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Long Time Between Hellos.
In May, five members of Maxwell’s 1951 MPA class held a reunion in Arling-
ton, Virginia — the first time since graduation they had been together. (Only eight members of the class are
known to survive.) Shown below, from left, are spouse Marty Adams,
Mel Adams ’51 MPA
,
Nancy Roe
Crowell ’51 MPA
, spouse Jean Marotta,
George Marotta ’50 BA (PSc)/’51 MPA
, spouse Marianna
Uhrlaub,
John Uhrlaub ’51 MPA
,
Eric Stork ’51 MPA
, and spouse Dottie Stork.
Meanwhile, a somewhat younger cohort — Maxwell’s 50th anniversary MPA Class of 1962 — held a
reunion brunch in September at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Shown below right are (standing, from
left)
Gerald Pagano ’62 MPA
,
Marjorie Smith ’62 MPA
,
Gordon McKay ’62 MPA
,
Frank L. Morris
Sr. ’62 MPA
,
Irving H. Freedman ’62 MPA
,
James N. Purcell Jr. ’62 MPA
, spouse Linda McKay,
James Willie ’98 MPA
(a Maxwell Advisory Board member updating the class on School activities), spouse
Jean Purcell, and spouse Peter Smith; kneeling was
F. Bernard Forand ’62 MPA
.
Jolly Good.
In London this September, Norma Shannon
’91 MPA, director of alumni relations, hosted a dinner attend-
ed by (from left)
Alyssa Simon ’08 MPA
,
Stasha Fyfe
’02 BA (PSt)/’06 MPA
;
Jennifer Kested ’06 BA (PSt/
IR)
;
Sovann Suos ’93 BA/’95 MA (Econ)
and wife, Chris-
ty; spouse Siddharth Bhatia;
Brett Jetter ’93 MPA
; special
guest Lorraine Wilson;
Dipti H. Kapadia ’08 BA (PSt/IR)
and husband, Rajen;
Kerry A. Lipsitz ’03 MPA
; and
Kong-
kona Sarma ’11 MPA.
Year round, alumni meet with one another, with Maxwell representatives,
and with current and prospective students. Many events are organized
by regional alumni groups across the country and overseas; others are
sponsored by Maxwell and held on campus.
If you’d like information about activities in your area, please e-mail
alum@maxwell.syr.edu
or visit
www.maxwell.syr.edu/alumni
.
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Young Alumni.
In July, Francine D’Amico,
associate professor of international relations,
arranged a meeting of recent IR grads;
among those on hand were (at left, left to
right)
Andrea Serra ’09 BA (IR)
,
Jack-
son Droney ’09 BA (IR/PSt)
,
Wilson
Aiwuyor ’09 BA (IR)
, and
Diana Zarick
’08 BA (IR/PSt)
. Similarly, in October PAIA
faculty member David Van Slyke invited
recent students to dinner; attendees includ-
ed (lower left, from left)
Emily Newman ’06
MPA
,
Allison Quigney ’07 MPA
,
Kevin
Jensen ’07 MPA
, and
Kevin DePodwin
’06 MPA
. And in April Maxwell alumni (and
other Syracuse graduates) took part in
Washington, D.C., Servathon — a region-
wide initiative involving roughly
10,000 volunteers. Working to
revitalize Fort Mahan Park were
(below, clockwise from top
center) SU alumnus Jerry Augus-
tin,
Laura Ann Blake ’10
MAIR
, SU alumnus Michael
Konrad,
Benjamin A. Peskin
’09 NG (IR)
,
Charles Cutshall
’07 BA (IR)/’09 MPA
, and
Dara Kahn ’09 BA (IR)
.
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