Purchase Alumni in the Classroom

Purchase College faculty are always looking for new ways to enhance the program experience and augment their instruction by bringing real-world practitioners into the classroom.

Our Alumni in the Classroom program provides opportunities for alumni guest speakers to give current students a firsthand look at career possibilities and life after Purchase.  

Let us know if you would be interested in sharing your experiences and expertise in any of the topics listed below or if you’d like to suggest another subject that you might address in a classroom setting. 

Communications-related topics Liberal Studies-broader topics Management topics
  • Public speaking
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Writing
  • Water
  • Fundraising
  • Podcasting
  • Food Systems
  • Generating start-up capital
  • Marketing
  • Migration
  • Nonprofit management
    (especially social- and/or
    arts-related issues)
  • Social Media
  • Transportation
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Health & Human Services
  • Television
  • Housing
  • Video Production
  • Special Education & Disabilities

If selected, a member of the faculty will contact you directly to discuss possible speaking dates and times.