An evening event and informal panel discussion featuring current upperclassmen and local young alumni to share advice on what they wish they had known when they were first-year students.
When: Fall | Host: Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Council (DUAC)
An evening event with dinner, followed by presentations by alumni. Alumni speakers will target their messaging to 2nd-year students with practical career advice and by inspiring them to think about who they are, their passions, their goals (personal and career-related), and to realize their power and ability to achieve those goals. The event will include a robust and interactive Q&A session. An excellent event which comes at a crucial time in their college experience. The topics covered help guide students as they give more thought to what they’re passionate about as they begin considering who they want to become and why.
When: Winter | Host: Human Ecology Young Alumni Council (HEYA)
An event with alumni focused on “career essentials” with stations for students to gain knowledge about specific industries and careers, navigating interviews, resume and cover letter best practices, how to navigate interviews and career networking events, gap year and post-grad options (medical, law, and grad school), plus more. The event will feature 20-minute sessions where students can move from station to station. Reception food and drink will be served.
When: Fall | Host: Alumni Assoc. Board (HEAA)
Evening reception and networking with members of the Dean’s Advisory Council and other alumni; champagne toast and congratulatory message from the Dean and Advisory Council chairman. Seniors who attend receive a special “welcome to the Alumni Association” gift.
When: Spring | Host: Dean’s Advisory Council