Beyond The Beach is a life skills series designed with recent graduates in mind. Alumni faculty, and friends are invited to lead seminars, lectures, workshops, or panels that explore topics not always covered in the classroom.
Prior topics have included
Is Grad School Right for Me?
Renting vs. Buying
First Time Home Buyers.
Career Planning: February 22, 2018
Moderator Diane Lee '83 lead a panel discussion regarding how to chart your career course. Panelists included Raymond Cervantez, Brandi Morgan '09, and Thomas Wong '81
First Time Home Buyers: February 23, 2017
Steve Hankla ‘88 of New American Funding provided detailed information on the home buying process.
Renting vs. Buying: November 5, 2016
With the help of moderator Steve Capezza of Zillow, panelists John Cardwell '11, Jennifer Grossman '05, Erik Hayhurst '14, and Dolores Robles '99, '04, explored the pros and cons of renting and buying.
Professional Etiquette: June 9, 2016
Led by moderator Deborah Ludke '87, '09, the alumni panel (Mario Bica '86, Fran Garfinkel '91, David Harwood '97, Diane Lee '83) covered various topics in professional etiquette like communication, dress, networking and more.
Finance 101: November 14, 2015
Alumni panelists Steve Lindholm '95, Glen Park '95, Jaci Haas '14, Delia Fernandez '74, '82, shared their expertise on topics like credit, investing, saving, and more.