Join Maxwell for an Albany Alumni Reception December 19 at the Fort Orange Club

Maxwell School alumni and friends in the Capital District are invited to a holiday alumni reception!

Join us for an evening to mix, mingle, and connect with Maxwell friends old and new at Albany’s historic Fort Orange Club.

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Date & Location

Wednesday, 12/19/2018
5:30–7:30 p.m.

Fort Orange Club
The Library
110 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Other Details

This event is open to Maxwell School alumni, students, prospective students, and guests.  Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided and cash bar* will be available.
*payment in cash preferred
business attire requested; free parking will be available

RSVPs requested by Tuesday, December 18 at cc.syr.edu/maxwell-albany-december-2018.

Questions?  Contact Jessica Murray in the Maxwell Alumni Office (315.443.2660 or jwmurr01@syr.edu).

 

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Jennifer Ryan Safsel ’89 Named YMCA New Rochelle CEO

Jennifer Ryan Safsel ’89 BA (PSt) is the chief executive officer of the New Rochelle (NY) Safsel.jpgYMCA. Safsel will lead the YMCA’s fundraising initiatives, staff development, and youth and family programming. She served as the director of development and community relations for Hope’s Door, a domestic violence non-profit in Westchester County, NY. Safsel is also a member of the Westchester’s Women Agenda and the Business Council of Westchester.

James A. Jacobs ’73 MSSc authors new book

James A. Jacobs ’73 MSSc authored the third novel in the Daniel Mendoza series, No afbcfb19b066695f5358f684625b9b26Reprieve, a historical thriller set in Mexico 1971. His first book was a coming-of-age novel, Transgressions (2010), set in 1950s Syracuse. The second, also a historical thriller, Days of the Dead (2015) is set in Mexico 1968.

Jacobs is currently professor emeritus of journalism and English at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Cal.

 

Connect and Network with Maxwell Friends in Washington

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Please join us for an alumni gathering in Washington on October 31!  Reconnect with fellow alumni, greet Maxwell friends and family from campus including Dean David Van Slyke, and meet current and prospective students.

Date & Location

Wednesday, 10/31/2018
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Westin Washington, DC City Center
Fringetree Bar & Restaurant (off the lobby)
1400 M Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
McPherson Square Metro

Other Details

This event is free and open to Maxwell School alumni, their guests, students, and prospective students.  Light appetizers will be served; cash bar.

RSVP

Online at cc.syr.edu/maxwell-dc-october-2018 by October 30.

Questions?  Contact Jessica Murray at 315.443.2660 or jwmurr01@syr.edu.

 

Join Maxwell for a New York City Alumni Evening!

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You’re Invited to a New York City Alumni Evening!

Maxwell alumni and friends are invited to a reception and program in New York. Shannon Monnat, Associate Professor of Sociology and Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion at the Maxwell School, will present, “Opioids and other Diseases of Despair: A Population Health Perspective”.

Join Dean David M. Van Slyke and fellow Maxwell alumni for an evening of timely and topical conversation led by Professor Monnat.


 

Event Details

Thursday, November 15, 2018

6:00–8:00 p.m. EST
6:00 p.m. Reception
6:45 p.m. Program

Joseph I. Lubin House
11 E. 61st Street
New York, NY 10065

This event is free and open to Maxwell School alumni, their guests, students, and prospective students.  To RSVP, visit cc.syr.edu/maxwell-nyc-november-2018.

Questions?  Contact Jessica Murray in the Maxwell Alumni Office at 315.443.2660 or jwmurr01@syr.edu.

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Join Maxwell for an Alumni Reception at the APPAM Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Please join the Maxwell School for an alumni reception at the APPAM Conference in Chicago.  Meet and connect with Public Administration and International Affairs chair Bob Bifulco ’94 MPA/’01 PhD (PA) and PAIA faculty attending the conference.  Director of Development Norma Shannon ’91 MPA and Director of Alumni Relations Jessica Murray will also be in attendance.

We hope you’ll enjoy this special opportunity to reconnect with your Maxwell colleagues and fellow alumni in D.C.!

Date and Location

Friday, November 9, 2018
6:30–8:00 p.m. EST   Reception and networking

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Wilson C (Mezzanine Level)
2660 Woodley Road N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202.328.2000

Event Details

This event is free and open to Maxwell School alumni, their guests, students, and prospective students.  Light appetizers will be served.

Conference attendees and local alumni are invited to join us. Attendees need not be registered for the APPAM conference to join us.

RSVP and More Information

Register online at cc.syr.edu/maxwell-dc-november-2018.

Questions?  Contact Jessica Murray in the Maxwell Alumni Office at 315.443.2660 or jwmurr01@syr.edu.


 

*Maxwell faculty attending the APPAM conference include:

Robert Bifulco ’94 MPA/’01 PhD (PA)
Associate Dean, Chair, and Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Leonard Burman
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics
Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

Sarah Hamersma
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Colleen Heflin
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Len Lopoo
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Public Policy
Director, Center for Policy Research
Director, Maxwell X Lab

Katherine Michelmore
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Amy Ellen Schwartz
Professor, Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs

Saba Siddiki
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Matt Young
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Ye ’15 named Executive Search and Assessment Professional At Russell-Reynolds Associates

Iris YeIris Ye ’15 BA (econ) was recently named executive search and assessment professional at Russell-Reynolds Associates in Shanghai, China. Russell-Reynolds Associates, a management consulting firm, currently operates as a premier provider of senior-level executive search and assessment. Previously, Ye served as a research associate for Signium International Inc. in Shanghai/Hong Kong, China.