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A panel of SUNY Cortland alumni will visit campus to discuss their experiences in the human services and helping professions on Tuesday, March 20.

The panel, which continues SUNY Cortland’s 2011-12 Alumni Speaker Series, will begin at 7 p.m. in Corey Union Exhibition Lounge. The presentation is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Panelists include Diane Shaw Lowery ’81, an alcohol and drug abuse prevention counselor for the West Genesee (N.Y.) Central School District; Richard Blythe ’73, the county clerk for Broome County; Kelly Eagan ’94, the staff development coordinator for Cortland County Department of Social Services; and Barbara Roumanis Barnes ’87, a social worker for the Homer (N.Y.) Central School District.

The human services and helping professions panel is the fifth of six discussions planned with alumni professionals throughout the academic year.

The final Alumni Speaker Series event will feature graduates who pursue careers in recreation and leisure on Tuesday, April 3.

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