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Sep 16 11:30 am Ask a Doc - Careers in Health Care Health Center
Health care providers at the UCF Health Center will let the students ask all the questions on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at their semi-annual health career day event. The event is held at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester and allows students to get first-hand knowledge about a wide range of medical professions. This year the panel includes two family physicians, a physician assistant, an advanced registered nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, a dietician, a physical therapist, a pharmacist, a dentist and a dental hygienist. The event is supported by the Office of Pre-Professional Advising who can assist students in applying to schools for these professions. The goal of the event is to help students who are unsure about medical careers learn about the great variety of jobs involved in medical care. All the professions represented are staffed at the UCF Health Center. Refreshments will be served. Ask A Doc- Careers in Healthcare Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. UCF Health Center 2nd floor conference room
Sep 16 12:00 pm How to Persevere In Startup Student Union (STUN)
The Founder of O' Dang Hummus, Jesse Wolfe, will be sharing with students how perseverance turned is idea for a food company into a rapidly expanding startup which will soon enter into four new food new markets. His presentation will highlight how students can overcome denials, fears, rejections and delays in their businesses, careers or life. All attendees can expect to leave empowered and equipped to pursue their startups without the fear of asking for help, connections, resources or more. The most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. So come on out and learn how to keep trying even when it gets tough! -- This free event is hosted by the Blackstone LaunchPad located on the first floor of the student union. The Blackstone LaunchPad is UCF's official startup center providing free coaching, resources and events for students. Though all students are welcome seating is limited to the first 40. Students are encouraged to show up early to ensure they receive a seat.
Sep 16 02:00 pm Beginner Photoshop Class [Photo Adjustments] Computer Center I (CC1)
Come check out the Tech Common's FREE beginner Photoshop series of workshops. TWO available sessions for your convenience! Morning class: 11am-12pm Afternoon class: 2pm-3pm This lesson will show you how to effectively edit a provided photograph, resulting in a better and more vibrant image. Feel free to bring your own photos and try the methods used in class. Beginner level, basic understanding of layers required. Class is held in Technology Commons 1 Room 102C (TC1-102c). Bring your own computer with Photoshop installed (version CS4 or higher). Trial versions work, and can be downloaded from www.adobe.com/downloads. Bringing an external mouse is highly recommended.
Sep 16 02:00 pm Beginner Photoshop Class [Photo Adjustments] Computer Center I (CC1)
Come check out the Tech Common's FREE beginner Photoshop series of workshops. 1000 Link Loot Two available sessions for your convenience. Morning class: 11am-12pm Afternoon class: 2pm-3pm This lesson will show you how to effectively edit a provided photograph, resulting in a better and more vibrant image. Feel free to bring your own photos and try the methods used in class. Beginner level, basic understanding of layers required. Class is held in Technology Commons 1 Room 102C (TC1-102c). Bring your own computer with Photoshop installed (version CS4 or higher). Trial versions work, and can be downloaded from www.adobe.com/downloads. Bringing an external mouse is highly recommended. PLEASE REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beginner-photoshop-class-photo-adjustments-tickets-12805947935
Sep 16 03:00 pm Apply to Graduate or Professional School Career Services Experiential Learning CSEL)
Become familiar with the graduate school planning process and time line. Information will be presented on graduate school applications, personal statements, graduate school interviews and more...
Sep 16 04:00 pm NVIDIA - Information Session Career Services Experiential Learning CSEL)
NVIDIA will be hosting a technical talk in Career Services Room 121 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Sep 16 05:15 pm Weight Watchers' Meeting Human Resource: OD & Training
Weight Watchers Approach Yields Greater Weight Loss than Self-help Approach. Internet-based information, free or inexpensive mobile apps, and social media have made it appealing to many people to attempt weight loss on their own. However, research findings from a Baylor College of Medicine study in The American Journal of Medicine, found that a community-based weight loss intervention, specifically Weight Watcher, is more effective than a self-help approach. Join the weekly meeting at UCF every Tuesday in the Human Resources Department, Innovative Center, 3280 Progress Drive, Suite 100. Weigh in begins at 5:15pm and meeting are 5:45pm to 6:15pm. At meetings, you’ll find out all the latest information on eating right and living healthy. You’ll get the guidance you need to succeed and stay on track. With a convenient location at UCF/HR and pricing that fits your budget, now might be a good time to check out the meetings.
Sep 16 05:30 pm Consulate General of Japan Career Services Experiential Learning CSEL)
A representative from the Consulate General of Japan will be present to discuss the JET Program.
Sep 16 07:00 pm Salsa Under The Stars UCF Arena (ARNA)
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month we present FREE FOOD, free Salsa and Bachata dance lessons, guest speakers and performers. Plus, the chance to win a FREE Kaplan GRE course!
Sep 17 07:45 am Maureen Ambrose, Ph.D.: Effective Negotiation Workshop University of Central Florida Executive Development Center - Downtown Orlando

To negotiate successfully in today’s dynamic business environment, you need more than just persuasive tactics at the negotiating table. Join us for Effective Negotiation: From Detailed Planning to Exceptional Results, our interactive two-day workshop led by Dr. Maureen Ambrose, Gordon J. Barnett Professor of Business Ethics, UCF Department of Management, and learn how to achieve outstanding results in any negotiation. Participants will develop a framework of comprehensive principles, strategies, and tactics that will help them prepare and execute negotiation deals in a variety of settings and industries.

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