159 members of NYU Shanghai’s Class of 2022 and more than 76 members of the Classes of 2020 and Class of 2021 reunited at Yankee Stadium in New York City for NYU’s All-University Commencement on May 18, 2022. Here student representatives Matthew Fertig ’22 and Shen Mengjian ’22 pose with the NYU Shanghai banner. Genevieve Hendler '22 and Oona Pecson '22 show their love for the Class of 2022. “It was really nice to be able to see my classmates after being separated for such a long time, and participate in such an unforgettable commencement ceremony!” said Pecson. Celebrating Violet Pride. Lana Damian '22, Tenielle Ellis '22, and Alexander Cleveland '22. Olivia Olek '22, Mariya Thanawala '22 and Kyra Bachman '22. (Left) Jaime Cantwell '22 and Miranda Wilmot '22. “I really appreciate how much work the staff put into making sure we were able to gather as an NYU Shanghai community here in New York!” Obligatory cap toss photo under the Washington Square Arch. Reunited at last! Friends from NYU Shanghai’s Class of 2020 took part in an evening ceremony at Yankees Stadium on May 18th. (left to right): Nate Hecimovich '20, Evelyn Patrell Fazio '20, Madison Pelletier '20, Cassie Ulvick '20, Ellie Wade '20, De’yon Smith '20. “Having the ceremony two years later was a great way to turn what is usually a ‘goodbye’ event into a ‘hello again’ event,” said Ulvick.