9 episodes

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!"

Where Golden Eagles Soar‪!‬ Brockport Alumni

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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!"

    Episode 9: Jim Goldthwait '82

    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 min
    Episode 8: Ryan Nobles '98

    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 min
    Episode 7: Joey Jackson '88

    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 min
    Episode 6: Paul Overacker '95

    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 min
    Episode 5: Troy Pearley '92

    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 min
    Episode 4: Marisa Ballaro ’07

    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 min

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