Events
Upcoming
February 27, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spritzenhaus33, 33 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Prepare for Leap Year Day with the Vassar Club of New York at Spritzenhaus 33 in Greenpoint! Join us at a 6,000 sq. ft beer garden in a renovated industrial space that features almost 50 German, Belgian, and American craft beers, a cozy fireplace, and a food menu featuring a wide variety of tasty meat and veggie sausages with toppings. Conveniently located just north of McCarren Park, mere steps from the Nassau Avenue G stop, it’s the perfect spot to prepare for the 29th day of February!

Happy hour specials include $7 half-liter beers and well drinks.

As always, the Schmooze is a great opportunity to connect with alumnae/i in a casual environment. There’s no cost to attend and hang out!

Invite us to your neighborhood by sending venue suggestions to Programming Chair Stephanie Goldberg ’14 at newyork@vassarclub.org.
March 29, 2020, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
LMHQ, 150 Broadway, Fl 20th, New York, NY
Get individual professional advice from Vassar alumnae/i!

Looking for some career guidance? Does your résumé need some polish? Is your job search stalled? Vassar’s greatest resource is its loyal, accomplished alumnae/i. At this event, senior-level Vassar graduates in four broadly defined industry sectors—media & entertainment, business, arts & culture, and law—will be available to sit down with fellow graduates to engage in informal one-on-one conversations. These conversations can be used for career trajectory advice or general networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to sit with multiple professionals in each industry. Each session includes food and drink. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to build and leverage your Vassar network.

Confirmed mentors include (with more being added each day!):
• Edward Adler ’76, Finsbury Strategic Communications
• Todd Ames ’88, ProCannabis Media
• Caitlin Mae ’08, Groff Entertainment
• Michael Chico ’05, Atomic Design
• Nick Crane ’07, Uppercut
• Elida Cruz ’95, Capital One
• Carla De Ycaza ’06, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
• Shelley Diamond ’82, Shelley Diamond Archival Solutions LLC
• Pamela Edwards Christiani ’90, Self-Employed
• Judd Ehrlich ’93, Flatbush Pictures
• Danny Field ’00, Major League Baseball
• Mary Kathleen Flynn ’84, Arizent’s Mergers & Acquisitions
• Andrew Gaines ’12, The Juilliard School
• Stephanie Goldberg ’14, Sony Music Entertainment (Previously Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts)
• Anne Green ’93, G&S Business Communications
• Ryan Grimme ’14, Enstructure LLC
• Kim Huey-Steiner ’85, Jun Group
• Jonathan Hong ’16, BDO USA, LLP
• Dror Ladin ’05, American Civil Liberties Union
• Peter Leonard ’97, Google
• Alisa Martin ’85, Tenement Museum
• Rebecca Mensch ’88, Van DeWater & Van DeWater Attorneys at Law
• Paul Mifsud ’95, Major League Baseball
• Michael Neuwirth ’89, Danone North America
• Jane Penn ’88, The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc.
• Tracy Elise Poole ’82, Johnson & Johnson
• Carmen Reinicke ’14, Business Insider
• Nate Silver ’10, Deloitte
• Alisa Swire ’84, Retired
• Gilad Thaler ’13, CBS
• Richard E. Vuernick ’89, Kennedy Vuernick LLC
• Sean Weiss ’97, City College of New York, CUNY
• Geoffrey Wertime ’06, New York City Commission on Human Rights
• Lara Yeager-Crasselt ’06, The Leiden Collection
• William Zichawo ’10, BlackRock

Bonus: Professional headshots will be available throughout the day, thanks to photographer Amanda Crommett ’13. For an additional $20, attendees may have a private shoot with Amanda and receive professionally retouched selects following the event. Put your best face forward on LinkedIn!

Questions? Email Marie Dugo ’11, President & Stephanie Goldberg '14, Programming Chair at newyork@vassarclub.org.
Past
February 20, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
New York County Criminal Court
Bail reform and significant revisions to landlord-tenant law have changed the legal landscape in New York remarkably in the last year. Please join us at New York County Criminal Court to hear our distinguished panel of Vassar alumnae/i judges speak about current trends in the law. Our panelists and moderator are from Civil Supreme Court, Criminal Supreme Court, Criminal Court, and Housing Court. This program is a must for anyone who is interested in jurisprudence.

Panelists:
Hon. Lisa Sokoloff '80
Hon. John Zhuo Wang '05
Hon. Laura Ward '75
Moderator: Hon. Tamiko Amaker '90
January 15, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, 514 Union St, Brooklyn, NY
Kick off the new decade in style with the VCNY at the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn! The Royal Palms is one of the most unique party spaces in the city, featuring ten full-sized shuffleboard courts (available for hourly rental – lessons included), food truck, DJ, photo booth, boatloads of games like Jenga and giant Connect Four, as well as outrageous tropical drink combinations. Plus, we’ll have OUR OWN PRIVATE CABANA to chillax in during all the excitement. Join us!
October 23, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
E's Bar, 511 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY
Join VCNY for a pre-Halloween celebration at e’s BAR on the Upper West Side! Meet us in the Rumpus Room at the back.

Happy hour specials include $6 well drinks, $6 drafts, $9 beer & shot, and $7 wine through 7pm!

As always, the Schmooze is a great opportunity to connect with alumnae/i in a casual environment. There’s no cost to attend and hang out!

Invite us to your neighborhood by sending venue suggestions to Programming Chair Stephanie Goldberg ‘14 at newyork@vassarclub.org.

Tag your social media posts #VCNYschmooze to share the fun.
October 10, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lotos Club, New York, NY
Mark your calendars for VCNY's Ninth Annual Fall Fête! Can you guess this year's theme? The *clues* are in the photo.

7:00–8:00pm
VIP Reception for Hosts, Sponsors, and Patrons
with Faculty Members

8:00–10:00pm
Fête

Please RSVP no later than Monday, October 7

Host $500|Sponsor $250|Patron $150
Brewer $125
Graduates of the Last Five Years $100
Class of 2019 $75

Image Design by Eric Estes ‘11
September 19, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peculier Pub, 145 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
September means back to school, and for the Vassar Club of New York it means back to Schmoozing! Join us as we return to one of our favorite spots – Peculier Pub, in the heart of the West Village.

Peculier has been around for more than 30 years and features a massive collection of international and craft beers, church pew seating and stained glass windows, and a full menu of tasty snacks and entrees.

Enjoy two dollars off all drafts, wine, and well drinks. Come join us in the party room in the back!

Schmoozes are 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 your friends and see who’s coming on Facebook. Tag your photos #VCNYSchmooze to share the fun!

VCNY is committed to programming events which that are accessible to everyone. If you need special accommodations or have questions about access, please email Stephanie Goldberg ’‘14 (steph.a.goldberg@gmail.com).