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Jim Luce Visits SUNY Maritime College, Founded by His Forebear

Bronx, N.Y. Rear Admiral Michael A. Alfultis, Ph.D., president of SUNY Maritime College, asked Jim Luce if he knew his great-grandfather several times removed Rear Admiral Stephen B. Luce had founded the U.S. Naval War College at Annapolis? “Yes,” Jim replied, “My grandmother (Agnes Foote Luce) dragged me there as a child – I know it for […]

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How I Started a Women-in-STEM Club at Stony Brook School

New York, N.Y. Two years ago, my friends and I started the Women in STEM Club at my school. We wanted to cultivate STEM interest in younger girls in our community. As we were brainstorming about ways that we could achieve this goal, a conversation with my physics teacher’s daughter inspired me. Photo: The Stewardship […]

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My Backpack Books Project for Dominican Republic Children

New York, N.Y. “Hi, does the school need English books?” That’s the first sentence I said on a phone call to my English teacher in middle school. Let’s push the timeline back to three months ago. A friend of my dad happened to obtain many books from a bankrupt private library in Albany. As he was […]

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Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

Kingston, Jamaica. On November 11, 2018, the latest class of the Caribbean Maritime University of Kingston, Jamaica graduated. Dignitaries who spoke at the Commencement included H.R.M. Drolor Bosso Adamtey I of Ghana, Hon. Dean-Roy Bernard, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information Secretary, University President Fritz Pinnock, Hon. Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth & Information, and Jim […]

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J. Luce Foundation Announces Bauer Fund on Third Anniversary

New York, N.Y. Three years ago on September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announced the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer who passed away from an act of suicide in 2014. Grant Bauer was the impetus for the J. Luce Foundation’s Bauer Fund. Photo courtesy of the Bauer Family. […]

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Minus Aung San Suu Kyi, Orphans Still Raised with Global Heroes

New York, N.Y. Ten years ago, The Huffington Post reported that Orphans International Worldwide (link) had instituted role models for its children around the world, specifically a group of 36 “heroes” including Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi, American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. – and once-human rights champion of Myanmar, Aung San Suu […]

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J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leaders Embark to Jakarta

New York, N.Y. Eight of the Young Global Leaders of the J. Luce Foundation based in New York will travel to both Jakarta (Java) and Manado (North Sulawesi) in Indonesia next week for the foundation’s second Leadership Experience. There, they will meet orphan graduates of Orphans International Sulawesi. Football outside Jakarta. Photo by Robert Collins/Unsplash. “This is […]

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NYC Gala in Support of Tibetan Orphans Set for January

Few people in my life have impacted me as much as Dr. Kazuko Tatsumura. I first met her at a Christie’s benefit for Tibet House in 2009. What captured my attention was that she had been asked by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to build a school at an orphanage for Tibetan children in northeast India. As founder of a network of orphanages around the world, I was captivated.

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