This city is an addiction.
— Timothy Leary
New York is to the nation what the white church spire is to the village—a visible symbol of aspiration and faith, the white plume saying, the way is up!
— E.B. White
When I left the West Coast I was a liberal.
When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary.
— Jane Fonda
New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ideas matter in New York. I am certain that more conversations in New York are about ideas than anywhere else. Not just vague theories, but ideas that New Yorkers have the will, and the clout, to do something about.
— David Frost
The Vassar Club of New York is a private club for Vassar College graduates that provides social programming, professional networking and lifelong connections for alumni living and working in New York City.
October 18, 2016

So many great events coming up! Join us in Inwood on November 17th for our next Schmooze!

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October 17, 2016

Don't have plans for tomorrow? Well, now you do! Join us for an engaging panel with Vassar attorneys as they share their experiences in criminal law.

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October 14, 2016

Let's start a new tradition - #FallFete Friday! Did you know that this year's includes private viewings of the Museum of the City of New York's new exhibit "New York At Its Core?" Register now!

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October 14, 2016

Join us for a feature presentation of "A Star Has Burnt My Eye," a new play by songwriter and guitarist Howard Fishman '92, at the BAM Next Wave Festival!

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October 13, 2016

It's SCHMOOZE DAY! See you in Williamsburg. Prost!

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Volunteer with the Vassar Club of New York and the New York Road Runners for the 2016 New York City Marathon!

November 6, 2016, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
NYC Marathon—Fluid Station Mile 24 (Central Park, behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Join the Vassar Club of New York as we give back to one of New York City’s strongest communities: its runners! We will be gathering at the fluid station behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Central Park to cheer on this year’s marathoners and keep them hydrated. Wear your maroon and grey Vassar clothes, and come prepared to cheer. The best part? If just 20 of us volunteer, VCNY will receive one guaranteed entry to the 2017 New York City Marathon! If at least 20 alumnae/i volunteer, VCNY will provide a free bagel brunch (because volunteers deserve carbs after 26.2 miles, too, right?!). HOW TO REGISTER BY AUGUST 31: Visit Create a profile Click “Volunteer” on the left side of the page Select “Fluid Stations 2016 TCS New York City Marathon,” then Fluid Station Mile 24 (Shift #1) You are volunteering with a group, so select “Vassar Club of New York” from that drop-down list Follow steps to complete registration Receive confirmation email “Fluid station” volunteers assist with setup, distribute water and Gatorade to the runners, and cheer them on. All volunteers will receive a rain poncho to protect their clothing, a volunteer pin, and a canvas shopping bag as a thank you gift. No advance training is required. Please note that volunteers must commit to the entire 8:00am–1:00pm shift. Marathon registration will close on August 31, and is first come, first served.

VCNY Schmooze: Inwood!

November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tryon Public House, 10040, 4740 Broadway, New York, NY 10040, USA

VCNY is coming to Inwood! Join us at Tryon Public House for an uptown evening filled with great food and drink specials. Tryon Public House has put together a special menu to welcome VCNY! The Schmooze is a great opportunity to converse and connect with alumnae/i in a warm and casual environment. There’s no cost to attend, so just show up and hang out! Invite us to your neighborhood by sending venue suggestions to Programming Chair Marie Dugo ’11 or Deputy Chair Stephanie Goldberg ’14 Tag your social media posts #VCNYschmooze to share the fun.

Sixth Annual Fall Fete!

November 30, 2016, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA

An elegant autumn evening with your fellow Vassar graduates, featuring a selection of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and more. The 2016 Fall Fete will feature an exclusive tour of New York at Its Core, the Museum of the City of New York's greatly anticipated new permanent exhibition. Five years in the making, New York at Its Core presents the compelling story of New York’s rise from a small Dutch village to today’s preeminent global capital. Register here:

VCNY Holiday Cookie-Decorating Workshop!

December 4, 2016, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Citarella Gourmet Market - Upper West Side, 2135 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA

We’re heading back to Citarella for our fourth cookie-decorating workshop! Get your holiday season off to a sweet start as we learn how to decorate cookies like pros. Light refreshments will be served to keep up our energy during the workshop. We will be in the second floor pastry kitchen. Tickets: $20 for VCNY members & families $25 for non-members & families Space is limited - register here: Interested in joining the VCNY Programming team to help plan fantastic events? Let Marie Dugo know at! Feel free to also reach out to her with any questions about this event.

VCNY Career Panel: Start-Ups

December 7, 2016, 12:00 am - December 8, 2016, 12:00 am

Save the date for another educational and fun opportunity to network with VCNY. More details and registration coming soon!