From College to Mayor in One Year: Hear the Success Story of 23-Year-Old Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse

December 4, 2012

1:30 - 2:15pm

Location:

Isenberg 210 (wheelchair accessible)

Contact:

Isenberg MBA Program, (413) 545-5608, mba@isenberg.umass.edu

Event Website

Please join us either in person or via live feed for a special presentation featuring Alex Morse, Mayor of the City of Holyoke, MA. The presentation will take place as part of the MBA Professional Seminar in Career Management. Hear his story as well as pick up tips about networking, getting a mentor, and setting goals for success.

Mayor Alex B. Morse was sworn in as the youngest Mayor in the history of the City of Holyoke in early 2012. Born and raised in Holyoke, Alex graduated from Holyoke High School and is an alumnus of Brown University with a degree in urban studies. He spent four years working as a Youth Career Counselor at CareerPoint in Holyoke, and during his time at Brown, he was mentored for three years by former Providence Mayor, and current Congressman David Cicilline. His major areas of focus are early childhood literacy, building a local economy around art, innovation, and technology, supporting community policing initiatives.

For those of you joining us via live feed:

  1. We recommend you log in 5-10 minutes prior to the presentation by using the following link:  Professional Seminar Presentation.
  2. If you'd like to ask questions during the presentation, use your Net ID and password to enable the chat feature.

If you are in the area, directions and parking information can be found here.