Marketing Program Changes – When is that course offered?

Marketing Majors, this is for you…The Marketing department has made several changes to the major, including when specific courses will be offered.  Please review the changes below, and contact your advisor if you have any questions about your course sequencing and/or graduation plans.

MKTG:3101 Marketing Metrics – This course was previously listed as fall only. Due to demand the dept. is going to offer two sections moving forward, beginning spring 2019, one in the fall and one in the spring.

MKTG:3102 Marketing Analytics – This course was previously listed as spring only. Due to demand the dept. is going to offer two sections moving forward, beginning spring 2019, one in the fall and one in the spring.

MKTG:3300 Web Business Strategy – This course will not be offered fall 2018 and there are no plans to offer it in the near future.

MKTG:3400 Retail Strategies – This course was previously listed as fall only. Due to demand the dept. is going to offer two sections moving forward, beginning spring 2019, one in the fall and one in the spring.

MKTG:3401 Merchandise Management – This course will continue to be offered spring only for the foreseeable future.

MKTG:3701 Marketing Institute Field Studies – this course will continue to be offered fall only for the foreseeable future.

MKTG:4200 Sales Management – This course was previously listed as fall only. Due to demand the dept. is going to offer two sections moving forward, beginning spring 2019, one in the fall and one in the spring.

MKTG:4201 Professional Selling – This course was previously listed as spring only. Due to demand the dept. is going to offer two sections moving forward, beginning spring 2019, one in the fall and one in the spring.

Individual Track Career Prep courses – The Marketing department has consolidated the individual career prep track courses into one course. If you have taken MKTG:3051, MKTG:3052, MKTG:3053,or MKTG:3054 do not enroll in MKTG:3055. If you have not taken a career prep course yet, then you will need to take MKTG:3055. Please contact your advisor if you have any questions.

Summer advising in the Undergraduate Program Office

Graduation Herky is back on the Pentacrest, which means it’s nearly time to kick off another summer in Iowa City!  The UPO will be open and we’re happy to help you over the summer.

Opening hours:
The Undergraduate Program Office remains open for its usual hours during summer:

8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.  We are open during lunch.

Drop-in Advising:
Drop-in advising will end for the summer on Friday, May 25 and will begin again in early August.  Drop-ins are for short (5-10 minute) questions and are open to all students.

Drop in hours:
Monday – Friday, 10:30am – 11:30am
Monday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Advising Appointments:

If your assigned advisor is in the UPO, you can continue to schedule 30 minute appointments through MyUI.  Advisors will have office hours.  If you cannot find an office hour that works with your schedule, please email your UPO advisor.

We are also available on email over the summer.

We look forward to keeping in touch and wish you a fantastic summer!

Commencement and Reception – this Saturday

We are looking forward to the May commencement ceremony and are excited to share this important day with you. As a reminder, commencement will take place at 5:00 pm this Saturday, May 12th in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

In addition to the information below, further information can be found at our commencement website and the Registrar’s website:

https://tippie.uiowa.edu/current-students/undergraduates/graduation

https://registrar.uiowa.edu/commencement

Graduation Reception at Pappajohn Business Building, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Please join us before the ceremony for a dessert reception for graduates and guests with faculty and staff in the Pappajohn Business Building.  A photo backdrop will be set up for group photos of graduates and guests.

The reception takes place from 1:30 – 2:30 pm on the patio and 1st floor of PBB.

Arrival and Parking

Doors at Carver-Hawkeye Arena will open at 4:00 pm. Graduates should arrive no later than 4:15 pm and proceed to check-in at the table that corresponds with your last name (unless you have been given other specific instructions about your check-in table).

Carver-Hawkeye Arena is located at 1 Elliott Drive in Iowa City. Public Safety Officers will be on site at the time to direct guests to parking. Guest parking is located in large lots to the east and south of the Arena.

Accessible parking is located in Parking Lot 46 adjacent to the Arena on the west side. Please see our Seating and Evacuation Policies for Carver-Hawkeye Arena for UI Commencement Ceremonies for further information about accessible parking and seating.

Graduation Attire

If you have not already purchased your cap and gown, please do this soon. Caps and gowns are available at the University Bookstore (Iowa Memorial Union) during regular business hours. At this time, you will also fill out a name card, which will be read when you cross the stage.

