For Immediate Release
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Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
November 14, 2011 – Sixty-eight King’s College business students were selected to participate in the Seventh Annual Forum of the McGowan School of Business held recently at the Princeton Club of New York.
The annual event, which is held on a rotating basis in New York, Philadelphia, and Wilkes-Barre, consists of a one-hour mentoring session, many led by King’s alumni, followed by a meal in a professional business setting, and presentation by a guest speaker. This year’s keynote speaker was King’s president Rev. Jack Ryan, C.S.C., who spoke on “’Moneyball’ and Other Thoughts on: Leadership and the Spiritual Life.”
The event is underwritten by, among others, the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund, Inc.
Pictured at the King’s College MSB Forum, seated row 1 from left, are: Ryan Fean, Brian Zinn, Belinda Coulibaly, Kimberly Penetra, Kristen Kohut, Natalie Pica, Matthew Koncz, Leighanne Tompko, Chloe Fanelli, Molly Brown, Christine Malecki, Alli Gibbons, Exaud Hugo, and Dr. Joan Blewitt, MSB Forum coordinator. Second row, standing: Dr. Barry Williams, dean, William G. McGowan School of Business. Seated: Emily Kopec, Alicia Higgs, Nicole Buckman, Lenny Fox, Briana Turnbaugh, Matthew Weitz, Andrew LaFratte, Michele Hoffman, Michael Lombardi, Talia Mamola, Jorge Brito, and Tish Last, director of corporate, foundation and government grants.
Third row: Michael Bocan, Kellie Rhiel, Kelly Flannery, Kim Wasmanski, Micah Cross, Tina Lispi, Mike Toma, Paige Carlin, Roman Collins, Dan Smith, Ariana Blackstock, and Christopher Urgiles. Fourth row: Adrian White, Mintong Lu, Harry Giacometti, Christopher Klaiss, Jennifer Orso, Albert Trinisewski, Michael Daly, Eric Vega, and Manuel Mendes. Fifth row: Tom Meluskey, Laura Panzitta, Caitlyn Ferry, Alexandra Mazaleski, Anthony Varrone, Preston Balavage, Kaitlyn Nonamaker, Brett Mirigliani, Rob McGulness, Billy Joyce, Robert Kopycienski, and Dennis Loughran.
Sixth row: Emily D’Amato, Parveen Merchant, Cynthia Bodden, Elsie Turkovich, Kyle Kepfinger, Katie Phelan, Allyson Pekar, Shannon Derrick, Tim Sanderson, Alison Cheung, and Patricia Swipe.
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.