Precise fit: Harvey Mudd College junior, Peter Orme, MS ‘11, has been inducted into Tau Beta Pi, a national honors society for undergraduate engineering students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average into their third year of studies. Congratulations are sure to be in the correct order.
Even bigger things on the horizon. John Fahy, MS ‘02, has settled into his new position as a theology instructor and speech and debate team coach for Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School in Houston. He and his wife, Angelica, are expecting an addition to their family this April.
Successful Launch: Ahmed Reza, MS ’99, was featured in the January 2015 issue of Space Coast Business, a magazine serving the Central Florida business region, for his work in starting-up TrepHub, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting entrepreneurs establish themselves. Ahmed is also the founder and CEO of Dental Web Now which specializes in utilizing artificial intelligence in marketing.
Good Company: Congratulations are due to Emanuel Yekutiel, MS ’07, who was featured in the January issue of Forbes as one of 2015’s 30 Under 30: Law and Policy, for his role as Chief of Staff for FWD.us, the immigration reform group founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates.
Chalk it Up. USC’s Harleen Marwah, MS ’11, dreamt up Chalk the Block, a creative community event where children from South Los Angeles were invited to come onto campus last February and decorate sections of pavement with their dreams. The event received the honor of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls' "Event of the Month" for innovative programming, and now it’s blueprint is being implemented at schools across the country.
Speaking of Volunteerism. Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently profiled on the nationally syndicated Fox television show, Live Life and Win, for his volunteer work with Chrysalis. Chrysalis is an organization that works with homeless and low - income individuals to help them develop skills that lead could lead to self-sufficiency, Nice work indeed!
After College Travels. Once he graduates from the University of Pennsylvania this spring with a degree in economics and international relations, Oliver Sitt, MS ’11, will join Morgan Stanley as an FX financial analyst in the Fixed Income Division, first making a stop in New York before joining their Hong Kong office full-time.
Making an Immediate Impact. While balancing heavy course loads, Clarence Kong, MS ’14, and William Oh, MS ’14, were elected to their respective school’s student governments during their first semesters. Clarence became the freshman Class Representative for the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education and William became a representative in the Harvard Undergraduate Council. Congratulations!