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Past Events

2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012 11:00am to 2:00pm

Tour of American Board History at Phillips Academy Andover, and Lunch

Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Roxanne and Donald Barry, PA faculty members, took a group of sixteen back in time through the Phillips Academy sites of special meaning to the founders of the schools and hospital in Turkey.

Saturday, April 11, 2012 6:30 to 9:00pm

ACI Presentation to Boston Area University Representatives -- Pilot Program

Congregational Library, 14 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

Didem Erpulat, ACI Lise Dean, and Victoria Lidzbarski, ACI International University Admissions Counselor, formally introduced ACI to eight area university admissions reps with power point presentations and question/answer sessions with the help of FABSIT and several local alums.

Monday, April 9, 2012 6:30 to 10:00pm

FABSIT/FORUM American Board School Alumni Networking Event

Pera Restaurant, New York, NY

FABSIT combined forces with the Turkish Business Forum to offer a networking opportunity for American Board school alums.

Saturday, February 4, 2012 6:30 to 9:00pm

Third Annual Buluşalım! Alumni and New Teacher Cocktail Reception

Hyatt Regency Hotel - 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139

Attending from Turkey:

  • Erhan Dumanli, Chair, SEV Board of Directors
  • Nilhan Çubuk, İzmir SEV Elementary Principal,
  • Eric Trujillo, Director, Uskudar American Academy
  • Whitman Shepard, SEV High School Curriculum Coordinator

2011

Friday, December 9, 2011 7:00 to 9:30pm

NYC area All-Alumni "Kick Off" Reception for FABSIT as "Official" Alumni Association

Pera Mediterranian Brasserie, New York, NY

Over 70 young American Board School alums from all three schools mingled over wine and hors d'oeuvres graciously provided by ACI-alum Pera management, celebrating the introduction of FABSIT to young professional alums beginning with those in the NYC area. FABSIT has long been trying to bring young alums in the U.S. from the ‘90’s and the 2000’s under its umbrella. Now, under the leadership of Hakan Ozakbaş (ACI ‘96) FABSIT has become “The Official U.S. Alumni Portal for ACI, TAC, and ÜAA” with a new facebook fanpage through which these U.S. alums and others can connect. Please visit us there!

Saturday, February 5, 2011 6:30 to 9:00pm

Third Annual Buluşalım! Alumni and New Teacher Cocktail Reception

Hyatt Regency Hotel - 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139

Attending from Turkey:

  • Erhan Dumanli, Chair, SEV Board of Directors
  • Nilhan Çubuk, İzmir SEV Elementary Principal,
  • Todd Cuddington, Director, İzmir American Collegiate Institute,
  • Eric Trujillo, Director, Uskudar American Academy
  • Whitman Shepard, SEV High School Curriculum Coordinator

Sunday, February 6, 2011

San Francisco Buluşalım! Alumni and New Teacher Afternoon Tea

At the home of Aydin Koc (TAC '69)

2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Second Annual Washington, DC area Buluşalım!-- Let's Meet

At the home of Dr. Elizabeth Shelton, former U.S. Consul in Adana and FABSIT Board member

American Board Schools in Turkey Alumni Reception featuring presentation by UAA alumna Nevzer Gulistan Stacey, founder and president of HasNa, Inc., a Washington-based NGO working on conflict resolution and regional development programs in Southeastern Turkey and Cypress.

Saturday, May 22, 2010 7:00 to 9:30pm

NYC area Alumni Buluşalım! -- Let's Meet!

The Turkish Kitchen, 386 Third Avenue, New York, NY

Board school alums and former faculty mingled over a Turkish buffet as FABSIT announced its new "Connector" program. Several in attendance signed on to be the established U.S.-based alum Connector for the newest grads from their respective school bound for U.S. colleges and universities.

Saturday, February 6, 2010 6:30 to 9:00pm

Second Annual Buluşalım! Alumni and New Teacher Cocktail Reception

Hyatt Regency Hotel - 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139

Attending from Turkey:

  • Tulin Büyükalkan, SEV Education Coordinator,
  • Ahmet Ceranoglu, Chairman, TAC Campus Board,
  • Nilhan Çubuk, İzmir SEV Elementary Principal,
  • Todd Cuddington, Director, İzmir American Collegiate Institute,
  • Whitman Shepard, Director, Üsküdar American Academy

2009

Saturday, October 3, 2009

First Annual Washington, DC area Buluşalım!-- Let's Meet

At the Potomac, MD home of Leyla and Zafer Ecevit (TAO '67, TAC '71)

This cocktail reception was attended by FABSIT Friends and American Board School graduates from the 1950's to the early 2000's, and every school was represented. Alums from DC, Maryland, and Virginia are a particularly active group in public affairs and many give time to NGO's on top of their busy professional lives.

Saturday, February 7, 2009 6:30 to 9:00pm

First Annual Buluşalım! Alumni and New Teacher Cocktail Reception

Faculty Club, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Attending from Turkey:

  • Tulin Büyükalkan, SEV Education Coordinator,
  • Ahmet Ceranoglu, Chairman, TAC Campus Board,
  • Nilhan Çubuk, İzmir SEV Elementary Principal,
  • Chris Hana, Director, Tarsus American College
  • Whitman Shepard, Director, Üsküdar American Academy

2007

Saturday, May 12, 2007
FABSIT 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner

The Battery Gardens Restaurant in New York City

On May 12, 2007 FABSIT Foundation celebrated its 20 years of service to the American Board Institutions in Turkey—American Collegiate Institute in Izmir, Tarsus American College in Tarsus, Üsküdar American Academy in Istanbul, and Gaziantep American Hospital in Gaziantep. On this special occasion we honored alumni residing in the U.S. who have made significant professional contributions in the areas of education and health care.

These highly successful individuals represent all alumni of the American Board Schools in Turkey living in the U.S.:

  • Dr. Sumru Erkut, ACI
  • Dr. Dilhan Kalyon, TAC
  • Dr. Tamer Seçkin, Md., TAC
  • Dr. Gönül Veliçelebi, UAA

Click here to view photos from the event...

 

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