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Alumni and Friends

GS 300 LA Influentials

This lecture/discussion course features CLA/HSSE alumni representing a diverse range of careers who return to the classroom and share their expertise and advice with current Liberal Arts students. This experience will provide students with a unique opportunity to ask specific questions and learn about career and life skills from successful and distinguished Liberal Arts alumni.

Guests are welcome into the class as seating allows. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Class is held Fridays, 11:30am-12:20pm in Beering Hall, room 2290.

Past GS 300 LA Influentials


January 16
Welcome class

January 23
Ilenia Herrera-LutzBA 1994, Brian Lamb School of Communication; MS 1997, Spanish, Experience Campus (Entry Level) Recruiter/U.S. Intern Program Lead, Accenture

January 30
Mary MurckoBA 1986, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Publisher of “Self” Magazine, Conde Nast

February 6
Eric Allen, BA 1974, Political Science, Attorney/Partner, Allen Wellman McNew

February 13
Steve Godeke, BA 1984, School of Languages and Cultures; BS 1984, Krannert, Founder/Principal, Godeke Consulting

February 20
Michael Schiferl, BA 1989, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Executive Vice President, Weber Shandwick

February 27
Tasos Kaiafas, BA 1991, English, Director of Game Product Development, AT&T

March 6
Andrew Maner, BA 1991, Political Science and Communication, Vice President/Partner, Strategy and Growth Leader, IBM Global Business Services Public Sector Practice

March 13
Kyle Wood, BA 1992, Political Science, Senior Advisor, AXA Advisors

March 27
Karen Reuther, BA 1979, Industrial Design, Creative Director/Brand Psychologist, Cast

April 3
Bob Heiber, BA 1973, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Vice President of Audio, Chace Audio

April 10
Todd Putman, BA 1984, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Chief Commercial Officer, Bolthouse Farms

April 17
Bridget Williams Golden, BA 1998 English Education, Expansion Specialist, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society 

April 24
Amber Ochalek, BA 2009, Theatre, Ticketing Logistics Manager, Disney Parks and Resorts

May 1
Review Class

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