Harpur Edge Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learns with Harpur College Alumni

Harpur Edge will host alumni of our undergraduate and graduate programs to have informal conversations with students about how to leverage a liberal arts and sciences degree and make the transition from student to professional.

Recent Lunch & Learn (Zoom Sessions)

Entrepreneurship for Creatives:
Harpur alumnus Zach Keck '18 (BS in Chemistry) who founded Think Tank Strategies Inc., joins Andre Haykal '21 (BA in Management) who founded both Incubate Media and Innovate Youniversity and Eric Krohn of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator who has coached both entrepreneurs to found their businesses while they were students at Binghamton.

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Earth Day Film Debut - Morning Altars: An Animated Short:
Celebrate Earth Day and join us for the world premiere of Morning Altars: An Animated Short with impermanent earth artist Day Schildkret '00. Day will be with us on Zoom to watch and talk about his work.

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Selected Past Events Include:

Individualized Major to Career Success:
Participants learned about Melissa's unique career in public health and how the individualized major program supported her career success. Melissa Zablocki, MPH '11 designed her own major in Health Communications/Public Health when she was a Harpur College student. Now she is working at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as Senior Strategic Initiatives Manager for Strategy and Innovation in the Design & Innovation Group. Alex Jablonski of Harpur Academic Advising joined us to share details about the inner workings of proposing an individually designed major.

PR & Communications Executive:
Students participated in an informal conversation with Harpur alumnus, James Haggerty '88. Mr. Haggerty is President and CEO of PRCG | Haggerty LLC, a legal public relations and litigation communications boutique. He is an attorney, author and consultant with more than twenty-five years of experience counseling corporate, nonprofit and individual clients.

Founder @StupidCancer:
Matthew Zachary '96 led an informal conversation with students about his career and time as a student in Harpur College. Matthew is a community builder and storyteller. After surviving end-stage brain cancer, he ignited a global movement of cancer renegades united in advocating for choice, equity, and a dignified path to a productive life. As the Founder of Stupid Cancer, Inc., Matthew is considered to be one of today's most creative and influential patient leaders.