CDO Events
Life After Vassar Sociology Majors Alumnae/i Panel & Reception
Tuesday, March 9th
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Are you curious what alumnae/i who major in Sociology go on to do after Vassar? Are you in the process of declaring your major and considering Sociology? Thinking about a possible double major? Join the Sociology Majors Committee, Sociology Department, and the Career Development Office to hear from our Sociology alumnae/i about the careers they have gone on to pursue and the ways in which they use their Sociology background to this day!

Confirmed alumnae/i include:
– Patricia Franz ’01, Analyst at the Department of Justice
– Isaac Kestenbaum ’03, Director at SALT Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA
– Sitara Mahtani ’14, Research Project Manager at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
– Warren McKinney ’06, Investigator at the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
– Asaf Orr ’02, Senior Staff Attorney & Director of the Transgender Youth Project at the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
– Tanay Tatum Edwards ’12, Founder & CEO of FreeCap

This event will be in Zoom meeting format and the first hour will be a panel (with time included for attendees to ask questions). The last half-hour is reserved for an informal networking reception where attendees will have the opportunity to join our panelists in breakout rooms to get more specific questions answered.

Career Paths in Journalism – Print & Online Media…Employer Insight Panel
Friday, March 12th
1:00pm – 2:15pm
The Bard and Vassar College Career Offices have teamed up to organize a panel of career professionals working in journalism and media to share insights about the variety of career paths in the field, actual work being done, and advice for preparing for an internship or career. Panelists include: The New York Times- Director of Early Career Journalism Strategy & Recruiting Complex- Project Manager of Brand Partnerships The Huffington Post- Senior Reporter The Real World & Freelance- Assistant Editor and Contributing Writer The Cut- Emilia Petrarca ’14, Vassar alumna- Fashion News Writer This event is open to Bard and Vassar College students – All class years and majors!

Project Period

Project Period is beginning to take menstrual product orders again! If possible, it would be great if you can put the following blurb and poster in an weekly email or any other form of newsletters to help spread the word :)
Need menstrual products? Project Period is taking product orders from students at no cost to ensure that basic health needs are being met! All forms are anonymous and will only record a student’s 999 number and the specific information about their orders. Orders will be put together in paper bags, which will be available for pickup outside the Office of Health Promotion and Education, labeled with the last four digits of student’s 999 number. Scan the barcode below to place an order! For any questions, please (No orders are being carried forward from fall 2020 semester, please fill out the form again to receive products this Spring 2021 semester)