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Living the Moravian Promise

Each issue of InCommon tells the story of a Moravian alum or student who is "living the Moravian promise." Moravian College promises to partner with students to build a strong foundation for their personal and professional future. Moravian challenges students with: 1) a strong, personalized academic major; 2) hands-on learning opportunities; and 3) an environment that promotes the development of a deeper enjoyment of life.

Jaime Marks Corvino '04
business and technology consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Outside the Box

If someone told Jaime Marks Corvino '04 at graduation she'd be a business and technology consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, she never would have believed it. But that is exactly where she finds herself, helping clients sharpen their marketing strategies. Corvino's job isn't all websites and crunching numbers; the senior associate also oversees a team of consultants and manages client relationships.

Moravian taught the psychology major who was narrowly focused on pursuing a Ph.D. to broaden her career aspirations. Corvino's SOAR and Honors Program research under the guidance of Michelle Schmidt, associate professor and chair of psychology, helped her earn a master's degree from Penn State, but perhaps more importantly, it taught her to be flexible and think creatively. For both projects, she conducted comprehensive research studies, and was responsible for everything from data collection and analysis to publication.


"The Moravian community trained me to become a leader, and it continues to afford me opportunities to learn from current students, alumni, and faculty members."


"These programs forced me to think outside the box," says Corvino, who also was president of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society. "With the help of my advisor, I figured out what needed to be done and planned a course of action. In my consulting career, I am constantly presented with new challenges and must figure out a 'go forward' plan."

A track and cross-country athlete, Corvino created close ties to the College, where she met her husband, Brian Corvino '02 (Alumni Association board president), and her Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority sisters. Once a student representative on the Board of Trustees, she now serves on the Alumni Board of Directors and is a chapter advisor for Tri-Sigma.

"The friendships I formed at Moravian continue to impact my life today, six years after graduation," she says. "My Tri-Sigma sisters offered amazing support throughout my personal and professional pursuits, and they remain a sounding board to discuss and plan exciting things in my life. The Moravian community trained me to become a leader, and it continues to afford me opportunities to learn from current students, alumni, and faculty members."