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WCSU to host special career panel and networking event for Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, Western Connecticut State University will host a special panel event entitled “Career Viewpoints From Trailblazing Hispanic Leaders.” Sponsored by the Savings Bank of Danbury, the event will feature four regional Hispanic community leaders representing hot industries, offering powerful insight and advice for students and anyone else interested in accelerating their career opportunities. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.

The panelists include Evelin Garcia, User Experience (UX) Researcher, Fluent Research; Carlos Guzman, Technology Risk, Ernst & Young; Kassandra Ruiz, Art and Marketing Director, Marathon Strategies; and Farley Santos, Banking and Community Outreach, Savings Bank of Danbury. Rozie Figueroa ’23, nursing student and president of the WCSU Latin American Student Organization, will moderate the event.

After the panel discussion, participants will be able to network and visit information tables representing WCSU Admissions, the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, the Western Connecticut Small Business Development Center, WCSU’s Latin American Student Organization and more.

The event is free and open to the public; registration is not required. Doors will open at 5 p.m. For more information on this event, contact Kathleen Lindenmayer, director of the WCSU Career Success Center, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For more information, contact WCSU Public Relations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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