News Archive

2020

  • May

    Andre Dua P'22 '24 '27, managing partner at McKinsey Miami

    Higher ed expert shares insight into college life in 2020

    Colleges and universities are “desperate” to open their doors and have strong financial imperatives to do so, but students heading off to college in the fall will likely see dramatic changes in campus life, a higher education consultant from McKinsey Miami – Andre Dua P’22 ’24 ’27 – told RE families during a webinar on May 28.

    Listen to the entire webinar here.
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  • Jessica Goldman Srebnick '21 '23 '25 and Lourdes Lopez '19

    Arts leaders discuss post-COVID-19 world

    Two of Miami’s most prominent female business leaders – Jessica Goldman Srebnick P’21 ’23 ’25 of Wynwood development fame and Lourdes Lopez P’19 of the Miami City Ballet – discussed the significant challenges of navigating what is expected to be months of continued social distancing and safety precautions in the aftermath of COVID-19, and the particular impact in the arts world, which thrives on vibrant gatherings in galleries, theaters and concert halls.

    Goldman Srebnick, CEO of Goldman Properties, and Lopez, Artistic Director of the Miami City Ballet, addressed the Ransom Everglades community virtually during a Paul Ransom Digital Podium event on May 19.
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  • Stephen Sawitz ’75 of Joe’s Stone Crab

    Famed restaurateurs talk COVID-19

    The heads of Miami’s longest-lived and most iconic restaurants – Stephen Sawitz ’75 of Joe’s Stone Crab and Shareef Malnik P’19 ’22 of The Forge – offered frank assessments of COVID-19’s toll on the industry, yet noted to a virtual audience on May 6 that crises are nothing new for their century-old establishments. To an audience of parents, alumni and other members of the RE community. Sawitz and Malnik reminded that The Forge and Joe’s have survived wars, hurricanes, financial crises, fires and the foibles of previous operators.

    Watch the webinar here.
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  • April

    The virus that causes COVID-19

    COVID-19: Lessons for All of Us

    Two highly regarded figures in Miami's medical community examined the global impact, economics, management and future course of COVID-19 during the first Paul Ransom Digital Podium, a series of remote roundtables designed to bring together, engage and inform the Ransom Everglades community.

    Dr. Allan Feingold, Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Baptist Health South Miami Hospital, and Dr. Steven Ullmann, Director of Health Management and Policy at the University of Miami, addressed some 230 virtual attendees on April 28 with a talk that can be found here. RE parent Dr. Stephan Baker and Head of School Penny Townsend moderated the discussion.
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  • January

    Ryan Sears '18

    Sears '18 honors legacy of MLK

    Ryan Sears '18 returned to a familiar spot at Ransom Everglades: behind the podium on the Lewis Family Auditorium stage. There, where he had opened so many upper school assemblies as student body president during his senior year, Sears addressed RE students on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and urged them to extend that legacy with thoughtful action. At the conclusion of his talk in honor of the MLK holiday, he received a standing ovation.
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  • Son of Nazi soldier recalls the horrors of the Holocaust

    A conscience-stricken son of a Nazi soldier, Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger shared with upper school students his long, emotional quest to make some amends for the atrocities of the Holocaust during a talk at the Lewis Family Auditorium in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27.
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