud of you and feel honored to be your mom. Congratulations. Love, Mom”

From Carol Gschwend to graduating student Michael Warrick, (Steinhardt, M.A. in Cello Performance):

“I always enjoy your charming and expressive performances! Congratulations and cheers to the future!!!”

From Michaela Hyduke, graduating from Steinhardt:

“To my selflessly supportive partner: You pushed me, you believed in me, and you tenaciously nurtured me throughout. Both my gratitude and love know no bounds.

To my two dearest friends: The validation, empowerment, and compassion you gifted me throughout the duration of this journey reenergized me at the times I needed it most. I wouldn’t have made it without your unwavering love and support. I am eternally grateful.”

From Barbara Borghi to graduating student Michelangelo Borghi, (Steinhardt, M.A. in School Counseling):

“Congratulations, Michelangelo!!!!

We are extremely proud and grateful for you and your accomplishments.

May your life-work make a positive difference in many young lives and minds, and may it be your legacy for a better world.

Thank you for giving us joy. Con tutto l’amore del mondo, mamma, papá e tutta la famiglia vicina e lontana ❤️”

From Suzanne Weissmann to graduating student Michele Amato, (Silver):

“Congratulations Cousin Michele! You did it! Wishing you much success in the future! The sky is the limit! Thank you for supporting me in my endeavor to return to school and get into the medical field. Your more than a cousin, your like my sister! Love ya, Suzie”

From Fran Gallo to graduating student Michele Amato, (Mental Health Counseling):

“Dear Michele, Congratulations on this great accomplishment! God bless all of your future endeavors. You will touch many lives. With Love, The Gallo family”

From Michele Amato, graduating from Silver:

“I am so thankful for the education I received at NYU. You can really do all things with Christ, who continually renews your strength. Jesus was my guiding force, along with my parents- who were a major financial support through my journey towards my master’s degree. I’m so thankful for my parents.”

From Clif Hubby to graduating student Michele Thorpe, (SPS DAUS History and Media Studies):

“Challenging herself to go farther every day, Michele Thorpe, who is graduating from the Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies (SPS) with a double concentration in History and Media Studies, excelled in her academic work while also participating in student government and organizing events for the SPS History Club. A notable achievement was carrying out archival research on women’s networks in Dearfield, Colorado, an independent African-American community in the West. Michele did all of this and ran the NYC marathon every year too! She is currently volunteering as a medical technician to help Covid19 patients at Maimonides Medical Center, and will be going for her Master’s in Global Public Health at NYU in the fall.”

From Patricia Ho to graduating student Michelle Ho, (Master in Business Administration with Technology Focus):

From William Ho to graduating student Michelle Ho, (Stern School of Business, Tech MBA):

“Congratulations Michelle on getting your MBA! You are one of the most resourceful and courageous persons that I know, and I am proud of your achievement! Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors!”

From Jennifer & Mervin Ho to graduating student Michelle Ho, (Masters in Business Administration with Technology focus):

“Michelle is our cheerful, bright, intelligent daughter. She always brings joys and laughter to our family. She is a brave and adventurous lady. She is always determined working towards her goals. Michelle also cares and shows loves to her Siblings. She is very sociable and mix well with friends and colleagues. We feel very proud of her.”

From Marly Kvederas to graduating student Michelle Sucre, (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering):

“Caps off to you, who took the challenge through the Covid 19 crisis and finished you career online. Bravo!!! It has been beautiful watching you grow and becoming a strong young lady about to receive your diploma. I am a proud mom of an Engineer. Well done.”

From Dr. Frank Pezzella to graduating student Michelle Sledge, (School of Professional Studies-Schnack Institute of Real Estate):

From Ruochen Shen to graduating student Michelle Tao, (CAS Economics):

“Michelle, I am so glad to know you for the past two years we spent together at NYU. I still remember the first time I met you, it was at the home meeting at Tom’s old apartment and you came in with Bethany, it was an amazing evening with signings and dancings and some amazing rice-stuffed wings. I remember us having weekly meet-ups in Washington Square Park, getting boba guys, and trying out rolled ice-cream. Can’t believe time flies and now you are graduating. I cherish all those enjoyment we shared and I cherish you not only as a friend but a sister. I hope to see you soon, whether it’s in Hong Kong, New York, or elsewhere. Congratulations on graduating from college! Trust in Him and you will have a wonderful journey ahead of you! Warmly, Ruochen”

From Michael Flanagan, graduating from Master’s of Music in Music Theory & Composition: Songwriting:

“Going to NYU was one of the best decisions I have ever made and one of the most incredible experiences of my lifetime. I am eternally grateful for how cared for, challenged, and celebrated I felt while studying in the Master’s program. Thanks for everything!”

