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Power Hour Plus: Networking Series 2014–15

In this dynamic job market, it’s important to stand out. To help Notre Dame graduates achieve career success, the Networking Committee of the Alumnae and Alumni Association has created the Power Hour Plus series — networking events, just-for-fun activities and professional and personal development workshops conducted by engaging, knowledgeable speakers. Events are offered in the evening and on weekends throughout the academic year.



An Evening with Gerry Sandusky 

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Thank you to all who were able to attend the lecture and book signing by Gerry Sandusky, Voice of the Ravens, on October 1. The lecture on the writing process and the stories behind the book - Forgotten Sundays: A Son's Story of Life, Loss, and Love from the Sidelines of the NFL - was insightful. 

Mingle, Mingle

On Wednesday, October 15, Carol Haislip from the International School of Protocol gave a useful and informational lecture on appropriate conversation topics for social gatherings, tips for overcoming “mingle-phobia” and how to:

  • successfully enter a room, join groups and initiate conversations
  • make a great first impression through a proper handshake, eye contact, introductions and appropriate nonverbal communication
  • be interested — and interesting! — in conversation
  • master the art of a graceful escape

New York City Bus Tripnyc bus

For the second year in a row, the Networking Committee of the Alumnae and Alumni Association hosted a bus trip to New York City for Notre Dame alums and friends. If you missed it this year, mark your calendars for October 24, 2015 and plan to join us on the next trip! 

Caring for Caregivers: A panel discussion featuring industry experts

Thank you to our wonderful panel of experts who shared resources and wisdom to the over 90 caregivers who attended our event on Saturday, January 24!

caregivers panel

Center Club Breakfast with Debbie Phelps

debbie phelps Our second annual  on March 13 Women in Leadership Breakfast featured keynote speaker Debbie Phelps, NDMU trustee, educator, community leader and Olympian mother. We will continue this tradition and look forward to hosting an event at the Center Club next spring. Keep a lookout for more details!

A Tasting Event featuring Chocolate, Beer, and Wine

This springtime tasting event featured chocolate, beer, and  wine hosted by the Networking Committee of the Alumnae and Alumni Association. The evening featured guided tastings of beer, wine (provided by Bin604), and chocolate (provided by Parfections).

Thursday, May 7
6 to 8 p.m.
President’s Residence