Oct. 13 Roundtables and Bagels event explores networking and career strategies

Friday, October 5, 2012 7:35:00 PM

The Alumni Association is proud to partner with Career Services in sponsoring the Roundtables and Bagels professional development and career networking event to be held on campus Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Leadership Commons in Bonaventure Hall on Stritch’s campus.

Past events have successfully brought alumni in established careers together with students looking to build their professional networks while gaining insights to support their career strategies.

Participants will be invited to attend roundtable discussions based on this year’s theme: “Explore the new definition of leadership.” Those interested in attending this free event are encouraged to RSVP by Oct. 10 to or (414) 410-4157. Table discussions and facilitators include:

“Is Your Career Leading You or Are You Leading It?”
Ken Alburg
Branch Manager, PNC Bank and current College of Business and Management student

“Mentoring:  Developing the Next Generation of Leaders”
Martha De La Rosa, '09
Wisconsin Program Manager, Center for Progressive Leadership

“Selling YOUR Leadership”
Melissa (Mel) Manley-Pipkin, '02
Senior Talent Acquisition Coordinator, Pinstripe

“Social Networking . . . it’s not that scary!”
Lynda Nicely
Career Advisor, Cardinal Stritch University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee counseling graduate student

“Establishing YOUR Record through Community Involvement”
Phyllis Schaefer, '91, '93, '95, '04
Stritch Alumni Board President and community volunteer/advocate

“The New Definition of Leadership”
Jeremy Tiedt
Career Counselor, Cardinal Stritch University