From Antonio Santana to graduating student Mickey Santana, (Steinhardt/MCC):

From Center for Student Life to graduating student Mike Williams, (Steinhardt, Higher Education Student Affairs):

“Congratulations on your well-deserved success! We couldn’t be happier for you as you begin your next adventure! -Center for Student Life”

From Bernie & Ethan to graduating student Minyoung Leddy, (Steinhardt, School Counseling):

“Minyoung, we are so proud of all of the hard work and dedication you put into the NYU School Counseling program! Great Job and Congratulations! Love, Bernie and Ethan”

From Minsook & Steve Kim to graduating student Minyoung Leddy, (Steinhardt, School Counseling):

“Dear Minyoung,

You are such a wonderful sister, daughter, mother, aunt, wife, cousin, friend to us all and such an important part of our lives! You already counsel Emma & Audrey in ways that help them appreciate each other and love each other more 😍 We appreciate you immensely and are so happy for you that you have found your calling. We are so proud of how hard you worked these past few years to get to this point! Congratulations, Minyoung!!! You more than deserve it!!!

Much love and hugs,

Minsook, Steve, Emma, Audrey”

From Emma & Audrey Kim to graduating student Minyoung Leddy, (NYU Steinhardt; School Counseling):

“Dear Minyoung Emoe,

Congratulations on graduating! I’m so proud of you and i love you so much!❤ thank you for always being there for me and supporting me in everything! I know you’re going to be a great counselor. I love you!

Love, your favorite 14 and 16 year old nieces from Houston, Audrey and Emma :)”

From Gail Augustine to graduating student Miranda Augustine, (College of Arts & Science, Public Policy):

“Miranda, We are so happy to share in the excitement of your well-deserved success! Congratulations with love and pride today and always, Mom, Dad, Izzy and Gabe”

From Susan Carter to graduating student Miranda Augustine, (College of Arts & Science, Public Policy):

“Congratulations Miranda! I am very proud of you!! You will do great things!! I love you! Aunt Susan”

From Linda Bowen to graduating student Miranda Augustine, (College of Arts & Science, Public Policy):

“Miranda, you have always been an inspiration to me and I cannot find words to express how very proud of you I am. The world awaits you and I look forward to see how you change the it for the better. I love you kiddo, Aunt Linda”

From Violeta & Donald Galloway to graduating student Miranda Augustine, (Liberal Arts, Public Policy):

“Miranda, we are ,of course, extremely PROUD of you. You make everyone in our family excited for you on your way to the career of your choice and wish all the success to which you’re entitled. Love Grandma & Grandpa”

From Crystal Martinez to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology):

“So honored to celebrate your graduation day with you.Thank you for being the best roommate, therapist, and friend. I am so grateful we got to share so many memories these past years—wishing you all the success in whatever comes next!”

From Gabriela Cuautle to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“Hi Mireya! Since we were small I knew you were going to do great things, I’m proud of everything you’ve accomplished and I’m excited for everything you will accomplish in the future! Your hard work has paid off and the next adventure is gonna be great! It’s great that we’ve been friends for so long and I want us both to be happy in the future, so keep working hard and when things get tough you have me to count on! Congratulations on graduating and keep being the good person that you are! Love you and be happy!”

From Karina Palomeque to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“Congratulations Mimi i’m so proud of you. You really are the person I want to be when I grow up, you inspire me all the time. I’m jealous of how everyone is always talking about you and how much you’ve accomplished, I want to be there one day too. I know I can be mean at times but I love you a lot, I couldn’t ask for any other sister. Over the past few years I’ve seen you struggle and you’ve gone through lots of things. But I want to tell you that you’ve come this far and never gave up. This shows that you are the type of person to keep going no matter what, stay that person please, never change. I literally cannot believe you did it, well I can because look at you now, even though you didn’t have the graduation you wanted, soon you will and I will be there for you. Once again congratulation!”

From Chelsea Flores to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“Congrats Mireya!! So happy I met you :)”

From Anum Sheikh to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“Mireya, we’ve known each other since 7th grade and the one thing I always adored about you ever since meeting you is your strong solid work ethic. You were always on your grind, always ready to hustle and that’s always something I’ve admired about you. I remember when we found you got accepted into NYU, our whole group was so excited because we knew you deserved it. I can’t believe that now, 4 years later, you’re graduating. Congratulations on all your efforts, Mireya. All of your hard work and dedication finally paid off and I couldn’t have been more proud.”

From Tayumara Palomeque to graduating student Mireya Palomeque, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“First I would like to say to my daughter that she cannot even imagine how proud I am of her. This moment is so important to me and of course it was nice to see how she improved and was very hard working during her past few years at NYU. I continuously said you can do it and she did it now. I want to tell her to continue and make your dreams come true, this is not the end of you. Studying is your main priority you are at the perfect age, never give up. Always be enthusiastic and the person you really are. Thank you for showing your sister that whatever you put your mind to you can accomplish. You can do anything with showing power every steep of the way and improvement. Congratulation on this day you earn your major in Psychology I LOVE YOU.”

