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Spring 2013: A Legacy of Learning: Transforming Young Lives
Success Breeds Success
Moravian alumni help students navigate a path to professional fulfillment.
By Kate Helm '05
Numbers don’t lie. Within 10 months of graduation, 93 percent of Moravian’s Class of 2011 was either employed or enrolled in post-graduate study. But numbers don’t tell the whole story, either. A significant factor in that success rate is an alumni network committed to preparing students for the future.
And alumni aren’t just phoning it in. They really care. Take Julia Gasdaska ’07, for instance. As a student, she attended the Coffee & Connections networking reception where she met John Kolchin ’57 and his wife, Barbara. They became pen pals connected by their shared Moravian experience. The Kolchins even attended several plays in which Gasdaska performed at the Arena Theatre, and she still has their handwritten letters.
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