October 03, 2012
Career Services hosts successful Graduate School Fair

Lees-McRae College Career Services hosted its first Graduate School Fair Sept. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. in Evans Auditorium in the Cannon Student Center.

Several representatives were on hand to recruit for their respective graduate programs including Appalachian State University, Limestone College, East Tennessee State University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Montreat College, Gardner Webb University and Savannah College of Art and Design.

Students had the opportunity learn about the particular schools and gain an early start on the graduate school application process. Career Services also offers several resources to help students prepare for graduate school on their webpage at including entrance exam preparation, graduate school directories and access to the College Central Network.

Currently, Lees-McRae College graduates are enrolled in graduate school programs at universities including Duke Divinity School, University of Idaho, University of Edinburgh, Savannah College of Art and Design, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, Appalachian State University, Marquette University Law, University of Tennessee Veterinary School, and Virginia Tech Veterinary School.

Upcoming Career Services events include résumé and internship workshops and the Career and Internship Fair Oct. 24 in Evans Auditorium. This fall's featured event is speaker Tyler Tumminia on Nov. 8. Tumminia oversees the marketing and broad scale sponsorship, operations and communication efforts for the Goldklang Group, a sports entertainment consulting and management firm. The Group provides operational consulting and management services in all areas relating to sports franchise and event acquisition, promotion and operation for four Minor League Baseball teams.

Spring events include a leadership retreat, the Career Symposium that features the formal dinner and fashion show and other workshops. For more information, visit or stop by the Career Services Center in the Carson Library.

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