Group Leader

Basil Alexander CE’03

Past Events

11/13/16  Washington DC Alumni Event   

This event was arranged by the Cooper Union Alumni Affairs and Development office and the Washington Regional Group.  The event took place on Sunday, November 13 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.  at DC Metro Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and included a tour of an exhibit by Cooper alumnus Whitfield Lovell ‘81 .  Alumni and parents both attended.  Acting Dean of the School of Art Mike Essl, and Acting President Bill Mea, shared updates about The Cooper  Union.                                                                                                        See Photos

11/07/2013CU @ The Carriage House

 Dr. Teresa A. Dahlberg,
Basil Alexander, CE ’03,
Pesy Hollander, ME ‘99
Dean Dahlberg presents to attendees

On November 7, approximately 30 alumni and guests attended a Cooper Union reception in Washington, DC, organized by the school and local alumni leader Basil P. Alexander, CE’03. The event featured an informative presentation by Dr. Teresa A. Dahlberg, the newly appointed Dean of the Albert Nerken School of Engineering, and was fittingly held at the historic Carriage House of the Mathematical Association of America. If you are a DC area alumni who is not already receiving alumni e-mails, please reach out to or Basil at to be invited to future events. We are currently planning a picnic for the spring.

11/28/2012Reception for CU President

On November 28th, The Cooper Union hosted an event in Washington, DC, which was attended by President Bharucha and several members of the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development. Local alumnus and CU Regional Alumni Leader Basil Alexander, CE ’03, and his wife, Conamore Alexander, AR ’04, hosted a reception in the nation’s capital for over 30 regional alumni. President Bharucha spoke briefly about his first year at Cooper, and answered many questions. The next event is currently being organized for spring 2013. Please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs to be added to the event contact list or Basil Alexander ( with programming ideas. Previous Washington-area events have included gallery openings, speaker events and parties