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Calling all YGC alumni!

We'd love to hear all about the wonderful things you're doing after life at Yale. If you have any news and/or pictures that you would like to share with us, please send them to us!

Click here to view/download a PDF file of the Fall 2012 Alumni Newsletter, which includes a President's message and update, recent choir news, a Spring Tour update, Spring Concert info, alumni notes, and more!

Fill out our info form and check out our recent updates below!

Recent Updates

Class of 1998

Catherine Haist
Catherine has returned to New Haven to work for Young Life, an organization dedicated to introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. She is excited to engage with the undergraduate population at Yale again while making a lasting impact in the greater New Haven area.

Class of 2003

Ryan Alvarez
After graduation, Ryan worked for three years as a program manager and grant writer for AIDS Project New Haven, primarily serving homebound HIV positive members of the greater New Haven community. He is currently a third year law student at American University and plans to work in the Energy practice area in the Washington, D.C. office of Alston & Bird, a national law firm.

Class of 2004

Nanlesta Pilgrim
After completing the Master's of Public Health at Yale EPH in 2007, Nanlesta proceeded to attain her Ph.D and is currently in her second year at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, focusing on Child Health and Adolescent Development.

Kerrian Hudson
After working as an Administrative Assistant in the Department of OB/GYN in a hospital, Kerrian is currently a medical student at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine graduating in May 2009. She is planning to enter the field of family medicine.

Richard Ramsay
Richard graduated with a J.D. from Georgetwown University Law Center in 2007 and is now employed at Wiggin and Dana LLP, a law firm headquartered in New Haven, CT.

Class of 2006

Rachel-Maria Brown
Rachel is currently a second-year student at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.

Michelle White
Michelle is a third year medical student at Duke University School of Medicine.

Albert Chu
Al is enrolled in an M.B.A. program at the University of Iowa Tippie School of Management with a dual concentration in Strategy and Operations. The Omaha, NE native's thoughts about his new digs? "It's good to be closer to home after all these years."


Older News Keep us up to date! Let us know what you're up to these days!

Class of 2003

Lael H.
"After graduation I came back to Alaska for a few months and just worked and relaxed, and had friends up to visit. Then in the fall I went to Tunisia for 4 months where I studied Arabic and did an internship for the UN. It was interesting, but a very difficult time to be there. I came back in the spring, and since March I've been working for a law firm here in [Alaska] as a paralegal. I've learned a lot about law and am thinking about going to law school."

Class of 2004

Kerry B.
"I'm in [Tennessee] after traveling around for several weeks! I went to Europe with my parents and sister for 2 weeks after graduation which was SO fun. Then i was in Boston for a week for [a friend's] graduation festivities. I actually got a job at [the elementary school] where YGC was on the news (during our 2004 Spring Tour in Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina)! I'm the Volunteer Coordinator and LOVING it! And I'm studying for the LSAT, and that's going really well!"

Congratulations, Kerry, on your acceptance to Vanderbilt Law School.
Special congratulations is also in order, as Kerry has recently married to her high school sweetheart!!! :) Congrats!!!

Clay and Sara D.
Multitudes of congrats!!! to Clay and Sara who recently celebrated the birth of their first child! Clay and Sara have a healthy, energetic baby boy! Congratulations!!! :)

Mark H.
Congratulations to Mark, who is a first year student at Harvard Medical School.

Jessica K.
Special congratulations to Jess, who was married to her Yale sweetheart in August!!! Our happily married newlywed says, "Khary and I got married in July, and I'm taking a year off to work and apply to Grad School."
Congrats and God bless!!! :)

Benita J. and Richard R.
Congratulations to Benita and Richard, who are first year students at Georgetown Law School. Richard R. writes, "At the beginning of the semester (Spring 2005), Benita was inspired to organize a Bible study and gospel ensemble for students here. Never before has Gtown law center had a gospel ensemble. We are a group of 12 or so members, and after rehearsing for just one month we had our debut performance at the prayer breakfast of the 2005 first annual black law students association's alumni conference. We sang "Receive Our Praise" and "Sing Praises to Thee." Benita's mom came to town to play the piano for us, and Benita herself soloed with her violin during the first song. We were WELL received! Many noted how much they were deeply moved, encouraged, and inspired by our singing....to the point of tears! A partner for a major corporate firm has invited the group to sing at their firm. How awesome is our God?!? We are so excited about potential this ministry will have both on campus and in the legal community...can you imagine, a gospel ensemble singing for a community that cringes at the mere name of God and His salvation plan! We know YGC shares our love for ministry, which is why i'm sharing this experience with you. Know that YGC's influence remains alive and is breaking new ground!"

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