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Alumni Speaker Panel Highlights Communication and Marketing

SUNY Cortland’s 2011-12 Alumni Speaker Series kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 11, with a panel discussion intended for students who want to pursue jobs in communication and marketing.

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

Panelists include Joan Brennan Emmer ’70, an event planner with the EMR Agency; Jennifer Kolozsvart ’05, a marketing copywriter with Raymour & Flanigan Furniture; Thomas Quinn ’78, the marketing director for Cortland Regional Medical Center; and Lisa Sturdevant ’92, who works in creative services with WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y.

The communication and marketing panel is the first of six discussions planned with alumni professionals throughout the academic year. The remaining Alumni Speaker Series events, which begin at 7 p.m., include:

  • Health professionals on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.
  • Sport management professionals on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.
  • Business and economics professionals on Monday, Feb. 20, in Brockway Hall Jacobus Lounge.
  • Professionals in the human services and helping professions on Tuesday, March 20, in the Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.
  • Professionals involved with recreation and leisure on Tuesday, April 3, in the Corey Union Exhibition Lounge.

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