Speeches & Writing

A selection of President Farvardin’s recent speeches, testimonials, and position papers appear below:

Arts, Humanities and Essential ‘Human Skills’ of the Stevens Graduate, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2018

Per Aspera Ad Astra, The Stevens Indicator - Spring/Summer 2018

Governor Murphy Announces STEM Loan Forgiveness Initiative, Welcome Remarks - May 29, 2018

'Turnaround University': Stevens at Midpoint of its Ten-Year Strategic PlanThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2018

Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Stevens' Legacy, Society's FutureThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2017

Op-Ed: Restore funding to turbocharge N.J.'s research and developmentThe Star-Ledger - August 15, 2017 

Remarkable Progress and the Road AheadThe Stevens Indicator - Spring/Summer 2017

145th Commencement Address - May 24, 2017

A Home-Court AdvantageThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2017

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Now Thriving at Castle PointThe Stevens Indicator - Fall 2016

#1 Ranking for Small Colleges for STEM Degrees; Confers 2,000 STEM Degrees in May - June 27, 2016

Our People. Our Progress. Our Power.The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2016

144th Commencement Address (Undergraduate Ceremony) - May 25, 2016

144th Commencement Address (Graduate Ceremony) - May 25, 2016

Nariman Farvardin: Those Who Know, Do; Those Who Understand, Teach - February 26, 2016

The Disruptive Role of Technology in LearningThe Stevens Indicator - Winter 2016

Our Great Momentum—And Great Responsibility Ahead, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2015

145th Convocation Address - September 9, 2015

Orientation Remarks 2015 - August 26, 2015

Producing Well-Rounded Innovators & Leaders: STEM Skills and Beyond, The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2015

143rd Commencement Address - May 20, 2015

Accepted Students Day Reception Remarks - April 19, 2015

Technology: Our Past and Our Future, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2015

Giving Thanks for All That You Do, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2014-2015

The Depth and Breadth of the Stevens Impact, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2014

Small Business Tech and Social Innovation Forum Welcome Remarks - July 11, 2014

Per Aspera ad Astra, The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2014

Progress, Growth, and Planning for Our Future Campus, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2014

Building a Stronger Stevens, At Home and in the World, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2013-2014

Remarks for Gov. Christie’s Visit - Oct. 4, 2013

Our Pledge to be "Student-Centric," Efficient, Effective, The Stevens Indicator - Summer-Fall 2013

The Smart Way to Boost Students and the State - June 12, 2013

STEM Scholars Program letter to the editor - March 4, 2013

Springing Forward with Good News from Stevens, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2013

Stevens Continues Its Rise in 2013, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2012-2013

Hurricane Sandy Update - November 7, 2012

A Recap of the Exciting Events on Campus This Past Year, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2012

Testimony in support of S-1229 - June 4, 2012

Stevens 2022--The Future. Ours to Create., The Stevens Indicator - Summer 2012

Brain Drain Op-ed - April 22, 2012

Reflections on My First Year at Stevens, The Stevens Indicator - Spring 2012

Springing Forward to New Heights, The Stevens Indicator - Winter 2011-2012

Remembering the Inauguration, with Deep Thanks, The Stevens Indicator - Fall 2011

Unrelenting Commitment to ExcellenceThe Stevens Indicator - Summer 2011

 

Announcements

Conversation with the President - November 26, 2018

Survey: Informing the State Plan for Higher Education - November 15, 2018

Ms. Jennifer McDonough Appointed Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement - November 6, 2018

Compliance Guide Announcement - November 5, 2018

Update on Initiatives to Create a MoreDiverse and Inclusive Community - September 26, 2018

Stevens Authors Showcase - September 24, 2018

Celebrating Success: Welcome Back to the New Academic Year - August 28, 2018

Hoboken City Council Votes 7-1 to Approve Rezoning the Stevens Campus - August 16, 2018

Appointment of 150th Anniversary Implementation Steering Committee - July 27, 2018

Important City Council Meeting Tonight - July 25, 2018

Important City Council Meeting on July 25th - July 18, 2018

Spring 2018 Highlights Video Message - July 2, 2018

Appointment of Corporate-Friendly Committee - July 2, 2018