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MNYCCPOA Winter 2019 Meeting: Developing Career Services Leaders Through Mentorship Relationships. Sponsored by PeopleGrove

  • 01/07/2019
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Fordham University-Lincoln Center, 113 W 60th Street, New York, NY 10023 (12th Floor Lounge E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center)
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Monday, January 7, 2019

"Developing Career Services Leaders Through Mentorship Relationships"

 SPONSORED BY: PeopleGrove

Fordham University Lincoln Center

        113 W 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

12th Floor Lounge E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center

See directions and map of the Lincoln Center campus here

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  • 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Registration
  • 9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
    • Cheretta Robson, MNYCCPOA President
    • Diane Schults, MNYCCPOA Director of Programs
    • Annette McLaughlin, Director of Career Services, Fordham University
  • 10:00 a.m. Presentation: "The Advantages of Professional Mentorship Relationships Through the Lens of the NACE Mentor Program" 
Presenter: Fred Burke, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at Baruch College Zicklin School of Business, NACE Board of Directors Member. 
This presentation will cover the advantages of mentorship relationships at all levels of our careers. Our presenter will also discuss the NACE's Mentor Program and the benefits of professional networking.
  • 11:00 a.m.  Business Meeting: Hear from our President, Cheretta Robson about our membership, our Second Vice President, Mariela Torres about committee updates and upcoming professional development programs, and from our fellow members about job opportunities at other colleges/universities. 
  • 11:15 a.m. Panel of Mentees and Mentors: Panelists will discuss their mentorship relationships (both formal and informal), successes/challenges, and best practices. 

         Moderator: Fred Burke


  • Chaundra Daniels, Principal ConsultantMonarch Productions, LLC
  • Ava Danville, Assistant Director, Executive Programs, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Joseph Gebbie, Deputy Director, Career Education & Professional Development, Teachers College, Columbia University 
  • Edwin Raagas, Associate Director, Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU School of Professional Studies (SPS)
  • Stefano Verdesoto, Assistant Director, Employer RelationsZicklin School of Business at Baruch College–City University of New York (CUNY)
  • 12:15 p.m.  Break
  • 12:30 p.m.  Sponsor Presentation: PeopleGrove Mentorship Platform helps students and alumni succeed before, during, and after college through connections and community. Hear more about this great platform directly from our sponsor! 

          Presenters: Chuck Brotman (VP of Sales), Tim Pearce (Sponsorships), and Kevin Wilcox (University Partnerships). 

  • 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Networking
  • 1:45 p.m. Closing Remarks:
    • Diana Mendez, MNYCCPOA First Vice President
      • Hear about the upcoming Alva Cooper Award's Meeting location, date and time. Raffle time! 

**Raffle! MNYCCPOA free meeting and swag**

If you have any questions, please contact:

  • Diana Mendez ( First Vice President 
  • Diane Shults ( Director of Programs 
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