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$105,000 Gift Will Support Career Services and Other Initiatives at the School of Business Administration

John G. Hall, '85

A $105,000 gift from a University of Vermont alumnus will support career services and other initiatives at the School of Business Administration. John G. Hall (’85) designated the money to be used for career and professional development as well as other School priorities.

“The School of Business Administration is committed to providing our students with the knowledge, tools and skills needed to launch successful job searches,” said Dean Sanjay Sharma, of the School of Business Administration. “We are extremely grateful to John for his generous donation.”

The School of Business Administration has a full-time career and professional development advisor who is dedicated to helping our students achieve their career goals. This money will be used to help students develop professional career-seeking skills, create a polished resume and cover letter, hone their interview skills and network with business leaders for internships and full-time employment.

John G. Hall is the President & COO at Rachael Ray/Watch Entertainment, Inc. He graduated from the School of Business in 1985 with a bachelor of science in business administration and a concentration in finance and graduated from Columbia Business School in 1991 with a master of business administration.  John is also a member of the School of Business Administration Board of Advisors. He lives in New York City.