Park is flooded with alums !
Well - the weather service IS predicting floods today in upstate NY -- but not the kind of WONDERFUL flood we're going to experience over the next few days :)
It's homecoming weekend (aka Fall Splash) and we've invited back our own Park Alumni Advisory Board as well as other alums to present panels and network.
Advertising, Branding and Marketing Panel
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2-4 pm, Park 220
Moderator, Scott Hamula
How does the economy, competition, technology, social networking, etc. affect a business? Learn strategies our alumni use to stand apart from the rest.
Carole Irgang, President, Red Shoes Marketing;
Rodd Perry, Co-President, The Ant Farm (theantfarm.net);
Michael Kaplan, Sr. VP, Group Account Director, G2 Direct and Digital;
Laurie Greenberg, VP, Regional Sales, ESPN;
Susan Johnston, General Manager, Cayuga Radio Group
Documentary Screening: Dying to Live
Thursday, Sept. 30, 4;30pm, Park Auditorium
Every day in the U.S. about 20 people die waiting for transplant organs, because of a lack of donors. Dying to Live, directed by Lance Lipman '72, tells the inspiring stories of four hopeful organ recipients as they struggle to stay alive long enough to reach the top of the waiting list. For more information on the film, visit: www.transplantdocumentary.com.
Pizza Reception with Park School National Advisory Board and alumni
Thursday, Sept. 30, 6:00pm, Park 220
Park students, faculty and staff welcome
Reinventing Traditional Media Panel
Friday, Oct. 1, 1-3pm, Park Auditorium
Moderator: Wenmouth Williams
A panel of alumni from a diverse group of fields -- including television broadcasting, television production, Internet news, and more discuss how traditional media can survive in a 21st-century environment.
Helen Feinbloom, President, Feinbloom &Associates;
Matt Mulcahy, Anchor/Reporter, Managing EditorNBC 3 SYR;
Ed Tobias, Manager, Business Continuity andDisaster Planning;
Steve Rathe, Owner Exec. Producer,Murray Street Productions;
Kelli Grant, Consumer Reporter,Smartmoney.com;
David Lebow, Former President & CEO, Internet Broadcasting (Current Board of Trustee);
Michael Potter, Product Development Coordinator, Internet
Dave Storey, Publisher, The Gazette (Iowa)
Entrepreneurship: Developing Your Own Content & Brand
Friday, Oct. 1, 3-5pm, Park 220
Moderator: Steve Gordon
Several self-made media personalities and authors discuss to take an entrepreneurial approach in developing your media brand.
Anthony Carbone, Emmy Award-Winning Television Producer and Editor (Freelancer);
Matt Mulcahy, Anchor/Reporter, Managing Editor NBC 3 SYR;
Andy Orgel, President and CEO, 1Degree Media and Entertainment, Inc.
Paula; Landry, Author, Business of Film
Rich Morris, Author, Owner, ROI Consulting;
Lance Lipman, Documentary filmmaker