Nova Network November is a series of events dedicated to enhancing the professional development of Villanova alumni, parents, graduate students and students in the College of Professional Studies. All programs and events will take place during the month of November online, on campus and across the Nova Nation.


The following Nova Network November events will be available to livestream at the links below:

  • Tuesday, November 14, 6:00-9:00 pm ET | Leading and Succeeding in the Multi-Generation Workforce with New York Times bestselling author Lindsey Pollak
  • Thursday, November 16, 6:00-8:00 pm ET | Teamwork Fireside Chat with Denise Dillon '96 and Jay Hennessey '92


Visit the schedule of events for complete program details. Learn more about our featured speakers. More events will be added in the coming weeks, so continue to check back for updates.

Career Skill-Building

  • Emotional Intelligence: A Guiding Compass for Personal & Professional Growth
  • Level Up Your Career with International Collaborations
  • In the Footsteps of St. Thomas of Villanova: Managing Difficult Conversations at Work
  • Professionally Focused: Marketing Yourself for Employability
  • Fueling Your Future: Igniting Career Excellence Through Professional Education
  • VSB Grad Presents Lead with Purpose: Sharpen and Adapt Your Leadership Skills with 360 Refined™ Self-Assessment and Group Debrief

Live on Campus

  • Leading and Succeeding in the Multi-Generation Workforce with New York Times bestselling author, Lindsey Pollak
  • Teamwork Fireside Chat with Villanova Women's Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon ’96 and Cleveland Guardians’ Vice President of Learning and Development for Baseball Operations Jay Hennessey ‘92
  • Veterans Day Brunch, Mass and Flag Ceremony

Your Workplace Today

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Impacts of It in the Workplace

  • The Argument for Going Back to the Office

Networking Near You

  • Several Villanova Regional Clubs will host professional networking events prior to game watches to cheer on our Wildcats. Check the Nova Network November schedule periodically for opportunities near you.


  • Sessions are complimentary, unless noted otherwise in the event description. 

  • When registering, you will have the option to make a donation to the Career Management team to help support initiatives like Nova Network November. 

  • All virtual speaker events will be held over Zoom and coaching sessions will be held in-person, via Zoom or by phone. Instructions will be sent to registrants leading up to each program. 


Contact uaevents@villanova.edu.