Past Events - Spring 2015


Work $mart Workshop

A targeted salary negotiation workshop for Villanova student women and alumnae to help enhance their earnings for the rest of their working lives.

Tuesday, February 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

West Lounge, Dougherty Hall, Villanova Campus

Registration fee: $15 (includes dinner)

Facilitated by Lauren Miltenberger, Assistant Professor of Public Administration at the Villanova College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Co-sponsored by VSB Graduate Business Programs, CLAS Human Resource Development Program, CLAS Masters in Public Administration, VU Alumni Relations & Villanova Women's Professional Network


Candy Chang

VSB-Week keynote speaker. Renowned for interactive public installations that provoke civic engagement and emotional introspection, Taiwanese-American artist Candy Chang challenges the conventional perception of public space and the role it can play to help us make sense of our communities and ourselves.

Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Jake Nevin Field House

Villanova Campus

For more information on Candy Chang, click here

For Candy Chang's TED Talk, click here

Sponsored by Villanova School of Business


Marketplace Cafe

A networking event designed to connect Villanova graduate students and alumnae in business and related fields

Sunday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

West Lounge, Dougherty Hall, Villanova Campus

Featuring "Active Presence" by Bobbi Block of Bracken Leadership LLC. We will explore techniques for greater engagement, teamwork and creativity in the workplace.

Co-sponsored by VSB Graduate Business Programs, Gradute Women in Business & Villanova Women's Professional Network


Gender and Women's Studies: Across the Disciplines and Across Professions

Panel featuring:

Amy Fleischer, Villanova College of Engineering

Shauna McDonald, CLAS Communication Department

Quinetta Roberson, Villanova School of Business

Katina Sawyer, CLAS Department of Psychology

Wednesday, March 18, 6 p.m.

Radnor-St.David's Room, Connelly Center

Villanova Campus

Sponsored by CLAS Gender and Women's Studies Department


Lunchtime Virtual Networking Event for Villanova Women

An online chatroom that matches up alumnae, professionals, students and other participants for conversations. The event only lasts one hour, so it is the perfect way to spend your lunch break!

Wednesday, March 25 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Virtual Online Event

Hosted by the Viillanova Women's Professional Network and the VU Alumni Association


Networking Breakfast

Hosted by Morris Somerset Alumni Chapter

Katina Sawyer, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, will speak on the topic: "The Changing Demographic of Today's Workforce."

This is a great opportunity for individuals looking to expand their professional network, seeking new employment opportunities, finding the right resources and sharing insights on professional experience.

Wednesday, April 8 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Hyatt Morristown

3 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960

Hosted by Morris Somerset Alumni Chapter and Viillanova Women's Professional Network


26th Annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton Conference

Featuring keynote address by Katina Sawyer, Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, CLAS.

"What's Gender Got to Do With It? The Impact of Gender on Your Life at Villanova"

Conference will highlight and celebrate the incisive work produced by students from across campus during the previous year.

Thursday, March 26

Connelly Center, Villanova Campus

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Sponsored by CLAS Gender and Women's Studies Department

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