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Young Alumni

The Young Alumni Club is comprised of graduates of the past 10 years. The Young Alumni Club executive board is a group of volunteers who plan events and other opportunities that allow young alumni to foster relationships with fellow Pirates. Programs include social events, such as brewery tours and happy hours, professional development and volunteer opportunities.

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Tuesday, June 22
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join fellow NYC-area Pirates for a discussion about living and renting in the city. Hear from alumni in various boroughs and connect with alumni near you.


  • Tela Wittig ’19
    Operations Analyst, Omni Bridgeway
  • Candice Clawson ’06
    Director, Center for Higher Education and Career Support at Harlem Children's Zone
  • Al Haiback ’90
    HCM Consultant, Asure Software
  • Tiffany Knighten '15
    Senior Communications & Events Manager, Masterclassing
No cost to attend.
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Event registration summary
NYC Alumni Meetup: Renting/Living in the City:
No cost to attend.

Once a Pirate, Always a Pirate - Young Alumni Panel Discussion

Listen to 6 young alumni discuss their career paths and areas of expertise through this virtual panel.


Chris Paizis ’13/M.B.A. ’15, Assistant Brand Manager at RB (Marketing)
John Fanta ’17, College Sports Play-by-Play Broadcaster at FOX Sports (Broadcasting)
Vincent Spinelli ’12, Senior Financial Analyst - Johnson & Johnson Corporate Consolidations (Finance)
Wendy Da’Cruz ’12/M.A. ’15/M.P.A. ’15, THE DIGITAL DIPLOMAT ™ | Digital Tech, Int'l Trade & Diplomacy (Nonprofits/diplomacy)
Tiffany Knighten ’15, Senior Event and Communications Manager at Masterclassing (Public Relations)
Vito Amato ’14, Payroll Specialist II at Teva Pharmaceuticals

Watch the panel»

For more information, contact:

Meredith Trabilsy, Associate Director of Young Alumni and Student Engagement, at (973) 378-9863 or

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36th Young Alumni Summer Reunion

Past Event Recordings

U.S. Map with Pirate Heads

Hosted by the Young Alumni Club, alumni heard from moderator Chris Paizis '13/M.B.A. '15 and panelists, John Fanta '17, Michael Nzei '18/M.B.A. '19 and FOX Sports broadcaster, Brian Custer! Learn More