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Jeanine Basquiat Heriveaux ’85

Apr 11, 2022 Updated: Apr 11, 2022 News, Technite Profiles, Technites in the News Stephanie Bakirtzis Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

Jeanine Basquiat Heriveaux ’85 was a Brooklyn Tech student when Jean-Michel Basquiat, her big brother, made it big in the art world. Now she and her sister, co-administrators of the Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate, are taking visitors inside a new exhibition of more than 200 rarely shown paintings, drawings, and objects from the family’s archives — to show the artist from a new perspective: his family’s.

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Kai Martinez ’05 at the Academy Awards

Mar 28, 2022 Updated: Mar 28, 2022 News, Technite Profiles, Technites in the News Stephanie Bakirtzis Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

Kai Martinez ’05 dances at the 94th Academy Awards to “Dos Oruguitas” from the animated film Encanto, where she served as Animation Reference Consultant.

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Milo Kessler ’21 Memorial Fund

Mar 15, 2022 Updated: Mar 15, 2022 News, Obituaries, Technite Profiles, Uncategorized Stephanie Bakirtzis Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

In memory of Milo, the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation has established the Milo Kessler ’21 Memorial Fund.

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Penelope Kokkinides ’87

Jan 12, 2022 Updated: Jan 12, 2022 Titans of Tech aharris Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

Penny was the first-ever female to receive the Titans of Tech Award. A lifelong New Yorker who has dedicated her career to the healthcare field, Ms. Kokkinides serves as Chief Administrative Officer at InnovaCare Health.

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Karlene Hoo ’77

Jan 12, 2022 Updated: Jan 12, 2022 Technite Profiles, Uncategorized aharris Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

Tech taught her: I entered college a disciplined learner. My roommate did not know how to compete or study. I had already learned that. Tech put me a year ahead of my college peers.

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Leonard Riggio ’58

Jan 12, 2022 Updated: Jan 12, 2022 Titans of Tech aharris Jun 22, 2024 4:21 pm

Over the years, Leonard Riggio, Founder and former Chairman of Barnes & Noble, has been as active in pursuing his interests in social justice and human rights as he has been in building one of the largest retail organizations in America.

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Recognition Awards

Recognition Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have achieved high levels of excellence in their career fields or academic area and have in some way given back to the community (either the Tech community or other aspects of society).

  • Anthony S. Bartolomeo , P.E. '70 - President and CEO, Pennoni Associates Inc. and Chairman of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, who has more than 30 years experience in environmental engineering
  • John di Domenico ’69– noted architect responsible for numerous high profile city projects
  • Kimberley “Kim” Coles '80 – American actress, comedian and author who has starred in an impressive catalogue of television shows, written a book and started a national empowerment program, G.I.F.T.S. where she uses comedy and inspiration to help people learn about their own unique qualities.
  • Ken Daly ’84 – President, National Grid
  • Arlene Isaacs ’76 –Senior Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service
  • Tanya Kennedy ’85 – Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department
  • Lionel Marks '49 - An accomplished attorney who was one of the founders of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation and served as it legal counsel for over a decade
  • Sam Schwartz ’65– leading transportation engineer; NYC’s authority on urban infrastructure, traffic safety and transportation systems
  • George L. Van Amson ’70 –Managing Director in the Institutional Equity Division - Sales and Trading, Management, Morgan Stanley