Considerations at Carver-Hawkeye

Women are advised to avoid high heels, because of the large number of steps to reach the ground floor, and floors may be slippery in the lobby and when crossing the stage.

Your commencement program and diploma cover will be on your seat. Please do not bring other personal items with you to your seat, such as purses or flowers.

Special Needs

A sign language interpreter will be on-stage to interpret the ceremony.

If you or a family member has questions about seating for guests with physical disabilities or limited mobility, please email Dani Dion as soon as possible at danielle-dion@uiowa.edu.

Keep Tippie College Updated!

As you graduate and move on in your professional career and personal life, please keep the Tippie College updated. By providing your new home address and non-uiowa email address, we can invite you to events in key cities and keep you informed on activities and initiatives from the college. And, we love to hear about your life changes! You can update your information easily at: tippie.uiowa.edu/about-tippie/alumni/updates.

HireaHawk.com changes over summer – action needed

Great News!  Pomerantz Career Center has partnered with Handshake to replace our current system powering HireaHawk.com. This new system will offer a better student-user experience, be mobile friendly and allow you to set up your profile from your resume content – as well as recommend job collections based on your profile.

 

Stay tunhireahawked for an email invitation in June to access your new HireaHawk.com powered by Handshake account – you will also receive this notice by email as well

For those of you that currently have a profile and documents in HireaHawk.com –
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO BEFORE June 15th, 2018

1.    If you currently have documents uploaded to HireaHawk.com, please log in and save them to your personal device. Due to the volume of students, we will not be able to transition documents to the new system.

2.    Once you have saved your documents you are welcome to delete them from the old system (if you aren’t currently applying for positions) and upload them to Handshake when the new system goes live.

We are excited about this transition and hope that it will provide you with an improved experience! Let us know if you have any questions at careercenter@uiowa.edu.

Employer of the Day – Week of May 7th

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming two weeks.  Stop by their events or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organizations!

More details on these employer visits can be found at HireaHawk.com, under the Events tab.

The Employers of the Day for the week of May 7th are:

·         Clifton Larson Allen LLP – west galleria – May 9 – 9 a.m. to noon

·         Wed. 5-16 – William Blair – 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Virtual Session – Details about William Blair recruiting process and interview structure

These employers have scheduled tabling, office hours, information sessions online session, or other similar events in the coming weeks and they are recruiting Tippie students!

May Graduates- let us know your plans!

Are you graduating in a few weeks? If so, congrats! Be sure to keep in touch with the Career Center to let us know how we can assist you as you prepare for graduation- with job search needs, job offer negotiation or other things! Schedule a Career Advisng appointment at MyUI under Advising.

We also need your help:

The Pomerantz Career Center conducts a quick survey at graduation to find out what new graduates are going upon graduation! Take this short survey to let us know what you’ll be doing next – prospective Hawkeyes, parents, employers and other visitors like to know where Hawkeyes go and what they do after graduation. – Find the survey here.

International Topics Lunch & Learn Series (5/10)

Want to learn more about the world while enjoying a catered international lunch?  The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council hosts weekly guest speakers at the Congregational Church across from Pappajohn (30 N. Clinton St.), who speak on important international topics ranging from global warming to human rights. The UPO has a limited number of free tickets to undergrad business and pre-business students.  Check out the schedule online, and e-mail Gordon Louie to reserve a ticket (limit two tickets per request).

The final Lunch and Learn session of the Spring 2018 semester is on Thursday, May 10th, at 12:00pm (noon). The topic for the week is “Reaching Out to the World Through Non-Fiction Film” by Kevin Kelley, Founder of New Mile Media Arts and an award-winning documentary filmmaker.

Synopsis:

Kevin Kelley has been a documentary filmmaker for over three decades. His work has been honored with two regional EMMY Awards, two CINE Golden Eagle Awards and Three New York Festivals World Medal. Kelley has mentored other young filmmakers for over three decades who have gone on to work professionally for Oprah Winfrey, Warner Brothers, Lions Gate, and Saturday Night Live.

Kevin is currently the Artistic Director for New Mile Media Arts, a non-profit that ‘educates and inspires through the art of filmmaking, presenting unique stories of  common people in uncommon situations.’ His current project is a documentary that tells the story of the University of Iowa art student (George Stout) who became the leader of the Monuments Men, a military special forces unit assigned to retrieve art stolen art by the Nazis. It also explores Stout’s pioneering efforts in art conservation, which elevated the discipline into the world of modern science. Many of his discoveries are used globally to restore masterworks and protect them from deterioration today.

