“I have great memories of Brandeis. It is where I met many of my closest friends and my wife! When the opportunity to volunteer presented itself, it was an easy decision. As club president, I have enjoyed meeting new people, reconnecting with old friends and interviewing prospective freshmen. It has been great sharing my enthusiasm for Brandeis with others.”
Andy Zeitlin '90
President, Alumni Club of Westchester and Southern Connecticut
October 18, 2014
More than 70 student and alumni athletes gathered in the Napoli Trophy Room on Saturday, October 18, 2014, for a special panel and... networking reception to highlight the success of alumni athletes working in diverse industries.
A panel of alumni athletes shared their career paths since graduation from Brandeis and offered advice to current students. Alumni panelists included: Omri Ayalon ’05 (basketball), Resident Physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases; Nelson Figueroa ’96/’98 (baseball), Professional Baseball Player; Serena Madar ’96 (softball), Law Offices of Serena D. Madar; Jessica Bergman ’91 (basketball/softball/track), Director of Fixed Income Sales, Credit Suisse; President of FOBA
Following the panel, students mingled with alumni athletes at round tables designated by industries including finance, technology, medicine, education, marketing and law. Alumni table hosts included Rikki Ades ’93 (basketball); Cassidy Dadaos ’09 (basketball); Courtney Kelley ’11 (softball); Noah Rachlin ’05 (swimming); Fran Shin ’12 (soccer); Samantha Worth ’09 (softball); and Ken Ringdahl ’97 (baseball).
September 19, 2014
Alumni in Uganda organized the first-ever Brandeis meet-up in Kampala! The group gathered at Barbecue Lounge for an evening of dinner and conversation about building the local Brandeis community.... Chiara Bercu '11 and Viola Nalutaaya, MA '17 (Heller) co-chaired the event. There are nearly 40 alumni living in Kampala, and we look forward to more events!
Career Programs, Greater Boston
Boston alumni help Brandeis students explore careers at Business, Consulting & Finance night
September 16, 2014
Over 30 Boston-based alumni returned to campus on September 16 to volunteer as “industry representatives” at the Business, Consulting and Finance Industry Night.... The evening began with a student case challenge, judged by a panel of experts, including William Tickle ’03 of Ballentine Partners and Shaw Lupton '04/MA'05 of CoStar Portfolio Strategy. Following the case challenge, alumni industry representatives and employer partners split into networking rooms by industry to talk with students and fellow alumni interested in their field, function or company.
Special thanks to these alumni volunteers: Julian Hyman ’78, Irene Stern Frielich ’83, Steven Fink ’84, Harold Simansky ’88, Daniel Richer ’91, Deborah Shufrin ’93, Matt Moore ’94, Mike Schultz ’96, Josh Bob ’01, Rebecca Frisch ’03, Samuel Eaton ’05, Eugene Svirkin ’08, Mary Casady ’08, Scott Evans ’12, Mark Trilling ’12, Ilyana Rosenberg ’12, Tarun Bhatia ’12, Evan Rabin ’12, Rachel Weinstein ’12, Sam Stemper ’13, Jonathan Sebag ’13, Nafiz Ahmed ’13, Ku Jung ’14, TramElizabeth Nguyen ’14, Cathy Li ’14, Songyi Wang ’14, Ashraf Hussein ’12, MA'13, Michael Ravid '01/MA'02, Svetlana Kats '05/MBA'13, Amy Qiu '10/MA'11, and Kevin Harper, MA'13.
November 1, 2014
Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia
November 2, 2014
Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square (161 Essex Street), Salem, MA
November 2, 2014
Hosted by Seth Spergel 99 at his home in Bethesda, MD