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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.

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For the second year in a row, the Networking Committee of the Alumnae and Alumni Association is hosting a bus trip to New York City for Notre Dame alums and friends. Mark your calendars and plan to join us on November 1! The cost is $65 per person and includes transportation to and from New York City from the Notre Dame of Maryland campus, breakfast, a raffle and snacks.

Saturday, November 1
7 a.m. (promptly) Pick up from Notre Dame, Fourier Hall
10:30 - 11 a.m. Drop-off Theater District: Broadway and 46th Street
                        Drop off Shopping District: 5th Avenue and 49th Street
5 p.m. Happy Hour at Houndstooth Pub
7 p.m. (promptly) Bus departs outside Houndstooth Pub (8th Ave and 37Th St)
11 p.m. Approximate return to Notre Dame

Seats are limited and we are almost at capacity.  If you miss this year’s opportunity, please check back with us next year!

Register here for the NYC Bus Trip!


Calling all alums in New York City!  

After our day of  exploration in the city, we will regroup for a reception at Houndstooth Pub at 520 8th Avenue (8th Ave and 37th Street) from 5 to 7 p.m before the return trip to Baltimore. We invite our New York area alums to join us!  We will offer complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Please let us know if you will attend by registering here.


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