Alumnus Named Episcopal Church Chief Legal Officer

Kent Anker ’87 was appointed Chief Legal Officer of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church in November. Anker will function as general counsel and provide legal advice and services in relation to secular legal matters to the board and officers of the Church. He brings a depth of experience …

Alumnus Appointed General Counsel at the Connecticut Secretary of the State

Gabe Rosenberg ’94 was recently appointed General Counsel for the Office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State; previously, he managed all public-facing communications for the Office of the Secretary, including developing and implementing the messaging strategy for foreign intrusion in elections, changes due to COVID-19, and the 2018 and …

Front Line Responder to Serve in State Senate

Michelle Au ’95, M.D. won her state senate race in the November 2020 election and will serve in Georgia’s District 48. A child of immigrants from China, and a parent of three school aged children, Au ran on a platform that included increased access to healthcare, education, and economic opportunity. …

A Survivor’s Story

On November 9, Eve KANNER Kugler, Jan. ’49, BEM, participated in a presentation commemorating the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht. Organized by March of the Living UK in collaboration with the London School of Jewish Studies, Kugler delivered remarks as a survivor of the traumatic event. She spoke virtually before …

A Timely Discussion About the Presidential Election

On Thursday, October 8, HCHSAA held a discussion regarding security concerns in relation to the upcoming presidential election. Our speakers, Joshua Geltzer ’01 and Ambassador Karen Kornbluh ’80, joined moderator Rachel Goldbrenner ’97 to examine concerns about the prevalence of political disinformation and its spread on social media, as well …

Lessons for Cooking in Lockdown

Matt Garelick ’99 has made the most of his time during the pandemic. Executive Chef at Manhattan’s Park Hyatt New York Hotel, Garelick and his coworkers have been furloughed since March 2020. In his time away from the kitchen he created a video series entitled the Super Chef Dad Chronicles …

Observing the World Around Us

Bernice WORMAN Hauser ’49 published an article in the Fall 2020 issue of the Teachers Clearinghouse for Science and Society Education Newsletter. Hauser, a Primary Education Correspondent for the publication and retired Director of Inter-Campus Activities at the Horace Mann School, drew upon the prevalence of lines in our …

An Insightful Discussion About the Presidential Election

Our speakers assembled for Decision 2020 analyzed the key issues that will affect the outcome of the presidential election, contributing to a lively and insightful discussion. The event opened with a question posed by moderator Aaron Retica ’84 to Jamal Greene ’95: “Are we in the middle of a …

Alumna Creates COVID-19 Related Survey

Kathy Steinberg ’00, Vice President of Public Release Research at The Harris Poll, worked on a public opinion poll that was quoted in U.S. News & World Report. The poll, which was about the wearing of masks due to COVID-19, revealed that the majority of Americans recognized the importance …

How Have You Spent This Summer? Two Alums Foster Summer Enrichment for Children

Alums Charlie Bardey ’13 and Rachel Kaly ’13 have spent the summer engaging children and young adults through a virtual summer arts program. Active in New York as comedians and educators, the two, with their colleagues, formed the Virtual Creative Summer Art Institute to reach out to parents seeking resources …