Submit a class note
Admit it. Even if you don't have time to read all of the content in our biannual magazine, State & Hill, you always flip to the class notes to see what your classmates are up to. Don't just read about what your friends are doing—let them know what's going on in your life, as well.
New job? Recently married? Just had a baby? Let us know!
We love it when alumni share news about future Fordies. And pictures are a must.
Cortney Robinson (MPP ’01) and his wife, Abby, welcomed parenthood with the birth of their first son, Herman Benjamin Robinson, on Oct. 24, 2015 in Arlington, VA.
Bridget Lavelle (PhD ’13) and her husband, Matthew Paul, merged their family names to become Bridget and Matthew Pavelle. On Dec. 30, 2015, their daughter, Mauve Elizabeth Pavelle, was born. The Pavelles live in Olympia, WA, where they work for the research and data analysis division of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.
Stephanie Chang (MPP/MSW ’14) and her husband, Sean Gray, welcomed Sonya Belle Gray-Chang on August 4, 2015.
Tell us what you're working on.
Bulbul Gupta (MPP ’04) is head of social innovation at Greyston Social Enterprise, a New York benefit corporation. Bulbul also serves as board chair for Upaya Social Ventures and was a policy advisor to Hillary for America 2016.
Matthew Mejia (BA ’12), hired as a policy analyst at the Harlem Children’s Zone in December 2014, was promoted to policy and research associate in October. He sends his love “to the Fordie family.”
Who's the lucky partner?
Nathan Rix (MPP ’12) and Kristen Riordan were married in December 2015 in Victoria, BC, surrounded by family and friends. Nathan continues his work as a senior policy analyst with the state of Oregon, where he’s “establishing the nation’s third recreational marijuana program.”
Jeremy Borovitz (BA ’09) and Rebecca Blady, a student at Yeshivat Maharat, will be married in May.
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Note: Class Notes are printed on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the high volume of Class Notes received, notes and photos may not be printed in the State & Hill issue immediately following their receipt.