Academic Year 2016/2017 Events
Networking 101 - 12:30 pm-1:30 pm Newtown Campus Tyler 128
A crash course in how to effectively network. Meet Laura Templeton a national expert on Networking.
Phillies College Night - 2:30 pm
Interested in marketing/social media, finance/accounting or hospitality? Attend this event to meet with executives with the Phillies organization. Limited space available. Tickets can be purchased at the Newtown Campus Penn 401.
Using Social Media to Grow Your Business 6:00 pm Bristol Campus
A Community event to be held at the Centre for Arts http://www.facebook.com/BristolCFA
Protecting Your Ass(ets) 12:30-1:30 pm Newtown Campus Solarium
Copyright, Patents and Trademarkts, Hear how to protect your business, brand and assets
Signature Speaker - 9:00 - 10:30 am Newtown Campus Zlock Performing Arts Center
Gary Schoenigher, ELI Founder & Co-Author of Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is more than an academic discipline and reaches far beyond the concept of traditional business creation and small business management. Entrepreneurship is a mindset; a framework for thinking and acting that can empower anyone to succeed.
Getting Down to Business 12:00 pm Bristol Campus
This networking/luncheon features a panel of business leaders in the lower Bucks community who share their experiences with students, faculty and staff. After the panelists complete their Q & A session, students have an opportunity to network with them over lunch.
Speed Networking - 12:30-1:30 pm Newtown Campus Solarium
Meet local business professionals in a fun and casual atmosphere
1/23 START ME UP CHALLENGE
Venture capitalists from Bucks County will invest their own time, money and resources in their favorite concepts in the Start Me Up Challenge. Up to $100,000 available to the selected concepts. More details at: STARTMEUPBUCKS.COM. Applications for the START ME UP CHALLENGE which is open to all Bucks County residents & students 16 and older, will be open on Jan. 23, 2017. Submissions for Round 1 are due Feb. 23, 2017.
1/25 Customer Service Excellence: Centre of the Arts, Bristol Borough 6:00 PM
Learn to increase sales and improve custtomer relationships through better customer service delivery. Centre of the Arts, Bristol Borough 6:00 PM
2/8 "The Church Murder": Newtown Campus Grupp Hall Room 257 6:30 PM
Join criminal defense attorney Dvid Zellis as he discusses "The Church Murder". This will be followed by a Q&A session addressing the specific needs and challenges of the Paralegal in a criminal defense firm.
2/23 Pitch Pefect: Newtown Campus Tyler Room 142 12:30 PM
Create a 30 second pitch that expresses who you are and what you do while grabbing the attention of your audience. Limited seats available, registration required.
3/9 Dress to Impress: Newtown Campus Solarium 12:30 PM
Learn how to create a business casual wardrobe that allows you to project an image of confidence, trustworthiness, and ability. Presented by BonTon.
3/23 Create Your LinkedIn Profile: Newtown Campus Gateway 203 12:30 PM
Create a LinkedIn profile designed to catch the attention of potential employers by showcasing your skills, education, and employment qualifications. Registration required.
3/29 Generation Start Up: Bristol Campus, 12:00 PM
The film GENERATION STARTUP captures the struggles and triumphs of six recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit.
4/4 Equal Pay Day: Newtown Campus Solarium 12:30 PM
Learn to negotiate a higher salary in the workplace in t his two hour workshop. Limited seats available registration required.
4/6 Business Club Etiquette Dinner: Newtown Campus Tyler 142 5:00 PM
Learn to successfully navigate a business dinner and participate in a network event. Ticket purchase required.
4/27 Start Me Up Challenge LIVE: Lower Bucks Campus 6:30 PM
Live presentations to local investors with up to a $100,000 in funding and other resources to winning concepts.
For more information contact the Business Studies Department at 215-968-8227.