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Where Golden Eagles Soar!

Where Golden Eagles Soar!

By Brockport Alumni
There are 100,000+ Brockport alumni on this planet and all of them are making a difference in their own way. Want to hear some of those unique stories in their own words? Join us on the official alumni podcast of SUNY Brockport where you can learn about the cool things Brockport graduates are doing. This is "Where Golden Eagles Soar!"
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Episode 4: Marisa Ballaro ’07

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Episode 9: Jim Goldthwait '82
A recreation and leisure major ends up in Hollywood working on feature films and hit TV shows. Learn about his unique journey from an internship at Walt Disney World to LA...LA Confidential to be exact. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni  podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this episode's guest is Jim Goldthwait '82.
19:01
June 22, 2022
Episode 8: Ryan Nobles '98
Join us for the journey of a small town Western New York kid whose obsession with television led to a broadcasting career with CNN news. He embraced a path of curiosity, learning, and the courage to try new things along the way. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this episode's guest is Ryan Nobles '98.
18:17
May 16, 2022
Episode 7: Joey Jackson '88
Come along for a journey from the "boogie down Bronx where the people are fresh" to SUNY Brockport, that led to law school, a successful law practice and a regular role on CNN as a legal analyst. Whether presiding over the Brockport Student Government, practicing law within the walls of NYC courtrooms, or giving analysis via cable news networks, he is a nationally-recognized criminal defense attorney. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this episode's guest is Joey Jackson '88.
22:14
May 04, 2022
Episode 6: Paul Overacker '95
Working to make his dreams come true, he advanced from small neighborhood films as a child in Rochester to a Hollywood producer and director. His story explores the power of passion, vision, and drive and their cumulative ability to transform fantasy to reality. He has worked on Dr. Phil, the NFL Red Zone, and released his first feature film "Bottle Monster" in 2020. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this episode's guest is Paul Overacker '95.
19:27
April 28, 2022
Episode 5: Troy Pearley '92
Learn how a young man from Crown Heights, Brooklyn developed a unique way of digesting information as a double major. Find out how he smoothly navigated his way through the ups and downs of being a student-athlete, deejaying  hip-hop sets, and ultimately landing a sweet job with Divine Chocolate, a company focused on the fair trade of cocoa. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast  co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham,  and this episode's guest is Troy Pearley '92.
17:17
April 14, 2022
Episode 4: Marisa Ballaro ’07
Oftentimes adolescence is a time where passions are sparked and future careers are born. Find out how helping out in her mother's ballet studio blossomed into an educational pursuit of dance and eventually gave rise to a successful dance company of her own. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this episode's guest is Marisa Ballaro '07.
20:14
April 12, 2022
Episode 3: Christine Lavin '73
A future folk star nearly chose a different college, but a temporary semester of SUNY Brockport classes persuaded Christine Lavin ’73 that she had found the right place. This episode traverses Lavin’s folk music career that captured the admiration of Emmy Award winning actor Jeff Daniels. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast  co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this is Christine Lavin '73, a New York City-based singer-songwriter and promoter of contemporary folk music.
19:20
March 02, 2022
Episode 2 - Larry Gostin '71
In this episode we explore a young man’s journey on a bus trip from Queens, NY to attend SUNY Brockport, and how he blossomed as a scholar and student activist, to a lawyer, and is now one of the world’s leading experts on public health and the law. This is Where Golden Eagles Soar, the SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham, and this is Larry Gostin '71.
18:32
January 24, 2022
Episode 1 - A podcast is born!
And now introducing “Where Golden Eagles Soar!”, a SUNY Brockport alumni podcast co-hosted by alum Michael Doyle ’80 and Alumni Director Kerry Gotham. Join the duo for a taste of what’s yet to come on this mini-pod, as they discuss whether a monthly Brockport alumni podcast makes sense. Do you know of any Golden Eagles who should be featured? Drop us an email at: alumni@brockport.edu
08:05
January 20, 2022