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October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 amFree
Please join Vermont Catholic Professionals for our first quarterly networking breakfast on Wednesday, October 10th from 8:00-9:30 am at the Pomerleau Center at Saint Michael’s College.
We are proud to welcome our guest speaker, Dr.Lorraine Sterritt, President of Saint Michael’s College.
All are welcome! We welcome individuals of all faiths who share our values and are professionals (entrepreneurs, medical, education, corporate, hospitality, etc) looking for networking and professional development opportunities.
Timeline for networking event:
8:00-8:30 Breakfast and networking
8:30-8:45 Opening remarks from Chair, Brittany Czekaj
8:45-9:20 President Sterritt talks about her experience and how her faith has impacted her as a professional and shaped her vision.
9:20-9:30 – Closing words from staff about the next event.
About Dr. Lorraine Sterritt:
Born and raised in Ireland, Sterritt first came to the United States on vacation in 1984, when she visited New York, Boston, and Vermont, and in her words, “fell in love with Vermont.” She moved to the United States in 1985.
Sterritt has a career of nearly 30 years in education in the U.S. starting at Chatham Hall, an all-girls college-preparatory boarding school in Chatham, VA, where she was Director of School and also taught French and Latin from 1985 to 1991. From 1991 to 1996 Sterritt studied at Princeton University, where she also served as Assistant Master of Wilson College. In 1996, she became associate dean of freshmen at Harvard University before moving to the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as Dean of Freshmen and Director of Academic Advising. From 2004 to 2010, she was administrator with teaching roles at Stanford University, and served as Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies for the School of Humanities and Sciences. From there she moved to Harvard, where she was a member of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University and Dean for Administration at Harvard College. Sterritt has served as president of Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 2014.