Any AU alumnus/a who graduated in the last 10 years and lives in the New York City area is welcome to join the New York City Young Alumni Chapter (NYCYAC). The New York City YAC sponsors social, cultural, and professional events to enrich the lives of young alumni in the New York City area.

We also have a Young Alumni Chapter in DC - click here to learn more!

Get Involved

There are a limited number of New York City Young Alumni Chapter board positions that are filled on a rolling basis as vacancies arise. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. For more information, or to apply, contact Melissa Bevins at 202-885-5933, and be sure to find us on Facebook.

Chapter Board Members

President: Sarah DeStefano, SPA/BA '09
Vice President: Fletcher Fernau, SIS/BA '09
Secretary: Eryn Leinoff, Kogod/BSBA '14
Social Media Manager: Jon Menaster, SIS/MA '10

At Large Board Members:
John Antokas, Kogod/BSBA '12
Ed Levandoski, SPA/BA '11
Kelsey O'Donnell, WCL/JD '10
Alexandra Perrotta, SPA/BA '08
Marlene Vitale, SIS/BA '09
Ana Ward, SOC/MA '06
Alexis Zayfert, Kogod/BSBA '12

The New York City Young Alumni Chapter Board is currently accepting applications.  Apply today! 

Follow the NYC Young Alumni Chapter on Facebook 

Update Your Information

Not receiving information about alumni activities in your area? Update your contact information here or e-mail with your grad information, address, phone number, and e-mail address. You’ll be plugged into all activities in your area.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Live Taping of Meredith Vieira Show with EMAA

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this event has reached its capacity. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

Please join the Entertainment and Media Alumni Alliance for a special opportunity to be a VIP guest in the audience of the Meredith Vieira Show.



Saturday, September 19, 2015

BBQ and Beer with Braven Brewing Founder, Marshall Thompson, CAS/BA '03
Join the American University NYC Young Alumni Chapter for an afternoon of BBQ and brews with Braven Brewing Founder, Marshall Thompson, CAS/BA '03. The cost to attend is $10 per person. RSVP by September 17.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Webinar: Navigating the College Application Process

Applying to college can feel like a full-time job, but educating yourself about key steps can make the college application process less stressful. Join Greg Grauman, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Admissions, for this webinar to learn some tips to make the process easier.  All AU alumni and their family members are invited to attend.

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