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On January 10 in New York City, the annual Career Conversations event was held in the Union League Club, attracting 180 participants. Nearly 60 alumni provided valuable insights to students and young alumni, who also had the opportunity to learn more in a Q&A session.
Also in New York, a career-transitions program was held February 28. Approximately 50 alumni listened to a panel of career-placement professionals speak candidly and answer questions about navigating the challenges of a job or career change. The panel also discussed some of the financial considerations for retirement.
All-SUNY events, open to alumni from any SUNY campus, were held in Los Angeles on January 23, Phoenix on January 25 and Charlotte on March 13. UB alumni were well-represented in each city.
The Dallas chapter held a networking event for alumni on January 17 and the Houston chapter conducted a networking event on March 23 at McCormick and Schmick’s. Rochester alumni attended a wine tasting at Wine Sense on March 28; a reception was held in Cleveland at the Harry Buffalo before the UB men’s basketball game in the Mid-American Conference on March 7. Three dozen UB alumni attended a reception and baseball game in Camden Yards, as the Baltimore Orioles took on the New York Yankees June 28. Out West, a number of alumni gathered in Denver to discuss the possibility of formally launching an alumni chapter in Colorado.
With Buffalo the home to one of the hottest teams in the NHL this year, three alumni events were held in cities where the Sabres played. Enthusiasm was keenly felt in Tampa, where 35 people attended the March 16 game with the Lightning; and in Atlanta, where 40 UB alumni and friends watched the Sabres-Flames matchup on March 18. The penultimate game of the season—in which the Sabres clinched the President’s Trophy for the best record in the NHL—was played in Washington, DC, on April 7.