• Parsons Reunion

    Parsons Reunion 2017

    On October 14, 2017, Parsons alumni returned to campus for Parsons Reunion, the annual celebration that brings together hundreds of collaborative, forward-thinking creatives from all class years.

    Reunion Photos and Video

    See the Parsons Reunion 2017 Photo Album and check out the #ParsonsReunion activity of alumni.

    Watch the alumni panel "Consciously Created: Parsons Alumni Design for Social Impact" on our Livestream channel.

    Catch upcoming programs for (under)REPRESENT(ed), the Parsons alumni exhibition, which will be on view through October 29, 2017.

    Save the Date: Parsons Reunion 2018 is on Saturday, October 20.

    Parsons Reunion 2017 Highlights

    A Celebration of Willi Smith

    First screening in 30 years of the short film EXPEDITION, made by Smith and Max Vadukul. Followed by Q&A with producer Mark Bozek, model and activist Bethann Hardison, and Paper Magazine editor Kim Hastreiter; moderated by fashion historian Kim Jenkins, MA Fashion Studies '13

    Making Center: 3D Printing Demo and Workshop

    Making Center staff provided insight into the art and technology of 3D printing and led alumni in a collaborative exercise to design a printed object.

    Making Center Tour

    Guided tour of the new cutting-edge campus hub, which opened in 2016.

    Open Campus Presents: Design Thinking Pop-Up Class

    Class led by alumnus and Parsons faculty member Edward Cardimona, BFA Product Design '83, on how design thinking can be deployed in your own professional field or discipline, as well as in everyday life.

    Parsons Alumni Station

    Hub for Parsons alumni networking, Parsons Entrepreneurial Lab demos and volunteer opportunities, Open Campus Info Session, refreshments, music, and more.

    Consciously Created: Parsons Alumni Design for Social Impact

    Panel featuring socially engaged alumni working across disciplines and making an impact in a variety of political and cultural spheres, including Raquel de Anda, MS Design and Urban Ecologies '15, curator, producer, cultural organizer, and co-founder of the People's Climate March; David Carroll, MFA Design and Technology '00, professor and data design expert, whose recent work focuses on the use of data in political campaigning; Grace Jun, MFA Design and Technology '16, Executive Director of Open Style Lab; and Amanat Anand and Shubham Issar, BFA Product Design '15, co-founders of SoaPen and UNICEF Wearables for Good Challenge winners. Moderated by Executive Dean Joel Towers.
    With introductory remarks by President David Van Zandt

    Parsons Reunion Cocktail Party

    Celebration of the creativity, impact, and influence of the Parsons alumni community.

    (under)REPRESENT(ed) Parsons Alumni Exhibition Opening

    Learn about the alumni exhibitors and curators, as well as upcoming exhibition programs for (under)REPRESENT(ed).

    Parsons Reunion Honorary Committee

    Autumn Adeigbo, AAS Fashion Design '05; Founder and CEO, MAKOKO
    Ashley Amin, MS Strategic Design and Management '16; Founder, CivicFleet; Fellow, Parsons Entrepreneurship Lab
    Denni Elias, BBA Strategic Design and Management '16; Founder, Chicmuse and Club Sirena brand
    Julia Fiorello, MS Strategic Design and Management '15; Founder, Happy Strategy
    Alston Green, CGRD Illustration '72; CEO, Alston Green Enterprises
    Dee MacDonald Miller, BFA Environmental Design '75; Member, Parsons Board of Governors; Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
    Motomichi Nakamura, BFA Illustration '96; Digital Media Artist
    Lauren Rodriguez, BFA Fine Arts '15; Founder and Creative Director of LOROD
    Priyanka Sen Kundu, AAS Fashion Marketing '07; Senior Manager of Product Development, Coach, Inc.
    Daniel Stark, BFA Communication Design '93; President, Stark Design
    Savva Teteriatnikov, BFA Environmental Design '93; Vice President of Design, Skechers USA, Inc.
    Marc Thorpe, MArch Architecture '04; Founder and Creative Director, Marc Thorpe Design
    Lina Velasquez, BFA Communication Design '07; Art Director and Designer, L'Oreal Paris