This years recipient of the Alumnus of the Year award is Leonard Boccia, a wealth management advisor for Wells Fargo. A SUNY New Paltz School of Business graduate, Leonard has always been eager to give back to the New Paltz community and visits classes at the School of Business regularly to speak to students about life after college and searching for a job.
“Word hard, do more, and finish whatever you start” are the three things that Robert Siracusano lives by. Owner of Sawyer Motors in Saugerties and founder of the Sawyer Motor Foundation, Robert is dedicated to community service and philanthropy and this years recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence at the Hall of Fame event in May.
The SUNY New Paltz American Marketing Association ranked 8th as the top silver chapter at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans in March. With over 300 student chapters in AMA and around 200 competing in this conference, a ranking of 8th is a momentous accomplishment for SUNY New Paltz as the size of other chapters in the country are three times larger.
The Student Leader of the Year award goes to a student who is dedicated to the School of Business, one who is involved in a variety of clubs and organizations, and acts as a leader and mentor to fellow students. This year’s recipient is all of those things and more.
On Tuesday, April 7th, the Career Resource Center held their Networking Fair in the MPR of the Student Union Building. Students from all majors at SUNY New Paltz were in attendance. They brought their resumes, looked all all local and national companies who had representatives, and learned about internship and job opportunities.