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Current ASSIST Scholars Meet in Washington DC-area

May 26, 2016 On April 3, 2016, Washington DC-area ASSIST Scholars, their host families and school colleagues gathered at the beautiful, former residence of the Spanish Ambassador in Washington for a spring celebration of the students’ ASSIST year. Attendees mingled in the Spanish-tiled courtyard, nibbled on... » read more

ASSIST Scholars meet in Philadelphia

February 06, 2016 On one of the warmest days in a long time, Scholars from six ASSIST schools, in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, gathered at the Love Park in Philadelphia.  We all arrived to Love Park by train or with the help of the generous host parents or teachers who drove their exchange students there.... » read more

ASSIST President Bob Stanley visits with alumna Dori Pordan

December 10, 2015 During a trip to Budapest, ASSIST President Bob Stanley visited the home of Dori Pordán Husztyne, her husband Czaba — and Zsofi, three months old and certain to be in the ASSIST Class of ‘32. Dori’s mother Andrea is the ASSIST Country Coordinator for Hungary. » read more

The ASSIST interview team in Düsseldorf

December 10, 2015 It's interview time in Germany!  This year, ASSIST will interview 140+ candidates in Düsseldorf during the week of December 7. Pictured above, from left to right:  Richard Hall, Chair of the ASSIST Board of Directors; Anne Stanley, ASSIST USA's School Stewardship Coordinator; Simone... » read more

ASSIST Resolution Honors Dr. Joseph P. Kazickas

July 24, 2015 At an ASSIST reception held at the Harvard Club of New York City, ASSIST President Bob Stanley presented John A. Kazickas with The Resolution to Honor Dr. Joseph P. Kazickas, signed by Bob and by ASSIST Board of Directors Chair Richard P. Hall, which read: Whereas Dr. Joseph P. Kazickas played a... » read more

Meet ASSIST's new Director of Development, Ashley Gosnell

June 25, 2015 Ashley Gosnell was introduced to ASSIST during her years at St. Andrew’s School (DE), where she had the opportunity “to see, firsthand, the contribution ASSIST Scholars made to the life of the school.” When the ASSIST position came to her attention, Ashley said she “knew instinctively what the... » read more

ASSIST and CSIS Collaborate on Seminar

March 26, 2015 On February 11, 2015, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted, for the third year, an all-day seminar for ASSIST Scholars, selected classmates and a group of teachers and administrators from 13 area independent schools.  The convened group of 75 experienced a most... » read more

ASSIST Welcomes New Rector of Chatham Hall

December 08, 2014 Suzanne Walker Buck is Chatham Hall’s 11thRector and carries on the school’s commitment to educating young women to realize their possibilities and prepare for the world of their tomorrow.  Chatham Hall, founded in 1894, is proudly all girls.  It has a current enrollment of 141 students... » read more

Diep Nguyen '09, Accomplished Scholar, Volunteer, Future Leader

May 20, 2014 Diep Nguyen ’09  is an alumna from Vietnam who attended Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, SC.  She will graduate this month with a major inInternational Relations from Wesleyan College. This fall, she will enter graduate school at the Institute for International and Development Studiesin... » read more
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