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Alumni 2020 Webinar Series

From In Class to Online — Learning Resources for Educators Who Made the Leap

Original Air Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Featured panelists:
Michelle Papajohn ’08, MBA ’11
— Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at St. Joseph's University
Amy Poland, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Online Learning and Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at St. Joseph's University
Lars Clemensen — Superintendent of Hampton Bays School District and Adjunct Professor at St. Joseph's University.
Sarah Birch, Ph.D. — Assistant Professor and Director of the Masters in Special Education Program at St. Joseph's University


Alumni 2019 Webinar Series

  1. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Abigail Kaske ’07, LCSW, Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease
  2. Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical and Social Support
    Wednesday, August 7, 2019
    Lucianna Basilice-Tieniber, Ed.D., Director of Student Accessibility Services, St. Joseph's University and Director of the Program for Access and Student Success (PASS); and Ira Dunne ’01, The Social Brain
  3. Disability Accommodations for Students of All Ages
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    Mary J. Goodwin-Oquendo '06, Esq., of Jo Anne Simon P.C
  4. Finding Your Way With Mid-career Mentors
    Wednesday, March 6, 2019
    Cara Tromba-Giannillo ’89, Hospital School Teacher, Eastern Suffolk BOCES and Lisa DiFiore-Ridolph ’85, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and NYS Licensed Psychologist.
  5. Making the Most of Reverse Mentoring
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Jennifer Piscitelli '15, E.M.B.A.'17, practice administrator at Long Island Community Hospital and Frank Pomata, nonprofits and volunteer management consultant and counselor for Suffolk County Department of Labor.
  6. Hot Topics and Trends in 21st Century Mentoring
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Jennifer James ’07, Surveyor for The Joint Commission


Alumni Spring-Summer 2018 Webinar Series

  1. How to be a Great Mentor
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Megan Haughton ’07, Director of Case Management, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
  2. How to Communicate with Confidence
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    Betty Duggan ’75, Director of NYC Medical Reserve Corps for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  3. Bringing Light to Postpartum Depression & PMAD
    Wednesday, May 2, 2018
    Bridget Croteau ’06, Mrs. Suffolk County America 2018-2019 and Sonia Murdock, Executive Director of the Postpartum Resource Center of NY
  4. How to Deliver Constructive Criticism
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    Dawn Kidd '12, M.B.A. '14, Business Manager, Syntonic Systems
  5. Effectively Engaging Children with Chronic Illnesses
    Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Cara Tromba-Giannillo '89
  6. Teaching with Tech: Best Practices for All Teachers
    Wednesday, August 1, 2018
    Jeanette Wolters-Lennon '92, History Teacher, Lindenhurst High School
  7. A Framework for Effective Teaching: Differentiated Instruction
    Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    Diane Fox '08, Director of Bilingual and Alternative Education

Nature’s Bounty Co-Wellness Series

  1. Ten Ways to Relax and Raise Your Vibration
    Wednesday, April 4, 2018
    Jean Summit-Riker ’95 Adjunct Usuai/Reiki Master, Soul Entrainment Coach, Consulting Hypnotist and Author
  2. In-Person Workshop: Mindfulness for Everyday Living
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    Dr. Peter Lin, associate professor, St. Joseph's University
  3. Rocks, Pebbles and Sand: A Simple Method of Work/Life Balance
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    Taryn Kutujian, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Long Island
  4. In-Person Workshop: Cracking the Code: Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Reneé Barbis ’11, Integrative Nutrition and Health Coach, Rejuvenating Mind and Body

Alumni Spring-Summer 2017 Webinar Series

  1. Managing Anxiety: Make It Work For You
    July 19, 2017
    Dr. Laura Van Schaick-Harman '06, Adjunct Lecturer, Psychology, St. Joseph's University
  2. Job Burnout: Signs and Coping Strategies
    May 8, 2017
    Dr. Anissa Moody, Director of Counseling Services, St. Joseph's University
  3. Power of Confidence and Personal Branding
    March 22, 2017
    John Fitzgerald '93, Vice President, ESPN Multimedia Sales

Alumni Summer 2016 Webinar Series Playlist

  1. Retirement Planning
    September 14, 2016
    John Johnson '86 President, Balanced Financial Solutions
  2. The American Dream: Myths & Truths About Home Buying
    August 10, 2016
    Rosemarie Kluepfel, New York state licensed independent mortgage specialist, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
  3. Conquering Debt
    July 11, 2016
    Kevin Cantwell '11, '13 M.B.A. Financial Advisor, Mutual Inc.
  4. Investing 101
    June 8, 2016
    Robert Sturges '06, Financial Services Advisor, North Shore Financial Group
  5. Achieving Your Dreams and Beyond
    March 3, 2016
    Janine Stange '99, The National Anthem Girl

Alumni in the Workplace

Heidi Hayden

Long Island alumna serves as head of HR at 9/11 Memorial in Manhattan.