Office of Development + Alumni Relations


Fall 2012 + Spring 2013

Julia Fishkin, Director of Development; Shahdeh Ammadi, Director of Alumni Relations + Annual Giving; Leah Cohen, Associate Director, Major Gifts; Ellen Kim, Manager of Alumni Relations Annual Giving; Michael Kwon, Development Coordinator; Esther Turay, Development Office Manager; Athena Kurry, Development Assistant

The GSAPP Office of Development and Alumni Relations, established in 2005, is dedicated to building a strong framework for alumni communication, collaboration and networking, and to establishing a strong base of support for the School, its students and its programs. To this end, during the 2012-2013 school year, GSAPP Alumni Relations hosted approximately 30 events globally, hosting over 1,200 GSAPP Alumni worldwide.

GSAPP Alumni at a Glance

GSAPP has approximately 10,744 living alumni who reside throughout the world; approximately 410 students graduated from GSAPP in May 2013.

GSAPP Alumni by Program

M.Arch + B.Arch 3,111+
MsAAD 1,724+
MsAUD 1,222+
MsUP 1,289+
MsHP 940+
MsRED 1,623+
MsCCCP 27+
Ms Planning/Housing Design 30+

GSAPP Alumni by Geographic Area

United States 8,438
New York City 4,199
San Francisco, CA 467
Los Angeles, CA 460
Boston, MA 323
Washington, D.C. 287
Philadelphia, PA 221
Miami, FL 215
Chicago, IL 154
Seattle, WA 120
Atlanta, GA 86
Europe and Russia 565
East Asia 510
South and Southeast Asia 208
Central and South America 159
Canada 123
Middle East 87
Australia & New Zealand 36
Africa 17
The Caribbean & Bahamas 15

GSAPP Alumni Relations Events:

June 21, 2013: Clyfford Still Museum Tour and Reception, Denver, CO
June 20, 2013: Young MSRED Alumni Happy Hour, New York, NY
May 21, 2013: Urban Planning Year End Celebration, New York, NY
May 18, 2013: MSAAD ’03 Ten-Year Reunion, New York, NY
May 16, 2013: MSRED Alumni Annual Spring Gathering, New York, NY
May 7, 2013: GSAPP Alumni Meetings, Atlanta, GA
April 30, 2013: MSRED Student Toronto Trip, Toronto CANADA
April 18, 2013: International Alumni Initiation Party, New York, NY
April 16, 2013: MSRED Mentor-Mentee Appreciation Event, New York, NY
April 15, 2013: Chicago Networking Reception, Chicago, IL
April 6, 2013: West Coast Networking Event, Santa Monica, CA
March 26, 2013: Urban Planning Speed Networking Event, New York, NY
March 8, 2013: GSAPP Alumni Forum, New York, NY
February 7, 2013: After Hours at the Corcoran and Reception, Washington DC
February 1, 2013: RED Alumni Forum, New York, NY
December 6, 2012: GSAPP Private Preview Brunch at Art Basel, Miami, FL
October 7, 2012: Denver Networking Reception, Denver, CO
October 1, 2012: Historic Preservation Alumni Reception, Charleston, SC
September 1, 2012: GSAPP Alumni Meetings, Vancouver, CANADA
August 27, 2012: West Coast Networking Event, San Francisco, CA
July 21, 2012: GSAPP Alumni Summer Social, New York, NY
GSAPP Alumni Summer Social in Partnership with SculptureCenter © Joanne H. Kim, A/B
West Coast Networking Event at RN74, C
Historic Preservation Alumni Reception at Villa de la Fontaine, D
Denver Networking Reception at Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, E
GSAPP Private Preview Brunch at Art Basel, F
RED Alumni Forum at Low Library © Joanne H. Kim, G/H
After Hours at the Corcoran Gallery of Art © Dakota Fine, I
GSAPP Alumni Forum at The TimesCenter © Dakota Fine, J/K/L
GSAPP Alumni Forum at The TimesCenter © Benjamin Lozovsky/, M
West Coast Networking Event at The Bungalow © Farhad Samari, N/O
Chicago Networking Reception at Gensler, P
International Alumni Initiation Party at Robert © Joanne H. Kim, Q
MSRED Student Toronto Trip at Oxford Properties, R
MSRED Alumni Annual Spring Gathering at Chase, S
MSAAD ’03 Ten-Year Reunion at Fayerweather, T