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Media Advisory: Apprentice Alum Kwame Jackson Shares Lessons from the Boardroom

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 16, 2006)

What:
Kwame will discuss the lessons he learned on The Apprentice, his time on Wall Street, and essential observations on teamwork and enterprising and entrepreneurial people, and the keys to succeed in business and in life. Program is sponsored by State Farm Insurance Co.

When:
March 21, 2006; 7 - 8 p.m.

Who:
Kwame Jackson of NBC's The Apprentice

Where:
Performing Arts Center, University at Albany uptown campus, Albany, New York

How:
Free and open to the public. Contact: Marie Rabideau at (518) 442-5515 or e-mail mrabideau@uamail.albany.edu, website: http://www.albany.edu/cdc

Background:
The University at Albany's Career Development Center (CDC) aims to complement the academic mission of the University by educating and empowering students to make rewarding career decisions throughout their lives and to develop and function successfully in a diverse and global society. The Center staff is committed to

  • Motivating students to pursue internship, study abroad, volunteer, and community service experiences

  • Assist students in attaining knowledge, developing skills, and become engaged participants in society

  • Encouraging students take personal responsibility for their life plans such as pursuing advanced education, choosing a career, and conducting an effective job search

  • Maintaining a variety of partnerships with employers, campus academic departments, and university administrative offices that contribute to the breadth and effectiveness of CDC services.

For more information, visit http://www.albany.edu/cdc.

 


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