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ALUMNI NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016

Riverdale Activities and Accomplishments

Riverdale Alumni Discuss Trends in Education

Riverdale alumni, parents, and faculty took part in the sixth-annual Alumni Career Networking Panel on Education held on Monday, April 11, and hosted by the Alumni Association Executive Committee. Read more

"How We G.L.O.W." Performed at Riverdale

Emily Schorr Lesnick '07, a member of the Riverdale theater department faculty and the Community Engagement and Learning Service Teams, collaborated with Jamila Humphrie on the "How We G.L.O.W. Project," a theater piece based on 21 interviews on lgbtq+ youth of diverse backgrounds. Read more

Class of 1957 Alumni Speaker Series: Peter Ellis

Retired litigator Peter Ellis '57 came back to campus last month to speak with students, faculty, and alumni about his pro bono legal work with detainees in the prison camps at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Click here and scroll down to watch the video

RCS Seniors Attend Lunch and Learn

Dr. Rebecca Bromberg Skolnick '03 and Omari Ramirez '05 returned to campus to speak with students from the senior class at a Lunch and Learn gathering. The annual event, sponsored by the Riverdale Alumni Association, invites alumni from various occupations back to campus to speak with students about college, internship opportunities, and career choices. Read more
SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

River Campus

The first-floor concrete slab has been poured on the Perkins replacement building, while interior ductwork and plumbing, and exterior framing continues to be completed. Daily progress is visible via the webcam.

Hill Campus

The Aquatic Center is well underway with supportive and exterior walls on the south and west recently completed. Daily progress on the Aquatic Center is also visible via the webcam.

Have you seen them?
Help us locate some of our "lost" alumni. Review our online lists of alumni whose contact information we are missing, send updates to alumni@riverdale.edu, and we will send you some Riverdale swag along with our thanks! Please also visit the school's online alumni directory to review and update your own information.

 

 

 

Honoring Madame Hoffman
Shhh...We invite you to help honor and surprise the peerless Madame Hoffman, who will be retiring at the end of this school year. Please submit a letter, card, email, memory, or note of thanks to be presented to her next month.

Riverdale Country School
Attn: Cole Harrop
5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
charrop@riverdale.edu

Annual Fund Updates

Annual Fund Participation

Only 11 weeks remain in the 2015-16 Annual Fund and we need your help to reach our alumni participation goal of 18.5%. Thank you to those who have already made a donation to Riverdale this year. If you have not yet contributed, please help by making your gift today. Check out our Annual Fund participation chart to see where your class stands to date.                                       

Hilltop Challenge

Next month, Riverdale will compete against Fieldston and Horace Mann in an Annual Fund Participation Challenge: The school with the greatest number of gifts received between May 9th and May 20th wins! Be on the lookout for our kickoff email in early May and help Riverdale in two ways with one gift: your support will immediately benefit our students and we will win against our Hilltop peers!                     


   UPCOMING ALUMNI EVENTS
Cocktail Reception for the Class of 1954-1972
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
New York City
This event is by invitation only. Please contact Robin Gottlieb at rgottlieb@riverdale.edu if you are interested in attending.

Thirteenth Annual Reginald Zelnik '52 Memorial Lecture
Presented by Jeremy K. Kessler: Civil Liberty and Economic Liberty in American Legal History
Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 10:45 AM
Jeslo Harris Theater
RCS Hill Campus
This event will be livestreamed via our website. Please visit our livestream webpage for more details.

Cocktail Reception for the Class of 1998
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
New York City
This event is by invitation only. Please contact Nicole Sandell at nsandell@riverdale.edu if you are interested in attending.

Class of 1957 Alumni Speaker Series
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Clifford Ross '70

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 (Graduation)
Claude Kelly '99

College-age Alumni Reunion
Thursday, June 2, 2016
JRJ Student Center
RCS Hill Campus

Spring Community Celebration
Hosted by Kris and Dominic Randolph
Monday, June 6, 2016, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
RCS Hill Campus

Homecoming

Saturday, October 22, 2016

RCS Hill Campus

The following classes will be celebrating their reunions: 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011
 

Riverdale Community Action Day
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Student Center
RCS Hill Campus

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