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Welcome to New Graduate Students!

The Princeton Area Alumni Association (better known as "the PA3") would like to warmly welcome all incoming graduate students from the area to Princeton University, at an event held in one of Princeton's hallmark venues: The Nassau Inn's "Yankee Doodle Tap Room."

Have a drink on us, among other treats, and enjoy an informal introduction to our group and your new classmates.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Non-Profit Career Panel

Monday, June 16, 7 - 9 PM
Non-Profit Panel Discussion and PA3 Annual Meeting
Friend Center Convocation Room
(at the Corner of Olden and William Streets, adjacent to the Computer Science building)

PA3 is hosting a panel discussion about starting or joining a non-profit organization.  The panel features three alumni with significant roles within local non-profit organizations. PA3 will also hold a brief annual meeting of its members.

Light refreshments will be served.

PA3 is extending this invitation to any current undergraduate and graduate students.  Guests of alumni are more than welcome, as well.

Ticket cost: $20 at the door. 

*** Additional donations are accepted -- the PA3 is sponsoring two scholarships, which run to  $8000.  If you wish to make an additional donation, press the "Donate" button below ***

Profits from the evening will go to support the PA3 Princeton Internship in Civic Service (PICS) scholarships for two undergraduates at Isles, Inc and American Repertory Ballet. We appreciate additional donations to the PA3 PICS internship funds!

Panelists:

Debby D'Arcangelo *01: Non-Profit Leader
Debby D’Arcangelo is President & CEO of Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area. Prior to leading Planned Parenthood Mercer, Debby worked as a full-time volunteer for ten years, serving on a variety of non-profit boards including Princeton Area Community Foundation, the YWCA of Trenton, Mercer County Community College Foundation, Trenton Public Education Foundation, I Am Trenton Community Foundation, Phillips Exeter Academy, and Planned Parenthood Mercer. She continues to serve on the board of New Jersey Policy Perspective and the executive committee of the NAACP Trenton Chapter. Debby has received awards from Isles, Inc., the YWCAs of Princeton and Trenton, the Bo-Rietta Family Foundation, the Trenton NAACP Branch, the Institute of Wonderful Women Working for Empowerment and, most recently, the Trenton Kappa Foundation. Debby began her career working for J.P. Morgan & Co. and Isles, Inc. She received a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and her bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. She lives in Trenton with her husband and their 19-year-old daughter.

John Hatch '84: Non-Profit Board Member
John Hatch is an architect and partner with the Trenton-based architecture and planning firm Clarke Caton Hintz and has worked on major projects across the state and region.  Some of his local projects include the Roebling Mansion and the new headquarters for the NJ Business and Industry Association, both in Trenton; the restoration of Historic Morven in Princeton and 200 Elm at Princeton University. 

He is also a partner with HHG Development, a company that focuses its redevelopment efforts in the City of Trenton.  Redevelopment projects include numerous restorations in the Mill Hill Historic District, the Trenton Makes Arts Complex on South Broad Street and the Cracker Factory redevelopment on Centre Street.  HHG is currently working on a major mixed-use redevelopment at Roebling Block 3. 

John also serves on the boards of Passage Theatre (eight years as President), the Trenton Historical Society, the NJ Capital Philharmonic and the NJ Historic Trust (as Vice Chairman).  He recently served on the board and as President of Preservation New Jersey.  His passion is the renaissance of American cities, in particular New Jersey’s Capital City.  He is a long-time resident of Trenton and lives in Mill Hill with his husband, David Henderson.  He was recently elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects and has written and lectured on urban redevelopment and historic preservation issues.Board Member of Passage Theatre (President), the Trenton Historical Society, the NJ Capital Philharmonic and the NJ Historic Trust (Vice Chairman).


