Business Partner of the Year and Raise the Roof campaign discussed on Episode #134

By Paul Miller

Knightly News Co-Adviser

On Episode #134 on the “Knightly News Podcast,” we welcome Dean of Career Services and Development Steve Hassinger to discuss the upcoming Aug. 25 clothing giveaway and the Sept. 1 Business Partner of the Year Breakfast

On the second segment, we welcome Director of College Relations Curtis Voelker to chat about the Raise the Roof philanthropic initiative at Central Penn College.

During our time with Hassinger, we discuss the trials of the past year in the Career Services office, specifically looking at how the pandemic has impacted the networking events that the department puts on quarterly. Hassinger talked about the positives, especially the key takeaways that can be implemented going forward.

In addition, they discussed the upcoming clothing giveaway that will be taking place on Aug. 25 in the Conference Center.

Finally, they previewed the Sept.1 Business Partner of the Year Breakfast, featuring Duck Donuts CEO Betsy Hamm as the keynote speaker. To sign up for the event, go to Listen to the podcast for special promo codes for students, faculty, staff and community members.

On the second segment of the podcast, we welcome the Director of Community Relations Curtis Voelker to chat about the current Raise the Roof campaign at the college.

Last year’s CPC Gives Back theme was Combat Hunger, where nonperishable food items and money were raised and community service hours were donated toward the overall goals set forth at the onset of the competition.

This year, the college announced that the 2021 CPC Gives Back campaign is Raise the Roof, which will address housing insecurity & homelessness throughout Central Pennsylvania.

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