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2014 UC Professional Development Institute

October 3

Riggleman Hall Room 134

  • Noon-Registration
  • 12:30- The Importance of Public Service in Your Professional Life, Jim Strawn, National Jefferson Award for Public Service Winner
  • 1:30- Rookie Hero: What Your First Boss Needs You to Know, Emily Bennington, Author of Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out & Move Up at Your First Real Job
  • 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Networking with Alumni Stars, Erma Byrd Gallery, RSVP required 

For additional information, please contact:

Hannah R. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Integrated Communication
Director, Center for Career Development
304-357-4977
hannahjohnson@ucwv.edu 

Join us for UC’s Homecoming & Family Weekend 2014

October 3 and 4

Friday, October 3 

10am-5pm: Registration, Geary Student Union
10am: UC Golf Tournament, Edgewood Country Club
Noon-4pm: Professional Development Institute, Riggleman Hall Room 134 

Noon-Registration
12:30- The Importance of Public Service in Your Professional Life, Jim Strawn, National Jefferson Award for Public Service Winner
1:30- Rookie Hero: What Your First Boss Needs You to Know, Emily Bennington, Author of Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out & Move Up at Your First Real Job
3p.m.-4p.m. Networking with Alumni Stars, Erma Byrd Gallery, RSVP required

4pm-6pm: King Adams Reception, Appalachian Room
6pm-8pm: Hall of Fame Dinner and Inductions, Ballroom (tickets required- contact Pam O’Brien at 304-357-4820)
6pm-9pm: Cookout and Bonfire, Riverbank 

Saturday, October 4 

11am: UC Tailgate, UC stadium
1pm: Football Kickoff, UC v. Shepherd University, UC stadium
5pm: Alumni Volleyball game, Eddie King Gym
6pm-8pm: Alumni and Friends Reception, Rotunda

Be sure to book your room soon, as there are a number of other big events in Charleston during Homecoming weekend! The following hotels are offering special rates if you book by a certain date.

Charleston Capitol Hotel
1000 Washington St. East
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: 304-343-4661
Special rate of $72.00 per night when booked before 9/5/2014 and tell them you are with UC Homecoming
http://www.charlestonwvhotel.com/ 

Best Western Charleston Plaza Hotel
1010Washington St. East
Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: 304-345-9779
Special rate of $72.00 per night when booked before 9/5/2014 and tell them you are with UC Homecoming
http://www.charlestonplazahotel.com/ 

Wingate Inn
402 Second Avenue
Charleston, WV 25303
Ph: 304-744-4444
Special rate of $99.00 per night when booked before 9/15/2014 and using group code “CGUCH”
http://www.wingatehotels.com/hotels/west-virginia/charleston/wingate-by-wyndham-charleston-wv/hotel-overview 

Hampton Inn
#1 Preferred Place
Charleston, WV 25309
Ph: 304-746-4646
Special rate of $109.00 per night when booked before 9/15/2014 and using group code “UCH”
http://hamptoncharleston.com/ 

For more information, contact Catherine Eckley, Director of Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund, at catherineeckley@ucwv.edu or 304-357-4925.

Contact Information

Catherine Eckley
Director of Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund
1-800-995-2586 (ALUM)
304-357-4925
catherineeckley@ucwv.edu 

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