Small Business, Big Impact: Manny’s, the civic gathering place brought to life by Manny Yekutiel, MS ‘07, has been recognized by the California State Senate as the District 11 “Small Business of the Year!” Read more about how Manny’s came to be in our featured article.
New Ideas, New Research: Najya Williams, MS '16, received the Stephen Rose Undergraduate Research Fund Award! Najya plans to use the Rose funds to study the emotional labor distribution amongst Black activists in Boston and DC.
Lights, Camera, Action!: The first feature length documentary directed by Traci Curry, MS '96, will be airing on PBS on April 23rd. Don't miss, BOSS: The Black Experience in Business.
Valuing Service: Sinclair Blue, MS '14, was selected as a Truman Scholar, a prestigious national public-service scholarship.
Semper paratus: In February, Clarence Kong, MS '14, was sworn in as the Commander of his flotilla in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Welcoming All into the FOLD: Ayanna Neal, MS '17, was awarded the Presidential Environmental Youth Award for her work with her non-profit, FOLD, and was in DC this past fall for the awards ceremony.
Planting Seeds of Kindness: Delaram Kamalpour, MS '10, was nominated by the Public Defender's Office to receive the LA County Volunteer of the Year Award.
Caught on Camera: NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer, Clarence Kong, MS ’14, was on assignment at the Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown. Find him on NYPD’s Twitter page!
Music to Our Ears: James Stevens, MS ’98, was recognized in 2017 with a Yes! Vocalist Award and again in 2018 with a Yes! Music award presented for “continued dedication and excellence in vocal performance.”
A Better World for All: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard, MS '89, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Viacom Media Networks! Fordham Law celebrated Khadijah’s achievement and her commitment to public service in a featured article, honoring 100 years of women at Fordham Law.