IPED 2022 Alumni Night

On March 24th 2022 IPED hosted it’s annual alumni networking night back in person! This event allows current and past students to connect with each other and share their academic and professional experiences. The event consisted of a open networking hour over drinks and food followed by a presentation from Dr. S and our alumni speakers and recognition of our current student awardees for summer placements.

Dr. S had the pleasure of announcing the growth of the IPED endowment fund, which has now reached $363,443 as of June 2021, about a 30% increase since 2020.

Our alumni speakers this year were:

Michael Paterra, IPED 2014

Senior Manager on the Policy & Insights Team, Economist Impact

Crisostomo Ala, IPED 2018

Lead Associate – Data Services, Willis Towers Watson

Maggie Hutchison, IPED 2018

Data and Evaluation Manager, Urban Upbound

Awards and placements:

Language Immersion Study Awards

Stefani Nicole Alcantar (French)

Alex Poole (Russian)

Jordan Trabue (French)

Arrupe Field Placements

Andrew Gardner (Equinor)

Maria Alejandra Hincapie (Humboldt Institute)

Public Service Field Placement

Sean Grossnickle (U.S. Commercial Service)

David Woodside (Ukraine Humanitarian Support)

More photos of the event:

All photos courtesy of Stefani Nicole Alcantar