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Career Spotlight - Raina Sorgenti

April 10, 2024
How long have you been with the Yale?

I have been at Yale for over 15 years – started early October of 2008.

What does your job entail?

Since assuming the role of Director of Operations for Talent Acquisition several months ago, I am focused on leading key operational areas:...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – March 2024

March 29, 2024

The following individuals celebrate a birthday in March:

Jessica Barajas James Carpio Amanda Castellano Maja Gill Stephanie Johnston Rafael Luna, Jr. Kristen Maloney Georgia Masell Kimberly Massores Jezabeth Perez Padilla Maya Polan Lynda Stallworth Anat Yogev Brian Young Newest...

ODI joins the YWCA in Support of Women’s Health

March 18, 2024

Marinda Monfilston, May Kristina Ann Padilla Galas, Devon Riley, and McKenzie Granata.

On Thursday, March 14, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Future Leaders of Yale, and Working Women’s Network had the pleasure of partnering with and supporting the YWCA Hartford Region with...

Learning Strategic Initiative celebrates official launch!

February 23, 2024

January 29, 2024 marked the official launch date of the Learning Strategic Initiative, including the roll out of Workday Learning. Over two years of work from amazing colleagues in HR and beyond helped unveil a new era of Yale’s streamlined, accessible, and innovative approach to learning and...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – February 2024

February 23, 2024

The following individuals celebrate a birthday in February:

Nick Barone Ashlee Ciliberti Kalisha Fitzpatrick Kristi Gibson Michele Glassman Tanyah Hunter Bridgett LaFountain Junia McGraw Sai Ravuri Margaret Rich Raina Sorgenti Tequanna Stewart Andrew Taylor Candice van Emmenes John Whelan...

HR Celebrates the Soup-er Bowl

February 23, 2024

On February 6, the lower level of 221 Whitney was filled with excitement as the HR-United Way campaign finale fundraising event, Soup-er Bowl, unfolded, benefiting the United Way of Greater New Haven. Organized by a dedicated team including Ashlee Ciliberti, Marinda Monfilston, Pamela Cox, Gae...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – January 2024

January 25, 2024

The following individuals celebrate a birthday in January:

Timothy Aucoin Chris Brown Ingrid Colon Sarah de Freitas Rachelle Ianniello Tania Khalique Pasquale Lato Lindsay Marek Terry Reese Susan Riggs Kerri Robie Courtney Ryan Lauren Slater Fallon Thomas

Please join us...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – December 2023

December 18, 2023

The following individuals celebrate a birthday in December:

Helena Adams Tanya Birmingham Christopher Branham Bernadette Cioffi Arun Darwar Trinh DiNoto Amy Flood Travis Holyfield Deepa Kannan Deborah Miller Deborah Stanley-McAulay Tyler Thorpe Patricia Valentine Tonya...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – November 2023

November 27, 2023
The following individuals celebrate a birthday in November Dawud Amin Sylvia Bedard Shareema Bowman Megan Buda Anna Burbank Donna Caporale-Colon Elizabeth Coia Ali D’Amico Daniel Diamond Sherise Foreman Celestina Gentile Erin Hogue Nakisha Jones Stefanie Luongo Michele Motta Jodie Paul-Arndt...

Multicultural Explosion Event Celebrates Engagement, Empowerment, and Inspiration

November 21, 2023

Southern Connecticut State University’s (SCSU) 2nd Annual Multicultural Explosion event on Thursday, November 2, created by Yale HRISS’ Denval Lawrence, had a great turnout this year. This year’s theme, “Engage, Empower, Inspire,” encapsulated the very essence of this vibrant...

HR Safety Squad Tip – November 2023

November 20, 2023

With temperatures dropping fast, it is important to remember the “4 P’s” during cold temperatures: people, pets, pipes, and plants are all vulnerable in the winter months.

People: Check on vulnerable family, friends, and neighbors. Bundle up and layer! Pets...

Boys & Girls Club Toy Drive

November 10, 2023

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is thrilled to announce a Toy Drive for the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven, and your participation would mean the world.

We have 75 “Angel Cards,” each bearing a wish from a child hoping for a special gift this holiday season. You have the...

Yale Human Resources Celebrations – October 2023

October 27, 2023

The following individuals celebrate a birthday in October:

Sue Barez Heather Barnett Whitney-Ann Bradshaw Kelly Chen Gayle DelPo Kelly Douglas Stephanie Gosteli Jessica Hermann Anna Maria Hummerstone Sherice Isler David Kelly Kelley Latino Danae Mundy Mishele Rodriguez...

