STAC chats is a bi-weekly virtual fireside chat with a business leader, entrepreneur, or influential thought leader sharing their insights on a relevant topic.
Upcoming STAC chats
Role Modeling: Garvenchy Nicolas, Alumni, Author
The Arts and Education: Jordan Baker-Kilner and Kevin Kilner
Brand YOU - Building YOUR Brand: Lee Applbaum, Former CMO, Patrón
Previous STAC chats
September 15, 2020: Education and Criminal Justice
Sean Pica, Executive Director, HudsonLink for Higher Education in Prison
Sean Pica, Executive Director of Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison, discusses the topic “Education and Criminal Justice”. Sean serves on STAC's Criminal Justice Advisory Board. He also recently founded and launched New Beginnings, a reentry housing initiative for Hudson Link students.
As a senior advisor at WPP, Sable mentors and consults across the company. WPP is a British multinational communications, advertising, public relations, technology, and commerce holding company headquartered in London, England. He is a designated LinkedIn Influencer, ranking among the most widely read business leaders in the world.
August 6, 2020: Race and Ethnicity in America
Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Author and Associate Professor of History and American Studies, Georgetown University
Hear from Dr. Chatelain, a scholar of African American life and culture who is a frequent public speaker and consultant to educational institutions. Chatelain delivers lectures and workshops on inclusive teaching, social movements, and food justice.
August 4, 2020: Professional Athletes: Being Prepared for What's Next
Tom Laidlaw, former NY Ranger and Entrepreneur
Tune in to hear Tom Laidlaw, as he chats with Dr. Jacques Tortoroli and co-host Gary Dworkowitz. Laidlaw has a lot to share: "Fitness, motivation, discipline, dedication, passion, and integrity are not just words I read about, but words I live my life by. This is the True Grit Life and it is glorious."
July 31, 2020: Entrepreneurial Spirit and Social Responsibility
Jack Teeling, Co-Founder, Teeling Whiskey
The Teeling family has deep roots in the Irish whiskey industry dating back to 1782 when Walter Teeling had a craft distillery in the heart of Dublin City. The Teeling Whiskey Company was founded or "reborn" by Jack Teeling in 2012. Over the last eight years, it has established itself as the leading and most progressive Irish whiskey producer.
July 23, 2020: Political Psychology and Racial and Ethnic Politics
Dr. Camille Burge, Associate Professor at Villanova University & Assistant Director of The Center for Peace & Justice
Hear from Camille D. Burge, a scholar of American politics with an emphasis on racial and ethnic politics and political psychology. Her research revolves around three key themes of Black-White relations, the role of emotions in Black public opinion and political decision-making, and intersectionality.
In this STAC chats episode, hear about ways to connect with students and colleagues, cope with stress, and stay resilient during the challenging times we are facing together.
LCM 247 Studio’s Patrick Heaphy and St. Thomas Aquinas College moderator, Angela McDonnell, Professor of Hospitality Management, LIVE streamed an interview with Teresa Kenny, Orangetown Supervisor about her vision for growth in Orangetown in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.