From Christine Hyun to graduating student Mirwat Majumder, (College of Arts and Science, Psychology):

“Mirwat! Congratulations, we made it!!! From the first day of orgo lecture to officially finishing pre-med and (finally) graduating, we have been through some of the most challenging hurdles of undergrad together and I am forever grateful for our friendship. Living in Bobst, making dances in silver, every 5 hour lab, SoHo sushi & dumpling dates, to afternoons in Washington Square Park, and all our memories together, we had so much fun and truly enjoyed the process no matter how challenging or difficult it got. Honestly, I would not have made it through without you by my side and I cannot wait for the next step of our journeys! You are the most incredible friend and I love you so much! I cannot wait until we are reunited again soon!”

From Mark and Jennifer Baron to graduating student Mitchell Baron, (CAS, Religious Studies):

“Congratulations from Mom, Dad, Frank, Becky, Marcie and Lisa. We are delighted to see you graduate but wish there were the usual festivities and that were were in NYC to share them with you.”

From Mo Satt, graduating from Tandon, M.S. Cyber Security:

“Mo Satt, M.S. Cyber Security, NYU Tandon School of Engineering”

From Jason Brisco to graduating student Mohammed Bhuiyan, (CAS, Biology):

“We finally made it my brother. You’ve worked extremely hard over these past 4 years. To say you’ve earned this moment is an understatement. I know more success will continue to follow you with that work ethic of yours. Thank you for always being there for me and don’t forget about me when you are famous.”

From Chanel Vidal to graduating student Mohammed Bhuyian, (CAS, Biology):

“Mohammed, congratulations on graduating!!! I am so proud of what you’ve achieved. You have worked SO SO hard and tirelessly for this, and I know there is still so much success to come for you. You are one of the most compassionate people I know, and you never fail to make me laugh. I can’t wait to keep watching you succeed and achieve BIG things. I’ll be rooting for you every step of the way. Our Cancun trip is a memory I’ll never forget! You have come such a long way. We are all so so proud for you! Love you!”

From Jason Brisco to graduating student Mollie Machado, (CAS, Public Health/ Anthropology):

“Throughout my 4 years, you legit have never failed to put a smile on my face. You have to be one of the most genuine people I know, period. The amount of times you have helped me get out of sticky situations or given me advice is amazing now that I’m thinking about it. You have always offered to listen to my problems no matter the situation. With every passing year you have made me laugh more and more and for that I am forever grateful. Continue to be the kind, loving ,down to earth person that you are. Most of all, keep up that impeccable work ethic of yours. That above everything else is one of the main reasons why I love you. You work hard for yourself and for others. I know your future will be bright. Keep it up Meezy.”

From Daniel Meller to graduating student Molly Silverman, (Social Work):

“Congratulations, Molly! For all your brilliant work both in class and in placement, you are a rockstar, who will be a huge asset to your profession and the world at large. Enjoy your success, well done!”

From Falland Hamilton to graduating student Monplaisir Hamilton, (Tandon School of Engineering, Cybersecurity):

“Congratulations, Monty! You are a husband, a papa, a deacon, and attorney. You’ve weathered a lot along this educational journey. Four years, eight months, and a few days past. You’ve met all the requirements and graduated at last. Your love of learning pushed you along. With us, your family, drumming your battle song. The basement became your second home. Listening to professors while they drone, and drone. On about all things cybersecurity. But you never considered it a chore, you see. You stayed committed, and focused on the task. And did everything the professors asked. Even through job changes, births, and Reserve training”

From Arlandria Spalding to graduating student Mylon Joseph Cox, (Tisch, Theater Acting):

“Mylon Joseph Cox, You have gone to the best elementary, middle and high school, and now, in 2020, you are graduating from the best University. You have always wanted the best, because you are the best! Your family & friends have watched you grow into the amazing person you are today, and as your biggest fans, we are watching with excitement to see what your next moves are. Your intelligence and character depict the talented young man you are. With your talent, determination, and most importantly, GOD’s help, the sky’s the limit! We love you and are so proud of you! Keep doing big things! #WIN!!!”

From Lisa Edmonds to graduating student Myra Edmonds, (Steinhardt, M.A. in Costume Studies):

“To my beautiful daughter. I will never forget when you were born 1 lb 9 oz. You were in an incubator with cellophane covering you to keep you warm. You kicked the cellophane off. We knew you were a fighter and determined to survive. You still have that determination to this day. I love you so much. I am so proud of all of your accomplishments. You can do anything you put your mind to. Love always Mom”