• Maxwell Alumni News

  • Rossman appointed to California’s wildfire board

    Rhoda Rossman ’82 MPA has been appointed to the California Catastrophe Response Council by Governor Gavin Newsom. The Catastrophe Response Council, created this past year by the state’s legislature, is responsible for overseeing the California Wildfire Fund, which contains $20 billion in capital liquidity earmarked for paying uninsured destruction due to wildfire damage.

    12/24/2019

     

    Zogby honored as French institute’s keynote speaker

    John Zogby ’74 MA (Hist) was selected as a keynote panelist of the annual conference of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), a Paris-based think tank that brings together researchers, professionals, and opinion leaders from around the globe. Zogby is senior partner at John Zogby Strategies, and widely recognized as one of the most accurate pollsters in the world today.

    12/19/2019

     

    Flannery recognized as trailblazer in public finance

    Kelly Flannery ’00 BA (IR) has been named one of 12 trailblazing women in public finance by The Bond Buyer, a trade publication widely read by finance professionals. Having spent more than 19 years in public finance, Flannery currently serves as the chief financial officer for the City of Charlotte, N.C.

    12/10/2019

     

    Maxwell alumnae co-host podcast, interview Maxwell’s Leonard Lopoo

    A podcast produced by Glass Frog Solutions, a New York City-based firm that provides program evaluation services to local nonprofits, is hosted by Rebecca Casciano ’03 MPA and Jennifer Puma ’03 MPA. In the most recent edition of the podcast, they interviewed Leonard Lopoo, Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Public Policy and director of Maxwell’s Center for Policy Research.

    12/10/2019

     

    Three recent Maxwell grads named to CNY 40 under Forty

    Andrew Maxwell ’06 MPA, Corey Williams ’07 MPA, and Andrew Lunetta ’14 MPA were each recognized as one of Central New York’s 40 under Forty. The 40 under Forty award is presented by M&T Bank and the Business Journal News Network (BJNN), a Syracuse-headquartered print, digital, and events company focusing on local businesses across the region.

    12/10/2019

     

    Veterans Week 2019 Stories of Service, EMPA student Dan Cordial

    For U.S Army veteran Daniel Cordial, as he stepped foot onto the Syracuse University campus, he was taking advantage of a second chance at working towards the life he wanted. Cordial graduated with a degree in political science in 2018 and was accepted to the Executive Master’s in Public Administration program at the Maxwell School.

    11/12/2019

     

    Schwab joins United States of Care

    Andrew Schwab ‘03 BA (Hist/PSt) was recently named the senior manager of policy and federal affairs at the United States of Care. In his new role, Schwab will focus on expanding United States of Care’s footprint among federal policy makers in both the legislative and executive branches.

    11/12/2019

     

    Armstrong, Singleton cited in Science article on Caribbean excavation

    Doug Armstrong and Theresa Singleton, both professors of anthropology, were interviewed for the Science article "Caribbean excavation offers intimate look at the lives of enslaved Africans." They shared insight from their own research on plantation slavery in the Caribbean. Maxwell alum Mark Hauser '98 MA (Anth)/'01 PhD (Anth) was also mentioned in the article.

    11/8/2019

     

    Elliot J. Stamler ’60 makes legacy gift to support academic excellence

    Elliot J. Stamler ’60 BA (PSc) has named the University as a beneficiary of a portion of his estate, totaling $5,480,000, to be directed to multiple recipients on campus to support academic and research excellence. His newly announced bequest reflects his own loyalty to his undergraduate professors and his love for the University.

    11/6/2019

     

    Stone He appointed executive director of Binghamton Discovery Center

    Jessica Stone He ‘03 MPA was named the executive director of the Discovery Center in Binghamton, New York. In this new position, Stone He will help expand the museum’s services and engagement with its surrounding community through updating its technology and infrastructure.

    11/6/2019

     

    Maxwell alumnus wins public voices fellowship

    Carl Frederick (Terry) Kaelber ‘87 MPA has been named an Encore Public Voices Fellow by Encore.org. The fellowships are granted to people and organizations that help experienced private-sector employees transition into careers of public service.

    11/1/2019

     

    Gift funds research, training on international health care

    A generous gift by David Dean '76 MSSc/'78 PhD (SSc) has established the Health Management Faculty Development Fund at the Maxwell School. The fund will support research and teaching by a soon-to-be-hired faculty member, who will focus on health care policy and management.

    10/31/2019

     

    Maxwell alumna one of City & State's 2019 NYC 40 Under 40 Rising Stars

    Each year, City & State honors 40 talented individuals under the age of 40 who work in New York City government, politics, and advocacy. Maidel De La Cruz '15 MPA was recognized in this year's class of New York City 40 Under 40 Rising Stars. De La Cruz is currently the chief of staff for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office of City Legislative Affairs.

    10/30/2019

     

    Ruddock named executive director at MASSCreative

    Emily Ruddock ‘13 MPA was named the executive director of MASSCreative, a Boston-based nonprofit involved in statewide advocacy for creative communities. Ruddock is responsible for leading the full breadth of the organization’s efforts to increase the funding and perceived value of art, culture, and creativity.

    10/30/2019

     

    Econ grad Hillmeyer joins Colliers International

    Alec Hillmeyer ’18 BA (Econ) joined Colliers International as a retail division associate in August 2019. He focuses on tenant and landlord representation, in the realm of urban retail and restaurants, in Philadelphia.

    10/25/2019