Rockefeller College Alumni Quarterly
WINTER 2015 

It's 2015 and we are excited to kick off the spring semester, welcome students back and launch a great calendar of events and programs for you! We hope that you'll bear the frigid temperatures and join us in person, but remember that you can always keep in touch with us on the web and social media. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter View our profile on LinkedIn

Here's to a great year ahead!

Downtown Campus in the Snow, December 10, 2014 (photo by Mark Schmidt)
Alumni Events:
1/23 - Albany, NY
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2/23 - Washington, DC

Rockefeller: The Right Choice
Kelsey Addy, MPA '14
Why I Give to Rockefeller:
Katharin R. Brink, PhD '96
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Andrea Lomanto
Director, Alumni Relations
Rockefeller College
Upcoming Events:
Alumni-Student Trivia Night

Friday, January 23 - 5:30 PM
Downtown Campus, Husted Hall 
Think you're an expert on Poli-flicks, Presidents, or "Public  Affairs"? If so, you and your teammates might just walk away with the top prize and all-important bragging rights as Rockefeller's 2015 Trivia Night champions. Join a team or just stop by the Downtown Campus for some refreshments and good conversation. For more info and team registration click here!
Upcoming Events:
Washington Semester Alumni Reception

Monday, February 23 - 6:00 PM
Bloomberg Government, 1101 K St. NW, 5th Floor 

Join us in welcoming UAlbany Washington Semester Program Students to D.C.! Mingle with alumni and current students at the annual reception. The Washington Semester Program is an integral part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy's Department of Political Science. Students have the opportunity to meet political leaders, get an inside view of government, and develop tools they will need to launch a successful career in any field. Light refreshments will be provided.
Event is free. Registration is required.
Rockefeller Experts in the News
Weighing in on Current Events
Save the Date: 2015 Alumni Awards
Friday, May 15, 2015
Please save the date for the Rockefeller College of
Public Affairs & Policy Annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
This celebration will take place on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the New York State Museum, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, New York.
An invitation will follow shortly. For more information, visit or contact Andrea Lomanto at 518.442.3862 or
Rock Star Q&A
Taryn Couture, BA '11, MPA '12
Health Scientist, Futures Group International 
If you had to condense your job description into an elevator pitch, how would it read?

Taryn: As an employee at Futures Group I work with international governments, NGOs, CSOs, and IGOs to build their capacity to develop and implement health programs that address family planning, gender-based violence, maternal and child health, and HIV prevention and treatment.  


Read the full Q&A here, and click here to meet our other Rock Stars. For more information, contact  


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