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Mar. 23, 2010
JIU Alumni, share your news with us!

Do you have professional or personal news or testimonials that you would like to share on the Alumni Portal website?

Please email us with your updates at We want to know what you have been doing since graduation!

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Feb. 19, 2013
Faces of JIU - Taino Palermo

Opportunity doesn’t always knock. Sometimes it just sits there waiting to be recognized. For Taino Palermo, it came in the form of a Masters of Arts in Business Communication specializing in Entrepreneurship from JIU. His degree has provided him with the valuable skills and knowledge required to turn his passion for helping the underserved youth of Syracuse, New York into a vital force for positive change in his community.

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Feb. 14, 2013
Dr. Toni Hull

Dr. Toni Hull always knew she wanted to be a teacher. But it wasn’t until she completed her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Jones International University that she realized she wanted to become a trailblazer in the education field. Through her doctorate coursework, Toni gained the skills, knowledge, and confidence to move beyond the classroom.

Nov. 21, 2011
2011 National Coach of the Year Award (Speech/Debate)

I was recently awarded the 2011 National Community College Speech/Debate Coach of the Year Award (Collie-Taylor Natl. Fellowship Award) by Phi Rho Pi, the National 2-Year College Organization for competitive speech and debate.  I have attached a photo of myself with the President of Phi Rho Pi, Cynthia Dewar-Kudsi.


Podcast: Keys to Advancing in Your Career

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What are some strategies professionals in any field should consider when seeking to advance in their career? In this podcast William Sullivan discusses the strategies he has found effective in his own 24-year career advancement at Philips Healthcare, a multi-national corporation with over 130,000 employees. Mr. Sullivan is a JIU alumnus and Vice President of Customer Services at Philips Healthcare,

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