Alumni Speaker Panel Looks at Careers in Business and Economics

Students interested in careers involving business or economics should attend SUNY Cortland’s 2011-2012 Alumni Speaker Series on Monday, Feb. 20. 

The panel discussion begins at 7 p.m. in Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Panelists include Thomas W. Garden ’81, president of Syrasoft, LLC in Baldwinsville, N.Y.; Charles J. Privitera ’92, corporate retirement consultant for Gallagher Retirement Services in New York City; Thomas A. Terwilliger '92, owner of Mando Books, Inc., Red Jug Pub and Textbookfetcher in Cortland; Stephen D. Franco ’05, president and owner of Place Insurance and owner of SF Property Group in Cortland; and William F. Harklerode '09, global commodity manager at IBM.

The business and economics panel is the fourth of six discussions planned with alumni professionals throughout the academic year. The remaining Alumni Speakers Series event, which begin at 7 p.m., include:

  • Professionals in the human services and helping professionals on Tuesday, March 20, in Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.
  • Professionals involved with recreation and leisure on Tuesday, April 3, in Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.

The Alumni Speaker Series is sponsored by the Alumni Affairs Office and Career Services. For more information, visit the Career Services website or call them at (607) 753-4715.