NYU Wagner Alumni e-News - January/February 2012

In This Issue:

Events, Lectures and Regional Event

All Wagner Alumni Networking Reception
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
6:30pm-8:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

5th Annual Multicultural Alumni Reception
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
6:00pm-7:30pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

WMLO Conversations with a Professor Research Dinner
Thursday, February 9, 2012
5:00pm-6:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

International Careers in the Private Sector
Thursday, February 9, 2012
6:30pm-8:30pm
Downtown – Woolworth, Room 430
15 Barclay Street (bet. Broadway and Church Street), NYC 

Pre-register by clicking here.

Social Innovation Symposium: Innovative Thinking for Social Good
Friday, February 10, 2012
12:00pm-6:00pm
NYU Stern, Henry Kaufman Management Center
44 West 4th Street, NYC

For more information, click here

NYU Alumni Reception in Boca Raton, Florida
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
5:30pm-7:30pm
Boca Raton Resort & Beach Club
501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

For more information, click here.

Doctoral Research Colloquium- Spring 2012: Research Colloquium- Rucker Johnson
Thursday, February 16, 2012
12:30-2:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

NYU Alumni Reception in Miami, Florida
Thursday, February 16, 2012
6:00pm-8:00pm
Mandarin Oriental
500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, FL

For more information, click here.

Rudin Center for Transportation Presents "A Conversation with Council Member James Vacca"
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
8:30am-10:00am 
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC
For more information, click here

Alumni in Performance Measurement & Management Affinity Group Meeting
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
9:00am-10:30am
The Puck Building, Aquino Family Conference Room
2295 Lafayette Street, NYC
For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Doctoral Research Colloquium- Spring 2012: Research Colloquium- Andrew Ryan
Thursday, February 23, 2012
12:30pm-2:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC
For more information, click here.

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SAVE THE DATE

2012 Public Service Career Expo
Thursday, March 8, 2012
3:00pm-6:00pm
Metropolitan Pavilion South
125 W. 18th Street, NYC 

For more information, click here.

Wagner Happy Hour Across America
Thursday, March 8, 2012
6:00pm-7:30pm
Location varies

For more information, click here. 

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NYU Alumni Events!

For updated listings and event details, as well as RSVP information, click on the link below.

University-wide Alumni Calendar

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Office of Career Services (OCS): Mid - to - Senior Level Job Postings

Wagner's OCS Career Directory is a great resource for alumni looking to take the next step in their career. Here is a sampling of mid- to senior-level postings currently available:

  • Senior Director, Finance and Administration
    Synergos Institute (New York, NY) 
  • South Africa Director
    Human Rights Watch (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Vice President, Marketing and Communication
    Global Partnerships (Seattle, Washington)
  • Senior Analyst, Research and Insights
    Advisory Board Company (Washington, D.C.)
  • Director of Institutional Giving
    Trickle Up (New York, NY) 
  • Policy and Public Affairs Specialist
    District of Columbia Office of Human Rights (Washington, D.C.) 

Log on to the OCS Career Directory for full job descriptions and application instructions online. Be sure to check the Career Directory regularly for a job posting perfect for YOU.

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 Public Service Spotlight

Erin Longbothum (MUP '09) is the Program Manager at Restored Homes HDFC, a small non-profit affordable housing developer that administers several programs for the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation.  Erin shares how her Urban Planning background from NYU Wagner has become an asset in helping her tackle professional challenges.

Read more about Erin.

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Show Your Love for Wagner!
 

This Valentine's Day show how much you love Wagner by making a contribution to the Wagner Annual Fund. You can donate through an online contribution or by mailing a check (made out to NYU Wagner) to 295 Lafayette St., 2nd Fl., New York, NY 10012-9604. Please indicate that your gift should go to support the Wagner Annual Fund. 

THANK YOU to all who give back to Wagner. We greatly appreciate the support of our alumni and friends.

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Did You Know...?

Upates from fellow Wagnerites!

Amy Faust (MUP, '11) recently relocated to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a consultancy with the World Bank and DFID working on climate change planning and urban development.

Harold Pettigrew, Jr. (MUP ‘05) was recently appointed by Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray to serve as Director for the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development.  Harold formerly served as Chief of Staff for this agency as well as Administrator for the Business and Professional Licensing Administration (BPLA) at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA).

Mireya Vilar Compte (PhD ’06) After working at the World Bank for more than 2 years, Mireya accepted a position at Universidad Iberoamericana, Health Department.

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Be in the next "Did you Know..."

In each issue of the Wagner Alumni e-News, we highlight alumni who are doing interesting work in the public sector. Please share your news with us at wagner.alumni@nyu.edu!

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