“Update your Status: Choose a Major” was the theme of this year’s Career Services’ Majors Fair. The event provided free food, prizes, music and best of all, opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and fellow students. Students could get answers to their major-related questions such as program requirements, direction to various career paths and information on graduate programs in numerous colleges.
Approximately 500 students, some wearing bright shirts asking “What’s Your Status?”, circulated the Pegasus Ballroom engaging departments and peers in major-related conversations. As student learning is at the core of what’s happening in Student Development and Enrollment Services, students interested in entering the drawing for the IPod Touch were required to converse with departments/majors and list two things learned from their interactions. One student noted that, “getting questions answered [at the fair] made me feel more confident.” Nursing student Jewel Witherspoon was one such confident student as she walked away with more knowledge about the nursing program as well as her new IPod Touch.
“By the looks of it, the event was a ‘Major’ success,” stated Felix Daniels, assistant director, Career Services. This annual event was sponsored by Career Services, Student Government Associaiton and Delta Epsilon Iota. The Sophomore and Second Year Center also provided several gift cards.
Career Services is an office in the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services.