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SUNY Cortland’s 2011-12 Alumni Speaker Series continues on Tuesday, Feb. 7, with a panel discussion intended for students who want to pursue jobs in sport management.

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

Panelists include Matthew T. Coats ’97, assistant director of athletics at Cornell University, Casey Both ’05, director of ticket operations for the Binghamton Mets, and Kenneth W. Hammond ’07, local race director for the Iron Man 70.3 Syracuse and course director for the Empire State Marathon.

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

  • 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, visit the Career Services website or call them at (607) 753-4715.