Category: Alumni

This is CNN

This is CNN

Kayla Green—This past fall, I made the decision to apply for internships in Washington D.C. for the upcoming summer. I applied to over 20 internships after I was accepted, and had been anxiously checking my email for responses since January. There was one in particular that I wanted most, one that's always been my #1 … Continue reading This is CNN

Dreams Coming True

Dreams Coming True

Katelynn Groh—Hey everyone! I’m back with another update! So the last time I wrote I was planning on applying for the Disney College Program (DCP). Well I have some exciting news! I MADE IT INTO THE DCP! I am so very excited but extremely nervous at the same time to leave my very well paying … Continue reading Dreams Coming True

Where Is She Now?

Where Is She Now?

Katelynn Groh—YOU GUYS/GIRLS! It's *officially* been WELL over a year since my last post! And I'm thrilled to be writing a piece for you all again 🙂 Our blog-coordinator Val asked alumni if we would be willing to write a piece giving you all an update on our lives, and immediately I was on board. … Continue reading Where Is She Now?

Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport

Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport

Former Winging It blogger Jim Mignano graduated from Brockport in December 2013 and works as a senior account executive at Text100’s Rochester office. An active member of the Public Relations Society of America's Rochester chapter (PRSA Rochester), he was recently honored with its Rising Star Award, which, as defined by the organization, "recognizes a public … Continue reading Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport

Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis

Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis

Alumni Spotlight We’ve asked some of our Winging It alumni to let us know what they’re up to these days. Here, Michele Pettis '14 reminisces about her inspiring study abroad experience in New Zealand, and how it prepared her to move out of state for a new job. Watch for more of these features in … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Michele Pettis

Alumni Spotlight: Katelynn Groh

Alumni Spotlight We’ve asked some of our Winging It alumni to let us know what they’re up to these days. Here, recent graduate Katelynn Groh '16 shares her job-search journey thus far and the helpful perspective she's gained. Watch for more of these features in the coming weeks. Katelynn Groh, alumnus—My first blog post as … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Katelynn Groh

Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mignano

Alumni Spotlight We've asked some of our Winging It alumni to let us know what they're up to these days. Here, Jim Mignano '13 talks about how his Brockport blogging experience helped prepare him for his current work with communications agency Text100, as well as other professional development. Watch for more of these features in … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Jim Mignano

What time is it? “Adulting” Time.

Katelynn Groh—(Anyone catch my High School Musical 2 reference? No? You didn't watch HSM? Oh okay.) ANYWHO...94 days. 94 days until I am officially an "adult." No more asking mom and dad for money (ha...that'll still happen ;P), no more free gym membership, no more moving into a dorm in August. 94 days until I … Continue reading What time is it? “Adulting” Time.

The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web

Jim Mignano, alumnus—One of my favorite authors, David Meerman Scott, recently published a video interview on his blog, in which he provides his best advice for university students. There are going to be tons of applicants for the jobs you apply for after college. Some of them are going to be smarter than you, come … Continue reading The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web