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Hampton University School of Liberal Arts and Education Hosts Compelling Careers in Liberal Arts & Education Event Feb. 13-14
02/11/2020 - #171

HAMPTON, Va. (Feb. 11, 2020) — The Hampton University School of Liberal Arts and Education will host the Compelling Careers in Liberal Arts & Education Event Thursday and Friday, February, 13-14 in the Student Center Ballroom. Sessions will run Thurs. from 9:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event is open to all students and the general public. Professional Attire is required.

“We are proud to see our School of Liberal Arts and Education hosting events like these, exposing our Liberal Arts and Education students to a diverse group of potential employers, encouraging them to utilize their resources, and to help guide them into a bright future. Recruiters visit our campus looking for their next hires because of the high quality education Hampton University students receive here,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey.

This event will feature panel discussions on careers associated with liberal arts and education.  Experts from various backgrounds and professions will discuss their careers and pathways. Some of the compelling career sessions include:
 
·         The Future of STEM in the Liberal Arts
·         Executive Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy
·         Careers in Law & Public Safety
·         Careers in Federal Agencies
·         “So, you want to be a therapist?”
·         Music and Entrepreneurship
·         Cyber Security

“Compelling Careers in the Liberal Arts and Education” is a two-day event featuring programs designed to enhance students’ prospects for success and professional fulfillment in their careers and/or in graduate school,” said Dr. Linda Malone-Colon, Dean of the Hampton University School of Liberal Arts and Education. “Understanding the professional potential and the career versatility afforded to students through the fields of Liberal Arts and Education is a vital component of their undergraduate preparation. Compelling Careers will enhance students’ awareness of the many professional options available to them. It will also directly connect them with a variety of professionals across an array of exciting careers for liberal arts and education majors.”
 
For additional information please contact Dr. Richard Mason at (757) 728-6160 or via email at richard.mason@hamptonu.edu.

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