Upcoming Eccles Events

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Upcoming Eccles Events2020-09-23T16:37:14-06:00

Upcoming Events

Join us for upcoming on-campus and virtual events.

Gear Up – OSC
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020
4 – 6 p.m.
Exclusive networking and career event for Operations & Supply Chain (OSC) students. Connect with powerful companies representing many different industries.Eccles.link/GearUp
“13th” Documentary Viewing Party
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020
6:30- 9 p.m.
Join WIB and BLinc. for a Zoom viewing party of ‘13th’, an Emmy-winning documentary by filmmaker Ava DuVernay that explores racial inequality in the U.S. prison system. The movie will be followed by a discussion led by Tara Hardison, Director of the Office of Student Engagement & Assessment, and Victoria Cabal, Director of the Office for Student Inclusion. Register at Eccles.link/UPEP. Open to all students.
Black Allyship Training
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020
2-3 p.m.
Join BLinc. and the Black Student Union for a Conversation on Black Allyship. The first 25 to RSVP get free food from Horn of Africa. RSVP at Eccles.link/allyship.
Salesforce Eccles IDEAthon
Sept. 24 – 26, 2020
11:59 p.m.
The Information Systems Program at the David Eccles School of Business is partnering with Salesforce for a 24-hour IDEAthon. Undergraduate students at University of Utah are invited to participate in building a CHATBOT to solve a real-world business problem. Register your team by Sept. 24!
Trauma-Sensitive Yoga
Friday, Sept. 25, 2020
3:30p.m.
Join us for a series of virtual trauma-sensitive yoga (TS yoga) sessions. Led by Eliot Sykes, LCSW and in partnership with the Black Cultural Center, TS yoga offers healing and resilience tools through simple stretching exercises and mindfulness breathing. Register and see upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/635-yoga. *For Black-identifying students
Eccles Engagement: Bike with the Dean
Take a bike ride around Salt Lake City with Dean Randall. Location, date, and time will be determined based on Taylor’s availability and student schedules. Open to all Eccles Students. Register here.
Social Impact Career Expo
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020
Check Handshake for more details!
Careers.utah.edu/events
Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP): Info Session
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Come and learn about the Utah Prison Education Project from one of the founding Directors, Dr. Erin Castro. Learn more and register at Eccles.link/UPEP.
Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020
Diverse companies want to hire YOU!  You never know where your skills could take you, from finance or marketing to environmental studies or communication, there’s something for everyone at this fair.
Careers.utah.edu/events
Eccles Engagement: Bonneville Shoreline Mountain Bike Ride
Join Daniel Hadley, data scientist and managing director at the Sorenson Impact Center for a bike ride! Daniel, an avid mountain biker, will lead a ride of students around his favorite sections of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, near the U of U campus. Register here.
Eccles Listening Tour
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020
3-4 p.m.
What do you mean by inclusion? Exploring models of inclusion and what we mean when we say we want to create a sense of belonging for ALL. Join us via Zoom for the second student session of our NEW Eccles Listening Tour as we work together to strengthen our mission and commitment to cultivate empathetic global citizenship. Help us develop our strategy for building inclusion by sharing your voice. Hosted by the Office for Student Inclusion. Register and find more information at Eccles.link/listening-tour.
Careers in Human Resources
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Learn more about potential careers in HR, and hear from industry leaders! Register on Handshake.
Eccles Alumni Forum: Innovation and Inclusion, A Conversation with James Jackson III
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020
Noon – 1 p.m.
Students are invited to join this alumni forum for an interactive discussion with Dean, Taylor Randall and Eccles School alum James Jackson III (B.S. ’03), founder of the Utah Black Chamber and Vice President of the Supplier Diversity Program at Zions Bancorporation. Register at Eccles.link/alumni-forum
Book Club – Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 (Session One)
