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HCHSAA Marks Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rabbit!

Celebrated by nearly two billion people globally, Lunar New Year marks a new beginning for observers in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and the United States, as well as for the East and Southeast Asian diaspora across the world. Festivities can last from three to fifteen …

Giving Tuesday
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Giving Tuesday Thanks and Totals

December 15, 2022

Dear Hunterites,

Wow! Thank you for your incredible participation and generous support for this year’s #GivingTuesday! The day was a tremendous success.  This is one amazing way to celebrate HCHSAA’s 50th anniversary!

Our goal was $50,000.  You donated nearly $35,000.

These contributions will help us continue the …

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HCHSAA Observes Native American Heritage Month

The HCHSAA acknowledges Native American Heritage Month in November 2022. We look back on the legacy of the indigenous peoples in our country, and the many contributions they have made to our society.

We would like to take a moment to reflect on this important time of year, and invite …

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HCHSAA Celebrates 50 Years of Service to Hunter College High School Students and Alumnae/i

This year marks 50 years since the Hunter College High School Alumnae/i was established and incorporated.  Throughout the year, there will be opportunities for you to participate in the celebration, which will conclude with Reunion June 2023.  Some ways to participate include:

  • Attending both in-person and virtual events
  • Hosting an
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AlumNotes: Healing the Community

The latest issue of AlumNotes presents stories of alumnae who have been a source of support to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collectively, we have experienced a year like no other, with conditions that look set to continue. We offer this issue, through sharing the efforts of those who’ve

Alumna Publishes Collection of Pandemic-Related Writings

A collection of writings related to the pandemic

Christina Zhou ’14 has created a writing project birthed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. She began collecting writing from friends once quarantine began, and feels that COVID-19 has challenged us to find our inner voice and share it, even when

Alumna Appointed to Leadership Position at Children’s National Hospital

Anna Kirkorian ’00, M.D. was recently appointed Chief of Dermatology at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. An expert in laser and surgical treatments for pediatric dermatology patients, Kirkorian has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has given presentations at many national meetings.

The Passing of HCES Principal Dr. Stanley Seidman

The Hunter College Campus Schools recently informed us of the passing of Dr. Stanley Seidman, former HCES Principal, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. They have shared the following obituary with us:

We mourn the passing of our beloved and respected former Hunter College Elementary School Principal, Dr. Stanley Seidman.

A Thorough Analysis of Our Rights

In his much-anticipated book, How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights is Tearing America Apart (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021), Jamal Greene ’95 illustrates how our approach to rights is dividing the country.

We believe that holding a right means getting a judge to let us do whatever the