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NEWS FROM CONNECTICUT COLLEGE January 2014

Announcements

Alumni to provide students tips on success after college

The next Seminar on Success, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 1, will feature successful alumni speaking on: “What Separates the Successful?” “Getting in the Door and Staying There,” a panel discussion on “Careers to Consider” and “The Fine Print: Managing a Budget, Navigating the Big Cities & More Practical Advice.”

Seminar on Success is a series of career and life skills workshops for juniors and seniors with networking opportunities. The events feature alumni from a variety of industries. For more information, contact Beth Poole ’00 in the Office of Alumni Relations at beth.poole@conncoll.edu.

Floridians, meet President Bergeron in February

President Katherine Bergeron will travel to Naples (Feb. 13) and Sarasota (Feb. 14) for regional alumni receptions. Come meet Connecticut College’s 11th president.  

Singer, activist Kathy Mattea coming to campus

Activist and Grammy-winning country and bluegrass performer Kathy Mattea will speak on campus and perform a concert at the end of the month.

Mattea’s talk, “My Coal Journey,” referencing her native West Virginia, will be at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in Evans Hall. She’ll perform her Calling Me Home concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in Palmer Auditorium. Tickets for the concert are $28; $25 for seniors; $14 for students. For tickets or more information, call 860-439-2787 or visit onstage.conncoll.edu.

Come to a Camels hockey game and reception near Boston

Join Athletic Director Fran Shields and men’s ice hockey coach Jim Ward for a reception before the Camels take on Tufts on Friday, Feb. 7. The reception will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Dockside Restaurant, 229 Centre Street, in Malden, Mass. Appetizers will be provided. The game will start at 7 at the Malden Forum, 50 Holden Street in Malden.  If you plan to attend the reception, please register by emailing rsvp@conncoll.edu by Feb. 5.

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