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Are you the next President of the Scarsdale Alumni Association?

The SAA is looking for its next leader.

Ten years ago my mom walked up to a booth at the Scarsdale Village fair. The booth was attended by Page Bramley (SHS ‘38) and a couple of other volunteers. Page was the founder of the Scarsdale Alumni Association, she had started it 20 years earlier from Boca Raton, FL. She was 85 years-old but had the energy of a 30 year-old. She shared the mission of the organization with my mom, and hours following their exchange I learned that I had been volunteered on the spot.

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Astronomer and former astronaut Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman's (SHS '62) career

Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, a Brooklyn-born astronomer and former astronaut who has flown to space five times, joins forces with seven elite astronaut storytellers in National Geographic’s ONE STRANGE ROCK, executive produced by Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures and Jane Root’s Nutopia. Sharing his unique observations of Earth from space, Dr. Hoffman ponders the magical twists of fate that have allowed life to emerge, survive and thrive only on Earth, as we know it.

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Is TV moving away from antiheroes? Game of Thrones producer, Carolyn Strauss (SHS '81), speaks out

An antihero is a central character in a story who lacks traditional heroic characteristics, and Game of Thrones is full of them. Jaime Lannister, Arya Stark, the Hound, Theon Greyjoy…maybe even Cersei if you squint a little; all of them are major players in our favorite drama, and all of them have done some very questionable things.

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Tom Rogers (SHS '72) Named Chairman Of Ad Tech Company Captify

UPDATE: Forbes got a fact wrong in this story. Although Tom is the Chairman of Captify, Captify is just one of several companies Tom is an Executive Chairman or Chairman of. He oversees a portfolio of companies in the media/tech space. He is not operating from the Captify offices.

Captify, a UK-based adtech company that’s making a splash Stateside with deep-dive search intelligence, will announce Monday that it has named Tom Rogers, the peripatetic media executive, who led TiVo for over a decade and founded CNBC, as its chairman.

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Heather Howard’s (SHS '86) Journey in Politics and Policy

SAAA_copy.jpgReaders old enough to have been politically aware in 1968 will probably recognize the slogan “HHH in ’68!”  Hubert H. Humphrey lost his bid for the presidency that year to Richard Nixon. But Humphrey was not the only triple H political figure on the scene then. Princeton Councilwoman Heather Harding Howard, lecturer at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, faculty affiliate of the Center for Health and Wellbeing, and director of State Health and Value Strategies, was born that year. And she owns a couple of “HHH in ’68” posters to commemorate that fact.

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Claribel Cone Solo Painting Show

AA.pngDon't miss Claribel Cone (SHS '65) solo painting show this April 2018 at French Designer Jeweler. 

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Three Identical Strangers': The True Story of Triplets Separated at Birth

New York, 1980: Three complete strangers—Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman—make the astounding discovery that they are identical triplets. Separated at birth, adopted, and raised by three different families, the 19-year-olds are reunited by chance. Their story sets the tabloids on fire, and the triplets suddenly become famous around the world.

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"I ditched Facebook in 2013, and it's been fine" - Douglas Rushkoff (SHS '79)

You can ditch Facebook. It's OK. You will survive. And not only will you get through it, but your life will get better.

This month's revelations that Facebook had sold, released or lost control of millions of users' data has left many people wanting out -- but wondering whether they can leave the social media platform they and hundreds of millions of others around the globe depend on.

I'm here to tell you can.
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Black Enterprise CEO Earl 'Butch' Graves Jr. (SHS '80) named a Legend of Ivy League Basketball

Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. was inducted into the Legends of Ivy League Basketball for his outstanding contributions to Yale University’s basketball team.

For the second year in a row, The Ivy League honored two former student-athletes from each of the nation’s most prestigious colleges for their impact on their school’s basketball program and their professional accomplishments post-graduation. Each school’s athletic department selects a male and female honoree.

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Harvey Sadow (SHS '64) received the 2018 Knox College Alumni Achievement Award

Harvey.jpgThe Knox College Alumni Achievement Award, established in 1938, recognizes outstanding career achievements by graduates who attended Knox or Lombard College for at least one full academic year. The Knox College Young Alumni Award, established in 2004, is given to one alumna or alumnus 35 years of age or under who has exhibited exceptional work in a field or endeavor, community, state, or nation.

 

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