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  • Upcoming Events in November

    Posted by Liz Wick on 11/1/2011 03:07:35 PM



    Fall quarter is probably the busiest quarter of the year and we have several events coming up in this and next week hosted by AGSA, GSC, Albers Placement Center and Albers Business School. All are open for students and free. You're also welcome to invite your friends in some of these events. Hope to see you there!

    Advisory Board Chat  

    When: Wednesday, November 2nd (5:00 PM - 5:45 PM)  

    Where: Pigott 416

    What:    An informal 30-40 minutes chat with the Dean’s Advisory Board, top business people from a variety of organizations around Pudget Sound. It’s a unique chance for students to meet today’s top decision makers and for them to share their knowledge directly with next generation of leaders. Hosted by AGSA (Albers Graduate Student Association).

    Who:     Bob Johnson, Sr. VP. Family Wealth Management of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. He will give a brief presentation on “Building Relationships with Your Clients and Yourself”


    Grads @ The Garage 

    When: Wednesday, November 2nd (8:30 PM - 11:00 PM)  

    Where: The Garage, 1130 Broadway, Seattle WA

    What:    All SU graduate and professional students as well as their friends and family

    Who:     An opportunity for graduate and professional students to mingle, play pool, enjoy appetizers and beverages. Free appetizers and pool will be provided. Please bring ID for beverages and entrance. Hosted by Seattle U Graduate Student Council (GSC). For more info contact

    LinkedIn Webinar 

    When:  Thursday, November 3rd (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)  

    Where: Online. You can attend from your home or office

    What:    Web seminar on the importance of LinkedIn in today’s marketplace. RSVP REQUIRED  here . Topics will include: Why should you be on LinkedIn, how to use LinkedIn to foster and build business relationships, quick tips to enhance your profile, tools and tips to build a strong network, simple strategies that will maximize your efforts on LinkedIn, general LinkedIn etiquette.  Hosted by Albers Placement Center.

    Who:     Presented by Paula Fitzgerald Boos. Paula has 20 years of experience and expertise as recruiter and life coach. She has actively used LinkedIn for over 5 years to build, maintain, and manage relationships.


    Albers Executive Speaker Series 

    When:  Thursday, November 3rd (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)  

    Where: Pigott Auditorium

    Who:     Tod Nielsen, Co-president, Applications Platform, VMware will talk on “Career Lessons from the Software Industry"

    What:    Executives from around the Puget Sound region are invited to speak on a topic of their choice (first 30 minutes) and then respond to questions from a selected panel and the audience (second 30 minutes). The Albers Executive Speaker Series is free and open to the public.


    Personal Branding Workshop 

    What’s your brand and why does it matter? 

    When:  Tuesday, November 8th (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM)  

    Where: Pigott 103

    Who:     Rod Brooks, VP and CMO of PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company

    What:    Workshop hosted by Albers Placement Center.  Topic of discussion will be the importance of Personal Brand, personal Brand Defined and Brand Framework, why your “Why” matters, 5 Top Social Media Tools, how to Act on Building Your Brand


    Written by Farani Aryono,