CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 13, 2000
Professional Development Conference at College of Business Sept. 20
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Professional Development Council of Henry B. Tippie
College of Business will present the Second Annual Professional Development
Conference Sept. 20, in the Pappajohn Business Building.
The conference, sponsored by Hewitt Associates LLC, is open to all University
of Iowa students and will include beneficial information on student leadership
and job seeking skills. The luncheon speaker is David Hensley, director of
the UI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, who will present "Seizing
Opportunities." Lunch in Room W401 of the Pappajohn Building is free
to the first 75 registrants.
Morning workshops -- which will be offered at 9:30 a.m. and again at 10:30
a.m. -- include "Communication in Leadership," "Motivation
in Student Groups" and "How to Work a Job Fair." A personality
profile test will also be offered in the morning, but only at 9:30 a.m. Afternoon
workshops -- offered at 1:30 p.m. and again at 2:30 p.m. -- include "Get
Involved!," "Diversity in Student Groups," "How to Evaluate
a Job Offer" and an MBA and graduate school panel.
The Professional Development Council is a group of business students who
present this yearly conference to foster leadership skills. Council member
Kate Avenarius said this conference will provide many opportunities for new
and experienced student leaders. Registration is online at http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/studorgs/pdc
from until Sept. 19.
This event is free to all UI students. Individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a
person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate
in this event, please contact Steve Hubbard at 335-1037.
For more information, see http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/studorgs/pdc,
or call Kate Avenarius at 353-0441.