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SUNY Orange Alumni Engagement - Pay it Forward

Would you like to volunteer your time, share your alumni experiences, give advice, and influence a current SUNY Orange student?  SUNY Orange Foundation & Alumni Engagement provides a variety of opportunities for our alumni to mentor and give back to students & the College.  If you are interested in engaging with students or the College please let us know by clicking HERE.  Or, email Jennifer D'Andrea, Director of Alumni Relations at jennifer.dandrea@sunyorange.edu

Check out some of the ways Orange County Community College - SUNY Orange alumni are paying it forward for the next generation of SUNY Orange alumni.

 

We thank them for so graciously giving of their time & knowledge. 

Lisa-Ann LaBue 

Lisa-Ann participated on a student & alumni panel for the Virtual Incoming Students Day in May 2021. This event is organized by Admissions to assist students in learning more about the College, help answer prospective students’ questions about the enrollment process, available financial aid, academic degree programs, and more.  Lisa-Ann is the AVP Business Relationship Manager for Empire State Bank.

Maria Lopez '20

Maria is volunteering her time on the student & alumni working committee for the College's Middle States Re-accreditation Process.  She will work current students & other alumni to review and provide feedback on evidence-based documentation produced by committees of faculty and staff that highlight the college’s strengths, areas for improvement, and opportunities for innovation moving forward.  This committee is meeting throughout the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters

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Marco Salazar '20

Ethan Boyd '20

Darius Beckford '20

Moments Notice Jazz Trio performed for the virtual fundraiser, Alumni LIVE - A concert to help students in need in April 2021.  This fundraiser was hosted by the SUNY Orange Alumni Relations Committee and raised over $1,500 for the SUNY Orange Foundation's Student Emergency Fund.

Emily Anginoli '10

Emily and her band, Stained Glass Voices performed for the virtual fundraiser, Alumni LIVE - A concert to help students in need in April 2021.  This fundraiser was hosted by the SUNY Orange Alumni Relations Committee and raised over $1,500 for the SUNY Orange Foundation's Student Emergency Fund.

Stephanie Bressi-wright '18

Stephanie was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Business Majors in October 2020 and was also the alumni co-presenter for the Career Services' Workshop: Creating an Awesome Resume in April 2021. Stephanie is a Human Resources Coordinator for Penn Foster.

Jacquie Thompson '14

Jacquie was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021 . Jacquie works as an Early Childhood Educator for Head Start.

Chris Wynkoop '14

Chris was the moderator for the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021.  Chris is the Funeral Director for Gridley - Horan Funeral Home.

Colleen Otto '19

Colleen was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021.  Colleen received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Hunter College in May 2021.

Genesis Ramos '13

Genesis was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021.  Genesis is the Director of Plantree and works as a Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Consultant.

Sheri Savage'17

Sheri was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021.  Sheri is currently pursuing her education and is enrolled in a MSED 1-6 Program with a STEM Concentration.

Gina Castelonia '16

Gina was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Human Services & Education majors in April 2021.  Gina currently works as a therapist.

Janis Goerres '95

Janis was the alumni co-presenter for the Career Services' Workshop: Branding for the Job Search in March 2021.  Janis is an Educational Consultant for We Teach 4 Life.

Amy stillwaggon '02

Amy was the alumni co-presenter on the Career Services' Workshop: Networking 8 Reasons Why.  Amy is the fourth generation business owner of Newburgh Envelope.

Barbara Martinez '03

Barbara was the alumni co-presenter for the Career Services' Workshop: Branding for the Job Search in October 2020 & An Open Forum on Career Hacks in December 2020. Barbara is Partner & Chief Operating Officer for Emporium Square Artisan Market.

Johnnieanne Hansen '04

Johnnieanne was the alumni co-presenter on the Career Services Workshop: How to Ace the Interview in November 2020 & also was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Business Majors in October 2020.  Johnnieanne is the Vice President for Council of Industry.

Alex Kemp '12

Alex was the alumni co-presenter on the Career Services Workshop: Creating an Awesome Resume  in November 2020 & also was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Business Majors in October 2020.  

Kevin McFarland '97

Kevin was the alumni co-presenter on the Career Services' Workshop: How to Develop & Implement a Successful Job Search Strategy  & also was a participant on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Business Majors, both in October 2020.  Kevin is the Director of Human Resources for SCHOTT North America, Inc.

Matt Dorcas '98

Matt was the moderator on the Alumni Panel Discussion for Business Majors in October 2020.  Matt is the President & CEO for Capacity Marketing.