Shannon Hargrove

Director, Career Education & Operations

Shannon Hargrove

Shannon has been working in higher education for nearly 10 years, in various roles within career development including one-on-one coaching, program development and administration, and employer relations.  She currently serves as the Director of Career Education and Operations at Mercy College.

Shannon is passionate about all things career and helping connect students to resources and opportunities to help them attain professional and personal fulfillment.

Shannon holds a Master Degree in Career Development from the College of New Rochelle and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University at Albany. She is also SHRM Certified, and a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Career Coach.

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40 Mercy Students Win Brand New Lord and Taylor Suits

Big suit up

This February, Career gave away 40 brand new Lord and Taylor Suits to Mercy students at the Manhattan, Bronx and Dobbs Ferry Campuses. Students also competed against each other, testing their knowledge of professional etiquette, to win a Big Suit …

By Shannon Hargrove
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NATIONAL WOMEN PHYSICIANS DAY – February 3

National women physicians day

NATIONAL WOMEN PHYSICIANS DAY

On February 3, honor the path that female doctors have paved since 1849 as we recognize National Women Physicians Day.

This day marks the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical …

By Shannon Hargrove
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Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Career Academy Cohort!

P.D. certification

147 students participated Career Academy Fall 2018. They learned about Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviewing, Professional Communication, Internships, and Career Advancement.

48 students attended 3 or more sessions (on campus or online) and received a Professional Development Certificate. Click on the …

By Shannon Hargrove
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NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY

National fun at wok day

NATIONAL FUN AT WORK DAY

Fight the workday doldrums on January 28.  It’s National Fun At Work Day!

Many people spend a  good portion of their lives at work, so why should they not try to enjoy it?  While looking …

By Shannon Hargrove
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NATIONAL SALESPERSON DAY

National salesperson day

NATIONAL SALESPERSON DAY    
        

National Salesperson Day is observed on the second Friday in December.  This day honors the value and dedication of the professional salesperson as well as the hard work that they perform.

A good salesperson is knowledgeable about his …

By Shannon Hargrove
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5 Famous People Who Made Surprising (and Inspiring) Career Changes

QUOTE

When you look at people who’ve achieved stunning success in their fields, it’s difficult to imagine that they weren’t always hurtling down those paths. But each of these five famous figures started off doing something else.

Some spent years or …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) visits Manhattan campus

Gina

Dr. Gina Feliciano, Senior Director of Education for QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) met with Professor Kass’ Psychology of Personality class at the Manhattan campus last week.

Dr. Feliciano spoke about her education and career path. She started …

By Shannon Hargrove
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An Office Holiday Party Survival Guide for Introverts and Shy People

The office christmas party

With the holiday season upon us, we are often invited to office holiday parties. This article from The Muse offers some great tips to help introverts and shy people navigate office holiday parties.
Happy Holidays!  – Shannon Hargrove 

 

Don’t …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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NYC – Department of Citywide Administrative Services

Lunch with a leader

 

On Tuesday, November 20, Fatima Abassi and Yolanda Culler of the Office of Citywide Recruitment NYC – DCAS   visited the Bronx campus and spoke to students about civil service exams, internships and careers with New York City.
We learned several interesting …

By Shannon Hargrove
Shannon Hargrove Director, Career Education & Operations Shannon Hargrove
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NATIONAL EDUCATION SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS DAY

National Education Support Professionals Day

NATIONAL EDUCATION SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS DAY

Annually observed on the Wednesday during American Educational Week, National Education Support Professionals Day honors the contributions of school support employees. These support professionals provide invaluable services and are essential partners in the children’s education process.

By Shannon Hargrove
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