HR Safety Squad Tip – October 2023

October 27, 2023

October is Fire Prevention Month ! The goal of Fire Prevention Month (and the week of October 8 - 14) is to raise fire safety awareness and help protect homes and families. In 1922, the National Fire Protection...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

October 26, 2023

On Sunday, October 15 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park - Yard Goats Stadium in Hartford, CT, the Working Women’s Network (WWN) had the opportunity to participate in this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and raised $1,460.75! Being Well, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and WorkLife...

CT Men of Color Flash Mob honors community leaders in style

September 29, 2023

On Saturday, September 16, Yale University Public Safety and Bron & Noir Society had their 2nd Annual Connecticut Men of Color Flash Mob on Hillhouse Avenue in New Haven. This awesome annual community event organized by HR’s Denval Lawrence, Bron & Noir Society Founder and Yale HCMS...

Yale Human Resources Welcomes New Hires – September 2023

September 29, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the following new hires to our HR community:

David Alpert has joined the Talent Acquisition team as a Recruiter, reporting to Ali D’Amico. As a Recruiter, David will serve as a strategic partner to hiring managers throughout the hiring...

Yale Human Resources welcomes new hires – August 2023

August 25, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the following new hire to our HR community:

Cory Garfman joined the Labor Relations team as a Senior Labor Relations Representative, reporting to Dave Kelly. Cory will serve as the key labor relations professional for the Local 35, police,...

Yale Human Resources welcomes new hires – July 2023

July 28, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the following new hire to our HR community:

Lynda Stallworth has joined the Yale School of Medicine Employee Relations (YSM ER) team as Human Resources Generalist. Lynda will be a central resource and floater for the YSM ER team by aligning...

HRISS team reconnects during Staff Spirit Week

June 30, 2023

This month, the HR Innovation and Strategic Support (HRISS) team had some of their fully remote/out-of-state staff visit Yale during Staff Spirit Week and were able to all get together in person. This was a wonderful experience for the team to unite and have some fun on campus. Check out some...

Marinda Monfilston awarded the United Way 2023 Volunteer Impact Award

June 30, 2023

On June 14, HR’s own Marinda Monfilston, Senior Diversity Coordinator, received the first United Way Volunteer Impact Award for sharing her time and talent to make the community a better place for all, for embodying the spirit of volunteerism, and being one of United Way’s most active volunteers...

Yale Human Resources welcomes new hires – June 2023

June 30, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the following new hire to our HR community:

Andrew Taylor will join our HR Innovation and Strategic Support (HRISS) team, reporting directly to Ron Lipkins, Director, HRISS. In his role as HCMS Data Integrity and Controls Analyst, Andrew...

New Haven Promise Internships at Yale 2023

June 30, 2023

The 2023 New Haven Promise Internship season launched on June 1, 2023. This summer, the New Haven Hiring Initiative is happy to host 79 interns within 31 Yale departments. We are thankful for all the departments that have supported an increase from Summer 2022, where we had 50 interns over 23...

Juneteenth New Haven 2023 recap

June 30, 2023

On Saturday, June 17, the Yale African American Affinity Group (YAAA) and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (part of the MacMillan Center at Yale), co-sponsored the event, “Juneteenth New Haven,” hosted by the...

HR moderates career development event

June 30, 2023

On Monday, June 12, several of Yale’s Human Resources professionals, in collaboration with the Working Women’s Network and Yale African American Affinity Group, held an interactive career development panel at the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall & Memorabilia Room. This event...

New Haven Hiring Initiative wraps up employment readiness program

May 26, 2023

Earlier this month, the New Haven Hiring Initiative (NHHI) concluded its first Employment Readiness series with a presentation from Pam Walsh, Coordinator of the Gateway Community College Continuing Education Program. In collaboration with Dixwell Q House, attendees received information about...

Yale Human Resources - May 2023 staff promotions

May 26, 2023

Yale Human Resources is pleased to announce this recent promotion:

Michele Glassman has been promoted to a Human Resources business partner within Employee Relations, supporting the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center...

Inaugural Ivy+ Employee Services Center Conference - wrapup

May 26, 2023

Over two days in early May, Yale hosted the very first Ivy+ Employee Services Center Conference at the Humanities Quadrangle. Yale’s Employee Services management team gathered with Human Resources (HR) Operations peer teams from other universities to discuss HR service and working models,...

HR Labor Recruitment team explores the New Spaces campus tour

May 26, 2023

Earlier this month, the Talent Acquisition Labor Recruitment Team attended the New Spaces Campus Tour featured in Yale’s Team Experience Builder. They toured Evans Hall, the newly renovated Humanities Quadrangle, and Yale’s two newest residential colleges, Benjamin Franklin and Pauli...

Yale Human Resources staff recently promoted – April 2023

April 28, 2023

Yale Human Resources is pleased to announce these recent promotions:

David Hazall-Farel l has been promoted to senior software engineer on the Human Capital Management (HCM) Enterprise Application Services team, reporting to Arun Darwar, associate...