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You Are Invited to the 2011 Scarsdale Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Scarsdale alumni community is invited to attend the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards on Nov. 5th. We are honoring the following alumni...

 

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Ellen Weiss Becomes Executive Director at the Center for Public Integrity

Ellen Weiss (class of ‘77) has recently been named as the executive editor at the Center for Public Integrity, one of the largest non-profit investigative news organizations in the country after leaving NPR earlier in the year.

 

 

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Aaron Sorkin Remembers Steve Jobs

The passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has seen a national outpouring of emotion, with people from all walks of life talking about the impact that the man and his inventions had on their lives. Scarsdale’s own Aaron Sorkin (class of ‘79) wrote about his own connection to Jobs in a recent Newsweek article.

 

 

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Nicole Eisenman To Participate In A New SFMoMA Exhibit

Nicole Eisenman, Scarsdale High Class of ‘83, has been invited to take part in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s (SFMoMA) upcoming exhibit, The Air We Breathe, displaying the work of thirty visual artists and eight poets exploring the subject of equal rights for same-sex couples, particularly in regards to same-sex marriage.

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Dan Rosensweig '79 Attacks the Cost of a College Education

Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Scarsdale Alum Daniel Rosenweig (Class of ’79) has spent the last few years as CEO of Chegg, working to improve student access to textbooks whose prices have skyrocketed over the last decade, and at the recent media leadership conference TheGrill, Dan got to share his company’s vision.  Read more here. 

 

 

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David Scobey Talks About Changes at The New School

Respected academic and Scarsdale alum David Scobey (class of '72) has recently overseen a major reorganization at the New School, combining the New School for General Studies and Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy into the The New School for Public Engagement, a multi-disciplinary department that handles International Affairs, Foreign Languages, Media Studies and Creative Writing with a distinct hands-on approach.

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Barbara Kopple's New Documentary Premieres At Woodstock Film Festival

Academy Award winning Scarsdale High School alum Barbara Kopple (class of 1964) will be premiering her new documentary A Force of Nature at the 2011 Woodstock Film Festival held this month. Her latest film follows Ellen Ratner, a journalist whose passion leads her to the American South after Hurricane Katrina and South Sudan after years of violence to help those most in need.

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Remembering Peter Alderman (Class of 1994) September 11, 2001

Peter Alderman, Scarsdale High School Class of 1994, was  killed on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center.  Next Sunday, September 11, 2001 there will be a screening of the full-length documentary Love Hate Love in The Bendheim Performing Arts Center at the JCC of Mid-Westchester.

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Class 1997-2005 Are we moving back to live in Westchester?

Last week, Ben Brody, a reporter for the Westchester Magazine reached out to me. He was interested to know if I could provide him with a percent estimate of young alumni that come back to live in Westchester 10-15 years following their high school graduation (Classes 1997-2005).

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Showtime Buys Drama Script Co-written by Scarsdale Alumn

Showtime has bought Vinyl, a spec script about the music industry in the 1970s, co-written by Todd Katzberg, Scarsdale High School '96.

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