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Regional ACE Webinar: Answering the Call for Competencies: Initial Steps and Lessons in Creating a Department and University Competency Culture

With the competency buzz all the rage, hear how Clemson University is making headway by rethinking its approach to every interaction it has with students.  Attendees will also hear about the process of forming strategic partnerships across the university to create a campus culture where everyone is invested in helping students acquire and articulate the competencies employers are seeking.  Finally, learn about the variety of events and informal and formal assessment connected to these efforts.

PRESENTERS:

Kristin Walker, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Analytics and Initiatives, Clemson University

Kathy Horner, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Graduate & Off-Campus Internship Programs, Clemson University

Dr. Kristin Walker serves as the Associate Director of Analytics and Initiatives at Clemson University’s Center for Career and Professional Development.  One of her responsibilities includes coordinating the competency initiatives outlined in this program.  Kristin also teaches in Clemson’s master’s and doctoral programs and has been working in education for 13 years. 

Ms. Kathy Horner serves as the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs and Off-Campus Internships at Clemson University’s Center for Career and Professional Development. Kathy has served on the CCPD team, under Kristin Walker’s leadership, charged with developing the competencies and creating a campus culture around those competencies through career counseling, events, and social media marketing. Kathy has worked in higher education for 8 years and previously in small business start-ups for 5 years.

WHAT: Answering the Call for Competencies: Initial Steps and Lessons in Creating a Department and University Competency Culture

WHEN: May 3rd, 2017 1:00 - 2:00 PM/EST, Regional ACE Webinar Cost: $59

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Author

Max Wartel

Max Wartel is GradLeaders’ Head of Research and Analysis and is heavily involved with administration and development of The Outcomes Survey – the national standard for gathering first destination outcomes data on recent college graduates. Max has a Master's Degree in Communication and is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. He is an active researcher on a variety of topics related to higher education and to communication.

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