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News From Alumni Engagement

News from the Office of Alumni Engagement includes volunteer opportunities; activities from our regions, classes and affiliated groups; and events coverage from around the world.

Q&A With Alexandra Day ’02

Alexandra Day ’02 returned to Princeton in January as the new deputy vice president for alumni engagement and director of the Alumni Council. She relocated to a home in downtown Princeton from New York City, where she had worked as vice president for public affairs at The Juilliard School. She recently fielded a few questions about her love for Princeton, the music of Richard Wagner and the global reach of Princeton pride.

Bob McCartney ’56 Advocated Launch of Maclean Society

The founding of the John Maclean Society in the early 1980s was a team project, but Bob McCartney ’56 might be considered its earliest champion. As vice chair of the Alumni Council Executive Committee in 1982, he established the society’s mission in a letter: “I would like to see us come up with some means of recognizing long-term alumni service to the University in various areas of activity. Perhaps one means of doing so might be the creation of a president's club or similar group.”

Class of 2023 Pre-rade and Step Sing

Alumni and the entire Princeton community welcomed the Class of 2023 as they marched through the FitzRandolph Gate on Sept. 8. President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 addressed the new students in the University Chapel and then joined them in the Pre-rade procession that culminated with a Step Sing on the steps of Clio Hall.

Tigers in Service: Alumni Participate in Community Service Projects

Initiated by the PACE CENTER FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, January is considered the “MONTH OF SERVICE” on campus during which Princeton students, faculty and staff join together to serve local communities in need. This year, the ALUMNI COUNCIL’S COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY SERVICE is also participating in the program. “Tigers in Service” encourages alumni to participate in service projects around campus or at home and is extended through February to allow more time for planning.

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