Events

Professional Development Events Furman University

Connect with richness and value in the Furman Community and your fellow alumni. Join us at one of our upcoming events in your area and online through our Furman Connect events. Advance your professional development goals by engaging with an incredible network of individuals.



February 16, 2017

Alumni, Parent and Student Networking

12-1p.m.
Share your professional experiences with current students from the comfort of your computer. This is a reminder to join us on Thursday, February 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for Alumni, Student, and Parent Networking. Discuss your career path and provide today’s students with the answers that you wish you had when you were in their shoes.

March 16, 2017

The Wisdom of Women - Women's Online Networking Reception

12-1p.m.
Share professional experiences with one another from the comfort of your computer. Join fellow Alumnae Thursday, March 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST for our first women’s-only online networking event. Discuss your career path, “work/life balance”, communicating your value, and seek industry best practices from fellow Alumnae.

April 20, 2017

Advice from Accomplished Alumni: Alumni and Students Connect, Virtual Networking and Mentoring Hour

12-1p.m.
Connect with current students who share your major. Help them to navigate next steps at Furman and professionally by sharing your knowledge from your undergrad experience and your professional experiences post grad.

May 18, 2017

Furman Connect Event

12-1p.m.
Join fellow alumni on the third Thursday of every month as we explore pertinent topics. We look forward to better supporting your professional development but connecting you with others on a similar path. More details to come.

July 20, 2017

Furman Connect Event

12-1p.m.
Join fellow alumni on the third Thursday of every month as we explore pertinent topics. We look forward to better supporting your professional development but connecting you with others on a similar path. More details to come.

November 16, 2017

Furman Alumni and Student Online Networking Reception

12-1p.m.
Share your professional experiences with current students from the comfort of your computer. This is a reminder to join us on Thursday, November 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST, for Alumni, Student, and Parent Networking. Discuss your career path and provide today’s students with the answers that you wish you had when you were in their shoes.

January 18, 2018

Make Plans for the New Year - Set an Intention for 2018

12-1p.m.
Furman Connect is a series of online alumni networking events recently launched by the Alumni and Parent Engagement Office. If you haven’t yet participated, it’s time to start a new tradition in the new year. This month’s networking event on Thursday, January 18 will focus on New Year's resolutions. Share your plans with others for accountability and guidance, as well as simply discussing best practices across industries

 

If you have ideas for future Furman Connect or other events, feel free to reach out to Sarrin Warfield, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement (career development and programming), at sarrin.warfield@furman.edu.

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