Announcing the winners, celebrating graduation, launching the MIA and more!
Rockefeller College Alumni Quarterly
Winter 2016
Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 21
Semester in Washington Welcome Reception
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Alumni are invited to welcome the newest class of Semester in Washington students at this annual reception.

Now through Saturday, February 6
Help Drive Out Hunger
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Join us in our efforts to Drive Out Hunger as we collect food and monetary donations to benefit The Food Pantries for the Capital District.

Saturday, February 6

Big Purple Growl and Ferocious Feast
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Come to the biggest indoor party of the year!  Pregame fun for everyone with music, activities for kids and great food, plus a commemorative t-shirt.

Friday, May 13
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy Alumni Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Save the date for the annual gala event honoring members of the Rockefeller College community.

There is more where this came from! Check out the Rockefeller College calendar and the Alumni Association calendar for more event information.

Save the Date: 2016 Alumni Awards

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Alumni Awards! Click here to view the list of this year's winners. Save the date and stay tuned for more information about the dinner and awards ceremony taking place on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY. Registration is coming soon. 
Roads to AmeriCorps and Rockefeller College Converged into One Sure Path for New Grad
After graduating from New York University with a degree in economics in 2011, Pou Mok found himself with little professional experience and lacking a life's direction.
The first bit of good fortune for Pou, who immigrated to Staten Island from China when he was nine years old, was when he found out about, and eventually joined, AmeriCorps VISTA, the national community service program. The second blessing was getting assigned by the program to Albany. Read More.
Embarking on a New Academic Venture: Q & A with Rey Koslowski, Director, Master of International Affairs Program
Associate Professor Rey Koslowski, international relations and global migration expert, discusses Rockefeller College's new Master of International Affairs degree program. Read More.
International Initiative Aims to Help Countries Halt Spread of WMDs
Associate Professor Bryan R. Early sees the development of proactive trade control policies as the key to halting the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs). Early and his team at the Project on International Security, Commerce & Economic Statecraft (PISCES) are collaborating to provide strategic trade control assistance to countries in the Western Balkans and Central Asia, as well as Taiwan, Ukraine, and Sri Lanka. Read More.
Laura V. Gonzalez-Murphy, Ph.D. '09 Appointed Director of the NYS Office for New Americans
Rockefeller College alumna Dr. Laura Valeria González-Murphy (Ph.D. '09) has been appointed director of the New York State Office for New Americans (ONA). In this capacity, Dr. González-Murphy oversees the operation of ONA's 26 Opportunity Centers across New York State. In its first three years of operation, ONA - established by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in order to assist newcomers to New York State - has served approximately 80,000 individuals. Read more.
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