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JANE KERSHAW:  PEMBROKE’S JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOLAR →  August 4, 2011 0

JANE KERSHAW:  PEMBROKE’S JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOLAR Jane Kershaw, Modern History 2000, is studying at Harvard University on a Kennedy Memorial Scholarship for the academic year 2004-2005.   The scholarships, created in 1965 to honor the late President John F. Kennedy, and which Jane describes as “Rhodes Scholarships in reverse,” are given to 12 graduates […]

MASTER’S NOTE →  August 4, 2011 0

FROM THE MASTER…………   I am grateful to have had the opportunity to meet with so many of you over the course of this last year – both in the US and here at Pembroke.   Thanks to all of you who travelled so far to be with us for the 1960-1966 Gaudy, the 1988-1990 […]

STEPHEN TUCK: PEMBROKE DON; U.S.HISTORY SCHOLAR →  August 4, 2011 0

STEPHEN TUCK: PEMBROKE DON; U.S.HISTORY SCHOLAR   In 1994, Stephen Tuck, fresh out of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, drove into the heart of America’s South, in search of the roots of American racial conflict.  He is now a popular Pembroke History Fellow specializing in U.S. History.   “As an undergraduate, I thought I ought […]

NEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY →  August 4, 2011 0

NEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY   JOHN KAY, ’38, attended the September 2004 gathering at Pembroke as part of a visit to the UK filled with reunions. He lives in Washington, D.C., where he is president of the local chapter of a car club and vice-president of the county garden club.  He is preparing a biography […]

IN MEMORIAM →  August 1, 2011 0

Pasquale Di Pasquale, Jr.: 1928 – 2004   Born in East Boston, Massachusetts, Pasquale “Pat” Di Pasquale, ’55, graduated from Somerville High School in 1945 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean conflict.  After his military service, he graduated with a BA from the University of Notre Dame in 1955, before […]

MASTER GILES HENDERSON MEETS WITH OVER 100 PEMBROKIANS IN WHIRLWIND U.S. TOUR →  August 1, 2011 0

  As the presidential candidates were crisscrossing America in the final days of the 2004 election, so too were Pembroke master Giles Henderson, bursar John Church, and co-director of development Angela Gustafsson.   On Monday, September 20, in Washington D.C., more than 50 Pembroke alumni and their friends gathered for a reception and dinner at […]

RHODES SCHOLARS PROFILE:  JENNIFER HARRIS →  August 1, 2011 0

Living abroad is nothing new to peripatetic Jennifer Harris, a newly-minted Pembroke Rhodes Scholar and 2004 Graduate of Wake Forest University.   Jennifer attended the 2002 Prague NATO Summit as a youth delegate. While an undergraduate, she also helped to draft a national asylum policy for Latvia and researched repatriation efforts in Croatia and Bosnia. […]

“PLANNED GIVING” NOW AVAILABLE FOR PEMBROKIANS →  August 1, 2011 0

“PLANNED GIVING” NOW AVAILABLE FOR PEMBROKIANS   “Planned Giving”, including the popular Charitable Remainder Trust, a tax-friendly donation option long offered by American universities, is now available to Pembrokians.   This exciting initiative by a consortium of Oxford Colleges, launched at the Oxford University North American Reunion in New York in April, is being chaired […]