New Student Convocation

For NYU Community

The annual Convocation ceremony will take place on Monday, August 27th at 11:30am. At the Ceremony, President Jerry Hultin will welcome the new incoming class of first year and transfer students. Our featured keynote speaker will be Fred Amoroso, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Yahoo!, and a NYU-Poly alumnus.

Following Convocation, the class will break out into small discussion groups led by faculty members to discuss WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF INNOVATION by Steven Johnson (for more information go to

All first-year students are required to attend Convocation and to participate in the discussion groups following the event. More details will be provided upon check-in at orientation on August 27, 2012 at 10:00am.