2020 UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit – Join us!

The 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the UF Warrington College of Business and the UF Collaboratory for Women Innovators at UF Innovate, offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. The event provides opportunities for UF women to connect with peers and other successful business leaders to foster shared learning and community-building, as well as networking, mentoring, start-up and career advice, and career connections. This year’s [virtual] Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit will be on November 6th from 10:00-11:45 AM. You can register for the free event here.

 

The 2020 virtual event is free for all UF students, faculty, staff and members of the local community and will feature:

  • Taylor Williams (keynote), Creative Director of Guts & Glory GNV, a storytelling venture focusing on using improv and communications training to help teams and companies build positive culture, and Lead Facilitator of Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
  • Seyi Falade, Vice President of Cornerstone Barricades, a Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) service provider specializing in road construction and safety
  • Sara Schley, President of Seed Systems consulting, and WeTheChange, a non-profit for women CEOs of Certified B Corporations and other purpose driven organizations who share a belief in the power of business as a force for good
  • Dr. Bertrhude Albert, CEO and co-founder of P4H Global, a non-profit working to redefine aid by partnering with Haitian educators to provide quality teacher training
  • Robyn Crawford, Founder of Eden Books, an online publisher and bookstore of romance novels focused on elevating the voices of women authors
  • Victoria Wylde, CEO and Founder of Alterra Hemp, a hemp genetics lab & seed plant farm providing genetically-superior plants to farmers from coast to coast

 

For more information about the Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, visit the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center page.

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Macy’s Coffee Chats Sign Up Link

Macy’s recruiters are hosting an online event for you to chat with them!  They seek interns for all programs.  For those of you who graduate, they are hiring for stores only.

The event takes place Wednesday, October 28 between 5pm and 7pm.  YOU HAVE TO register for this event.  The registration closes Monday Oct 26 11:59 PM.  Here’s the link:

https://macys.montagetalent.com/guest/ce/foyers/now/Event.aspx?ssid=525184&hssid=C69F84CD13C43155B79314466CEE2CE2&h_ssid=rrIx9uyaiVqyOPLOfdMsAh0OdPLn6ucOQjuT4GX7DQuINb5HXeCMh0jR2OYqQGxB2J53OHXl7b%2b982L8eUQTkQ%3d%3d

We want you to have access to them and this is one way of getting it.  Reserve your spot now!

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Apply to be a Heavener Peer Advisor!

We are seeking dynamic, Business upperclassmen to support the success of first-year students in the Heavener School of Business. HPAs are a vital part of the Academic & Career Advising (ACA) team and primarily assist first-year students in the creation of semester and academic plans Complete the following application to express your interest in joining our team of Heavener Peer Advisors (HPAs) for the next academic year: https://forms.gle/WBHnVqaf3zsw33Cz7

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE OCTOBER 26th AT 11:59PM.

If selected for an interview, you will be notified by the afternoon of October 30th. Interviews will take place the week of November 2nd.

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Calling all Gator Changemakers- New Class

-Would you like to learn how to innovatively & sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems?
-Are you interested in leveraging the power of business as a force for good?
-Would you like to help build an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for people & the planet?
-Do you want to be a changemaker?

Yes? Great! Join us this Fall!

Fall 2020 – Mod 2 – Intro to Social Entrepreneurship for undergrads – ENT3503, section 20896
https://bit.ly/UF-ent3503-promo-fall2020

Fall 2020 – full semester – Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers – ENT6930, section 13136 AND ENT4934, section 21504 (sections for each grads & undergrads)
https://bit.ly/UF-dilemmasdebates-promo-fall2020

We’d also love for interested students to apply to become SIS Impact Scholars:
https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-impactscholars-flyer/

More information about how to be a changemaker at UF is here: https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-sis-flyer/

Info about UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative is here:  https://bit.ly/UFsocialimpact
Questions/Concerns/Want to connect? Email us at: socialimpact@warrington.ufl.edu
#gatorsforgood

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Open Seats- “Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers”

-Would you like to learn how to innovatively & sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems?
-Are you interested in leveraging the power of business as a force for good?
-Would you like to help build an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for people & the planet?
-Do you want to be a changemaker?

Yes? Great! Join us this Fall!

Fall 2020 – Mod 2 – Intro to Social Entrepreneurship for undergrads – ENT650, section 20896
https://bit.ly/UF-ent3503-promo-fall2020

Fall 2020 – full semester – Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers – ENT4934, section 21504
https://bit.ly/UF-dilemmasdebates-promo-fall2020

We’d also love for interested students to apply to become SIS Impact Scholars:
https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-impactscholars-flyer/

More information about how to be a changemaker at UF is here: https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-sis-flyer/

Info about UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative is here:  https://bit.ly/UFsocialimpact
Questions/Concerns/Want to connect? Email us at: socialimpact@warrington.ufl.edu

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Harn Museum of Art Fall 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House and LACMA.

Fall internships are available in Development & Development Communications. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact the Intern Coordinator, at register@harn.ufl.edu

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Comedian John Mulaney Virtual Event – ACCENT Speakers Bureau

Our first show of Summer A will be taking place on Thursday, May 28th at 6:30pm. ACCENT will be bringing on an esteemed comedian, John Mulaney, for a virtual show which will take place on Microsoft Teams. Given the present state of things, it would be a good opportunity for students and faculty alike to take a break from daily stresses and  laugh a bit!

Registration is at bit.ly/ufmulaney or through scanning the QR code below.

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Theatre Management Program – Fall 2020 & Spring 2021

The goal of this program is to educate and inspire a new generation of theatre management professionals. The curriculum features content-driven courses that emphasize the skill sets necessary for a career in North American Theatre.

The program promotes study of commercial and not-for-profit theatre with an emphasis on the collaboration between the two business models. The experiential curriculum features a unique blend of classroom study, field excursions, a professional internship, and a New York Theatre Management Intensive. Majors are supervised by a faculty consisting of leading New York City-based theatre professionals and engage in multiple master classes taught by innovators from the Broadway, commercial, and not-for-profit professional theatre communities.

For more information please use the following link: UF Theatre Management Bulletin

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Fall 2020 Academic & Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline: May 1

Fall 2020 scholarship applications are due soon! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !

The Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business offers two types of undergraduate scholarships:

  • General academic scholarships for all undergraduate business majors (includes UF online program)
  • Study abroad scholarships for those participating in our study abroad programs (all majors including accounting students are eligible)

We strongly encourage students to apply. The application deadline is May 1st.

For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit: https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-current-students/scholarships/

Contact the scholarship coordinator at scholarships@warrington.ufl.edu with questions.

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The Brown Center for Leadership and Service: Leadership Workshop Series

Through times of adversity and change, how will your leadership shine through?

Join the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service for an engaging Leadership Workshop Series to help you navigate through these current times!

Leading through Uncertain Times, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Strategies to Effectively Lead Remotely, April 9, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Leading from the Middle: Why Followership is Essential, April 13, 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm

Reigniting your Why: Leadership through Online Service Opportunities, April 16, 2020, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19, April 16, 2020, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

To learn more about how to register, read workshop descriptions, and seek other leadership resources visit our website http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/virtual_services/

We look forward to having you join the conversation!

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