2023 Graduation Order of Exercises

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
United Palace | New York, NY

Academic Procession

Performed by the New York University Pipes and Drums Band
The audience is requested to stand when the academic procession begins.

PhD Banner Bearer
Pa Thor

DSW Banner Bearer
Brittany Lynch

BS Banner Bearer
Luis Anibal De Jesus

MSW Banner Bearer
Nicole Citrin Koch

Campus Banner Bearers

Washington Square
Katerine Ribadeneira

Rockland County
Pamella Tah Nyambi

Westchester County
Ashley Erin Breen

Yuying Wang

NYU Silver Banner Bearer
Luna Becerra-Lewis

Faculty and Platform Party


Dr. Michael A. Lindsey
Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor

Greetings from the University

Dr. Andrew Hamilton
16th President of New York University

Greetings from Silver Alumna and University Trustee

Dr. Constance Silver, BS ’78, MSW ’79

Dean's Address

Dr. Michael A. Lindsey
Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor

Introduction of Degree Programs

Dr. Linda Lausell Bryant
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Hooding Ceremony for PhD Students

Dr. Rohini Pahwa
Director, PhD Program

PhD Student Address

Pa Thor

Hooding Ceremony for DSW Students

Dr. Kirk “Jae” James
Director, DSW Program in Clinical Social Work

DSW Student Address

Krystal Folk

Presentation of Undergraduate Students

Dr. Cora de Leon
Director, Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Student Address

Selin Ceren Uzman

Presentation of Master's Students

Dr. Ernest Gonzales
Director, MSW Program

Master's Student Address

Hilary Laura Hernandez

Graduation Address

Hon. David C. Banks
Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

Alumni Network Welcome

Luisa Lopez, MSW ’18
President, Latino Social Work Coalition and Scholarship Fund


Dr. Michael A. Lindsey
Dean and Paulette Goddard Professor

Academic Recession