Mount Made

More than 17,000 students have graduated from the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Much like you, they came to the Mount full of promise and hope. Here, they prepared for a career, not just a job.

Our alumnae/i study at the finest graduate and professional schools in the nation. They become leaders and innovators in the global community. They are proud to be Mount Made.

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Mallorie Bocachica ’10 with students.

Mallorie Bocachica ’10 | Putting the Pal in Principal

Meet Mallorie Bocachica ’12 who at only 12 years into her career in education, is heading a robust and rigurous building of teachers and students. She is leading the charge to change how students learn at  charter network called Uncommon Schools, an educational system consisting of 57 schools serving over 21,000 low-income students across the northeast—including areas of Boston, Camden, Newark, Rochester, Troy, and right here in New York City.

 

Joy Cote

Joy Cote ’12 | Experimenting in the Lab—and the Kitchen

Meet Joy Cote ’12 who is working as a research scientist at Prelude Therapeutics, a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on discovering and developing small molecule therapies optimized to target the key drivers of cancer cell growth, resistance, and survival. And she sees science all around her—for example in the kitchen where she measures ingredients, mixes things together, and changes their chemical composition—it’s all science.

 

Kelly Martin

Kelly Martin ’10 | Saturdays Are for the Alums

Meet Kelly Martin ’10 Senior Vice President and Head of Talent Relations and Communications at Barstool Sports. Kelly’s playing a significant role in changing the face of modern media. At Barstool, hosts and contributors of shows and podcasts aren’t afraid to make their opinions known, while still sticking to the facts and letting their audiences know what’s happening in the world.

 

Chris Summo '15

Christopher Summo ’15 | A Little Birdy Told Me…

Meet Christopher Summo ’15 who landed his dream job @Twitter. Majoring in communication during his time at the Mount, Chris had an original interest of pursuing a career as a sports broadcaster. Then he got his start at Resolution Media, a full-service social media advertising agency for high-growth, future-focused clients.

 

 

Eugene Toussaint ’10 | Attorney with Swag

Meet Eugene Toussaint ’10 who founded Attorneys with Swag. As a lawyer, his goal is to not only advocate for his clients, but to also educate and empower the general public on an understanding of the law. He first got his start as a staff attorney in criminal defense practice with The Legal Aid Society, one of the largest and most influential social justice law firms in New York City.

 

Michelle Ross and the News 12 sign.

Michelle Ross ’14 | Live in 3, 2, 1…

Meet Michelle Ross ’14, who’s currently updating her viewers on News 12 the Bronx of the hazardous travel conditions live from Thunderbolt 12 in Riverdale, now finds herself ripping through the streets of the Bronx to get to the scene of the fire—ready to bring the latest local live news to Bronx residents from Wakefield to Throgs Neck.

 

 

Carly Jenkinson and a colleague next to a Red Cross truck.

Carly Jenkinson ’16 | Alumna in Alaska

Meet Carly Jenkinson ’16, who isn’t afraid of brown bears. Because for the last four years she’s been living, working, and volunteering up in Juneau, Alaska—giving her plenty of opportunities to become acquainted with those grizzly beasts.

 

 

Carolyn Concia

Carolyn Concia ’90 | Flying on the Frontlines

Meet Carolyn Concia ’90, who is playing a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. As a frontline worker, she’s providing essential care to those finding themselves ailing from its effects.

 

 

 

Amy with a flowery background

Amy Fox ’15 | Self-Esteem Rising

Meet Amy Fox ’15, a mount alumna on a mission to serve. She believes that positive self-esteem and a commitment to human dignity are qualities indispensable to the human experience—something that was nurtured in her during her time as an undergraduate student at Mount Saint Vincent.

 

 

Ciara Rosa and Mount students at Phin Fest.

Ciara Rosa ’15 | Tracking the Trends

Meet Ciara Rosa ’15, a trendsetter who has carried her campus experience into her career.

 

 

 

Gerardo Reyes

Gerardo Reyes ’18 | All Dreams Welcome

Meet Gerardo Reyes ’18, who earned a spot in an Ivy League Ph.D. Program, proving that a Mount Saint Vincent education has the power to turn talent into opportunity. Here, all dreams are welcome.

 

 

Todd Gable

Todd Gable ’15 | Around the World and Back Again

Meet Todd Gable ’15 who only a few years after graduating, has accomplished far more than he ever imagined, diligently working to bring sustainable development to the public education system in Ukraine as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

 

 

Blair poses with police officers.

Blair Butler ’13 | New York’s Finest

As a police officer with the New York City Police Department, Blair Butler ’13 has made it her goal to protect the citizens of the greatest city in the world.

 

 

 

Andrew Curiel shooting hoops.

Drew Curiel ’18 | More than an Athlete

Meet Andrew ‘Drew’ Curiel ’18 who suited up in his Dolphins gear one last time on February 22, 2018.

 

 

 

Student group poses with Mount student.

Christina Mesk ’04 | From P.S. 1K to South America

Meet Christina Mesk ’04 who won a Fulbright to expand educational opportunity.

 

 

 

James Vazquez ’06, ’11 MBA | Mastering the Business World

As an undergraduate Mount student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration, James Vazquez ’06, ’11 MBA knew that in college as in anything, you get back what you put in. Learn about how he has found success at JPMorgan Chase.

 

 

Alum Armando Cataldi with Emmy

Armando Cataldi ’11 | Making a Mark in the Media

Meet Armando Cataldi ’11 who won a Daytime Emmy award. Since jump starting his career in television and media, he has worked behind the camera of over a dozen popular news and talk shows—from the Rachel Ray Show to VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live and the Nate Berkus Show to Who Wants to be a Millionaire—just to name a few.

 

 

Jennifer Blatus '11

Jennifer Blatus ’11 | How One Alum Flipped a Seat

Meet Jennifer Blatus ’11 who secured the Max Rose campaign win, flipping the seat in New York’s 11th Congressional District in 2018. While at the Mount, she interned with the FDNY Press Secretary and with Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. After graduation, she held separate communications director positions for Council Member Andrew Cohen and for the Advance Group, a political consulting group based in NYC.