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Striving to Build Healthy Communities in a Post-Confl ict Region of the Congo

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Dr. Adolphe Nyakasane is Founder and CEO of Action Sociale Kesho Kong and Head of Pediatric Service at General Hospital of CIRIRI, Democratic Republic of the Congo. For his distinguished work, the New Dynamics of Civil Society in the Congo awarded him the “Golden Patriot’s Prize.”  The same year, the US Embassy in the DRC recognized his work for which he received a scholarship from the US State Department to take part in the “Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders”. This program lead him to the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University in New York in June 2016 where he was trained in Public Management focused in the fields of health and development

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.