Carleen Pallante, Director of Career Planning, The Sage Colleges

Carleen Pallante

Originally from Levittown, PA, Carleen obtained her B.A. in Professional Writing from Elizabethtown College, and M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Since 2008, Carleen has worked professionally in Career Services in Higher Education. She was previously employed at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL and St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY. Carleen brings vast experience coaching a diverse population of students and alumni, and collaborating with alumni, parents, employers, and university partners to increase career education and opportunities for students. She is also a current committee member with NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) and locally Chair of the Capital Region Career Consortium serving with other career center leaders and recruiting professionals. Carleen is passionate about creating exploration and networking opportunities for students with alumni.

Amanda Shaw, Associate Director of Career Planning, The Sage Colleges, Troy Campus

Amanda Shaw

Originally from Connecticut, Amanda completed her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Political Science, and French and Francophone Studies at William Smith College, part of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY. After graduating and working at Hobart and William Smith Colleges for two years, Amanda moved to Albany, NY to pursue her Master’s degree in College Student Services Administration at The College of Saint Rose. While in graduate school, Amanda worked in the Career Center, the Office of Parent and Family Relations, and volunteered with Transfer Orientation. Amanda also interned at the University at Albany in the Office of Student Life working with both assessment and student involvement and success. Amanda came to The Sage Colleges in July of 2015 and is primarily located on the Troy campus.

Kathleen Lockwood, Career Adviser, The Sage Colleges, Albany Campus

A lifelong resident of Upstate New York, Kathleen holds a BA in psychology fromSU NY Oswego. She earned her Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health from the University at Albany, SUNY. While in graduate school, Kathleen completed field placements and internships with local non-profit organizations and worked as a graduate assistant in the University at Albany School of Social Welfare’s Community and Public Service Program. Kathleen is passionate about helping college students explore career opportunities and goals. She is primarily located on the Albany campus.