NYU Wagner Alumni e-News - October 2012

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NYU Wagner News

NYU Alumni Day

Please join us at NYU Alumni Day as Wagner presents The Big Choice 2012, a dynamic political panel on the upcoming presidential election. 

Robert Shrum, Author, Presidential Campaign Advisor and Wagner Senior Fellow, will lead a lively discussion with Ken Mehlman & Maxine Isaacs discussing the most pressing issues of the 2012 presidential election.

Saturday, October 20, 2012
10:30 - 11:30 am
19 West 4th Street, NYC

Event is free of charge!  Click here to register. 


*Please note that this event is closed to the press. No recording, photographs or interviewing are permitted.


Wagner has gone mobile! 

Click here to browse Wagner's site on the run.
Wagner is mobile!

Wagner Alumni are on the move and we've launched a new "Alumni in Action" webpage to share their experiences. 

Click here to learn more about your fellow alumni.

Alumni in Action

Events, Lectures and Regional Events

Coaching Sessions with consultants - individuals and organizations welcome
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
3:00pm - 7:00pm
New York Public Library
34th Street at Madison Avenue (New York, NY)

To RSVP, click here

AIDS and Conspiracy Theories: A Discussion with Nicoli Nattrass
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room
295 Lafayette Street (New York, NY)

To RSVP, click here

Indonesia 2012: Insights Into the Challenges Facing the World's Third-Largest Democracy
Thursday, October 11, 2012
11:00am - 12:30pm
The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room
295 Lafayette Street (New York, NY)

To RSVP, click here

NYU Alumni Day - The Big Choice with Bob Shrum
Saturday, October 20, 2012

For more information & to RSVP, click here

Conflict, Security and Development Series - Fall 2012: Liberia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan: Case Studies in Security Coordination
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
12:30pm - 1:30pm
The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street (New York, NY)

To RSVP, click here

NYU Wagner Philadelphia Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, October 25, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pm
City Tap House
3925 Walnut Street (Philadelphia, PA)

To RSVP, click here

NYU Wagner Los Angeles Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, October 25, 2012
6:00pm - 7:30pm
630 West 6th Street (Los Angeles, CA)

To RSVP, click here

Book Talk by Professor Rae Zimmerman - Transport, the Environment and Security.  Making the Connection.
Monday, October 29, 2012
1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street (New York, NY)

To RSVP, click here


NYU Alumni Events!

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

University-wide Alumni Calendar


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:

  • Environmental Planner

    NYC Housing Authority (New York, NY)

  • Director of Development

    Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Washington, DC) 

  • Public Management Faculty Position
    Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) 

  • Deputy Director of Constituent Services
    New York City Department of Correction (New York, NY) 

  • Planning and Preparedness Manager

    Bureau of Emergency Management (Portland, OR) 

  • Director of Foundation Relations
    City Year (Boston, MA)
  • Sales and Marketing Analyst
    BulletinNews Network (Reston, VA)
  • Fellowship
    Fund for Public Advocacy (New York, NY)

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.


Public Service Spotlight

Dave Algoso (MPA '11) Dave shares his experience of running a small grants program for Mercy Corps Kenya that enhances community and economic livelihood.

Read more about Dave.


Trick or Treat for Donations!

This month, give back to Wagner and make a contribution to the Wagner Annual Fund.  Your gifts support lifelong education and programming opportunities provided for students and alumni alike.  Make an online contribution today!

THANK YOU for the difference you make by supporting NYU Wagner.


Did You Know...?

Updates from fellow Wagnerites!

Becky Bavinger (MPA '12) recently accepted a position in the Global Public Health Department at Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Mike Davis (MUP '07) was recently named Program Officer at LISC in Boston.

Casey Heim (MPA '10) is now a consultant at Accenture.

Annie (Hitchens) Norbeck (MPA '08) became the Assistant Commissioner of Workforce Development at City of New York.

Kellye McKenzie (MPA '04) is now the Executive Director at Peer Health Exchange.

Robbie Pruthi (MPA '11) became the Administrative Director at North Shore-LIJ Health System.


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!