Monthly Archives: November 2014

It’s Career Week

Graduation may be next semester, but looking for a job should start now.

The college kicked off “Career Week” yesterday with a workshop about how to prepare for a career fair. Over the next few days, there will be a series of events to help students with their job search, including resume reviewing by alumni and an opportunity to meet employers who want to hire Keene State College students.career and internship fair flyer 11-20-14

Students should come prepared and dress professional.

  • Drop-in resume reviewing with alumni: Tuesday, Nov. 18 and Wednesday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., first floor of the Elliott Center, Office of Academic & Career Advising
  • Motivational speech by an alum about the “Road to Career Success”: Thursday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to noon, Madison Street Lounge in the Student Center
  • Career and internship fair with employers: Thursday, Nov. 20, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Mabel Brown Room in the Student Center (see directory of employers here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debate current events like Pumpkin Fest

Nov. 12th Debate FlyerThe college’s Debate Club has a lot to argue about lately!

In response to the unrest near campus a few weeks ago that received national media coverage, students will debate whether the Pumpkin Festival should continue as an annual tradition in Keene.

Other current events that will be the topic of an upcoming public debate include the social media application called Yik Yak and college requirements for living on-campus.

  • Keene State Debate, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 8 p.m., Mabel Brown Room, Student Center

 

Student presents on pop culture and patriarchy

COPLAC RandlettKalie Randlett, a senior who is double majoring in communication and social science, wrote a research paper on Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke’s 2013 MTV Music Video Award performance for a class last year. She was then competitively selected to give a poster presentation on it this weekend.

Kalie’s rhetorical analysis argues that patriarchy is upheld today in pop culture even as women try to assert their empowerment.

Kalie is one of only 17 Keene State College students who were accepted to present at the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Conference that runs November 7-8 at Keene State College.

 

A student leader in social justice

lucybriggsCampus news just highlighted Lucy Briggs, a senior communication major who is minoring in women’s and gender studies, for her tireless work toward social justice at the college and in the greater Keene community.

Among her many efforts, Lucy is the public relations director for KSC Pride, a media intern at the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and a member of Lambda Pi Eta.

To read more about Lucy, check out the college’s news release titled, Lucy Briggs: Knocking Down Barriers and Building Bridges.