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.
News
September 25, 2016

Interested in the legal issues surrounding criminal justice reform, and the potential effects of the 2016 election? Join us for this panel discussion and reception with Vassar attorneys http://connect.vassar.edu/criminaljusticereform2016

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September 7, 2016

We'll see you later, Class of 2016!

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September 6, 2016

Vassar Class of 2016: Celebrate with us tomorrow!

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September 6, 2016

If you're trying to register via the Vassar Hub website - don't worry - there are still tickets available! Go directly to https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com/nyc/film/equity and be sure to select the Thursday 9/8 7:25pm showing. We'll see you there!

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Events
VCNY Oktoberfest Schmooze: Williamsburg!

October 13, 2016, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 113 N 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

VCNY Career Panel: Law

October 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, 919 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA

Yet another opportunity for those who are interested in the law industry to gather and network. More details and registration coming soon!

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 https://mynyrr.nyrr.org/login 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

SAVE THE DATE: 2016 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. Registration coming soon!