Monday, February 18
1:30-2:45 pm, Old Falvey 101
► Susan Snyder, Education Reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer
Interested in the daily work of a print journalist? Come and learn from Susan Snyder, winner of a Pulitzer prize for journalism, who will speak about her beat as the education reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. This event is organized by the Writing and Rhetoric Program.
Monday, February 18
8:00 pm, Vasey Theatre [note: all tickets have now been issued]
► Last Seen: Voices from Slavery’s Lost Families
The Last Seen project, in collaboration with Villanova Theatre, is hosting a unique event commemorating the thousands of families separated in slavery.
Thursday, February 21
7:00-8:30 pm, Falvey Library Speakers' Corner
► Literary Festival: novelist Lauren Grodstein
Grodstein has published six books, and was nominated for the Philolexian Prize for literary work. Her novel A Friend of the Family is a New York Times bestseller, Washington Post Book of the Year, and January Magazine top ten book of the year.
Tuesday February 19
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, Garey Hall 10A
► Special Mock Criminal Law Class for Villanova Students
Coker v. Georgia is a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that helped to define the meaning of "cruel and unusual punishment." This case is the focus of a special mock criminal law class taught by Dean Michael A. Simons. Please review this two-page summary of the case, Coker v. Georgia, prior to the mock class to get the most out of this law school experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out what law school is really like! Questions? Contact Villanova Pre-Law Advisor Christina Butler at email@example.com.
Wednesday February 20
6:00-8:30 pm, East Lounge, Dougherty Hall
► Mentoring and Networking Event: Careers in Communications, Media, PR, and Entertainment Panel
Villanova University students are encouraged to attend this mentoring and networking event to learn all about careers in Communications, Media, Public Relations, and Entertainment. There will be a panel discussion featuring Villanova alumni currently working in the Entertainment industry followed by networking. The panel will feature: Victor Cerio (VSB '14) - Manager North American Sales Planning, Lionsgate Nick Goswami (VSB '14) - Specialist, Programmatic Strategy & Optimization; MediaMath Nicole Borrelli Hearn (CLAS '91) - Agent, ICM Partners Ally Moskitis (VSB '15) - Project Manager, HBO Danielle Mentes (VSB '14) - Supervisor, Strategy; Palisades Media Group. REGISTER HERE. This event is organized by the BRIDGE Society and the Business in Entertainment Society.
Friday March 22
11:00 am - 1:00 pm, SAC 300
► English Internship Lunch
Drop by any time from 11:00 to 1:00 to chat with Kate Szumanski, who oversees internships for the college. Kate can answer a wide range of questions about how you can identify and pursue an internship that you’re excited about and that can count for English credit.
Friday April 5
11:30 am - 5:00 pm, Garey Hall Alumni Events Room
► Liberal Arts & Sciences Bootcamp for Business Career Interests
Did you know employers in finance are looking to hire Liberal Arts & Sciences students as interns and entry-level hires? They are. They’re asking us at the Career Center for creative, innovative, and meaningful ways to connect with you. Curious? Want to learn more? Meet professionals and alumni from firms like Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs. and Citi to hear about why they want to recruit you. Enjoy a networking lunch with alumni and hear from Todd Sullivan, a proud political science graduate and executive at Morgan Stanley.
The Jerome J. Fischer Memorial Award
This award will be given to the best essay written by an undergraduate for an English class. Essays can be submitted by faculty or students. To be eligible, essays must have been written within a year preceding the deadline and written either for a Villanova English course (2100 level or higher) or for a Villanova course (2000 level or higher) taught by a member of the Villanova English faculty. Work submitted for a senior Honors thesis or an M. A. thesis is not eligible. A cash award is given to the recipient of this award. Submissions should be e-mailed to Sharon Rose-Davis, English Department administrative assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, April 12.