World of Work: Colleen Ring '99, Senior Account Executive with Nike

Colleen Ring ‘99 Senior account executive, Nike New York, New York Major: Canadian Studies/Art History How would you describe what you do on a typical day to someone who is unfamiliar with your field? Account executives at Nike are responsible for optimizing Nike product sales with a specific account base.  Since I work directly with …

World of Work: Allan Urgent '93, Assistant US Attorney

Allan Urgent ‘93, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice Newark, NJ Major: Political Science Graduate Program: Fordham University School of Law (J.D.) What does your typical day look like? I represent the United States of America and federal agencies in civil litigation. The types of things I do include appearing in court to …

World of Work: Bizia Holmes Greene ’96, Etiquette Consultant

Bizia Holmes Greene’ 96 Self Employed Etiquette Consultant Santa Fe, New Mexico Major: Anthropology How would you describe what you do on a typical day to someone who is unfamiliar with your field? As an etiquette consultant, I field phone calls and emails from the curious public about etiquette related questions and conundrums. I write …

Doing Good, Doing Well

As a college student, I did a lot of volunteering—and when talking with my advisor about the work I was doing in the community, she would ask, “Are you doing good?” Having had proper grammar drilled into my head, I would respond, “yes, I’m doing well…” and continue telling her about my volunteer work. One …

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