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Alumni in Action: Harold Pettigrew (MUP)

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Harold Pettigrew (MUP)

"When you take perhaps the most complex city in the country, and you study urban planning at NYU Wagner, it's almost the most perfect equation for figuring out whatever the problem is in your city."

After graduating from NYU Wagner, Harold returned to his native Washington, D.C. eventually becoming the lead of the Small Business Resource Center, a government agency aimed at encouraging small business growth through demystifying regulations and trainer-to-trainer advising.

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NYU Wagner graduates go on to work in every sector and field of public service, with 96 percent of our students employed within 10 months of graduating. You'll find our alumni playing significant roles redeveloping communities, advocating for social justice, and providing vital health and human services—locally, nationally, and internationally. 

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