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Nov. 3: NYC DUSP Open House for Alumni and Prospectives

Join us on November 3 for a Fall MIT DUSP Alumni Reception and Open House event for alumni and prospective students in the New York City area.   Come to hear current trends in Planning, Design, and Development of NYC Schools from DUSP Alumna Sharon Greenberger (MCP ’93) and Department Head Amy Glasmeier.  Meet and mingle with NYC-area colleagues, classmates, and old friends.

NYC DUSP Open House Nov. 3

Wednesday, November 3


The Penthouse at OpenPlans

148 Lafayette Street, between Grand and Howard

New York City

Food and drink provided

$10 for alumni, free for prospective students.

Please RSVP by November 1 at:
November 3 DUSP Alumni Reception and Open House RSVP

Sharon Greenberger (MCP ’93) is the Chief Operating Officer for the New York City Department of Education, where she is responsible for coordinating all operations and programs that serve the City’s 1.1 million public school children, including 1,700 schools, 120,000 employees and a $22 billion annual operating budget.  Previously, Ms. Greenberger was the President and CEO of the New York City School Construction Authority. Prior to that, she was Vice President for Campus Planning and Real Estate at New York University (NYU).  Before joining NYU, Ms. Greenberger was Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding. From 1997-2001, she was Vice President for Economic Development at the Alliance for Downtown New York, New York City’s largest Business Improvement District.  She has also worked for the Partnership for New York City, Clinton Housing Development Corporation and the San Francisco Education Fund.   Sharon has a BA from Wesleyan University in English and History, a Masters in City Planning degree from MIT and was a Luce Scholar in Seoul, Korea in 1993-1994.  She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Jonathan Fried, and two daughters.

This event is organized by NYC-area alumni of MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP), and sponsored by DUSP.


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