For 150 years, Dwight alumni have been shaping New York City and the world. Whether through cultural contributions, civic engagement and leadership, or entrepreneurial success, Dwight students can be found throughout the world in every walk of life.

With the advent of Dwight Global, the process of bringing Dwight to the world is now fully underway. Join a truly global community and know that wherever your spark of genius may take you, you will never be far from home.

Spotlight on a Recent Grad

It’s All in the Family for Restaurateur Jaleene Rodriguez ’04

“Dwight introduced me to people of so many different cultures,” recalls Jaleene Rodriguez ’04, who joined Dwight in sixth grade after her family relocated to Manhattan from Rockland County. “The student body at my previous school was not diverse and coming to Dwight opened the door to meeting people from a host of different backgrounds. The experiences of getting to know, and communicating, with people from around the world has served me well in so many areas of life, including business.” ... Read more.


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Dwight Alumni-Owned Small Businesses

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners, including our alumni, are displaying great courage as they evolve and persevere. We’ve created an online directory of alumni-owned small businesses.

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Notable Alumni

Dwight, Franklin, and Anglo-American alums have used their sparks of genius to change the world as innovators, educators, politicians, journalists, artists, and more.

Some of our notable alumni are:

  • Truman Capote, author of In Cold Blood
  • Serge Kovaleski, '79, Pulitzer Prize Winner, New York Times reporter
  • Kamara James, U.S. Olympic fencer
  • Race Imboden, U.S. Olympic fencer; currently ranked #1 in the world
  • Roy Lichtenstein, founder of the American pop art movement
  • Fabrizio Moretti, drummer in The Strokes
  • Paul Strauss, U.S. Senator
  • Mark Vincent (Vin Diesel), leading actor in the Fast and Furious movies
  • Hal Prince, Tony award-winning theatrical producer and director