ECU Spring Career Fair

The ECU Spring Career Fair is being held tomorrow at Minges Colesium. The event is being held from 10 am – 2 pm. This is a great opportunity for students to “network” with various companies and discuss employment & internship opportunities! We highly encourage students to attend this event. A complete list of the companies attending can be found at www.ecu.edu/career. Professional dress is required to get into the event so dress accordingly. Please make sure to represent ECU and the College of Business in a professional manner at all times.

If you are interested in volunteering during the event, please contact Nadirah Pippen at pippenn@ecu.edu. Duties include greeting and assisting employers with set up, unloading displays, collecting employer/student evaluations, greeting students, etc. Shifts are two hours beginning at 8:00 am and ending at 3:00 pm.

 

Business Buzz- March 18th, 2013

In this edition of the Business Buzz:

  • Reasons to attend the upcoming Career Fair in Minges and how to prepare
  • Ways to volunteer to help at the Fair
  • How to network with employers at the Fair
  • New job postings and the full calender of on-campus recruiting events

Check out the latest edition of the Business Buzz!

BB Mar 18, 2013

Want To Be a Nurse or OT?

Interested in becoming a nurse or occupational therapist? There are two upcoming presentations on nursing and occupational therapy careers and their respective majors here at ECU.

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The ECU College of Nursing Advising Center will host “So You Want To Be a Nurse?” on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm in Bate 1031. There will be a discussion of the nursing profession and the degree programs at ECU, as well as a Q&A session with current College of Nursing students and faculty.

The ECU Pre-Professional  Advising Center will host “So You Want To Be an OT” on Thursday, February 21st from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm in Bate 1026. There will be a presentation and discussion with Gina Garris, OTR/L IV, and Tim Garris, COTA/L IV, CWT for insights into the field of Occupational Therapy. There will be a Q&A session with current ECU Occupational Therapy students.

See the attached flyers for more information on the presentations!

So you want to be a nurse flyer

So You Want to be an OT

 

Business Buzz, January 24, 2013

The Business Buzz is an excellent resource for COB students to read to stay informed about job opportunities and career-related events both on and off campus!

In the Jan. 24th edition of the Business Buzz:

  • Upcoming on-campus recruiting events in the College of Business,
  • Other job and internship listings
  • A resourceful search tool for international students
  • Info on a new online program to help you hone your interview skills!

Those things and more in the Buzz!

BB Jan 24 2013

Krispy Kreme CEO to Speak at ECU

James Morgan, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at East Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as a part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Wright Auditorium at ECU.

Jim MorganMorgan was named president and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. in January 2008. He has been a member of the Krispy Kreme board of directors since 2000 and was elected chairman in 2005. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, Morgan was chairman and CEO of Wachovia Securities following the acquisition of Interstate/Johnson Lane Inc. by Wachovia Corporation. Before it was acquired by Wachovia Corporation, Morgan served as chairman and CEO of Interstate/Johnson Lane, Inc. He has more than 37 years of business experience and is a 1969 graduate of Vanderbuilt University. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Stan Eakins, dean of the College of Business, said, “Mr. Morgan brings deep institutional knowledge and perspective regarding Krispy Kreme’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities. We are delighted to host such a notable business leader and learn from his unique insights and experiences.”

 Mark your calenders for this special presentation!

Who: James Morgan – Chairman, President, and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

What: Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series

Where: Wright Auditorium at ECU

When: Tuesday, Feb 19th at 3:30 p.m.

 

Business BUZZ Oct. 11th

In the October 11th edition of the BUZZ:

  • Info on ECU’s Career Fair which is TODAY at the Greenville Covention Center, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm
  • Today is the LAST day to register for an interview with BB&T for their Leadership Development Program
  • Upcoming information sessions, interview pointers, and full callender of on-campus recruiting events & job postings
  • Finally, an etiquette tip to never forget!

BB Oct 11, 2012

 

Former Disney World Executive to Speak at ECU – Monday, Oct. 29

Lee Cockerell, former executive vice president of operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort, will speak at East Carolina University on Monday, Oct. 29 as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Wright Auditorium at ECU.

As the senior operating executive for 10 years, Cockerell led a team of 40,000 employees and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, four theme parks, two water parks, a shopping and entertainment village, and a sports and recreation complex ‒ in addition to the ancillary operations that supported the number one vacation destination in the world. He has also held various executive positions in the hospitality and entertainment business with Hilton Hotels for eight years and the Marriott Corporation for 17 years before joining Disney in 1990 to open the Disneyland Paris project. He retired in 2006 and authored a book on leadership, management, and service excellence.

Dr. Stan Eakins, dean of the College of Business, said, “Lee Cockerell brings a wealth of leadership experience from his distinguished career. We are delighted to host such a notable speaker and learn from his unique insights on the fundamentals of business success.”

For more information about Lee Cockerell, please visit http://www.leecockerell.com.

The Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series is made possible by a gift from alumni Steve and Ellen Cunanan of Richboro, Pa. The Series brings distinguished leaders to Greenville, representing for-profit and non-profit firms, entrepreneurial activities, government, and public affairs. Topics highlight leadership, professional development, ethics, and the role of business in modern society.

Mark Your Calendar!

Who: Lee Cockerell, Former Disney World Executive
What: Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series
Where: Wright Auditorium at ECU
When: Monday, Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m.

No reservations are needed for this free event. For more information, please contact Professional Programs with the ECU College of Business at cobprofpro@ecu.edu.