Marist College Hosts Alumni Reception in Washington D.C.

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Washington DC Alumni EventChristopher DelGiorno, Vice President for College Advancement, welcomed more than 65 Marist College alumni, current undergraduates, prospective students, and parents at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2018.

During the reception Executive Vice President Dr. Geoffrey Brackett shared an update on the College and the institution’s new Strategic Plan. Dr. Martin Shaffer, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, told the audience about the exciting opportunities Marist students can take advantage of in Washington, D.C., and highlighted ways in which alumni can support Marist students with additional opportunities. Dr. Helen Rothberg, professor in the School of Management, touched upon key observations in her recently published book, The Perfect Mix: Everything I Know About Leadership I Learned as a Bartender.

Desmond Murray, Associate Director for the Employer Experience in the Center for Career Services, distributed a one page document to Marist alumni at the reception entitled Marist Alumni Opportunities Washington, D.C. The document included information on how Marist alumni can participate in a proposed Washington, D.C. Career Trip scheduled for spring 2019, join the Marist Alumni Network, post an internship or job on the Center for Career Services’ FoxQuest system, and join the Marist College Alumni LinkedIn page.

Murray met with many Marist alumni at the reception and will follow up with all of them concerning internship and full-time job opportunities.

Desmond Murray with Marist alum