Month: February 2017

Emily Daher (’18) and Careers for the Common Good Career Fair

Careers for the Common Good Career Fair 2/15/2017 12-3pm, Student Union

– Highest student attendance since 2009 with 347 undergraduate and graduate students

– 79 non-profit and social service agencies in attendance

Careers for the Common Good is a collaborative project by the Office of Community Outreach, Center for Career Development, and Human Rights Institute that supports students in their exploration of socially responsible career paths.

http://dailycampus.com/stories/2017/2/16/service-career-fair-attracts-caring-students

Emily Daher and CCG Interns at CCG Fair

Emily Daher (’18) facilitated and presented at the National Impact Conference

Emily Daher facilitated and presented a workshop at the National Impact Conference at Washington University in Saint Louis, MO. Topic: Pitching Impact: Sharing Your Social Enterprise Ideas. “The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action.” Source: https://www.impactconference.org/about-the-conference/

Alyssa Paquin’s (’17) Poster presentation accepted for Postsecondary Disability Training Institute Conference

The poster is titled, “Concentration and Memory: How Disability Offices Can Serve Students with Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries”

PTI Program [2017]

29th Annual Postsecondary Disability

Training Institute (PTI)

Sponsored by the Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut

Tuesday, May 30th, Wednesday, May 31th – Friday, June 2nd, 2017

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

http://pti.education.uconn.edu/program-2017/

 

Abigail Smith’s (’17) Blog post with NASPA

In order for me to gain experience and commit to being the international leader that I strive to be, studying abroad in the summer was the right decision for me. While my program does great work on educating us about student affairs in the US, we don’t do much of comparing and contrasting to other Higher Ed systems abroad. For my experience abroad, I was able to travel to Glasgow, Scotland and do a three week assessment project at the University of Glasgow with two of my cohort mates.

Read more here: https://www.naspa.org/constituent-groups/posts/travel-noir-sa-grad-summer-abroad

glasgow