2016 Senior Transitions Conference: Schedule & Session Topics


Tentative Conference Schedule:

Conference Location: Best Western Plus Country Cupboard Inn - Lewisburg, PA

 

Saturday, November 12

8:30-9:30am: Registration and Check-In (West Lobby)

9:30-9:45am: Welcome from Conference Committee and PSECU

9:45-10:45am: Opening Keynote:"Topic to be announced" - Mr. Albert Jones, First Quality Products

11:00am-11:45am:

Group 1: "The Grad School Research Process: Asking the Right Questions and Doing Your Homework" - Dr. Don Martin, Grad School Roadmap
Group 2: Buffet Lunch

12:00pm-12:45pm:

Group 1: Buffet Lunch
Group 2: "The Grad School Research Process: Asking the Right Questions and Doing Your Homework" - Dr. Don Martin, Grad School Roadmap

1:00-2:00pm: Concurrent Sessions #1

Option 1: "I Owe What? Your Student Loans, Your Deb, Your Payments" - Ms. Marla Kane, PHEAA
Option 2: "Job Search Strategies" - Ms. Erica Smith, Enterprise Holdings and Ms. Katy Rush, Penn State Harrisburg
Option 3: "Oh, the Place You'll Go: Exploring the Benefits of Service Opportunities After Graduation" - Ms. Sara Metzger, Teach for America; Ms. Rachel Brown, Peace Corps; Ms. Lauren Wright, former AmeriCorps Volunteer

2:15-3:15pm: Concurrent Sessions #2

Option 1: "Evaluating the Job Offer & Benefits Package" - Mr. Jim Scott, CareerChoiceFirst
Option 2
: "I Owe What? Your Student Loans, Your Debt, Your Payments" - Ms. Marla Kane, PHEAA
Option 3
: "Job Search Strategies" - Ms. Erica Smith, Enterprise Holdings and Ms. Katy Rush, Penn State Harrisburg

3:30-4:30pm: Concurrent Sessions #3

Option 1: "Evaluating the Job Offer & Benefits Package" - Mr. Jim Scott, CareerChoiceFirst
Option 2: "Your Wallet to the World: The Ripple Effect of Personal Finance" - Ms. Sara Weiser, PSECU
Option 3: "Job Search Strategies" - Ms. Erica Smith, Enterprise Holdings and Ms. Katy Rush, Penn State Harrisburg

4:45pm-5:45pm: Panel Discussion: "Employer Expectations of the Recent College Graduate"

5:45-7:00pm: Networking Social - network with alumni and professionals from around the state

6:45pm: Closing Remarks and Final Giveaways (must be present to win)