Fun on the Vineyard!

Eighty alumni and donors attended the CBT Martha’s Vineyard reunion, August 11-13, 2019. Participants enjoyed variety of events, including a welcome clambake, a walking tour, a luncheon by the sea and a movie screening and panel discussion.

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“When they see me, they see themselves”

When Melanie Littlejohn ’97, vice president for New York Customer and Community Engagement at National Grid, was approached about her interest in participating as a presenter for the Our Time Has Come (OTHC) leadership program, she responded with enthusiasm. “I see it as a part of my responsibility. It’s my commitment to the future—to come in and share my journey,” she says.

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OTHC mentor works to create lasting impact

The Our Time Has Come (OTHC) mentor program pairs professionals with OTHC Scholars to help the students prepare to navigate their careers after college. Mentors have the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences, facilitate networking and serve as positive role models.

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OTHC Leadership Program Enhances Scholar Experience

The Our Time Has Come (OTHC) scholarship program began with the mindfulness that no one understood the challenges of students of color better than alumni of color. That shared experience inspires alumni to support the scholarship each year. The Office of Multicultural Advancement created a new venture—the leadership program—to provide monthly professional development programming to help black and Latino students flourish on their career paths before graduation and enter the workforce with a strong community behind them. Continue Reading

Office of Program Development Adopts New Name, Adds Alumni Advisory Council

The Office of Program Development has a new name: the Office of Multicultural Advancement. Simultaneously, the office has announced the formation of a new alumni advisory council. Both moves are intended to further the Office of Multicultural Advancement’s mission fostering diverse alumni involvement with the University and supporting Black and Latino students.

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