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Expand your skills, get an internship, prepare for the Career Fair!

Mar.15, 2019 Edition

Students, this is your information site for all things Ancell. Please use and share any and all information.
Submissions can be made to Gerri Kennedy, Editor, at kennedyg@wcsu.edu
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Announcements:

LCCC LogoLEADERSHIP, COMPASSION & CREATIVITY CERTIFICATE (LCCC): The LCCC explores the values of leadership, compassion and creativity across all Student Affairs disciplines and with people of all communities. Our LCCC students will be able to learn more about how they as students can practice effective leadership in their current roles, civic life, and future careers. Benefits include an official document signed by the university President, Vice President for Student Affairs, and the LCCC Program Director, recognition at the Student Leadership Recognition Banquet and at graduation by medal, and networking opportunities with students, staff and faculty. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/leadership/ or contact mckinneyk@wcsu.edu.

Wed. March 27th 

THE CAREER FAIR IS HERE!

The annual Career Fair for all majors is scheduled for 3/27 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the O’Neill Center. Make sure to get your resume in order, rearrange your schedule, sign up (through WESTCONN WORKS), and come prepared.

ISEP STUDY ABROAD: Choose from more than 300 partner institutions on six continents! Plan your spring or summer semester now! 

Application Deadlines: Most deadlines for ISEP summer programs are coming up in March and April. The spring 2020 deadline is 8/30. Contact Donna Warner in Academic Affairs (203) 837-3270 or warnerd@wcsu.edu with questions. 

 

CHECK OUT THE LATEST GAB AND GROW PODCASTS HERE!
March Events

 

Tues. March 19th 

The Western Marketing Association is holding their weekly meeting. Come check out their video!

Where: The Think Tank, WS Classroom Building

When: 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Thurs. March 21th 

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY MEETING: Find out more about internship opportunities. Come to the Westside Campus Center Room 212/14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Sat. March 23rd

CLEP TESTING:  The WCSU Testing Center will host a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test at 9 a.m. in the Computer Lab (Room 117) in the Westside Classroom Building. CLEP exams provide the opportunity to receive college credit for knowledge already acquired. For more information or to register, go to www.wcsu.edu/testing/clep.htm or listen to the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/wcsumedia/gab-grow-testing-services

Wed. March 27th 

The annual Career Fair for all majors is scheduled for 3/27 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the O’Neill Center. Make sure to get your resume in order, rearrange your schedule, sign up, and come prepared. Visit the Career Success Center for more details! 

 

Career Success Center Information:

The Career Success Center now offers FREE business cards! Get yours today by visiting the Center on WS Campus Center, 3rd floor. Click here for more information!

New! More Internships are Available!  

Here’s the latest list of internships available at the Career Success Center. Check them out and either log into WestConnWorks or visit the Career Success Center

Club Information:

Here’s the Finance Club’s Spring 2019 schedule! All are welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

The Accounting Society has several great meetings planned for the rest of Spring 2019! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Western Marketing Association has several events scheduled for Spring 2019. Click here to visit their website for more details. Click here to see their new video!

New Student Resources Available! 
The Ancell Commons now offers the Presentation Practice Center! Do you fear presenting in front of a group? Got the case of the “umms”? Or do you just want a critique of your upcoming class presentation? Come see us, we can help!

Book a slot with one of our peer educators, and they’ll give you a critique of how you’re doing using the standard Ancell undergrad and graduate oral communications rubrics. And we have a tips sheet to help too! Just go to www.wcsu.edu/asb/learning-commons to book an appointment.

Don’t have time? Then submit an mp4 video of your presentation to Elise Budnick (budnicke@wcsu.edu) and a peer educator will give it a critique for you.

Students, here is free online LSAT and GMAT exam prep and Microsoft Office training. PrepStep by EBSCO Learning Express, is a learning resource platform for students who are preparing for exams like the LSAT and GMAT exams, or need basic computer skills including Excel or other Office programs, math support, and career information including homeland security or law enforcement. Many resources are available. Thanks to the Young Library for this great resource!
EXCEL TRAINING RESOURCES: 

Check out the Ancell Common’s list of training resources for Excel, including Microsoft Office Specialist Certification! For more information please see Elise Budnick or Gerri Kennedy at the Commons or click here.

 

 

 

Microsoft offers free training in the Office products. For Excel training click here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/excel-for-windows-training-9bc05390-e94c-46af-a5b3-d7c22f6990bb

 

 

LinkedIn offers FREE training upon signing up for a free trial. Click here FMI: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/excel-2016-essential-trainin

 

 

 

 

MOS Certification – once your students are competent in Excel 2016, encourage them to earn MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist)  certification documenting their abilities.  Certiport, the official Microsoft  testing service, offers all the details on how to get certified. Click here or download the attached flyer.

 

 

 

The Ancell Commons is HIRING! We need peer educators to tutor students this Spring 2019 semester! 

Benefits: Work around your schedule, earn good money, learn leadership skills** and help others!

Visit our online application page @ wcsu.edu/asb/learning-commons/ancell-commons-peer-ed-app

**Dillon, a former Ancell peer educator and Finance graduate (Spr19) said,  “Being a peer educator taught me excellent leadership skills which not only helped me get my internship with RSM, but was a key factor in RSM’s decision to hire me full-time.”

 

 

The Ancell Pride Archive

Ed. Feb.22, 2019