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Alumni Profiles


For over 200 years, NYA alumni have contributed extensively to the life of the Academy and to the larger society. Today, there are more than 3,000 living NYA alumni in 43 states and 12 countries. Alumni provide a valuable network of support to help current students and their fellow alumni reach their goals.

We invite you to meet recent NYA graduates and learn what they are up to today and how NYA has impacted their lives.

“NYA was the foundation that prepared me for life and success. My NYA teachers, at the core, taught me how to think, critically and creatively, which has been a baseline to navigating life. Getting accepted to NYA was one of the best things that has ever happened to me.” -Chris Curran ’04

Alumni are invited and encouraged to share their stories and updates with the Academy by reaching out to
Did you go to NYA, we’d love to profile YOU! Here’s a link to an online form and additional information. 

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