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Phi Kappa Phi GRE and LSAT Strategy Sessions and Practice Tests

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Dear Student,

The Princeton Review and IUP would like to invite you to attend FREE Strategy Sessions and Practice Tests for the GRE and LSAT. Please look below for event information.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

GRE Strategy Session

7pm-8:30pm

IUP Zink Rm 108


LSAT Strategy Session

7pm-8:30pm

IUP Zink Rm 106

Saturday, April 27th, 2013


GRE Practice Test

9:30am-1:45pm

IUP Zink Rm 108

 

LSAT Practice Test

9am-12:30pm

IUP Zink Rm 106

After the test, students will receive customized score reports detailing their strengths and weaknesses. Interested students should enroll online at www.PrincetonReview.com or by phone at 1-800-2REVIEW.

Please contact J.B. Smith, Vice President of IUP Phi Kappa Phi, at jbsmith@iup.edu with questions.

Sincerely,

IUP  Phi Kappa Phi and The Princeton Review

Summer Employment and Internship Fair

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The IUP Career Development Center is sponsoring the 14th annual Summer Employment & Internship Fair next week on Thursday, February 21 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the HUB Ohio Room.

The SEIF provides students with an opportunity to meet with employers who are hiring for summer, part-time, temporary, and internship positions.  Please check out http://www.iup.edu/page.aspx?id=87999 for more information.  Currently there are 39 registered employers, and the list can be found at http://www.iup.edu/page.aspx?id=65819. The employers include summer camps, retail, sales, financial services and social services.

Webinar: LinkedIn Makeover with Donna Serdula

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3/6/2013 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

LinkedIn offers job seekers a vast online community of supporters who will be there to help them get jobs. Donna Serdula takes us back to the basics to remind us of the importance of building a powerful and engaging profile, one that will not only be found in searches, but that accurately reflects accomplishments and capabilities. It's not rocket science, but it does require a commitment of time and an occasional review to keep relevant. Serdula's book, LinkedIn Makeover, is a must read for LinkedIn users. Register online.

Webinar: Personal Branding with Sherri Thomas

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4/3/2013 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Our Alumni Career Speaker Series in April will feature Sherri Thomas, a career coach and author of the book Five Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand. She learned a great deal about brand during her career working as a community relations director for NBC and producing more than 250 commercials. Her passion and interest is to help people stand out in a crowded job market. To do that, she helps job seekers focus on the five most important things they need to do to develop a personal and memorable brand.  Register online.

Road Trips to the Real World - Career Exploration and Networking

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We are pleased to present this year's "Road Trips to the Real World" program -- a series of employer site visits for your students during the winter break, January 2-11, 2013. 

Online registration for students begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 5 and ends Friday, November 30!

On the EACE website you'll find a promotional flyer and customizable postcards to promote this program! Spots fill up VERY quickly for some of the more popular sites, so please get the word out as soon as you can and tell your students to register early for the best selection.


Writing Center's Lunch & Learn

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I wanted to invite all HC students to the Writing Center's Lunch & Learn series this semester. If you'd like to post on Whit Weekly about this, feel free.

The L&L series celebrates reading and writing by inviting faculty members to discuss writing-related topics with students. The first one will celebrate National Literacy Day with English professor Ann Amuicucci, who will be discussing digital literacy and e-books on Friday, Sept. 7 at 12:30 PM in the Writing Center (218 Eicher). Students are welcome to bring a lunch and eat in the Writing Center during the event. There's more information about future speakers here: http://www.iup.edu/newsItem.aspx?id=131628&blogid=6707.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

Emily Weber

IUP Writing Center218 Eicher Hall
724-357-3029
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Free Online Open Source Textbooks

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Be sure to check out some of the FREE online open source textbooks at flatworld Knowledge.  Availability varies by discipline, but open source is a trend that is growing. 
 

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