Successful Grads Return for Speaker Series

Oct 11, 2021

The Graduate School Speaker series begins Oct. 19.

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Two successful alumni will share their real-world experiences this fall as part of the California University of Pennsylvania Graduate School Speaker Series.

The speaker series is sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research at Cal U and invites engagement with “great minds and important ideas” in a virtual environment.

Chris “G” Georgetti will present “The Road to Success” at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 via Zoom at  https://calu.zoom.us/j/92865994795.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in computer management from Cal U in 1996 and is now the co-founder, chief operating officer and president of Santoro and Georgetti Postsecondary Educational Consultants, located in Tampa and Orlando, Florida.

Vince Wilson will present “The Power of Networking: Navigating Life after College” at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 via Zoom at https://calu.zoom.us/j/94136780537..

Wilson, who earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management in 2012, recently joined the Obama Foundation as the deputy director of development. He previously worked as assistant director of individual and class giving at Dartmouth University and as diversity and inclusion adviser for Dartmouth Athletics.

The Graduate School Speaker Series will continue in the spring 2022 semester with guests including Dr. Anthony Kane, director of diversity and inclusion at Duquesne University, at 7 p.m. Feb. 8; Zach Huth, a 2004 Cal U graduate and owner of Huth Technologies LLC, at 11 a.m. Feb. 24; Josh Avart, a 2011 graduate and account manager, group sales and hospitality for the Pittsburgh Pirates , at 7 p.m. March 15; and Chase Loper, a 2010 and 2012 graduate and director of shared services at Duquesne University , at 7 p.m. April 5.