EDGE Events and Resources: Previous

Fall Semester 2013

August

Travelers EDGE Intern Presentations
Friday, August 22, 2014
Travelers, Inc
Hartford, CT

September

Mandatory Monthly Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers begins
Hartford Campus – Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Storrs Campus – Friday, September 20, 2013
Contact Ivelisse

SSS Evening of Achievement
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Uconn Hartford Campus
5pm – 7pm
2013 EDGE cohort (attending the Hartford campus) as well as SSS students with a 3.0 or higher will be recognized

EDGE Student Welcome Back BBQ
Friday, September 13, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
2:30pm – 5:30pm
EDGE Scholars and students in the School of Business will enjoy a BBQ semester kick-off. Good day to reconnect with old friends, meet the new EDGE scholars as well as new students in the School of Business. Music, Food and Fun…

University Fall Open HouseUndergraduate Volunteers Needed!!
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
9am – 3pm
Prospective High School juniors and seniors are invited to visit campus and explore all that UConn offers talented students. Throughout the program, you will meet some of our extraordinary faculty, staff and students that are committed to helping you reach all of your educational goals..

SBCC Networking Fair
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
Open to Business Students only, however EDGE Scholars may contact Seanice DeShields if they are non-business and would like to attend

AACC Welcome Back Soul Food Dinner
Friday, September 20, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Annual Welcome Back Soul Food Dinner, which will be held in the Student Union Ballroom. There will be informational tables for UConn departments, Associations, and Student Organizations to display information. If you are interested in having a table at this annual event, please contact AACC so they can reserve one for your group.

Diversity in Business Lectures (1 of 4)
Deloitte
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
7pm – 8pm
Location: TBA

2013 Fall Career Fair
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 24-25, 2013
University Career Development Center
Uconn Storrs Campus
11am – 3pm
Location: Student Union Ballroom

October

Mandatory Monthly Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers
Storrs Campus – Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Hartford Campus – Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Contact Ivelisse

SBCC Career Expo
Friday, October 4, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
Open to Business Students only, however EDGE Scholars may contact Seanice DeShields if they are non-busines and would like to attend

University Fall Open House – Business and Engineering Day!!!Undergraduate Volunteers Needed!!
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
9am – 1pm
For prospective High School juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a degree in business or engineering. This event tailored just for you! Academic presentations from the Schools of Business and Engineering faculty, paired with information regarding admission, financial aid and the honors program provide prospective students with what makes UConn an extraordinary place to learn.

Travelers EDGE Scholars Dinner
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

NABA Eastern Student Regional Conference
Thursday, October 10 – 13, 2013
Bethesda, MD
Open to all students Freshmen through Seniors and first year Graduate students with a 3.2 or higher interested in Business, Accounting, Finance or related area. The conference will include two and one-half days of workshops, seminars and interview sessions, all designed to better prepare minority students for careers in accounting and financial management disciplines.

Travelers EDGE Scholars – Mid-term Reports DUE!!!
Friday, October 18, 2013
Submit reports to Seanice DeShields or Michael Mallery

ALPFA Student Regional Symposiums
Thursday, October 19, 2013
Boston, MA
Open to all students Freshmen through Seniors and first year Graduate students with a 3.2 or higher interested in Business, Accounting, Finance or related area. Attend a Student Leader Networking Reception, includes Continental Breakfast, Leadership Panel Discussion, Workshops, Mentoring Lunch and Career Fair.

Diversity in Business Lectures (2 of 4)
I’m So Educated, Inc
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
7pm – 8pm
Location: School of Business Cafe

Travelers EDGE Symposium
Wednesday, October 23 – 24, 2013
Hartford, CT

Career Readiness Conference
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Sponsored by Office of Diversity Initiatives and SEO
Uconn Storrs Campus
10am – 2pm
Location: School of Business (Storrs Campus)

November

Mandatory Monthly Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers
Storrs Campus – Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Hartford Campus – Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Contact Ivelisse

Travelers EDGE Scholars Dinner
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

PhD Project
Wednesday, November 20-22, 2013
Chicago, IL
The PhD Project’s expansive network helps African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans attain their business PhD, become business professors and mentor the next generation.

