Friday, September 24, 2010

Weekly Preview: September 24 through October 1

Can you believe it?  October starts in less than a week!

Sunday, September 26. The Learning Resource Center will open for business for the fall semester. Check out the LRC website for information about tutoring and supplemental instruction in a variety of courses, and/or stop by the 10th floor of the W.E.B. DuBois Library to see how these services could help YOU!
Monday, September 27, 11:00am. Public Health Group Advising Session for those interested in the major and students in the major.  Arnold House 321. 

Monday, September 27, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm. RefWorks Workshop. Learn how to manage your citations and create quick bibliographies for one paper for for your whole career. Want to know a little bit about RefWorks?  Watch the RefWorks video posted on the Blog last week.  Calipari Room, W.E.B. Du Bois Library. 

Tuesday, September 28, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Career Connections Program: Networking with Non-Profits. Want to what it's really like to work in the non-profit sector? Learn how you can work for an organization with a mission you support and make a difference! Hear from alumni Jackye Colligan '97, founder of The Seat Swap, Laura Dilts '87, director of volunteers at Harrington Hospital, Michelle Green '10, membership and marketing director at Pittsfield Family YMCA and Travis Niles, director of volunteer services at ACT Community Services in an interactive speed networking evening. This event is sponsored by UMass Alumni Affairs; advance registration is required, as seating is limited. Free for current UMass students. Register by Tuesday, September 21, 2010 to receive free networking cards! Memorial Hall.

Wednesday, September 29, 10am to 3pm. Engineering & Technology Career Fair – 2010.  Opportunity for Engineering , Computer Science, Math and Physics majors, as well as IT minors to meet employers looking for all types of technology majors for full-time opportunities and co-ops. Campus Center Auditorium.

September 30, 12-5pm. Isenberg Career Day, 2010. You can learn about career opportunities, leave a resume with the corporate guest and make connections for future reference. Mullins Center.

September 30, 10-1pm.  SPHHS Internship and Workforce Development Fair.  Learn about the fields of Public Health and Health Sciences. Network with peers and professionals. Student Union Ballroom.

Friday, October 1, 11:00 am. Sixth Annual Faculty Convocation. The campus community is cordially invited to the Sixth Annual Faculty Convocation. During the ceremony, eight nationally acclaimed faculty members will also be presented with the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity. Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall.
Friday, October 1, 3:30-5:00pm. Computer Science First Friday Event. All Majors, minors and other interested students are cordially invited to attend this academic/social event, which will be held on the first Friday of the month throughout the Fall 2010 semester (Sept. 10, Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and Dec.3). Computer Science Building, Room 151.

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