Seminar Series

The Honors Seminars in Professional Development include skill-building activities, team-building exercises and our outstanding Up Front Dialogue Executive Speaker Series. Each session gives students the opportunity to polish their professional skill sets—as well as the chance to interact with leading professionals from around the city, region and country.

Honors Seminar Topics have included:

  • Book Club Discussion – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Managing Your Personal Finances
  • Golf Basics
  • The Power of Business Relationships
  • Focus On: The Mutual Fund Industry
  • Becoming an Entrepreneur
  • Welcome to the Real World
  • Handling Rejection and Disappointment
  • Ten Keys to Getting Your Dream Job
  • GMAT Prep
  • Can You Manage to Lead?
  • Incubators for Baby Businesses
  • Focus On: Human Resources, Inside and Out
  • Professional Presence

View past Up Front Dialogue Executive Series guests:
Fall 2012
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2008 - 2010
2006 - 2008
2003 - 2006

Spring 2013 Seminar Series


23 3rd Year Students Only
30 Personal Best


6 “The Start Up of You” with the 3rd Year Students
13 Handling Job Offers with Jennifer Mills, Ecolab

UFD with Forest Harper, CEO, INROADS

27 Teambuilding Exercise with Prof. Holt


6 Classes Cancelled (Weather)
13 Stress Management with Mr. Kenneth Bacote, MSU Counseling Center
27 Getting into Graduate School with UM - College Park and Loyola


3 Alumni Day
10 I2E with Cintas
17 Travelers
24 Global Exposure Presentations
30 Red Cross Blood Drive


2 UFD with Luke Visconti, CEO, (11:00a.m.) Travelers Auditorium