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Ali

 

 

 

Mehmed Ali      

CHS Class of 1984


 

CHS ’84 Worked 40 to 50 hours per week at Purity Supreme Supermarket to help with family expenses

University of Hawaii BA Political Science w/Honors ’90; MA Political Science ‘91

University of Connecticut PhD History ‘06

U.S. Marine Corps Rank of Corporal Honorable Discharge ‘92

Career
Association for Retarded Citizens Case Worker; United States Postal Service Letter Carrier; Lowell, MA National Historical Park Director of the Patrick j. Mogan Cultural Center, Director of the Lowell Summer Music Series; Lowell, MA Folk Festival Coordinator

Awards/Recognitions
Keynote Speaker at the Spindle City Corps Graduation, Community Service Award (Angkor Dance Troupe), Community Service Award (Armenian National Committee of the Merrimack Valley)

Community
Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro Friends of the Forest (President), Center City Committee (Vice-President), Public Heath Museum of Massachusetts (Secretary), Lowell Hellenic Heritage Association (Treasurer), Oral History Association of America (Vice-President), Elizabeth Tsapatsaris Scholarship Fund (Director), Chamber of Commerce, International Institute of Lowell (Advisory Board), Lowell Heritage Partnership, City of Lwell- Mayor’s Task Force on Culture, Lowell Historical Society (President), Lowell Cultural Council (Vice-Chair), New England Association of Oral History (President), Presentations: “Remembering Little Canada, “Tales of the Harvard Brewery”, Sacred Spaces & Holy Places”, Mr. Smith Goes to Carlisle”, “The Family Photo: A Place in Our Lives & in Our Shared History”, “History of Fox Hall-University of Massachusetts- Lowell”, “Sampascoopies-He Celebrated Lowell”, Exhibits: Rediscovering Our Roots, The French Canadian Snowshoe Clubs of Lowell, The Early Automobile in Lowell 1896- 1936, The Acropolis of America-The Greek Community of Lowell-1874-1929, CHSAA