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At an exclusive career fair held at Touro College’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) on March 22, eleven select employers—high tech companies, staffing solutions and law firms—met with promising GSB students and graduates.
When Irvin Knight landed in New York from his island home of Dominica, he was 41, and hungry for his slice of the American Dream. Knight started working as a residential mortgage specialist. But the housing market went boom, and he was forced to find a different career path. Knight enrolled at Touro, majored in finance and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He was hooked on the “practical and positive aspect of every single class”, so on he went to Touro’s Graduate School of Business.
As he completed the final immigration papers to join his father in America, Togolese Republic-born Bruce Alexis watched as airplanes flew into the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
Vanessa Okonta is a planner. With a calendar jammed with reminders and to-do lists, she maps out her life in years, months, weeks, days and hours. In the spring of 2013, Okonta had a pretty detailed plan. She’d graduated from Pace University and had just landed a job with New York City’s Human Resource Administration as a fraud investigator. The position provided many opportunities for growth and advancement, a chance to make a difference in the lives of others and steady income to help pay off her college debt. She planned to attend graduate school one day and assumed that was far off in her future. And yet, the best laid plans often go awry, especially when opportunity knocks.