Internal Communications

Whitman Weekly - Mar. 29

The Whitman Weekly is sent every Sunday to all Whitman School undergraduate students, faculty and staff. To submit a news item (no more than two or three sentences per item, please), send an email to whitcomm@syr.edu. 
 
UNDERGRADUATE NEWS

First-Year Hold Appointments—Have a first year advising hold on your myslice account?  Schedule a 15 minute “First Year Hold” appointment on Whitlink with your advisor to lift your hold.  Waverly House will meet with Lisa, Adams House will meet with Theresa, Harrison House will meet with Kaitlin, and Marshall House will meet with Lindsay. 
 
ALL STUDENTS – Biz Chats with the Dean
Friday, Apr. 3
Flaum Grand Hall, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Stop by to have a cup of coffee and chat about current business issues with the Dean of the Whitman School of Management

ALL STUDENTS - The Whitman Learning Center, in conjunction with Beta Gamma Sigma, is offering free tutoring sessions on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.  These sessions will be held in the Whitman Learning Center, room 234. Students can send reservations to whitLC@syr.edu or come during walk-in hours stated above.

SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS interested in a career in sales or marketing, apply for an invitation to the all-expense paid invitation to the National Sales Network Annual Student Sales & Marketing Conference, Oct. 3 – 5, in Atlanta. First deadline is April 1, 2015.
 
SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS, the Whitman Alumni Club of CNY is offering seven $1,000 scholarships to academically strong and involved students. For more information on the brief application, contact Cindie Adams at csadams@syr.edu.  Deadline is April 16, 2015.

GRADUATING SENIORS - Class Act Whitman Graduation Challenge
Tues., Mar. 31
Flaum Grand Hall, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Stop by the table and make your gift of $20.15 by April 13, to join your friends at the Donor Appreciation Reception at Club 44, the exclusive VIP lounge at the Carrier Dome.

IMPRESS NEWS

Excel Certification Exams—If you prepared yourself by studying and then completing 5 G-Metrix practice exams (scoring 800+ on each), then you are ready to take the basic Excel certification exam.  You can register on WhitLink for a one-hour time slot.  If you are not prepared to take the Excel exam, please log into WhitLink and register for a “Basic Excel Certification Seminar.” 

THIS WEEK AT THE CAREER CENTER

Monday, March 30
Drop-In Hours
Whitman Career Center 115, 1 - 4 p.m.
Start your week out right!  Stop by the career center to discuss ways to enhance your career search efforts.
 
Thursday, April 2

Drop-In Hours
Whitman Career Center 115, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Think you are falling behind in your job search efforts?  Need to prepare for interviews to ensure you get an offer?  Drop-in hours are a great way to address your strategies for securing a full-time job offer or internship.
 
Friday, April 4
 
Campus Interviews:  VMTurbo
Schine Student Center 235, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
These interviews support the recruitment of students for business development and sales opportunities. 
Pre-application required.
 
Right Place, Right Time
Ballentine Center, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
It's time for you to be in the right place at the right time and position yourself appropriately in obtaining a job or internship! Work with members of the career center team for personalized, hands-on assistance on topics ranging from job identification, navigating alumni contacts and connections to refining interviewing skills, all focused on helping you succeed in securing employment.