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Upcoming Events

March 3: Comm Lab: Using Plain English

March 3, 2015
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
You know conciseness is important for business writing - but how exactly do you write concisely? Go back to the building blocks: write clear, focused sentences, and make every word fight for its life.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/XU5j5ZXeu8


Marketing 347 Career Panel
Macie Allen
March 3, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Macie Allen will be apart of the advertising career panel for MKTG 347 along with four other guest.


Guest Speaker - Mar. 5: Mr. Wyndham Smith - Deloitte & Touche LLP
Wyndham Smith
March 5, 2015
12:45 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Topic: “Current Leasing Rules and Transition to Proposed Leasing Guidance"


March 6: CMIS: 16th Annual Women in IT Conference

March 6, 2015
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This year's theme is "On the Heels of Success." We have exciting speakers lined up and will offer roundtable discussions, allowing students to speak with other women in the IT industry.


March 6: ACCT Workshop by Dr. Adrienne Rhodes
Dr. Adrienne Rhodes
March 6, 2015
10:30 a.m. – noon
"Top Management Chief Accounting Officers (CAO) and the Likelihood and Severity of Restatements"


Marketing Competitions
Mr. Rolf Larson
March 9, 2015
3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


Marketing Competition
Mr. Bob Byrns
March 9, 2015
2:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


Marketing Competition
Jose Arredondo
March 9, 2015
2:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Marketing 448: Marketing Management


Internship vs Study Abroad
Amy Thompson
March 10, 2015
noon – 1 p.m.
This workshop will walk through the different pros and cons to going on an internship versus study abroad as a sophomore or freshman.


March 10: Comm Lab: Organization on the Fly

March 10, 2015
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
How do you answer questions on the spot? What do you do to prep for the Q&A at the end of a presentation? Learn to speak your mind clearly when you don't have time to plan.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/Ht2mzIqXhE


Guest Speaker in ACCT 321
Russell Golden
March 12, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Mr. Golden will be here meeting with faculty and students during the day and will end his visit by speaking to our new PPA group in ACCT 321, our professional seminar.


LinkedIn 101: The Basics
Lisa Burton
March 24, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This seminar will be aimed at helping students to develop a LinkedIn page for connecting with employers and peers.


March 25: Comm Lab: Using Plain English Sentence by Sentence

March 25, 2015
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
You know conciseness is important for business writing - but how exactly do you write concisely? Go back to the building blocks: write clear, focused sentences, and make every word fight for its life.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/RGj5FLSjfu


March 27: Comm Lab: Reflection Doesn't Stop With You

March 27, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
How we learn from our experiences directly impacts what we bring to future class and job assignments, and it impacts our relationships in all areas of life. John Dewey said, "We don't learn from experience; we learn by reflecting on our experiences."

Whether you're just hearing about reflection as a personal/professional development tool or you've been using reflection for a while, this workshop will challenge you to re-think the purpose of reflective learning.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/DJPqnChycx


I Got the Job! Now What?
Lisa Burton
April 1, 2015
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
If you have accepted a full time position and are unsure of what's next, come to this workshop to have your questions answered.


Applying to Grad School
Lisa Burton
April 2, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This seminar is for students that are planning on applying to graduate school or have questions about the process of applying.


Guest Speaker in ACCT 321
David Williams
April 7, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Mr. Williams will be here meeting with faculty and students and will end his visit by speaking to our new group of PPA students in ACCT 321, our professional seminar.


April 8: Comm Lab: Thinking Straight About Personality Tests

April 8, 2015
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
There are so many tools and tests that help build self-awareness, and it can be hard to sort it all out. What are your top 5 strengths? What's your MBTI? What do those results really mean, and how can you use the information without putting yourself in a box?

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/j1zVouEbcw


Guest Speaker in ACCT 321
Shirley Jackson
April 9, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Ms. Jackson will be here meeting with faculty and students and will end his visit by speaking to our new group of PPA students in ACCT 321, our professional seminar.


Guest Speaker in ACCT 321
Shirley Jackson
April 9, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Ms. Jackson will be here meeting with faculty and students and will end his visit by speaking to our new group of PPA students in ACCT 321, our professional seminar.


April 9: Comm Lab: Visual Aids That Actually Help People Hear

April 9, 2015
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
PowerPoints, Prezi, and handouts - oh my! How do we make slideshows that keep an audience tuned in? Learn some of the different ways to use slide decks and handouts, and learn how to maximize their impact.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/LlEhkG7n6P


3 Day Startup

April 10 – April 12, 2015
3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The idea is simple: start tech-based companies over the course of three days. As Aggies, our talents are incredible, but rarely does the top talent from Texas A&M come together for a weekend to turn some of our best ideas into brand new companies. 3DS Aggieland is here to make it happen.


April 14: Comm Lab: Speak Up!

April 14, 2015
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
We all get nervous before a big presentation. Learn to see your audience as an ally and identify strategies that help you prepare for confident, poised speaking in public.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/dpYUIaEbdH


Internship Preparation
Amy Thompson
April 15, 2015
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This event is designed to help sophomore and freshman students prepare for an upcoming summer internship.


April 16: Comm Lab: Cross-Cultural Communication

April 16, 2015
3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Learn to talk so people will listen and listen so people will talk. Consider how different cultural norms impact global business enterprises, and learn how to communicate more effectively with classmates, teachers and co-workers who have a different home culture.

Join us for refreshments and an interactive small-group workshop. Space is limited, so please let us know you're coming!

http://goo.gl/forms/zq5Q6d9e8J


SCMT 465 RFI Response Presentations
Mark Harmon '96, Matt Keenan '10, Kelsey Tomlin '14
April 17, 2015
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A panel of corporate judges will review the team presentations for the semester project in SCMT 465, i.e., the response to an RFI released by a petro-chemical company to improve their pipeline management.


I Got the Job! Now What?
Lisa Burton
April 22, 2015
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
If you have accepted a full time position and are unsure of what's next, come to this workshop to have your questions answered.


Marketing Competitions
Mr. Rolf Larson
April 27, 2015
3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


Marketing Competition
Mr. Bob Byrns
April 27, 2015
2:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


Marketing Competitions
Mr. Rolf Larson
April 29, 2015
3:55 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


Marketing Competition
Mr. Bob Byrns
April 29, 2015
2:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Marketing 448 - Marketing Management


The Raymond Ideas Challenge

May 6, 2015
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Each spring, the Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition.