Alumni Notes & News

By Nora Laberee (SAS '18) Fels caught up with Dylan Hewitt (MPA '15) to talk about his Public Leadership and Service (PLAS) Fellowship at Women's Campaign International. See what he has to say about his worthwhile summer experience! Where are you working this summer? I've had the pleasure of working under the direction of former Pennsylvania Congresswoman (and Fels professor) Marjorie Margolies...
By Nora Laberee (SAS '18) After graduating from Fels with an MPA in 2013, Singaporean native Samuel Lim returned home to serve in the army. In the past two years, he has made great strides.  Drawing on lessons learned at Fels, Lim has had the opportunity to exercise leadership in a command and control driven setting.  He is proud to have begun his career in public service. Prior to...
Fels caught up with student Vera Partem, '15,  to talk about her summer work at the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in Geneva.  Where are you working this summer? This summer, I am representing the United States at the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in Geneva, Switzerland. I am working as an overseas intern and Graduate Pickering Fellow with the U.S. Department of State. This fall, I will be joining...
By Nora Laberee (SAS ’18)  The International City/County Management Association has selected Fels alumnus Lee Feldman, the city manager of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as ICMA’s 2015–2016 president-elect.  Feldman will become a member of the ICMA Executive Board along with the incoming Vice Presidents at the Celebration of Service session on Wednesday at the 2015 ICMA Annual Conference....
By Nora Laberee (SAS ’18)  This past week over 15,000 scientists, innovators, and investors descended on the City of Brotherly Love, as Philadelphia was selected to host the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) 2015 International Convention, the largest, annual biotechnology gathering on the globe. This pivotal event for the biotechnology industry attracts the biggest names in the...
Parker Rider-Longmaid,’13, has recently been selected as a clerk for Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Rider-Longmaid will begin his October 2016 clerkship after he completes a year-long fellowship at the Office of the Solicitor General, the office which represents the US in matters before the Supreme Court.  He is currently finishing his clerkship...
By Callie Woods (SAS '15) Annie Burridge (’08) has recently been appointed the Managing Director of Opera Philadelphia. Opera Philadelphia is the city’s only producer of Grand Opera, presenting about five performances a season. Burridge has been with the company since 2007, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In that position she lead the company’s...
By Callie Woods (SAS '15) Fels is pleased to announce that Alumnus Stephen Dilts (MGA '96) has been elected President of the Intelligent Transportation Society of New Jersey. ITSNJ is comprised of more than 80 organizations from the private, public, and academic sectors committed to facilitating the "collaborative research, implementation and use of intelligent transportation systems to enhance...
Alumnus Dr. John F. McArdle ('97) completed an Ed.D. in Higher Education Management at Penn's Graduate School of Education in 2014.  He is now a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management at the Bertolon School of Business at Salem State University in Salem, MA, where he teaches Organizational Behavior, Law, Change Management, and Leadership.  John also teaches in Salem State's...
By Callie Woods (B.A. '15) In 2000, Tim Troll (MGA '86 and pictured center) founded The Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust (BBHLT) in Southwest Alaska. This year, it was selected by the Land Trust Alliance to receive the 2014 National Land Trust Excellence Award, the highest honor at the National Land Conservation Conference, which took place on September 18th in Providence, RI. The BBHLT has been...
Syndicate content