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  Making Fast Connections that Last: Alumni Speed Networking
  February 26, 2013 5:30 PM CST
  February 26, 2013 7:00 PM CST
  Alumni Room, DUC
Knowing how to meet the right people is just as, if not more, important than knowing the right people. Join us for an opportuntity to put your "elevator speech" to the test and meet 20 alumni two minutes at a time!

Make connections that last, be remembered, and have a great time!

Tuesday, February 26
5:30 p.m.: Gathering and appetizers
5:45 p.m.: Welcome from the UWSP Alumni Association
                Keynote speaker Nora Boomer '03
6 p.m.:      Speed networking
6:30 p.m.:  Continued conversations and socializing

Please note that the cost for this event is $3 and is a pay-at-the door only event. Special thanks to the UWSP Career Services Office for sponsoring a portion of this event!


               
Keynote Speaker: Nora Boomer '03 of Ministry Health Care

Nora Boomer is  a 2003 communication undergraduate of UWSP and a current organizational communication graduate student at UWSP with anticipated graduation in 2014.  While Nora was a student she wrote for the Pointer as a features writer and was the Chapter President of UWSP-SHRM.  Nora has been working in the Human Resource field since she graduated.  With six years of experience as a generalist at Sentry Insurance and the last four years in Benefits and Recruitment at Ministry Health Care. Nora is currently the President of the local SHRM chapter (SPAHRA) and has sat on the board for the past three and a half years. Nora has continued to give back to UWSP by speaking and meeting with students to assist them in their job search.  Nora has obtained certifications like her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and her Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR), and has been involved in the community with  groups like FACETS, BBBS, Young Professionals, Dress to Work and local food pantries.

 

 
Alumni Networking Professionals
 
 Marcus Bickford '09 - UW School of Medicine and Public Health

 
 Mickey Fitch '03 - UW-Superior, Student Life

 
Kayla Rose Rombalski '10 - Volunteer Director for United Way

 
 Sue Heikkinen '65 - Retired business owner, interior architecture
 
 Shari Steeno '99 - Thrivent Financial - Information Technology

 
 Becca Franzen '00 - UW-Stevens Point

 
 Craig Busse '03 - Del Monte Foods
 
 Grant Winslow '89 - UW-Green Bay, Student Life

 
 Tom Girolamo '82 - Owner, Eco-Building & Forestry, LLC
 
 Melissa Hardin '87 - Judicial Secretary, Madison

 
 Holly Busse '02 - Second Grade Teacher
 
 Emily Fuger '11 - Soil Science Society of America


 Eva Donohoo '01- UW-Stevens Point College of Professional Studies, Assistant to the Dean for Communication

 Erin Halpin '02 - Theda Clark Medical Center, Appleton

Also joining us for the evening are:

Leah Nemetz '99 - Special agent with the F.B.I.

Amy Evenson '02 - Art Director at Maple Ridge Farms

Carolyn Weiland '86  - Owner, Starworks, LLC (Marketing and PR)

Erik Evenson '98 - Eastbay

Elona Winslow '90 - Science Teacher at Green Bay West

Jeremiah Smith '06 - Northwestern Mutual Representative


 
 ($3 pay at door only)
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