Student Leaders Learn from Prominent Alumni

Anand Satchidanandan '08, assistant director of the Wesleyan Fund, and Jeff XX speak with Jody Hill '78 during the third Student Leadership Lunch Feb. 28 in Usdan University Center. The lunches are hosted by the Alumni Association to recognize student leaders and to provide them with an opportunity to meet and learn from prominent alumni leaders.

Anand Satchidanandan '08, assistant director of the Wesleyan Fund, and Jeff Bizinkaukas '10 speak with Jody Hill '78 during the third Student Leadership Lunch Feb. 28 in Usdan University Center. The lunches are hosted by the Alumni Association to recognize student leaders and to provide them with an opportunity to meet and learn from prominent alumni leaders.

 

Alumni leaders Hill, center, and Phil Putnam '62 met with 26 students and four staff members at the event.

Alumni leaders Hill, center, and Phil Putnam '62 met with 26 students and four staff members at the event. Hill is a volunteer and former chair of the Wesleyan Fund National Committee, and sat on the Alumni Association Executive Committee (AAEC). She spoke about her experiences at Wesleyan, reasons she decided to stay involved with the school, the importance of networking and staying connected to the Alumni Association. She is executive director of Parenting Resource Associates.

Eric Underwood '09 converses with Phil Putnam '62.

Eric Underwood '09 converses with Phil Putnam '62. Putnam is the managing director of Fulcrum Securities. He was a long time volunteer for the Weselayan Fund, sat on the 45th reunion committee and now sits on the Career Advisory Council.

Theresa Kidd, associate director of The Wesleyan Fund, speaks with Ruby Ross '09 during the leadership lunch. (Photos by Alexandra Portis '09)

Theresa Kidd, associate director of The Wesleyan Fund, speaks with Ruby Ross '09 during the leadership lunch. (Photos by Alexandra Portis '09)