Emory Everywhere

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Sarah Cook

Upcoming Alumni Events

March 23–Career Webinar Jodie Charlop 82OX 85C on "women and Emotional Power."

March 24–Emory Entrepreneur Breakfast Series with Daryl Lu 13B

April 22–Envision Emory in 2020: Atlanta Interactive alumni session to help shape Emory's new Strategic Plan

For more, visit
www.alumni.emory.edu/calendar.

The start of a new year is always so refreshing. We’ve seen great change in our Emory community in the past year and drawn to the forefront important conversations about community and inclusivity. Around the world, Emory alumni undertake meaningful endeavors that produce business achievements; celebrate the arts, culture, and education; provide better living conditions and health options; and influence the global economy. The range of activities we engage in and the many roles we assume symbolize the strength of your Emory network. 

The Emory Alumni Association presents each of you with the opportunity in 2016 to tap into the power of this well-connected and vibrant network. This year, resolve to take advantage of this by updating your business and personal contact information, reaching out to fellow alumni, joining the Emory Career Network, engaging with fellow alumni on the Emory Alumni LinkedIn group, participating in the Alumni Admission Network, volunteering to host a student intern at your workplace, attending a local alumni event, or giving to
a student scholarship or academic program.

In 2016, we are poised to magnify the growing power of the Emory network. We look forward to sharing the journey with you.

P.S.—Be sure to participate in the upcoming all-alumni survey coming your way
in February. 

Sarah Craven Cook 95C

Senior Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs

EmoryCares

No Small potatoes: The Emory community celebrated the thirteenth year of Emory Cares International Service Day with a total of seventy domestic and fifteen international projects serving their local communities. Members of the Triangle, NC, alumni chapter, including (above from left) Joy Martin 11OX 13C, JaLisha Richmond 09OX 11C, Anushka Rahman 10C, and Katie Reece Strand 15PH, helped sort and bag produce for needy families at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina in Durham, NC.

Multicultural

building community: More than one hundred Washington, D.C.–area alumni, parents, and friends gathered in October at the Newseum to discuss how Emory can remain a leader in issues of multiculturalism. Alumna and White House staffer Maria Town 10C (above from left), Professor Gregory Ellison 99C, Emory undergraduate Jalyn Radziminski, and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair provided valuable insight into how Emory can work with students, the administration, and the community on this evolving issue.

MWAH

VegaVienna

Classy and Classical:Emory alumni and friends marked the fifteenth anniversary of the Miller-Ward Alumni House in October with a grand celebration in its gardens and memorabilia-filled rooms. Pictured are (top, from left) Pamela Pryor 69C 70G, Margaret Hylton Jones 69C, Betty Marie Stewart 52N, and former Decatur mayor Elizabeth Wilson. The Austria Alumni Chapter hosted a reception for Emory community members at the Musikverein in Vienna following a November performance by the Vega String Quartet, Emory’s quartet in residence. Pictured are (bottom, from left) cellist Guang Wang, Linda Cooke, violist Yinzi Kong, John Cooke, violinists Domenic Salerni and Jessica Shuang Wu, and William Ransom, Mary Emerson Professor of Piano at Emory. 

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