Category Archive: Point Alumni

Point Alumni Yve Laris Cohen & Rhys Ernst in Prestigious Museum Exhibition

We are extremely proud to share the news that two Point Alumni are among the artists included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. They are Yve Laris… Continue reading

Maggie Keenan-Bolger Graduates and Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Maggie Keenan-Bolger graduated in December from Goddard College with a M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Maggie reflects on her time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the highlights/favorite moments… Continue reading

Jacob Rostovsky Graduates & Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Jacob Rostovsky graduated in December from American University with a bachelor’s in Psychology. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Jake reflects on his time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the… Continue reading

Alum Paul von Bex* Curates Circus Arts Show with a National Cast

To defy gender norms and standards of aesthetic acceptability in the public sphere is to be subject to the watchful eye of a skittishly uncomfortable society, forever shaming and policing those who do… Continue reading

Point Scholars and Alumni Join Future LGBTQ Business Leaders for ROMBA Conference in New Orleans

Recently, I attended the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana  along with fellow Point Scholars Byran Blaise, Adaobi Kanu and Eric Nakano and Point Alumni Brian Casebolt and Jason Nichols.… Continue reading

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—America’s leading Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy— hosted the fourth annual OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit from September 18-22, 2013. Point Foundation… Continue reading

Three Bisexual Point Leaders Attend First Ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality

By: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young On Monday, September 23, over 30 leaders from the bisexual community attended the first-ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality in Washington, D.C. Spearheaded by BiNet USA and the Bisexual Resource Center,… Continue reading

Cris Beam Publishes Fourth Book

Point Alumna Cris Beam has published her fourth book entitled “To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care.”  The book is receiving superb reviews as a well-researched and rigorous… Continue reading

Alum Brett Janecek Raises Funds for AIDS Project LA

In Early December, I completed the 26.2 mile Honolulu Marathon in 3 hours and 54 minutes – raising $3,800 for AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA). APLA serves more than 11,000 clients with first-rate HIV/AIDS… Continue reading

December 2012 Graduates Reflect on their Time with Point

Lauren Beach, a 2009 Point Scholar, and Izzy Pellegrine, a 2010 Point Scholar, both graduated this month: Lauren with a JD from the University of Minnesota, and Izzy from Mississippi State University with… Continue reading