Global perspective. State Department Officer, Ruben Harutunian, MS ‘01, will be returning to the states for his next assignment; serving as an assistant to U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.
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!
Marshaling a Future in Neuroscience and Global Health: Please join us in giving Evelyn Wong, MS '17, a much-deserved round of applause for her selection as a Marshall Scholar! The scholarship is vied for across the country, and Evelyn joins a class of only 50 soon-to-be graduates. Receiving a fully-funded master’s degree at the University College London, she will be studying neuroscience among the best in the world. Inspired by her East LA roots, she hopes to become a physician and scientist with a focus on health outcomes for refugees worldwide. Let us all celebrate Evelyn’s extraordinary achievement.
Think its cold where you are? Erik Shirokoff MS' 98 spent time in Antarctica this last winter as part of a research project with UC Berkeley. He has completed his coursework for a Ph.D. in physics and is spending his time teaching.
He's making it look easy. Last year, Mohammad Subeh, MS ‘02 completed his master's degree in sociology and this year he added a master's degree in clinical epidemiology to his repertoire. Up next, Mohammad is planning to attend medical school at his alma mater, Stanford University.
You might see her on the 10 o'clock news. Amy Feigenbaum, MS ‘01 recently began her dream career in Johnstown, PA., working for Fox and ABC affiliate, WWCP / WATM as a General Assignment Reporter. In addition to her many assignments, she has even started anchoring newscasts.
She could be more than a mentor to a future Milken Scholar. Sophia Malamud, MS ‘97 joined the faculty of Brandeis University as an assistant professor last fall. She is teaching Linguistics in their prestigious Linguistics and Language Program
Hot commodities: Smith Sirisakorn, MS ‘00, Christina Andersen, MS ‘99 and Annie Chan, MS ‘98 will all be graduating from their respective law schools soon and each have been snapped up by respected law firms in their fields before their diplomas are even sent to the printers.
In November, Doris Díaz Kelly, MS ‘90 was honored along with forty other SUNY Educational Opportunity Program alumni at a banquet gala in New York City for her professional achievements in addressing the educational needs of special populations.