AFLSE National Newsletter for July, 2010

As the summer heats up, so does the AFLSE's schedule of activities.  Join us for a reception with Howard Davies, a concert in Central Park, bon voyage parties for new LSE students and other activities across the country. 

We have over 120 people who have signed up to attend the reception for the LSE Director, Sir Howard Davies, on Wednesday, July 21st in Washington, DC. A few remaining tickets (for current AFLSE members and one guest) are still available. Please click through below or at our website,

Thank you to everyone who completed our 2010 AFLSE survey for members and non-members alike.  The survey is now closed and the response rates were well above average for this kind of survey. We will be conducting the raffle shortly and notifying winners.

Over the next few weeks Board members and volunteers will be reviewing the results of the survey and addressing issues that have been raised. You can expect to see changes to programming and organization as we reflect on the suggestions you have given us.

July sees the start of the Bon Voyage parties where students heading off to London in the fall have a chance to meet alumni and others attending the LSE.  Please support your local Bon Voyage party this month in Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Washington DC.  In addition there are other events in New York, Los Angeles, San Diego and Boston.

Please don't forget to take advantage of our discounted magazine subscriptions, including the Economist; just another of the advantages of membership of the AFLSE.

See below for details of all the items mentioned, and LOGIN to for information on the many chapter "happy hours" and news of other events as they are posted.


AFLSE Washington, DC: Reception in Honor of Howard Davies, LSE Director
Wednesday, 07/21/10 at 9:00pm

Sir Howard Davies, Director of the LSE, will attend a reception to be held in the British Embassy Rotunda hosted by Nicolas Hailey, Counsellor Politics, Economics and Communications Group.

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AFLSE Seattle: Bon Voyage Party for New LSE Students
Thursday, 07/8/10 at 9:00pm

Come share your experiences with departing students, meet other LSE alumni, and learn about upcoming events while enjoying good food and drinks.

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AFLSE New York City: LSE, the New York Philharmonic & Central Park
Tuesday, 07/13/10 at 10:00pm
Given the inclement weather conditions, we are cancelling our Philharmonic in the Park outing.

The group will instead be meeting at The Dead Poet, 450 Amsterdam Avenue (between W. 81st & W. 82nd Streets) starting at 7

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AFLSE Boston: Bon Voyage Reception 2010
Thursday, 07/15/10 at 8:00pm

Join us at the British Consulate General and welcome new students en route to London.

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AFLSE New York City: Third Thursday Downtown Social at Delmonico's
Thursday, 07/15/10 at 9:30pm
Come to our monthly gathering at this Wall Street landmark, located on none other than BEAVER Street!

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AFLSE San Francisco: 2010 Bon Voyage Party
Monday, 07/19/10 at 9:00pm

Calling all alumni!

Please come and join our future alumni as they begin their journey to Houghton Street. Last year, over 50 newly-admitted students attended!

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Los Angeles: Mixer with The Ivy Plus Society
Wednesday, 07/21/10 at 10:00pm

The Ivy Plus Society (TIPS) invites LSE alumni and friends to join other Ivy-type business school alums at their event in Century City at the Intercontinental.

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Boston: Networking Opportunity
Thursday, 07/22/10 at 8:30pm

Please join the British American Business Council of New England and AFLSE Boston for this recently launched event.

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AFLSE San Diego: Mixer and Happy Hour
Thursday, 07/22/10 at 9:00pm

See old friends and make new friends.

All alumni and friends are welcome!

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Los Angeles: All MBA Mixer
Tuesday, 07/27/10 at 8:30pm

For July our mixer will be in conjunction with the All MBA group - a collection of Ivy-type Business schools getting together for monthly happy hours.

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AFLSE Philadelphia: Bon Voyage Party for New LSE Students
Thursday, 07/29/10 at 9:00pm

All LSE alumni and their guests are invited to the Philadelphia chapter's Bon Voyage event to meet new LSE students before they travel to London.

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AFLSE Washington, DC: Bon Voyage Garden Party
Saturday, 07/31/10 at 7:00pm

All incoming bachelor's, master's, Ph.D., and general course students are invited to mix and mingle, and meet with local LSE alumni.

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DISCOUNT: The Economist subscription
AFLSE Members can subscribe for one year for $142.

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All the best to you from the AFLSE team, if you have any questions. helpful suggestions or would like to volunteer, please drop us a note at

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