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At NYU, I immediately recognized that its diversity was its strength. ... Regardless of your background, where you're from — at NYU, you are accepted and you belong.

Marcus Johnson, DDS '08, shares his thoughts on the welcoming and inclusive community he experienced as an NYU Dentistry student and how that has shaped him as a leader.



Located along the NYU Health Sciences Corridor on First Avenue in Manhattan, NYU College of Dentistry draws its spirit from a global city with a diversity of human life, an entrepreneurial bent, and resources that include some of the world's most valued professional opportunities. NYU Dentistry students and faculty alike benefit from a multitude of opportunities for involvement both inside and outside the classroom.

The Office of Student Engagement serves to educate, engage, and empower each student at New York University College of Dentistry to realize their full academic and professional potential. By collaborating with students, faculty, and staff, the Office strives to create a welcoming environment that is inclusive and that embraces student diversity in all areas of the student journey.

As a part of the greater NYU community, the Office of Student Engagement acts as a liaison to University-wide student support services, including:

For more information, please contact:

Office of Student Engagement
Staci L. Ripkey
 Associate Dean for Student Engagement

Student Life & Leadership Initiatives
Maya Ardon Director, Student Life & Leadership Initiatives

Advising & Academic Success
Christina Morrow
 Director, Advising & Academic Support Services