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Alumni Prep Students on Verge of Diving Into Labor Pool

Kayla A. Gross, an applied management student from Danville, talks with 2011 business administration: banking and finance alumna Amy (Dibble) Chervinsky.
Kayla A. Gross, an applied management student from Danville, talks with 2011 business administration: banking and finance alumna Amy (Dibble) Chervinsky.
Business students chat in the SASC lobby.
Business students chat in the SASC lobby.
Chris Frantz, ’05, business management, talks to an attentive audience that filled the SASC presentation room.
Chris Frantz, ’05, business management, talks to an attentive audience that filled the SASC presentation room.
A student asks alumni for their book recommendations.
A student asks alumni for their book recommendations.
Greg Miller, ’12, building automation technology, answers one among a bounty of student questions.
Greg Miller, ’12, building automation technology, answers one among a bounty of student questions.

Four Penn College alumni returned to campus Thursday evening to network with business students and offer practical tips for their coming immersion in the job market. Those who spoke were Chris Frantz, ’05, business management, who is director of marketing for Savoy Furniture; Amy (Dibble) Chervinsky, ’11, business administration: banking and finance concentration, who is an associate commercial loan officer for Chemung Canal Trust Co.; Tamara Pavlov, ’11, business administration: management concentration, who is a registered adviser representative for Moff & Associates; and Greg Miller, ’12, building automation technology: heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology concentration. Before networking over refreshments, the alumni spoke to a filled Student and Administrative Services Center presentation room about such topics as work ethic, resume and networking tips, internships, soft skills, problem-solving and the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle while putting in long working hours.

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