Four Exceptional Alumni Celebrated at Annual Awards of Excellence
Alumni Bernard Rostker G’66, G’70, Sean Callahan G’98 L’98, Deniece Laurent-Mantey ’09 and Juan Carlos Izaguirre G’06, G’07 were celebrated at the event on April 27 in Washington, D.C.
The Fall 2022 issue is now available in print and online. Read about the school‘s vast connections in Washington, D.C., including the new Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute; Congresswoman Cheney discusses the January 6 insurrection; policy studies celebrates 45 years of “doing good;” and more.
In this issue: Alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving Harriet Tubman's legacy; an alumni couple's gift inspires an initiative to close the achievement gap in schools; Mike Tirico ’88 reflects on his most challenging assignment; Chilean president travels coach—right next to a Maxwell student; Jared Kraham '13 elected Binghamton's youngest mayor
In this issue: Alumni wonder whether their work in Afghanistan will endure when U.S. troops leave; faculty research on the effects of COVID-19 is shaping public policy and perception; honoring one of Maxwell's most generous supporters, Maxwell School alumnus Joseph Strasser
In this issue: Maxwell School Advisory Board members share their expertise and experiences; Maxwell reflects on its connections to the World Food Programme and the legacy of one of its former leaders, Catherine Bertini; Geography professor Mark Monmonier retires after nearly 50 years with Maxwell.
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Mark Cohen ’13 E.M.P.A.
was recognized with a Meritorious Presidential Rank Award by his former employer, the U.S. Department of State. The award is conferred at the president’s discretion and recognized sustained superior accomplishment. He is currently a medical program consultant for RockRoad Consulting in Albany, N.Y.
Savannah Chin ’13 M.P.A.
is an enterprise risk officer on the reputation risk oversight team for Wells Fargo. Chin oversees the management of reputation risk, including enterprise-wide reputation risk training and education initiatives.
Lara Sepanski Pimentel ’12 M.P.A.
is an advancement specialist for Black Fox Philanthropy, a fundraising strategy consultancy in Boston, Mass.
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“My hope is that young women from diverse backgrounds with fewer resources will be among the beneficiaries of this endowment, allowing them to pursue their love of public service.”
—Louise Gartner Birkhead ’52 M.P.A.
June 15, 2023
Maxwell CNY Alumni Reception
122 E. Genesee Street Syracuse, NY, United States
June 20, 2023
Maxwell School and CSIS: EMIR in D.C. Virtual Information Session
July 19, 2023
Maxwell School - Professional Master’s Programs Virtual Information Session