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Ivy Ball 2019 Recap

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The second Ivy League Ball in Singapore took place on Nov 16th, 2019 at the Hilton Ball room, with about 350 alumni and friends ready to compete, eat, drink and be merry!! Funds raised through the auctions are dedicated to two worthy charities – AUW ( asian-university.org ) and AWWA (aww.org.sg ) (donations to the Ivy Ball are still accepted!).  HUAAS and the Cornell alumni groups chaired...

Ideas lunch on Economics and Societal Well-Being

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The first in-person indoor event on 23rd April 2022 since the relaxation of covid restrictions. A good turnout with alumni representation from Harvard College, HBS, GSAS, HKS, HGSE, HSPH and HES. We had a lively discussion on the topic of “Economics and Societal Well-Being” and networking over lunch.

2022 HUAAS Fellow Award

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The Harvard University Association for Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) is proud to announce that T. Sasitharan of the Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI) is awarded the 2022 HUAAS Fellow Award. As one of Singapore’s finest theatre actors, Thirunalan Sasitharan’s contribution to the arts and to culture in Singapore is seminal. He was the successor to Kuo Pao Kun’s artistic directorship of the...

Nomination Form for 2022 Elections

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We are now in the election season. This year, we have four open Board Positions. These positions are Vice President, Treasurer and two non-executive committee members for the 9 member board of HUAAS. We are also looking for nominations to join the Election Committee. Please submit this form by SGT midnight, 28 Feb 2022. You may contact the Election Committee at election[at]harvard.sg. Board...

An Evening with ESM Goh Chok Tong

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The Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) was honoured and privileged to host ESM Goh Chok Tong on 16 September 2021 in its very first non-zoom/non-virtual event since COVID-19 happened. ESM Goh Chok Tong is a former Singaporean politician, who served as Prime Minister of Singapore from 28 November 1990 to 12 August 2004 and secretary-general of the People’s Action...

Managing Your HUAAS Membership

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In 2019, HUAAS formally adopted annual dues for membership in the association. We operate on the calendar year, but dues can be paid at any point during the calendar year. However, in order to vote at the AGM, you will need to pay your dues by 1 March of that year. There are essentially three tiers of dues: $100 – Alumni/Affiliate; $50 Young Alumni (Harvard College graduate within past 5...

A Spoonful of Sherman – recap

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What a show! 25 participants joined us during the evening of November 26th to watch A Spoonful of Sherman at the SOTA.  It was an evening for members and their families to enjoy the classic smash hits from a stellar local cast.  We enjoyed classic songs from films we have grown up with including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Winnie the Pooh and The Jungle Book and many more. We...

Current trends in planning and architecture – Recap

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Monday Nov 11 – – Our talk on architecture was well attended with about 25 guests who participated in a lively discussion with renowned architects Paul Tange, Nina Yang and Ong Ker Shing moderated by Teo Yee Chin.  From formal government planning to environmental issues to small boutique bespoke needs to design … Topics ran the gamut!  The whole evening was insightful for...