Welcome to Harvard Club of Saint Louis

The Harvard Club of Saint Louis is your connection to the St. Louis Harvard community!  The Club is dedicated to promoting Harvard through service, scholarship, and social events. There are many opportunities to get involved in the club including interviewing prospective students, attending club events, and meeting and interacting with other Harvard alumni.

We have several fun annual events including the Harvard-Yale Game watch party (November), the Holiday Party (December), the All-Ivy Chinese Lunar New Year dim-sum event (February), and the Annual Dinner (June). Other recent social and cultural events have included architectural tours, museum visits, plays, and visits to an operating dairy farm! Our young alumni will host a “welcome to your city” event this fall. In addition, we have an active group working to address educational disparities and promote early college awareness.

We welcome new members and new ideas for events and activities of interest to our alumni. The Harvard Club of Saint Louis is an all-volunteer alumni organization, and member dues represent our only source of income – we receive no financial assistance from the University.  Since we are a registered tax-exempt, non-profit organization, your dues are tax-deductible.  Many of our events are free, and others are priced well below cost.  We also offer a discounted rate to recent graduates.  A portion of member dues goes towards the Club’s annual contribution to scholarship funds for local students attending Harvard.

 

There are two ways to join or renew your membership:

 

1) Click on the “Membership” tab above.  The system will ask you to log in using your HarvardKey, and then you will be able to complete the transaction and pay by credit card.  If you have trouble logging on, please call the HAA help desk at (800) 823-2478 or (617) 496-0559 and they will be able to assist you.

 

2) Or, if you prefer, click here to access our paper membership form - simply fill out and print the form, and mail to the Club along with your check.

 

Either way, you’ll be added to our list of current members and we will be sure to notify you of future events and activities.  Please act now so you don’t miss any of this year's activities.

 

Thank you for your support of the Harvard Club of Saint Louis.  We look forward to spending time with you at upcoming club events.

 

With warm regards,

 

Carolyn Lesorogol, AB ‘87

President

Upcoming Events


Club Member Spotlight

 

 

Nancy Y. Reynolds, AB Harvard 1989

Nancy Y. Reynolds (AB Harvard 1989; PhD Stanford 2003) is Associate Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis; she holds appoints in the departments of Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (JINELC) and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (by courtesy). Her research interests concentrate on the cultural and social history of twentieth-century Egypt. Her first book, A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt, was published in 2012 by Stanford University Press and received the Roger Owen Book Award from the Middle East Studies Association in 2013. She is currently writing a social and environmental history of the building of the Aswan High Dam in Egypt during the 1960s. The research for that project was partially funded by an ACLS fellowship. She serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Middle East Studies and as director of graduate studies in History. Her research has appeared in City & Society, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Journal of Women’s History, European Review of History, and Arab Studies Journal. During 2017-2018, she holds a New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for training in the environmental sciences, in addition to co-directing the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on wastelands and the environmental humanities at Washington University.

She is immediate past president of the Harvard Club of Saint Louis and also has previously served as co-chair of the Schools and Scholarships Committee for the club.

 Website link:

http://history.artsci.wustl.edu/nancy_reynolds

 

 

 

 

 

 

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