Students get career advice from alumni at Merrill Lynch, Monster.com
At two recent network events, alumni told students: Know what people can find online about you; put yourself in the shoes of a job interviewer; don't be afraid to take risks; and build your resume with activities that show who you are.
01/31/2012 - Powered by vegetables, fueled by a desire to do good
Three guys, one bus and a mission to raise awareness about the environment.
01/30/2012 - Hoops team that went to the Final Four in 1999 is inducted into Hall of Fame
Elizabeth Ashforth Bacon '78 P'07, Tracy Hayley Smith '97 and Coach Doug Roberts are also welcomed.
01/29/2012 - Don't miss fall events
Register for 'Meet the Faculty' receptions, Holiday Pops, the New York City Ballet's 'Nutcracker' and more.
01/27/2012 - Recalling the events of 9/11
Many in the College community felt the shockwaves of the attacks.
01/27/2012 - Rockwell painting earns Laurie Moffatt '78 a visit with President Obama
The painting honors 6-year-old Ruby Bridges for her role in integrating New Orleans' public schools. View White House video.
01/26/2012 - The New Yorker: dream job for an illustrator
Nick Vokey '04 is deputy art director at the iconic magazine.
01/25/2012 - Kristina Helb '04 is 'Selling New York'
She's one of the marketing experts who make the series come together.
01/24/2012 - View Centennial Reunion video.
A record 1,300 alumni and guests returned to campus.
Professor's dance company enjoys NYC limelight
Professor David Dorfman, a 1981 graduate of Connecticut College and chair of the dance department, has long been an influential figure in modern dance. And this week, his company, David Dorfman Dance, is enjoying the bright lights of New York City with performances of "Prophets of Funk" at the Joyce Theater.
01/23/2012 - Pixar's Tom Gately '91 talks -- and draws -- during campus visit
The art major's first film as was Disney's "The Lion King."
01/22/2012 - Alumni advise students to capitalize on their foreign language skills
Recent 'Sundays with Alumni' brought multilingual grads to campus to talk about their careers.
Alumni qualify for 2012 Olympic Games
Sailors Bob Willis '09 and Amanda Clark '05 have qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games.
01/19/2012 - Eight recent alumni win NSF fellowships, Fulbrights
They'll do research and teach around the world.
01/18/2012 - Teach for America: more than just teaching
Evan Piekara '07 and Rachel Hess '09 bring their students from the Bronx to campus.
01/14/2012 - John Andras Molnar '09 is helping to rebuild Japan
Molnar is a teacher in tsunami-ravaged Miyagi Prefecture.
WFSB highlights advocacy work by Janet Tso '12
Senior Janet Tso's work to raise awareness about human trafficking and sexual slavery was highlighted in a WFSB Eyewitness News segment that aired Dec. 27.
Camel hockey player keeps the dream alive - in France
Brett Moore '10, a sociology major at Connecticut College, landed a full-time job after graduation, in commercial real estate. But he wasn't quite ready to put his dream of playing semi-professional hockey on ice.
Three alumni to share advice about careers in media
This weekend brings another event in the "Sundays with Alumni" series, in which former students return to Connecticut College to share their professional experiences and advice about their chosen fields.
ABC News producer is next speaker in Centennial series
During the College's Centennial year, several prominent alumni have returned to campus to share their experiences during and after college as part of a series titled "Great Beginnings: Conversations with Alumni." The next conversation will be with Alice Maggin '91, anchor producer for "ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer," on Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m.
"Talk, talk, talk with your fellow alumni"
Counselors especially encourage networking through College events, the Alumni Online Community and LinkedIn.
By tracking bird populations, Greg Butcher '77 sees the progression of global warming
Al Gore and Ken Salazar have taken note of his research with the National Audubon Society.
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