|Hadi Partovi ’90 goes to Washington|
Hackley alumnus Hadi Partovi founded Code.org with his brother Ali '90. Code.org's Hour of Code last month had 20 million users, including Hackley students & teachers. Hadi appeared before Congress on January 9, 2014, to help boost computer science education in US schools, and his congressional testimony was a big success. House Science & Technology CommitteeChair, Congressman Lamar Smith announced during Hadi’s testimony that he would sponsor the Computer Science Education Act, and he urged others to support it too. To support the Computer Science Education Act, click here to sign a letter to your congressman/congresswoman. (Click here to read more Hackley Alumni News.)
|Allison Pataki ’03’s first historical fiction novel is published|“The Traitor’s Wife”
by Allison Pataki
is a riveting, historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, Benedict Arnold’s cunning wife and the mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason. The story takes place in and around the Hudson Valley. Fellow Hackley alumna, Margaret Copeland ’04
is the cover model, in case you thought that perfect profile looked familiar. The book can be purchased on Amazon
, Barnes & Noble
, & Books-A-Million
. Allison will visit Hackley on Monday evening, April 7, 2014, 6:30 PM, for a reading and reception to discuss her new book. This event is co-sponsored by the Hackley Parents Association and the Hackley Alumni Association.
Allison will be in New York City at the Marjorie S. Dean Little Theatre on Wednesday, February 12 at 7:00 PM. For tickets go to www.AllisonPataki.com/February12
|Young Alumni Networking Reception|
The Young Alumni Networking Reception took place in early January and was a great success. Despite the rare occurrence of the polar vortex, 30 young college-age alumni and 20 Hackley seniors braved the cold to mingle with friends and to learn about various careers from the six networking panelists: Eric Gyasi ’01, Trish Raciti DeCenzo ’02, Sarah Unger ’03, Noah Silver ’06, Julia Nathan ’07, and Tony Petitti (Hackley parent).
|Young Alumni NYC Party|
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Contact: Haleh Tavakol
|Alumni Holiday Reception |
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Harvard Club, New York City
Contact: Marlene Myhal
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