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My Degree Matters - Explore College of Liberal Arts and Science, Humanities and Social Science

Event Type
academic, career development, careers, employment, information session, students
My Degree Matters Campus Committee
Oct 25, 2017   3:30 - 5:00 pm  
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Career Development Center Events

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Career & Major Exploration


Listen to successful alumni and business professionals discuss how their degree helped them succeed. Talk with faculty and advisors about particular majors. Eat pizza, dream big, and imagine your future.


Come to one event or attend all to find your future career path. Please RSVP at !


Dates and Majors to explore:

  • Oct 25 - College of Liberal Arts and Science, Humanities and Social Science


Panelist include:


Roger Branson - DHS Disabilities Recruitment Specialist, Bureau of Recruitment and Selection, Illinois Department of Human Services

BIO: Roger Branson earned a Bachelor Degree in Political Studies from Sangamon State University (now University of Illinois at Springfield). Roger began his career in agriculture working on a large scale crop/cattle farm. Since then Roger has made two career changes including becoming an entrepreneur in 1996 and beginning his career with the State of Illinois in 2001. Roger ran Branson Countertops Inc. for a number of years and is currently in the position of Executive II (Recruitment Specialist) with the Illinois Department of Human Services, Bureau of Recruitment and Selection. Roger now conducts career workshops, does recruiting and training, and attends career fairs throughout the State of Illinois.


Toccara Steele - Associate Director of Academic Partnerships, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Social Work and Founder and CEO VOS International


Audra Wyant - Graphic designer at Lutheran Life Communities and Co-Owner of Finding Eminence Farm. Audra earned a degree in LAS (Communications) from UIS in 2007.


Please RSVP at TODAY before the spots fill up!

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