 

 

May Graduates- let us know your plans!

Are you graduating in a few weeks? If so, congrats! Be sure to keep in touch with the Career Center to let us know how we can assist you as you prepare for graduation- with job search needs, job offer negotiation or other things! Schedule a Career Advisng appointment at MyUI under Advising.

We also need your help:

The Pomerantz Career Center conducts a quick survey at graduation to find out what new graduates are going upon graduation! Take this short survey to let us know what you’ll be doing next – if you complete the survey (even if you’re not sure of your plans yet) you’ll be entered to win one of several gifts cards to your favorite places (i.e. Starbucks, BWW, the Hawk Shop, etc.) Complete the survey by May 3rd to be included in the drawing! Find the survey here.

Employer of the Day – Week of April 30th

The Pomerantz Career Center and Tippie College of Business are excited to engage with the following employers in the coming weeks.  Stop by their events or log on to learn more about opportunities with their organizations!

More details on these employer visits can be found at HireaHawk.com, under the Events tab.

The Employers of the Day for the week of April 30th are:

·         Northwestern Mutual – west galleria – May 2 — 11 a.m. -3 p.m.

·         Clifton Larson Allen LLP – west galleria – May 9 – 9 a.m. to noon

These employers have scheduled tabling, office hours, information sessions online session, or other similar events in the coming weeks and they are recruiting Tippie students!

Pappajohn Business Building

You’ll never believe how easy it is to apply to Tippie!

Want to get admitted to Tippie for the fall semester? Follow these three easy steps:

  1. Review the admission criteria, and see your advisor or contact Mike Schluckebier if you have any questions.
  2. Apply to Tippie by May 1 via the Change of College Application on MyUI.
  3. Ensure transcripts for any transfer courses are received by the Office of Admissions by June 10.

Note: courses taken during the summer session may not be used to meet admission criteria for fall.

Contact Mike Schluckebier with any admissions-related questions.

Summer Internship Mentors: Your Professional Resource

Want to get professional and personal guidance from a fellow Tippie alum? Want to meet other Tippie graduates in the city where you’ll be this summer?
Members of the Tippie Young Alumni Board want to help you make the most of your summer intern experience. For more information about the program and to sign up, visit http://bit.ly/TippieMentorStudentSummer2018

Register by 11:59pm on May 13th to participate.

Ethics Essay Contest – Call for Submissions!

Want your shot at winning $3,000? Put your decision making and moral compass to the test and enter the Mary Thomas Prappas Ethics Essay Contest. Essays will be evaluated by members of the local business community, who will determine first through third place ($3,000–$1,000). Find the 2018 contest prompt and more information here.

To be considered for the contest, submit your essay to Frank Center Assistant Director Mark Petterson by May 1, 2018. Finalists are chosen in mid-May with the opportunity to revise their submissions for final judging in September. Winners are announced in October. For questions about entering, email Mark Petterson.

Join CNA Insurance Company for a Candid Panel Discussion: The Importance of an Inclusive Culture for Career Development.

CNA is the 8th largest U.S. commercial property and casualty insurance company. Founded in 1897, CNA has approximately 7,000 employees, serving businesses and professionals in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. Our headquarters is based in Chicago, IL. We are specifically targeting the Tippie College of Business for this event because of the excellent reputation of the institution and the student body. CNA hires students across a variety of majors for positions across the organization. Reference our attached brochure for details on internship and trainee opportunities. We hope to see you at this upcoming event! Interested candidates can apply directly to our website, www.cna.com/careers.

At this event, panelists will explore how inclusive cultures link to organizational and personal success. The conversation will also touch on some of the challenges they have faced along the way and strategies they have used to help them grow their career. CNA will share its strategy to attract, develop and retain the best talent and how the students at the Tippie College of Business fit in!

 

Event time:

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Networking reception immediately following from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location:

Pappajohn Business Building – S401

Networking reception to be held in the South Galleria

Admission:

Free

Trainee Brochure: 2017 CNA Internship Trainee Brochure

 

Contact: 

Tristan Geiser

Tristan.Geiser@cna.com

312-822-4690