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Keep On The Lookout — Lugar Letter On Its Way

Keep On The Lookout — Lugar Letter On Its Way

→  November 30, 2017 0

Fellow Pembrokians— Please keep an eye peeled for a special note from Senator Lugar.   It was posted from the UK this week and should arrive in your mailbox any day. During this season of giving, please consider how much your Pembroke experience has given you—and how you might return the favor. Giving to Pembroke has […]

Isaacson’s LEONARDO Bio is #1 Bestseller in 1st Week.  Will Teach at Tulane.

Isaacson’s LEONARDO Bio is #1 Bestseller in 1st Week. Will Teach at Tulane.

→  November 28, 2017 0

We caught up with Walter Isaacson ’74 recently at the Signet Society in Cambridge, MA. Walter was in town promoting his new biography of Leonardo DaVinci, the #1 New York Times bestseller in only its first week of publication. Walter is stepping down as president of The Aspen Institute, a position he has held since 2003. […]

PEMBROKE COLLEGE FOUNDATION –REPORT ON GIVING: 2016-2017

PEMBROKE COLLEGE FOUNDATION –REPORT ON GIVING: 2016-2017

→  November 27, 2017 0

PEMBROKE COLLEGE FOUNDATION: 2016-2017 REPORT ON GIVING Donors to the Pembroke College Foundation provide critical resources to Pembroke College, Oxford. Publishing this list of those who contributed to the Pembroke College Foundation between November 1, 2016, and November 1, 2017, is but one way we have to recognize the generosity and loyalty of Pembroke alumni […]

Esteemed Pembrokian Honored By Google…On His 308th Birthday

Esteemed Pembrokian Honored By Google…On His 308th Birthday

→  September 18, 2017 0

  Today Google crafted a Google Doodle in honor of Samuel Johnson’s 308th birthday. You can see it here  And read about it here Importantly, Dr. Johnson was only able to attend Pembroke College, Oxford for one year…after which his funds ran out. If you are so inclined, think about how much your gift to […]

Upcoming Pembroke Alumni Events (Oxford & London)

Upcoming Pembroke Alumni Events (Oxford & London)

→  September 11, 2017 0

  Alumni Weekend – Pembroke College Oxford Reunion Dinner, Saturday 16th of September (only few spaces left!)     Pembroke on the Sofa – Frontline Club, London Thursday 5th of October ‘Storytellers of Fact and Fiction’       Annual London Reception – Saatchi Gallery Tuesday 7th of November           For further information […]

Pound’s Drop Can Lift Your Gift!

Pound’s Drop Can Lift Your Gift!

→  June 26, 2017 0

The 2 month low for the pound means that every dollar given to Pembroke NOW will equate to more pounds sterling and will make an even greater impact on “real-life” at College . Pembroke’s Development Office has asked that we encourage all US alumni to consider donating to the Annual Fund before the end of the […]

2017 New Year’s Honours for Roger Bannister

2017 New Year’s Honours for Roger Bannister

→  January 18, 2017 0

Congratulations to Sir Roger Bannister, CBE, former Master (1985-1993) and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, who was made a Companion of Honour for services to sport in the New Year’s Honours list for 2017.  Sir Roger, 87, becomes one of only 54 living people to have received the honor. ‘I have always been astonishingly lucky […]

PEMBROKE COLLEGE FOUNDATION –REPORT ON GIVING: 2015-2016

PEMBROKE COLLEGE FOUNDATION –REPORT ON GIVING: 2015-2016

→  December 8, 2016 0

Donors to the Pembroke College Foundation provide critical resources Pembroke College. This list of donors who contributed to the Pembroke College Foundation between           January 1, 2015, and November 30, 2016, is one way we recognize the generosity of Pembroke alumni and friends. We are very grateful to supporters of Pembroke, […]

VIDEO — Richard Lugar ’54 Explains The Importance Of Pulling Together For Pembroke

VIDEO — Richard Lugar ’54 Explains The Importance Of Pulling Together For Pembroke

→  December 5, 2016 0

MASTER’S NOTE– End of Year Thoughts from Dame Lynne Brindley

MASTER’S NOTE– End of Year Thoughts from Dame Lynne Brindley

→  December 3, 2016 0

  It is now well over three years since I took on the Mastership of Pembroke. How time flies! I am proud to head this extraordinary, aspiring community in this beautiful place with its rich heritage of distinguished alumni. I should give special mention to some of those prestigious alumni who hail from the US, […]