Posts Tagged ‘networking’

Alumni Career Services Holds ‘Alumnae Helping Alumnae Succeed’ Event

September 15th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

At the “Alumnae Helping Alumnae Succeed” event presented by Alumni Career Services, almost 50 alumnae attended workshops on how to reenter the workforce and redirect one’s career, as well as a panel discussion about competing in today’s job market. Sara True Pacelle ’82, founder and principal of NorthBridge Career Partners, was co-chair of the event and one of the day’s workshop presenters.


Keynote speaker Carol Fishman Cohen, far right, co-founder of iRelauch and co-author of “Back on the Career Track: A Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms Who Want to Return to Work,” also served as moderator at the panel discussion, “What it takes to compete in today’s job market.” Panelists included, from left, Elizabeth Fente ’82, vice president of human resources for ABN AMRO Holdings USA; Mary Halpin ’81, vice president of human resources for personal and workplace investing at Fidelity Investments; and Kate Donovan ’81, managing director of ManpowerGroup Solutions – Recruitment Process Outsourcing.


Alison Cheung ’06, of Westford, Mass., attended the career services event. Robert S. Wally ’68, assistant director for Alumni Career Services, noted that at the lunch following the morning discussions, several alumnae told him they had found the day’s discussions “informative and energizing.”

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

First-Year Students Get Lots of Helping Hands on Move-In Day

August 25th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Some of the 200 students who volunteered to help first-year students move in to their residence halls on Aug. 25 are pictured in front of Wheeler Hall.


Approximately 60 alumni, parents and family members also pitched in to ensure first-year students made a smooth transition to college life. Some of them are pictured on the Hogan Courtyard. Read more about move-in day, and watch a video.

Photography by Dan Vaillancourt

GE VP Mondani ’79 Hosts Picnic for Alumni, Students

July 25th, 2012 by Nikolas Markantonatos


Peter Mondani ’79 P14 (front row in khaki shorts), vice president of financial leadership development and human resources for General Electric, at the annual Holy Cross alumni and intern summer picnic at his home in Cheshire, Conn. Mondani has hired more than 50 Holy Cross graduating seniors over the past 10 years.

Women in Business Conference Offers Alumnae, Students Networking Opportunity

September 25th, 2010 by Nikolas Markantonatos

Carolyn O’Keefe ’78, senior vice president of marketing at IHOP Corporation, delivers the keynote speech during the fifth annual Women in Business Conference, held in the Hogan Campus Center at Holy Cross.

O’Keefe with the conference’s student organizers, from left, Donna Le ’11, Kristen Buonassisi ’12 and Juliana Biolsi ’12.

Photography by Rob Carlin

Networking 101

July 29th, 2009 by Nikolas Markantonatos

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Peter Mondani ’79, a vice president of human resources at General Electric, has hired well over 50 Holy Cross graduating seniors over the past 10 years. Some of them are pictured here during a GE/HC barbecue. From left to right: Kristen Oats ’08, Lindsay Degnan ’05, Edison Parzanese ’10, Megan Fenton ’10, Kelly Shaw ’09, Jessica Blau ’08, Christine Bray ’10, Sean Gruber ’06, Kimanh Nguyen ’10, John Malfettone ’07, Wendell Wooten ’06, Donna Le ’11, Chris Sieck ’09, Shiva Marvasti ’08, Marc Lombardo ’07, Terry Therrien ’09, Julie-Jennifer Nguyen ’11, Nick Buonome ’06, Dominic Randolph ’10, Elizabeth Power ’09, Charles Post ’04, Roger Favano ’90, Adam Luker ’05, Jared DiPalma ’02, Dan Cassidy ’13, Connor Faughnan ’09, Mondani, Matt Kane ’99, John Winters (director of Holy Cross’ Career Planning Center), and Cara Gontarz ’03.