Marty Johnson '81: Non-Profit Founder

Martin Johnson is founder, President and CEO of Isles Inc., a self-help, urban green development organization in Trenton, New Jersey.  Isles has received national and international recognition for its sustainable development work, including planning and development, wealth creation, environmental health, education and training. Mr. Johnson is a founding director of other development organizations and projects, including: Building One New Jersey, New Jersey Community Loan Fund (now New Jersey Community Capital), Housing and Community Development Network of NJ, and the Success Measures Project, a national effort to develop impact measures for community-building work. He is a graduate, former trustee and Executive Committee member of Princeton University, where he also taught at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is a trustee of the Capital Health System and National Housing Institute. A football recruit from Akron, Ohio, Marty moved to Trenton in 1981, where he and his wife Liz have raised three sons.
 
Moderator:

Kristin Epstein '97
Kristin Epstein is Executive Director of YingHua International School, a non-profit independent elementary school in Princeton, New Jersey.  She is also a Trustee of the Friends of West Windsor Open Space, Mayor-Appointed Member of the West Windsor Environmental Commission, Past President of the Princeton Area Alumni Association, and former Board Member of the Princeton International Academy Charter School.  In addition, she holds several volunteer leadership positions with the local Girl Scout organization.  Kristin graduated from Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University with a BSE and an MSE in Environmental Engineering, respectively.  She worked in the Environmental Engineering field for 10 years before taking time off to stay at home with her two daughters and then re-starting a new career in non-profit management. During her undergraduate days, Kristin was the starting goal keeper of the Princeton University Varsity Women's Soccer Team and an officer of Colonial Club. She lives in Princeton Junction with her husband, John Epstein '96, and two daughters.

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*** Additional donations are accepted -- the PA3 is sponsoring two scholarships, which run to  $8000.  If you wish to make an additional donation, press the "Donate" button below ***

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First Friday Lunch - May 2nd, 2014 - Ian Hogue / Molecular Biology Dept

Join us for First Fridays, a monthly recurring event for undergraduate and graduate Princeton alumni, graduate students, and parents.  On the first Friday of each month, area alumni and their guests will meet to enjoy a prix fixe luncheon at the Nassau Club in downtown Princeton.  As a special bonus for PA3, a Princeton University PhD Candidate or Post Doc will present his/her work to the group in this informal setting.  Topics vary monthly and are always interesting!

On May 2nd, we will be joined by Ian B. Hogue, PhD, a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Molecular Biology Department.  In his talk "Virus Transport and Spread", Ian will share with us how herpes viruses hijack cellular machinery to move inside and spread between infected cells.  In fact, he plans to show us video of actual virus particles moving around.  Check out Ian's impressive CV and don't miss this event.

Specially priced at $25/person (or $30 if you choose not to pay 
PA3's annual dues), lunch includes three courses, a complementary beverage (wine, beer, soft drink) and coffee/tea. Pre-registration is preferred.

>> Looking forward to seeing you...in your orange and black! <<

Date: Friday, May 2nd, 2014
Time: 12 noon - 2 pm
Location: Nassau Club, 6 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ
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First Friday Lunch - April 4th, 2014 -In Song Kim / Dept of Politics

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On April 4th, we will be joined by In Song Kim, PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics.  In Song will discuss with us his research interest in International Political Economy, Formal and Quantitative Methodology.  His dissertation examines firm-level political incentives to lobby for trade incentives.  Come meet In Song before he moves to MIT this fall as Assistant Professor.
 
Specially priced at $25/person (or $30 if you choose not to pay 
PA3's annual dues), lunch includes three courses, a complementary beverage (wine, beer, soft drink) and coffee/tea. Pre-registration is preferred.

>> Looking forward to seeing you...in your orange and black! <<

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First Friday Lunch - March 7th, 2014 - Nimisha Barton / History Department

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On March 7th, we will be joined by Nimisha Barton, a sixth year graduate student in the History Department.  Nimisha will discuss with us her research on gender and immigration in France between 1900 and 1940.  She will discuss how France became the foremost immigrant country between the world wars, why the French welcomed and even encouraged immigration until recently, and why immigrant women were especially desired during this period. 

Specially priced at $25/person (or $30 if you choose not to pay 
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Date: Friday, March 7th, 2014
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