SIUE School of Business March 2013 eDition
The Department of Accounting has recently started the Accounting Scholars Program to aid in the development of its program. Targeted at incoming freshmen with high grades and ACT scores, the program provides students with the opportunity to participate in a variety of events including a job-shadow experience, as well as both professional and student mentoring programs. To get involved, contact the School of Business at (618) 650-3822.
of Business held its annual Dean's Society Dinner on
Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown St.
Louis. The evening consisted of an international theme,
focusing on the idea of globalization in today's business.
With 30 Dean's Society members in attendance, the School
of Business took the evening to thank those who have
contributed to the financial stability of the school and
its students. Select students who have participated in the
International Program in the School of Business were
invited to meet the members. Alumnus Stephen Tungett '08,
'10, was the guest speaker for the evening. Having
traveled to Hong Kong while a business student at SIUE,
Tungett spoke of how his trip helped him get where he is
||The School of Business Director of Development, Marilyn Marsho '84, has announced her retirement with her last day set to be April 1. Prior to joining the School of Business in the fall of 2011, Marsho was the director of development for SIUE's College of Arts & Sciences for the past 13 years. Marsho formerly worked in fund development for the Girl Scouts, YWCA of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Heartland Division of the American Cancer Society. She has been an asset to SIUE and will be greatly missed.|
SIUE Baseball Alumni, join your former teammates for a fun reunion April 19-21. Activities will include a golf outing, a reunion party at Chad Opel's house and, of course, cheering on the Cougars April 21 in their game against Eastern Kentucky. All former SIUE Cougar Baseball players are invited. Contact Gary Collins at 618-650-2872 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
|This month's free career webinar will focus on LinkedIn makeovers. Tonight, March 6, at 7 p.m. Central, author Donna Serdula will offer tips on how to create a LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed - and hired! Your LinkedIn summary is where you want to deliver value, get noticed and sell yourself. Serdula will share valuable insights, best practices and ideas on how to make that happen, as well as teach you how to use keywords to show up at the top of recruiters' searches. Register online now.|
Career Development Center will host an Employer Panel
Wednesday, March 13 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m., featuring
employers from Boeing, Edward Jones, Sigma Aldrich and
others. Alumni and students will learn directly from
employers about resume building, interviewing and more.
The panel will take place in the Illinois/Mississippi Room
on the second floor of the Morris University Center.
Admission is free. Call 618-650-3708 to register, or sign
up through your
Cougar Jobline account.
||Don't miss "Recruit St. Louis," an exclusive, alumni-only career fair, Thursday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet with more than 75 employers looking for talented professionals from SIUE and other regional universities. Admission is free. The Career Fair will take place at the Chaifetz Arena at 1 South Compton Avenue in St. Louis.|
Alumnus SJ Morrison '02 has the floor Monday, March 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. for a presentation titled "All A-Board: Serving on a Board or Committee." SJ will teach you the ins and outs of volunteer leadership, including the benefits, the various roles available in different organizations and tips on finding a volunteer opportunity that's right for you. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and plenty of networking will follow the presentation. SJ Morrison '02 is the SIUE Alumni Association President and Director of Marketing and Planning for Madison County Transit. Register for $10 by Wednesday, March 13 by going online or calling us at 618-650-2760.
Network with your fellow alumni in a relaxed setting at our upcoming Alumni Happy Hours: March 14 at Dandy Inn in Fairview Heights, IL and March 28 at Brickhouse Pub and Grill in downtown Springfield, IL. Alumni Happy Hours run from 6-9 p.m. and provide alumni with great opportunities to meet, network and reminisce. SIUE alumni get their first drink free. Registration is not required, but feel free to RSVP online for the Dandy Inn event or the Brickhouse Pub and Grill event.
Alumni, mark your calendar for the exciting travel
opportunities planned for 2013. For more information,
contact the Alumni Association at 618-650-2760.
Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes and honors SIUE alumni who,
through leadership, character and hard work, have made
exceptional contributions in their chosen field, in their
communities and at SIUE. Each School and College of the
University selects inductees based on pre-determined
The honoree class members are recognized with a commemorative plaque that will be displayed in a prominent place within each of the respective Schools or College. They are also honored at the annual SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. Nominate someone you admire by completing a nomination form online.
SIUE is hosting a competition to find a university seal, a symbol that will be used on certificates, ceremonial communication pieces, formal invitations and awards. All current and previous members of the University community - including, of course, SIUE alumni - will be eligible to submit a design. The final design will be unveiled at the installation ceremony on Friday, April 19. For more information about the process and how to submit your design by the March 22 deadline, please visit www.siue.edu/chancellor/seal.
Delta Dental of Tennessee has teamed up with the Ohio Valley Conference for the mascot challenge. Cast your vote for SIUE�s Eddie the Cougar by visiting http://deltadentaltn.com/OVCmascots.aspx. The winning mascot will be recognized on court at the OVC Basketball Championships. Delta Dental will award $1,000 to the winning school�s general scholarship fund. All voting is done by fans and ends at noon CT Thursday, March 7.
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