College Prep Boot Camp

Written on 05/26/2020
Greg Guastavino

May 26 - 29

Thanks to all who participated in our inaugural College Prep Boot Camp which was held from Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29.

Six of our alumni, ranging from current college students to the Dean of a top-tier university, volunteered their time to participate in a series of Zoom video seminars titled “College Prep Boot Camp.” 

Tuesday, May 26
Tim Gallagher '86

Retired Special Agent in Charge of New Jersey - Federal Bureau of Investigations
Managing Director, Head of New York Office - Kroll Inc (Global Risk Consulting Firm)
  • Topic: Being smart and safe on-line.


Wednesday, May 27 
Joe Gambardella '11
Professional Hockey Player -Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers Organization
  • Topic: Staying focused and fit away at college or in quarantine.


Thursday, May 28
Dr. Chris Celenza '85, Ph. D., Dr. of Philosophy 
Dean of Georgetown College and Professor of History & Classics - Georgetown University
  • Topic: All things college life, live, and virtual.


Friday, May 29
Eddie Canlon '80 - Chef & Owner, Canlons Restaurant
  • Topic: Preparing easy and nutritious meals away from home.


Friday, May 29
Thomas Rafferty '17 & Brandon Caridi '19

Junior, Boston College (Thomas) and Freshman, Villanova University (Brandon)
  • Topic: Forming good study habits in college and current students' perspectives on the college social life in today's environment.