****************Thanksgiving Break****************

December

Mandatory Monthly Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers
Storrs Campus – Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Hartford Campus – Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Contact Ivelisse

Travelers EDGE Scholars Dinner
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Uconn Storrs Campus
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

****************Final Exams****************

Winter Break 2013

January

Travelers EDGE Professional Development Institute
January 6 – 10, 2012
Graduate Business Learning Center
Hartford, CT

Spring Semester 2014

February

Mandatory Monthly Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers
Storrs Campus – Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Hartford Campus – Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Contact Ivelisse

February-March

Mandatory- One-on-One Academic, Professional and Leadership Advising Meetings
Topic: Academic Goal Setting and Developing an an Action Plan
Presenter: Seanice DeShields or Michael Mallery
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

Saturdays, March 1st and 8th

Mandatory- TechnoEDGE School of Business, 9am-3pm
Topic: Technology Training (Excel, Project Management, Access etc.)
Presenter: Jonathan Moore, Adjunct Professor
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

Travelers EDGE Scholars Summer Internship Resumes DUE!!!
March 12 2014
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only. Submit updated Resumes to Seanice DeShields

Thursday, March 13th

School of Business Boadroom -6pm-7pm (Dinner)
Topic: Managing Yourself and Leading Others
Presenter: TBA
Pre-Assignment-Ted Talks-“How to inspire Others” TBA
Open to Campus

Friday, March 21st

One-on-One Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado (Hartford Campus Students Only)
Location: Travelers, downtown Hartford
Contact Ivelisse

Travelers EDGE Scholars – Mid-term Reports DUE!!!
Friday, March 28, 2014
Submit reports to Seanice DeShields or Michael Mallery

Tuesday, March 25th

School of Business Room, 223- One-on-One Meetings With Ivelisse Maldonado
Contact Ivelisse

Thursday, March 27th

School of Business Boardroom -6pm-730pm (Dinner)
Topic: Developing Emotional Intelligence
Presenter: TBA
Pre-Assignment-El Assessment Tool
Assignment Due: One page write up on summer professional development plans. Include information about internships, research, conferences, presentations etc.
Open to Campus

Thursday, April 17th

School of Business Boardroom -6pm-730pm (Dinner)
Topic: Scoial Responsibility “What does Social Responsibility or Sustainability Mean to You in Your Chosen Profession”
Presenter: TBA
Pre-Assignment-Ted Talks-“What Nonprofits Can Learn from Coca-Cola” TBA
Open to Campus

Saturday, April 19th

Community Service Project
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

Tuesday,April 22nd

School of Business Room, 223- One-on-One Meetings With Ivelisse Maldonado
Contact Ivelisse

Saturday, April 24th

End of Year Celebration, Location: TBA
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only

Friday, April 25th

One-on-One Meetings with Ivelisse Maldonado (Hartford Campus Students Only)
Location: Travelers, downtown Hartford
Contact Ivelisse

Teenage Business ProgramUndergraduate Volunteers Needed!!
Saturday, April 26, 2014
School of Business, Office of Diversity Initiatives Uconn Storrs Campus
9am – 3pm
Each year, the Office of Diversity Initiatives collaborates with various high schools and programs to bring high school students from cities throughout Connecticut to campus for a day long program of workshops, presentations and a campus tour. These high school students also have the opportunity to attend panel sessions with current UConn students as well business professionals.

Sunday, May 11th

UConn Graduation Storrs,CT
Open to campus

Wednesday, May 14th

EDGE Graduation and Induction Ceremony Hartford,CT
Open to Travelers EDGE Scholars Only