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Young Alumni

The Young Alumni Council is comprised of graduates of the past 10 years. The Young Alumni Council 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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Saturday, November 12
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Join us as Pirate nation takes over Championship Plaza outside the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, to celebrate and tailgate before the Pirates take on St. Peter's! Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, giveaways, special guests and more!
Include your $15 optional donation to the Student Emergency Fund here. $  
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Pirate Pep Rally on the Plaza:
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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»

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