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Opportunities for Alumni to Engage with Students this Fall

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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!


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.

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.

Purchase Tickets & Donate Here (you may need to click each PayPal button below separately):

*** 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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Global NetNight 2014

One night. One focus. Princetonians around the world.

On Tuesday, February 25, the Princeton Area Alumni Association [PA3] will be one of many regional associations hosting a local, in-person, networking event as part of “Princeton Global NetNight 2014: Mentoring and Beyond: Developing Long-term Professional Relationships,”   at 6:30 PM at Princeton AlumniCorps, 12 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.  In order to have a raucous but productive interactive evening, we have recruited leaders across a 45-year span of Princeton experience:

Paul Nehring ’10, formerly of, a technology-facilitated mentoring program serving over 3000 students from low-income neighborhoods, is currently Program Manager at Princeton AlumniCorps.

Cheryl Rowe-Rendleman ’81 holds a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics.  She played a major role in developing the 2014 NetNight program and the mentoring program of Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE).  She owns OMAR, a consulting firm.

Rick Ober ’65 is currently General Counsel and Secretary of Isles, Inc., a Trenton nonprofit.  He serves as a mentor in the Yale Law Women Mentorship program and Co-Facilitated Trinity Jobseekers for 9 years.

The cost is $5 for those who RSVP in advance, $10 at the door for those of you who worry about the weather and will only show up if it's balmy.  PayPal/Credit Card Button below.  For troglodytes, if you must mail a check, please make it payable to the Princeton Area Alumni Association [please put NetNight on the Memo line], and send it to our Treasurer, Fouad J. Masrieh *69 

Fouad J. Masrieh
1009 Barclay Blvd
Princeton, NJ 08540

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Princeton

Monday, November 11, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
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Have you ever wondered how technology moves from a university lab to the market? Or how the technology gets invented in the first place? To learn more about innovation at Princeton, please join us for what promises to be a lively panel discussion with four faculty members whose areas of expertise range from online learning, to nanotechnology-enabled approaches to biointerfacing materials, to wireless communications, to mid-infrared photonics with a focus on quantum cascade lasers, to social networks, to leadership education in this technological world. We look forward to learning more about these exciting areas of innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

A cocktail reception begins at 6:30PM.  The introduction by Vincent Poor, Dean of Princeton's School for Engineering and Applied Science, begins at 7:30PM.  The panel discussion will immediately follow Dean Poor's introduction.  Please register as soon as possible (see register buttons below).  Space is limited!

Our distinguished panel includes the following Princeton faculty members:

H. Vincent Poor
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Mung Chiang
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Michael McAlpine
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Full panelist biographies can be downloaded here

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?   Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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