Chan Woo Sung '86 has joined the Alumni Council as Regional Representative in Seoul, Korea. He returned to campus for his 30th reunion in October. For many years, he has organized alumni gatherings in Seoul, and we are pleased to have him continue his good work in keeping our global alumni network alive and thriving. Our most recent event was a Happy Hour at the Diageo Lobby Bar at the Gangnam Finance Center on August 24th.
After graduating from Webb, Chan attended UC Irvine and graduated with a BA in Political Science in 1990. He then left for New York to attend New York Law School, where he was a member of the law review. After graduating NYLS in 1993, he worked as a maritime lawyer for 10 years at a law firm where the mother of former Head Susan Nelson worked for many years (although Chan never had the pleasure of working with her). Chan returned to Korea with his family in 2003 where he continued his legal career. He has worked for one of Korea's leading law firms, an electronics company, a tobacco company, and a large retailer. Chan currently holds the position of legal director of a total beverage alcohol company, and hopes to add weapons and casino companies to round out his resume as the consigliere for all of the sin industries.
Chan is married to Beatrice, and has an older daughter Sabrina soon to graduate from Brandeis University, and a younger son Curtis.
If you'd like to learn more about our alumni network in Seoul, Korea, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also connect with Chan Woo Sung '86 on LinkedIn.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”