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Read and discuss this important book. Discussions facilitated by Dr. Erin Castro, Director of the Utah Prison Education Project. Raise your awareness and connect with others through the Business Leaders for the Utah Prison Education Project. BLinc. Sponsored by BLinc. and WIB. Learn more and register at Eccles.link/UPEP. Open to all students.
Employer Event: American Investment Company Info Session
Sept. 30, 2020
6-7 p.m.
Register in Handshake!
The Listening
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Join us for a Zoom “listening” session for white and white-identifying/passing persons, who want to learn more about how to ACTUALLY harness their responsibility as allies in this fight against racial injustice & inequality. Workshop Leaders:  Tiffany Rachelle Stewart (a black actress and university professor) and her partner Tyler Rivenbark (a white educator and playwright), who has decades of experience confronting racism in ACTIONABLE ways. Register at Eccles.link/the-listening
Social Entrepreneurship Careers Panel
Oct. 1, 2020
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Learn from and network with successful social entrepreneurs making an impact locally, nationally, and globally, including Flourish Bakery, Graduation Alliance, and the Sorenson Impact Center. Hosted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Business Career Services, and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the Eccles School of Business. Register in Handshake.
Graduate School Panel
Oct. 1, 2020
Noon – 1 p.m.
Curious about graduate school? Join our expert panel – composed of current graduate and Ph.D. students – as we discuss the ins and outs of graduate school. This is a perfect opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  Download the flyer. Or, join us via Zoom here!
Book Club – Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 (Session Two)
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Read and discuss this important book. Discussions facilitated by Dr. Erin Castro, Director of the Utah Prison Education Project. Raise your awareness and connect with others through the Business Leaders for the Utah Prison Education Project. BLinc. Sponsored by BLinc. and WIB. Learn more and register at Eccles.link/UPEP. Open to all students.
Eccles Engagement: Great Salt Lake Sunset Adventure
Visit Antelope Island with classmates and Business Career Services’ Career Coach Rebecca Gardiner. The Island Beach at sunset brings you a stunning view and a float in warm waters. Priority for out-of-state or international students, but everyone welcome! Open to all Eccles Students. Register here.
Meet the TEKs
Oct. 14, 2020
4-6 p.m.
Network with companies looking to hire students in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Technological fields. Learn more about the industry and companies looking for your skills! Register in Handshake.
Eccles WhoLives Social Impact Challenge – Sponsored by Adobe
Oct. 14 – 23, 2020
11:59 p.m.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, together with Adobe, is hosting this event to promote technical literacy among U of U students and to raise awareness of the need for clean water. Register your team by Oct. 14!
Discover your Strengths: FREE Cliffton Strengths for Students Virtual Workshop
Oct. 22, 2020
2-4 p.m.
Discover, articulate, and put your strengths into action to help you fully maximize your potential. Take the best-selling CliftonStrengths for Students Top 5 Assessment free of charge, and learn how to best apply your strengths today, with the help of Certified Strengths coaches. RSVP required. Register on Handshake.
Eccles Listening Tour
Monday, Oct. 26, 2020
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
What do you mean by inclusion? Exploring models of inclusion and what we mean when we say we want to create a sense of belonging for ALL. Join us via Zoom for the second student session of our NEW Eccles Listening Tour as we work together to strengthen our mission and commitment to cultivate empathetic global citizenship. Help us develop our strategy for building inclusion by sharing your voice. Hosted by the Office for Student Inclusion. Register and find more information at Eccles.link/listening-tour.
Diversity in the Workplace
Oct. 28, 2020
1-2 p.m.
Join us as we learn from diverse professionals as they share their varied expert workplace experiences. This series is designed to include talks on navigating as a person of color, building networks, and much more! A remarkable learning experience awaits – you wouldn’t want to miss it! Details about panelists coming soon. Register on Handshake.
Weekly OSI Community Hour
Every Tuesday
11 a.m.
Join the Office for Student Inclusion (OSI) for our weekly community hour. Log on to say hello, ask questions, get OSI updates, or just hang. More info at Eccles.link/OSI.