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Upcoming Events & Workshops for Fall 2014


Pre-Professional Programs Information Session - Wed. Sept 10, 6pm - CIS 1006
Learn about resources, programs, and recommended coursework for Pre-Health and Pre-Law students and hear from advisors about admission requirements and how to prepare for graduate programs

Pre-Law Speaker Series: Lindsey Roberson, Asst District Attorney New Han. County - Tues. Sept 16, 6pm–Morton 100
Named by Wilmington StarNews as one of “12 to Watch,” Lindsey Roberson has been called “a hero in the movement to end sex trafficking in North Carolina.”  Roberson’s commitment to protecting victims of human trafficking is not only evident in her work as a prosecutor but also in her efforts for awareness, education, and advocacy. Join us to learn about human trafficking, her work in this area, and her journey as a law student and young professional.

Academics Majors and Minors Fair
Wednesday, September 17 | 11:00 - 2:00 pm | Burney Center
Academic departments will be available to share details about their majors!

Pre-Health Resource Fair
Wed. Sept 24, 3-5pm - Burney Center
Meet with and get info on academic departments, student organizations, and community partners related to health.  Panel of graduate program admission representatives is from 4-5pm.  Co-sponsored by the Career Center

Pre-Education Open House- Thursday
Thursday, September 25, 3:00-5:00 pm Education Building- Atrium
Meet faculty from the different academic departments in the Watson College of Education as well as speak to current students. You can also speak with Education Academic Advisors.

Major Confusion
Thursday, September 25 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm | Wrightsville Beach Room
This program is geared towards students who want to change their major and are currently declared in another academic department.

Pre-Health Lunch and Learn: Academic Planning Workshop
Tues. Sept 30, 12:30-1:30pm - DePaolo Conf Rm

Learn how to embed your prerequisites into your academic plan as you prepare for pre-registration meetings.


Academic Minors Program - Monday, October 6 | 5:30-6:30 pm | Azalea Coast Room A
Our Academic Minors Program will focus on all of the minors available at UNCW, why students should or should not declare a minor, and how it will affect a student's academic plan.

Health Professions Leadership Program (HPLP): Foundations of Healthcare Leadership - Tues. Oct 7, 3:30-4:30 - DePaolo Conf Room
Learn about skills and build competencies for successful leadership in healthcare professions.

**Updated**Pre-Health Lunch and Learn: Student Experience Panel – Oct 22, 12-1 in the Cape Fear room, Union Room 2019.
Hear from current students who took advantage of summer programs/internships to help them stand out in the application process and get ideas for creating meaningful experiences.

HPLP Workshop: Values-Based Leadership in Healthcare - Mon. Oct 20, 1-2pm - DePaolo Hall Conf Room
Explore personal values and how they impact a healthcare professional’s responsibility and leadership

Major Decision - Tuesday, October 21 | 5:30-6:30 pm | Cape Fear Room
This program is geared towards students who are exploring majors and careers. It will debunk the myths of declaring a major!

Pre-Law Speaker Series: Test Preparation: Strategies and Resources - Wed. Oct 22, 5-7:30 pm – Leutze 104
Get strategies for preparation for the LSAT, MCAT, DAT, GRE & PCAT and learn about resources available through Kaplan and Randall Library.

Sophomore Series

This is a three program series designed specifically for sophomore students!
Exploring Majors and Careers
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 PM, Sunset Beach Room, FSC
This program will evaluate the myths and barriers associated with choosing and major and a career, help you assess your strengths and interests, and help you explore the 50+ majors offered at UNCW! Sponsored by University College and the Career Center.


Law School Day – Sponsored by the Career Center - Mon, Nov 3, 10am-1pm - Warwick Center
Law schools from throughout the country are visiting UNCW for the opportunity to meet talented students and share information about their law programs. Attend this event to get your questions answered and to learn about your different post-grad options.  Law Admissions Panel: 10:00am–11:00am; Law School Fair: 11:00am–1:00pm

This is a three program series designed specifically for sophomore students!
Academic Planning
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 PM, Randal Library, 1022
This program will help you learn about graduation requirements, majors, minors, and begin to help you plan each semester until you graduate! Sponsored by University College and the Career Center.

HPLP Workshop: Decision Making for Future Healthcare Leaders - Thurs. Nov 6, 3:30-4:30pm – DePaolo Hall Conf Room
Learn how you can make effective and impactful decisions as a healthcare leader.

This is a three program series designed specifically for sophomore students!
Getting Involved
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 5:30-6:30 PM, Sunset Beach Room, FSC
It is not too late to get involved! Learn how to get involved in clubs, organizations, research, internships, professional associations, volunteer work, study abroad, and so much more! Sponsored by University College, the Career Center, and the Campus Activities and Involvement Center.

Pre-Health Lunch and Learn: Highlight on Pre-Vet - Thurs. Nov 13, 12:30-1:30pm, DePaolo Hall Conf Room
Gain info, resources, and insight into the world of veterinarian medicine and admission to graduate programs.

Pre-Law Speaker Series: Summer Programs - Tues. Nov 18, 4-5pm, DePaolo Hall Conf room
Deadlines are approaching for Pre-Law summer programs. Learn about programs around the nation that give insight on the law school admissions process and the life of a law student.

HPLP Workshop: Leadership and Communication in Healthcare - Wed. Nov 19, 11-12 - DePaolo Hall Conf Room
Learn about interpersonal skills and communication concepts related to effective healthcare leadership.

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